Kendal  Vickers

39Kendal Vickers

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Havelock, N.C.

High School:
Havelock

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 295

Position:
DL

Experience:
2L

CAREER HIGHS

  • Tackles - 7 at South Carolina, 10/29/16
  • Tackle For Loss - 2 vs. Appalachian State, 9/1/16
  • Sacks - 1 vs. Virginia Tech, 9/10/16, at South Carolina, 10/29/16

2016 - R-JUNIOR

  • Photo Gallery
  • 2016 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 12/12
  • Made 25th-straight start at defensive tackle at Vanderbilt (11/26), posting two tackles and one QB hurry
  • Finished with two tackles and one QB hurry vs. Missouri (11/19)
  • Posted four tackles (three solo) vs. Kentucky (11/12)
  • Had 0.5 sack vs. Tennessee Tech (11/5)
  • Recorded a career-high seven tackles and had 1.0 sack at South Carolina (10/29)
  • Had four tackles and 0.5 TFL at Texas A&M (10/8)
  • Recorded a career-high five tackles and one TFL at Georgia (10/1)
  • Had three tackles (two solo) in win vs. Florida (9/24)
  • Tied career high with four tackles and had first sack and first forced fumble of career vs. Virginia Tech (9/10)
  • Started at DT in season opener vs. App State (9/1), recording three tackles and career-high 2 TFLs

2015 - R-SOPHOMORE

  • Photo Gallery
  • 2015 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 13/13
  • Starting at defensive tackle in third year in the program, started all 13 games with 20 tackles and 1.5 TFLs and a half-sack in 2015
  • Posted a half-sack in Outback Bowl win vs. Northwestern (1/1)
  • Three tackles at #8 Alabama (10/24)
  • Two tackles at Florida (9/26)
  • Four tackles and TFL for four yards vs. W. Carolina (9/19)
  • First career start came vs. Bowling Green (9/5) as he made first four tackles of his career
  • Awarded the John Stucky Award for Power at the 2015 Orange and White Game

2014 - R-FRESHMAN

2013 - FRESHMAN

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Coached by Jim Bryant at Havelock High School
  • Rated 3-star by Rivals
  • Rated a 3-star by the 247Sports Composite (No. 84 Weak-Side Defensive End and No. 52 best player from N. Carolina)
  • Rated 2-star by Scout (No. 195 DE prospect)
  • Rated 2-star by ESPN (No. 123 overall defensive end, No. 60 best player from N. Carolina)
  • Three-year letterwinner and 2012 captain at Havelock High School helping his team to back-to-back 3-A State Championship titles in his junior (16-0) and senior (15-1) seasons
  • Named All-State in his senior season, All-Conference in his junior and senior seasons and All-Area in each of his varsity seasons
  • Named a NCHSAA AAA Scholar-Athlete during his senior season

PERSONAL

  • Full Name: Kendal Bryant Vickers
  • Born: May 23, 1995
  • Son of Lloyd and Cynthia Vickers
  • Majoring in Communication Studies
  • Recipient of the Toby McKenzie Athletic Scholarship
  • Recipient of Dr. Howard R. & June H. Brown Athletic Scholarship
  • Recipient of Sarah Booth Reid Men's Athletic Endowed Scholarship
 

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