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Kyle Irwin

Events: Steer Wrestling
Born: 5/18/1990
Joined PRCA: 2011
PRCA Career Earnings: $344,113.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 2 (2014-15)
Current Residence: Robertsdale, Ala.

2015 world standings place: 13th
2015 WNFR standings place: 14th
2015 WNFR earnings: $43,987
2015 earnings: $120,574
Tour Finale qualifications: 1 (2014)
RNCFR titles: 1 (2014)
RNCFR qualifications: 2 (2014-15)
Education: Northwest Oklahoma State University, agricultural business

2015 Highlights
• Placed in three rounds at the Wrangler NFR
• Won the Mid Winter Fair & Rodeo (Lafayette, La.)
• Won the Strawberry Days Rodeo (Pleasant Grove, Utah)
• Won the Semi-Annual Ralph Morgan Rodeo (Lauderdale, Miss.)
Career Highlights
• 2014: Earned at least a share of the win in three rounds of his Wrangler National Finals debut and placed in three additional rounds en route to finishing fourth in the average and jumping all the way from 10th place to second in the final world standings with $147,699. Won the RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo with a 3.3-second run in the final round, just a tenth-of-a-second off the RNCFR record. Won the Justin Boots Playoffs (Puyallup, Wash.); the RAM Prairie Circuit Finals Rodeo (Duncan, Okla.); the Ogden (Utah) Pioneer Days; the Magic Valley Stampede (Filer, Idaho); Montana's Biggest Weekend (Dillon); the Parker County Frontier Days and PRCA Rodeo (Weatherford, Texas) and Kansas' Biggest Rodeo (Phillipsburg)
• 2013: Won the Hinton (Okla.) Crosstie PRCA Rodeo and the 101 Wild West Rodeo (Ponca City, Okla.); finished 45th in the world standings with $24,5333
• 2012: Won the Kitsap Stampede (Bremerton, Wash.); Nebraska’s Big Rodeo (Burwell); the Elk City (Okla.) Rodeo of Champion; the 101 Wild West Rodeo (Ponca City, Okla.) and the XIT Rodeo & Reunion (Dalhart, Texas) in a career-best 3.1 seconds. Finished 25th in the world standings with $38,990
• 2011: Finished 107th in the world standings with $9,661 and fifth in the rookie standings

Won the NIRA Central Plains Region titles in 2010 and 2012 and qualified for the College National Finals Rodeo four times; he finished second to Jason Thomas by a tenth of a second at the 2011 CNFR. Twice won the Alabama state high school championship; reserve champion once

6-1, 205 … Wife, Randa (married Nov. 7, 2015) … Father, Ken Irwin, works as a project manager for the construction company AG Peltz; mother, Ruthie Campbell, is a travel agent for Cruise Away in Robertsdale, Ala.; sisters, Brittany Franks, Karissa Rimpf and Laney Irwin … Travels with Tyler Pearson, Rowdy Parrott and Tyler Waguespack … Graduated from Robertsdale (Ala.) High School in 2008 … Enjoys hunting and fishing – freshwater and deep-sea … Favorite rodeos are the Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days and the Deadwood (S.D.) Days of ‘76 … Favorite movie is Lonesome Dove … Three-time World Champion Steer Wrestler Steve Duhon is a family friend and Irwin got his start in the sport by attending Duhon’s schools ... His hometown of Robertsdale, Ala., declared a day in his honor in 2014 ... Favorite sports teams are the Aubun University football team and the Green Bay Packers ... Favorite book is "American Sniper" and favorite music is Southern rock 
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