Ex-Redbird Avaloy signs with Bloomington Edge

Kyle Avaloy
Kyle Avaley played on the 2014 Illinois State football team that advanced to the FCS title game. (Photo courtesy Bloomington Edge)

By WJBC Staff

BLOOMINGTON – The Bloomington Edge has announced the signing of former Illinois State offensive linemen Kyle Avaloy.

In addition to playing for the Redbirds, Avaloy has also been in training camp with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Chicago Bears.

“Kyle has elite level talent, and he plays fast and physical,” Coach NIck Ruud said. “Kyle knows how to win, and what it takes to be great. Signing him is another step towards what we need to bring a championship to Bloomington-Normal.”

During his last two seasons at ISU the team compiled a 23-5 record including an appearance in the Football Championship Subdivision in 2014.

“At training camp the competition and the sense of urgency is unreal,” Avaloy commented. “We have to have that same mindset here. It’s going to be very important that we compete hard going into the season. It’s going to make us better players and a better team.”

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