Byers finished with six tackles and three pass breakups in Jacksonville State's 34-14 win at Tennessee Tech on Saturday.
Byers helped a Gamecock secondary hold Tennessee Tech to just 8-of-23 passing for only 99 yards. The Gamecocks also had four sacks against the Golden Eagles and eight tackles for loss. JSU leads the Ohio Valley Conference in sacks and is ranked 12th nationally, recording an average of 3.0 a game.
Jacksonville State returns to action on Saturday at Austin Peay at 4 p.m.