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Kenard Lang
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Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1975-01-31) January 31, 1975 (age 44)
Place of birth: Orlando, Florida
Career information
College: Miami (FL)
NFL Draft: 1997 / Round: 1 / Pick: 17
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Washington Redskins ( 1997 2001)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Stats at NFL.com

Kenard Dushun Lang (born January 31, 1975) is a former American football defensive end who played in the National Football League. He played for the Cleveland Browns, Washington Redskins, and Denver Broncos.

High school yearsEdit

Lang attended Maynard Evans High School in Orlando and was a letterman in football, basketball, and baseball.

College and professional careerEdit

Lang played college football at the University of Miami. He was part of the 10-1 1994 hurricanes squad who played in the orange bowl [1]

During the 2005 season, the Browns attempted to convert Lang to linebacker in their new 3-4 scheme under head coach Romeo Crennel. The position change was generally considered to be unsuccessful, however, and Lang was released in February 2006. On March 18, 2006, Lang signed with the Denver Broncos. The Broncos released him on August 27, 2007.

NFL statisticsEdit

Year Team Games Combined Tackles Tackles Assisted Tackles Sacks Forced Fumbles Fumble Recoveries
1997 WSH 11 34 25 9 1.5 0 2
1998 WSH 16 54 46 8 7.0 2 0
1999 WSH 16 36 33 3 6.0 3 1
2000 WSH 16 16 16 0 3.0 1 1
2001 WSH 16 65 50 15 4.0 3 2
2002 CLE 15 45 32 13 5.5 2 0
2003 CLE 15 60 46 14 8.0 1 1
2004 CLE 16 62 49 13 7.0 2 0
2005 CLE 16 41 28 13 2.0 0 0
2006 DEN 16 36 28 8 6.0 1 0
Career 153 449 353 96 50.0 15 7
[2]

Coaching careerEdit

Lang coached at Jones High School in Orlando, Florida with Charlie Frye in 2008.[3] He took a team that was 1–9 in 2007 and turned them into a playoff team in his first season. Lang was the head football coach at Wekiva High School in Apopka, Florida from 2013 to 2015.

Lang also founded the Kenard Lang Foundation, which focuses on cancer, youth, and education.

ReferencesEdit

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