Played in all 13 games and started in 11 ... contributed a career-high 23 tackles, 7 solo and 16 assisted, and two tackles for loss ... had a career-high seven tackles, including a career-best four solo stops, against then-No. 1 Alabama … recorded one sack for a loss of one yard.
Top backup at noseguard for the Aggies … contributed 11 tackles with two TFL while seeing action in every game … had 1.5 QB sacks in the season-opener against SMU … had a season-high three tackles against SMU and Kansas.
Redshirted the 2010 season after suffering an injury in the 2009 Independence Bowl.
Appeared in 12 games as a true freshman, seeing significant time as a backup defensive lineman ... made 13 tackles, two solo ... notched two stops in Independence Bowl against Georgia (12/28) ... season-high three stops against Iowa State (10/31) ... picked up first career TFL at Kansas State (10/17).
Coached by Mitchell Coey at Huntsville High School ... member of Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Super Team (3rd Team LB) … earned honorable-mention All-State honors from The Associated Press … voted District 18-4A Defensive MVP as a senior after registering 56 tackles and six sacks … named to the VYPE All-Greater Houston Team … earned first-team All-District (18-4A) honors as a junior … over the course of his stellar prep career, Ennis registered 227 tackles, 20 tackles for loss, 10 sacks, intercepted a pass and recovered a fumble … chose Texas A&M over Arkansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma State and Colorado.
Kirby Ennis is the son of Dearlus Ennis of Huntsville, Texas and the grandson of Mary O’Bryant ... born September 9, 1990 ... sport management major.