Brett  Kendrick

63Brett Kendrick

RS Senior

Knoxville, Tenn.

High School:
Christian Academy of Knoxville

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 318




2016 - R-JUNIOR

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  • Games/Starts: 12/12
  • Graduated in December 2016 with bachelors in Sport Management
  • Has started all 12 games this season with seven starts at left tackle (Ohio, Florida, at Georgia, at Texas A&M, Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee Tech) and five starts at right tackle (Appalachian State, Virginia Tech, Kentucky, Missouri, Vanderbilt)
  • Started at RT as Tennessee rolled to 516 yards of total offense at Vanderbilt (11/26)
  • Started at RT in 63-37 win over Missouri (11/19), paving the way for 609 yards of offense and as season-high 386 rushing yards
  • Started at RT in 49-36 win vs. Kentucky (11/12), helping pave the way for 599 yards of offense and 376 rushing yards (UT's most in an SEC game since 406 vs. Vanderbilt on Nov. 26, 1994). Vols' 10.2 yards per play was their most since setting the school record at 10.9 against Kentucky in 2000 and their 9.2 yards per rush was the best mark since 9.5 yards per rush against Auburn on Dec. 4, 2004.
  • Started at LT in UT's 55-0 rout of Tennessee Tech (11/5) with offensive line paving the way for 7.1 yards per carry (best since 7.5 vs. South Alabama in 2013) and 9.1 yards per play (best since 9.4 vs. Troy on Nov. 3, 2012)
  • Started at right tackle in comeback victory at Georgia (10/1)
  • Started at left tackle for second-straight game vs. Florida (9/24)
  • vs. Ohio (9/17), started at left tackle for first time since 2014, helped pave way for 404 yards of total offense, including 201 yards rushing
  • Started at right tackle in 2016 season opener vs. Appalachian State (9/1)


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  • Games/Starts: 7/5
  • Started first five games at right tackle, played in seven games overall
  • Sat out six games vs. #19 Georgia (10/10) through at Missouri (11/21) with elbow and knee injuries
  • Returned to action, playing late in regular-season finale vs. Vanderbilt (11/28) and in Outback Bowl vs. Northwestern (1/1)
  • Vols ran for 254 yards at Florida (9/26), most by UT in the series
  • Helped team to 604 yards of total offense and 399 rushing yards (most since 1994) vs. Bowling Green (9/5)


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  • Games/Starts: 13/2
  • Started at left tackle vs. #4 Alabama (10/25), first start since Arkansas State (9/6)
  • Saw late action in 2015 TaxSlayer Bowl win over Iowa (1/2)
  • Saw most extensive playing time since Arkansas State game when he played a lot at left tackle at #3 Ole Miss (10/18)
  • Started at left tackle in second game of season after injury to Jacob Gilliam vs. Arkansas State (9/6) for first start of his career
  • First-career start came vs. Arkansas State (9/6)
  • One of 32 to make Tennessee debut vs. Utah State (8/31)



  • Coached by Rusty Bradley at Christian Academy of Knoxville
  • 247Sports: 3-star (No. 20 overall prospect in Tennessee)
  • ESPN: 3-star (No. 89 offensive tackle, No. 23 overall prospect in Tenn.)
  • Rivals: 3-star (No. 21 overall prospect in Tenn.)
  • Scout: 2-star
  • Helped his team to back-to-back TSSAA Class 3A State Championships in his junior and senior seasons
  • In the 2012 state championship game, helped lead CAK to a 608-yard offensive effort
  • Earned Class 3A All-State honors in his senior season
  • Also a member of the basketball team at CAK


  • Full Name: Brett Blair Kendrick
  • Born: April 12, 1995
  • Son of Beth and Bryan Kendrick
  • Graduated in December 2016 with bachelors in Sport Management
  • Recipient of the Schaefer Family Athletic Scholarship Endowment
  • Recipient of Plateau Athletic Scholarship Fund


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