Countdown to Kickoff - 95 days

To get ready for the 2011 football season, BlueRaiderZone is doing an in-depth look at Middle Tennessee's roster. One player per day, we're counting down the days until kickoff. Today's featured player is Kendall Dangerfield.

Kendall Dangerfield, DT

Class: r-Jr.
Position: DT
Height: 6-2
Weight: 274 pounds
Previous School: Giles County
Hometown: Pulaski, TN

2010: Sat out the season due to a failure to meet NCAA academic requirements.

2009: Played in all 13 games and was in on 139 snaps including a season-high 18 at Clemson ... Earned three winning grades from the coaching staff ... Turned in nine total tackles and a quarterback hurry on the season ... Had one tackle in road win against North Texas ... Also had one tackle against Mississippi State and FAU ... Added one stop and a quarterback hurry in win over ULM ... Had one tackle in New Orleans Bowl win over USM.

2008: Took a redshirt year.

High School: Collected 73 tackles and 13 sacks and had three blocked field goals his senior year for Giles County ... Earned the team's defensive MVP honors three years in a row ... Voted first team all-state by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association in 2007 ... Named to the 2007 Preseason Star Therapy All-State team and also earned all-region honors ... Voted to the 2007 East-West All-Star game ... Tallied 11 tackles and four sacks against Columbia Central ... Registered 86 tackles, three sacks, and four fumble recoveries as a junior on his way to being named Region 5-3A DL MVP ... Team went 8-3 in 2007 and 11-2 in 2006 ... Is the nephew of former Blue Raider Randy Houston (1990-92) ... Played for Coach David O'Connor.

Full Name: Kendall Antionne Dangerfield ... Parents: Ken and Brenda Dangerfield ... Born: 4/5/90 ... Major: Undecided.

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