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Lance Kendricks
No. 88     St. Louis Rams
Tight End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-01-30) January 30, 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
High School: Milwaukee (WI) Rufus King
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
College: Wisconsin
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 2 / Pick: 47
Debuted in 2011 for the St. Louis Rams
Career history
* St. Louis Rams ( 2011–present)
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
* First-team All-Big Ten (2010)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 11, 2013
Receptions     93
Receiving yards     1,043
Receiving TDs     7

Lance Kendricks (born January 30, 1988) is an American football tight end for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League (NFL). Kendricks played college football for the University of Wisconsin, and was recognized as an All-American. The Rams selected him in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft.

Early yearsEdit

Kendricks was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He attended Rufus King International Baccalaureate High School in Milwaukee, and played for the Rufus King Generals high school football team. In football, he was a two-time all-city selection, the Generals' most valuable player as a junior and senior, and the team captain as a senior. He caught 42 passes for 640 yards as a senior, and totaled 102 receptions for 1,905 yards during his high school career. He was also a member of the Generals basketball and track and field teams, and was a four-time AAU triple jump champion. At the high school track and field state championships, he finished third in the triple jump as a sophomore and second as a junior.

College careerEdit

Kendricks attended the University of Wisconsin, where he played for the Wisconsin Badgers football team from 2007 to 2010. As a senior in 2010, he was a finalist for the John Mackey Award, received first-team All-Big Ten honors, and was recognized as a consensus first-team All-American.[1] Prior to the 2011 NFL Draft, Kendricks was considered one of the top tight end prospects in the country.[2]

College StatsEdit

Year Team Receptions Yards Average TDs
2007 Wisconsin 0 0 0.0 0
2008 Wisconsin 6 141 23.5 0
2009 Wisconsin 29 356 12.3 3
2010 Wisconsin 43 663 15.4 5
College Totals 78 1,160 14.9 8

Professional careerEdit

2011 NFL DraftEdit

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 2⅞ in 243 lb 4.57 s 1.56 s 2.64 s 4.15 s 6.94 s 38½ in 10 ft 2 in 25 rep x

Kendricks was selected 47th overall in the 2011 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams. On July 28, 2011, Kendricks signed a four-year $4.23 million contract with the Rams that included a $1.57 million signing bonus.[5]

St. Louis RamsEdit

In 2011, Kendricks played in 15 games and had 352 receiving yards. In 2012, he played in 16 games and had 519 receiving yards and four receiving touchdowns.[6]

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