Kevin Bentley

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Kevin Bentley
Kevin Bentley held back.jpg
Bentley with the Texans in 2010.
No. 57
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1979-12-29) December 29, 1979 (age 34)
Place of birth: North Hills, California
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 247 lb (112 kg)
Career information
College: Northwestern
NFL Draft: 2002 / Round: 4 / Pick: 101
Debuted in 2002 for the Cleveland Browns
Last played in 2011 for the Indianapolis Colts
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Retired
Career NFL statistics as of Week 16, 2011
Tackles 415
Sacks 1.0
INTs 2
Stats at NFL.com

Kevin Kinte Bentley[1] (born December 29, 1979 in North Hills, California) is a retired American football linebacker of the National Football League. He was originally drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the fourth round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Northwestern. Kevin went to high school at Montclair Prep in Van Nuys where he spent three years under the coaching of George Ginnanni and defensive cordinator John Greaves.

Bentley has also been a member of the Seattle Seahawks, Houston Texans, San Diego Chargers and Jacksonville Jaguars.

Professional career[edit]

Houston Texans[edit]

Bentley signed a free agent contract with the Houston Texans on March 2, 2008.

San Diego Chargers[edit]

On August 24, 2011, Bentley signed with the San Diego Chargers. He was released during final cuts.

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

The Jacksonville Jaguars signed Bentley on November 22, 2011. He was released on December 5.

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

On December 6, he was signed by the Indianapolis Colts.

Kevin retired after the 2011 season.

Personal life[edit]

In the offseason, Bentley is Cert-II level snowboard instructor in Vail, Colorado.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bentley on Pro-Football-Reference". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved 2008-02-06. 
  2. ^ Bergeron, Elena (9 August 2010). "If at First You Do Succeed...". ESPN The Magazine. p. 72.