Mychal Kendricks

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Mychal Kendricks
No. 95     Philadelphia Eagles
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-09-28) September 28, 1990 (age 23)
Place of birth: Fresno, California
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 239 lb (108 kg)
Career information
High school: Fresno (CA) Hoover
College: California
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 2 / Pick: 46
Debuted in 2012 for the Philadelphia Eagles
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Tackles 181
Sacks 5.0
Interceptions 3
Forced Fumbles 2
Stats at NFL.com

Marvin Mychal-Christopher Kendricks (born September 28, 1990) is an American football linebacker for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). After playing college football for the California Golden Bears, he was drafted by the Eagles in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft, 46th overall.[1]

College career[edit]

Kendricks attended the University of California, Berkeley from 2008 to 2011. He started 29 of 51 games, recording 259 tackles, 13.5 sacks, four interceptions and a touchdown during his career.

As a senior in 2011, Kendricks was the Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year after recording 106 tackles, three sacks and two interceptions.[2][3]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
5 ft 11¼ in 239 lb 31⅝ in 4.44 s 1.53 s 2.51 s 4.14 s 6.68 s 39½ in 10 ft 7 in 24 reps
All values from NFL Combine

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Kendricks was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the second round (46th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft. He signed a four-year contract with the team on May 8, 2012.[4] From day one of OTAs, Kendricks started at the SAM Linebacker position.[5] He finished his rookie season with 75 tackles and a sack. Kendricks switched to inside linebacker in 2013 under a new Chip Kelly 3-4 scheme. That year Kendricks recorded 106 tackles, 4 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, 4 fumble recoveries and 3 interceptions. One came in the final game of the season, against the Dallas Cowboys, in a game to determine which team would win the NFC East and make the playoffs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lourie, Steven. "Philadelphia Eagles 2012 Draft Grades". Retrieved 5/1/12. 
  2. ^ All-Pac-12 Conference Football Team
  3. ^ Luck, Kendricks and Shaw garner honors
  4. ^ Wulf, Bo (May 8, 2012). "Done Deal With LB Kendricks". philadelphiaeagles.com. Retrieved 2012-05-09. 
  5. ^ Tim McManus (August 12, 2012). "Linebacker Watch: Mychal Kendricks". phillymag.com. Retrieved 2012-08-12. 

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