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Chiefs Select DB Kendrick Lewis with first 5th Round Pick

Posted Apr 24, 2010

KENDRICK LEWIS
DEFENSIVE BACK
MISSISSIPPI
6-0 198
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA

OVERVIEW
Competed in the 2010 Texas vs. The Nation All-Star Challenge following his senior year and notched a pair of tackles ... Invited to participate in the 2010 NFL Scouting Combine.

CAREER NOTES
Became the sixth Rebel all-time to lead the team in tackles in consecutive years ... Earned three letters on defense and one on offense, as he played wide receiver as a freshman.

2009 SEASON
Named All-SEC second team by Rivals and third team by Phil Steele ... Started all 13 games at free safety ... Ranked 10th in the SEC in passes defended (0.92 pg) and 20th in tackles 6.5 pg) ... Lead the team in tackles (84), solo stops (57), forced fumbles (3) and blocked kicks (2) ... Tied for the team lead in interceptions (2) and was second in pass break-ups (10) ... Posted two double-digit tackle performances and two more games with nine stops ... Helped the Rebels rank 11th in the NCAA in pass efficiency defense (101.5 eff.), 15th in pass defense (174.4 ypg) and 21st in total defense (314.7 ypg) ... Team Captain ... Earned fourth letter ... at Memphis (9/6): Recorded nine total tackles, five solo ... vs. Southeastern La. (9/19): Posted five tackles (four solo) and one forced fumble ... at South Carolina (9/24): Led the team with eight tackles and tied a career-high with six solo stops ... Also broke up two passes ... at Vanderbilt (10/3): Totaled two tackles (one solo) ... vs. Alabama (10/10): Posted seven tackles (four solo) and two passes defended ... vs. UAB (10/17): Totaled three stops (one solo) ... vs. Arkansas (10/24): Posted six stops (three solo) ... at Auburn (10/31): Collected seven tackles (four solo), 1.0 TFL, 1.0 QB sack and also forced a fumble ... vs. Northern Arizona (11/7): Posted a career-high ten tackles including seven solo ... Also blocked a FG attempt ... vs. Tennessee (11/14): Tied a career-high with 10 tackles (seven solo) ... Also broke up two passes and blocked a FG attempt ... vs. LSU (11/21): Posted four solo tackles and 1.0 TFL ... at Mississippi State (11/28): Recorded nine tackles (eight solo) including 2.0 TFLs... Cotton Bowl vs. Oklahoma State (1/2): Recorded a career-high two interceptions, and was the first Rebel since the 2007 season opener with two picks ... Finished with four tackles, two interceptions, a pass break-up and a forced fumble ... Preseason: Earned preseason All-SEC fourth team status from Phil Steele ... Spring: Was one of three finalists for the 2009 Chucky Mullins Courage Award.

2008 SEASON
Started all 13 games at free safety ... Led the team and ranked 14th in the SEC in tackles with 85 ... Also topped squad in interceptions (4) and tied for team lead in pass break-ups (6) ... Also notched 2.5 TFLs, one sack, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery ... Earned third letter ... vs. Memphis (8/30): Picked off first career pass in start and returned it 33 yards ... Finished with seven total tackles ... at Wake Forest (9/6): Collected team-high nine tackles in start ... vs. Samford (9/13): Recorded five stops and 0.5 TFLs in start ... vs. Vanderbilt (9/20): Tied career-high with nine total tackles and five solo ... at Florida (9/27): Finished with a career-high six solo tackles and tied career-high with nine total stops ... Also recovered a fumble ... vs. South Carolina (10/4): Totaled six tackles (three solo) in the start ... at Alabama (10/18): Picked off his third pass of the season ... Also posted six tackles (three solo) ... at Arkansas (10/25): Posted a team-high eight tackles (six solo) ... Also recorded 1.0 TFL and a pass break-up ...vs. Auburn (11/1): Recorded his third interception of the season ... Also collected seven total tackles, including five solo stops ... vs. ULM (11/15): Finished with four tackles (one solo) ... at LSU (11/22): Picked off fourth pass of the season and recorded a team-high eight tackles (six solo) ... Also posted 1.0 QB sack and 1.0 TFL ... Caught a 33-yard pass from Jason Cook on a fake punt for a first down ... vs. Mississippi State (11/28): Had one pass break-up ... Cotton Bowl vs. Texas Tech (1/2): Topped the team with seven total tackles and five solos ... Spring: Finished the spring No. 2 at free safety behind Johnny Brown ... Notched one solo tackle in the Red-Blue Game.

2007 SEASON
In first season on defense, played in all 12 games with seven starts - six at free safety and one at strong safety ... Finished with 57 total tackles, including 33 solos, 2.5 TFLs and a sack ... Also posted two pass break-ups and two QB hurries ... Earned second letter ... at Memphis (9/1): Credited with eight total tackles, including five solos ... Recovered a blocked punt in the end zone for a TD ... vs. Missouri (9/8): Registered nine total tackles with five solos and a QB hurry ... at Vanderbilt (9/15): Posted seven tackles, including five solos and a TFL ... vs. Florida (9/22): Amassed six tackles, with three solos ... at Georgia (9/29): Notched three solos with a sack ... vs. Louisiana Tech (10/6): Posted five stops with a pair of solos ... vs. Alabama (10/13): Collected seven tackles, including five solos in only start at SS ... vs. Arkansas (10/20): Posted six tackles, including four solos and 0.5 TFLs ... at Auburn (10/27): Credited with one solo tackle ... vs. Northwestern State (11/3): Totaled two stops and a pass defended ... vs. LSU (11/17): Credited with one tackle... at Mississippi State (11/23): Notched two tackles and a QB pressure ... Spring: Moved from wide receiver to the starting free safety spot ... Posted three total tackles in the Red-Blue spring game.

2006 SEASON
Appeared in six games ... Finished the season with five receptions for 31 yards ... Earned his first letter ... at Missouri (9/9): Caught first pass of career ... at Kentucky (9/16): One catch for eight yards ... vs. Wake Forest (9/23): Career-high two catches for 22 yards ... at Alabama (10/14): One catch for five yards.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played at O. Perry Walker High School in New Orleans before moving to Gainesville, Ga. ... Rated the No. 35 WR in the nation by Scout.com ... Earned first team All-State honors from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and honorable mention from the Georgia Sports Writers Association ... Named the District 9-AAAAA Player of the Year as a junior ... Rated No. 58 on the Mobile Register Super Southeast 120 list ... Made the AJC Super Southern 100 team ... Rated the No. 12 player in Louisiana by Scout.com and No. 22 player in Georgia by SuperPrep ... Rated 46th-best player in Georgia by Rivals.com ... Named to the SuperPrep All-Dixie team ... Selected to participate in the GACA All-Star Game ... Made 41 catches for 740 yards and nine TDs as a senior ... Accounted for over 2,260 yards and 34 TDs passing, receiving and rushing as a junior ... Helped Gainesville to an 11-2 record and advanced to the third round of the state playoffs ... Coached at Gainesville by Bruce Miller and at O. Perry Walker by Terry Wilson ... Earned three letters in football during high school career.

PERSONAL
Son of Clarrissa Lewis and Bennie Paul ... Guardian is Sheldon Jude Briscoe ... Full name is Kendrick Lewis ... Born: June 16, 1988 ... Majoring in Criminal Justice.

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