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Devon Kennard
Team
Round5
Selection34 (174 overall)
PositionLinebacker
SchoolUSC
YearSR
Born6/24/1991
Height6-3
Weight251
High SchoolDesert Vista (Phoenix, Arizona)
Player Background
Returned from injury that sidelined him for the entire 2012 campaign to earn Second-Team All-PAC 12 selection as a senior ... Used as a defensive end, strong side linebacker and middle linebacker during USC career ... Made 13 of his 31 career starts during the 2013 campaign, during which he racked up 60 total stops, including team-highs of 13.5 tackles for loss, nine sacks and 10 quarterback hits ... Battled various injuries dating back to his senior year of high school before displaying durability in 2013 ... Played in the East/West Shrine game ... Tremendous in pursuit of the quarterback and ball carriers ... Makes it hard for blockers to completely lock him up ... Has adept skill of recognizing plays and dropping back into zone coverage ... Widely regarded as a high-charter player and leader ... Speed may not be up to par at the next level ... Not overwhelmingly powerful or athletic ... Son of11-year NFL veteran Derek Kennard.


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