Kendrick Lewis life and biography

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Kendrick Lewis biography

Date of birth : 1988-06-16
Date of death : -
Birthplace : New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-09-15
Credited as : Football player NFL, safety for the Kansas City Chiefs, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Kendrick Lewis (born June 16, 1988) is an American football safety for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Chiefs in the fifth round (136 overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Ole Miss.

College: Hard-hitting safety joined the Chiefs as the club’s first of two fifth-round picks (136th overall) in the 2010 NFL Draft ... Began his collegiate career at wide receiver before moving into the secondary ... Made two Cotton Bowl apperances with Ole Miss vs. Texas Tech in 2008 and Oklahoma in 2009 ... Saw action in 44 games (38 starts) ... Recorded 226 tackles (140 solo), 10.0 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks (-34.0 yards), six interceptions for 50 yards and 18 passes defensed ... Added four forced fumbles and a fumble recovery ... Caught five passes for 31 yards (6.2 avg.) ... Blocked two kicks and recovered a blocked punt in the end zone for a TD.

2009: Started all 13 contests at free safety ... Notched 84 tackles (57 solo), 5.0 tackles for loss and a sack (-21.0 yards) ... Added two INTs for six yards, 10 passes defensed, three forced fumbles and two blocked kicks ... Led the team in tackles for the second consecutive year, becoming the sixth player in school history to accomplish that feat ... Earned All-SEC honors ... Was named team captain at the beginning of the season ... Appeared in the Cotton Bowl vs. Oklahoma State, recording a career-high two INTs ... Was one of three finalist for the Chucky Mullins Courage Award.

2008: Started all 13 games at free safety ... Led the team with a career-high 85 tackles (50 solo), 2.5 stops behind the line, a sack (-11.0 yards), a team-high four interceptions for 44 yards and six passes defensed ... Added one forced fumble and one fumble recovery ... Started the Cotton Bowl vs. Texas Tech, recording seven tackles (five solo).

2007: Played in 12 games (seven starts) ... Tallied 57 tackles (33 solo), 2.5 tackles for loss and a sack (-2.0 yards) ... Added two passes defensed and two quarterback pressures ... Also played special teams, recovering a blocked punt in the end zone vs. Missouri ... Made the transition from wide receiver to the secondary ... Registered a season-high nine tackles vs. Vanderbilt.

2006: Saw action in six games at wide receiver ... Recorded five receptions for 31 yards ... Majored in Criminal Justice at Mississippi.

High School: Played wide receiver at Gainesville High School in Gainesville, Georgia ... Earned first team all-state honors from the Atlanta Journal Constitution ... Made the AJC Super Southern 100 team as a junior ... Recorded 41 catches for 740 yards and nine TDs as a senior ...Prior to his move to Georgia, played at O. Perry Walker High School in New Orleans, Louisiana ... Accounted for 2,260 yards and 34 total TDs as a junior ... Earned three letters in football during his prep career.

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