|Jackson State Tigers|
|Date of birth||May 31, 1967|
|Place of birth||Vicksburg, Mississippi|
|College Football Hall of Fame (2006)|
Kevin Dent (born May 31, 1967) is a former American football safety. He played for Jackson State from 1985 to 1988. During his four years at the school, Jackson State won 27 of 28 conference games, and Dent became the only Jackson State player to be named an All-American three times.
After his college career, the Arizona Cardinals signed Dent as a free agent but released him before the season. He played for the Birmingham Fire of the World Football League and the Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena Football League before a career-ending neck injury.
- Rick Cleveland, "JSU needs few more like Dent: Former All-America safety set for induction today into College Football Hall of Fame", The Clarion-Ledger, August 12, 2006.
- Mississippi House Resolution 91 (2007 session) (accessed 2014-12-21).
- "2006 College Football Hall of Fame Divisional Class Announced", College Football Hall of Fame, May 9, 2006.
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