2009 (Jr.): Played in five games to earn first letter . . . tallied first career tackle at Eastern Michigan.
2008 (So.): Did not see action.
2007 (Fr.): Did not see action.
2006: Redshirted as a walk-on.
High School: Earned four letters in football for Coach Jason Krause . . . helped team to a 12-2 overall record as a senior, including a 6-1 Mid-Miami League mark and the conference championship . . . the 12 wins was a single-season school record . . . 2006 Middletown Journal Player of the Year . . . all-state as a senior after earning all-league honors as a junior . . . passed for 1,500 yards, rushed for 500 yards and eight touchdowns plus managed 90 tackles and six interceptions as a senior . . . set the school record for passing yards in a game with 405 . . . set the school’s career field goal record with 11 and extra points in a season with 35 . . . Monroe High School Athlete of the Year as a senior . . . team captain as a junior and senior . . . National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete.
PERSONAL: Son of Rob Kilburn and Pam Kilburn . . . one brother . . . completed his career with a 3.816 cumulative grade-point average on Ball State's 4.00 scale . . . born June 22, 1987, in Middletown, Ohio . . . full name is Tad Michael Kilburn.