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Robert Kent
Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1980-10-06) October 6, 1980 (age 39)
Place of birth: Indianola, Mississippi
Career information
College: Jackson State
Undrafted in 2004
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Tennessee Titans ( 2004)*
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
* CIF MVP (2016)
  • CIF Offensive Player of the Year (2016)
Comp. / Att.     6 / 17
Passing yards     98
TDINT     0–1
QB rating     31.00
Rushing TDs     1
Stats at CFL.ca
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Robert Kent (born October 6, 1980) is an American football quarterback for the Richmond Roughriders of the American Arena League (AAL). He played college football at Jackson State. He has also been a member of the Tennessee Titans, Montreal Alouettes, Birmingham/Alabama Steeldogs, Lubbock Renegades, Toronto Argonauts, Oklahoma City Yard Dawgz, Abilene Ruff Riders, Houston Stallions, Corpus Christi Fury, San Antonio Talons, St. Louis Attack, Texas Revolution, Dallas Marshals, Monterrey Steel and Massachusetts Pirates.

Early yearsEdit

Kent played high school football for the Gentry High School Rams of Indianola, Mississippi. He earned All-State honors as a senior, throwing for 2,883 yards and 30 touchdowns. He also lettered in track, basketball and tennis.[1]

College careerEdit

Kent was a four-year starter at quarterback for the Jackson State Tigers of Jackson State University. In 45 games, he completed 825 of 1539 passes for 11,797 yards, 104 touchdowns and 58 interceptions, averaging 262.16 yards per game. His 11,797 yards passing ranked fourth in NCAA Division 1-AA history.[1] Kent was a finalist for the Conerly Trophy in 2002.[2] He participated in the final Blue–Gray Football Classic in 2003.[3]

Professional careerEdit

Kent was rated the 18th best quarterback in the 2004 NFL Draft by NFLDraftScout.com.[4]

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 4 in 222 lb 4.90 s 1.65 s 2.83 s 4.22 s 7.69 s 26½ in 9 ft 2 in

Kent signed with the Tennessee Titans on April 26, 2004 after going undrafted in the 2004 NFL Draft. He was released by the Titans on August 29, 2004.[5]

He signed with the Montreal Alouettes in January 2005.[6] He was released by the Alouettes on June 17, 2005.[7]

He played for the Birmingham/Alabama Steeldogs of the af2 from 2006 to 2007.[8] He completed 44 of 88 passes for 462 yards and five touchdowns in three games for the Steeldogs in 2007. He also rushed for 65 yards and three touchdowns.[9]

Kent was traded to the Lubbock Renegades in April 2007.[9] He completed 240 of 427 pass attempts for 3,535 yards, 81 touchdowns and 14 interceptions. He also rushed for 11 touchdowns on 174 yards.[10]

He signed with the Toronto Argonauts on August 6, 2007.[10] He was released by the Argonauts on August 30, 2007.[11]

He played for the Lubbock Renegades during the 2008 af2 season.[12] He helped the team to its first playoff berth while completing 274-of-505 passes for 4,100 yards, 86 touchdowns and 8 interceptions. He was also the team’s second leading rusher with 189 yards and 16 touchdowns.[13][14]

Kent signed with the Oklahoma City Yard Dawgz in October 2008 and played for them during the 2009 af2 season.[13][14]

He signed with the Abilene Ruff Riders of the Indoor Football League in April 2010.[1]

He played for the Houston Stallions from 2011 to 2012.[15][16] He recorded a 19–1 record while starting for the Stallions.[17]

Kent signed with the Corpus Christi Fury of the Ultimate Indoor Football League in February 2013.[17] He helped the Fury advance to the Ultimate Indoor Football League championship game in the team’s inaugural season. He also led the Ultimate Indoor Football League in passing and led the Fury in rushing during the 2013 season.[18]

He signed with the San Antonio Talons on July 25, 2013.[19] He started one game for the Talons during the 2013 season.[20]

He re-signed with the Fury and played for the team during the 2014 UIFL season.[21][22]

Kent also played for the St. Louis Attack of X-League Indoor Football during the 2014 season.[23][24] The Attack finished the regular season undefeated and lost to the Florida Marine Raiders in X-Bowl I.[25]

He signed with the Texas Revolution of Champions Indoor Football (CIF) in 2014 and played for the team during the CIF's inaugural season in 2015.[26][27][28] He was named the 2016 CIF MVP and Offensive Player of the Year.[29] He was released on March 23, 2017.

On March 23, 2017, he signed with the Dallas Marshals.

On June 3, 2017, Kent signed with the Monterrey Steel.

On April 19, 2018, he signed with the Massachusetts Pirates.[30]

Kent later signed with the Richmond Roughriders in 2018.[31]

Personal lifeEdit

Kent was the stunt double for Dwayne Johnson in The Game Plan.[32]

ReferencesEdit

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  4. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named draft
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  17. 17.0 17.1 "ROBERT KENT TO LEAD FURY IN 2013". americanbankcenter.com. February 6, 2013. Archived from the original on January 1, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150101152655/http://americanbankcenter.com/info/press/?article_id=262. Retrieved December 31, 2014.
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  21. "Kent Tosses 8 TD's As Fury Dominate in Season Opener". kiiitv.com. May 19, 2014. Archived from the original on January 1, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150101030957/http://www.kiiitv.com/story/25549616/kent-tosses-8-tds-as-fury-dominate-in-season-opener. Retrieved December 31, 2014.
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  32. Carlson, Jenni (August 1, 2009). "The Q&A with Oklahoma City Yard Dawgz quarterback Robert Kent". newsok.com. http://newsok.com/the-qa-with-oklahoma-city-yard-dawgz-quarterback-robert-kent/article/3389653. Retrieved December 31, 2014.

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