Junior to Watch
OL Rob Kent
6-5, 285 pounds, 5.3-seconds in the 40-yard dash
Ravenscroft High School, Raleigh, NC
One of the local players NC State is likely to keep an eye on this year is OL Rob Kent. Last season he played double duty, seeing extensive action on both sides of the line. He finished off 2005 with 70 pancake blocks on offense. On defense he collected 65 tackles, eight sacks, 18 tackles for loss, four fumbles caused, two fumble recoveries and one pass batted down.
What Kent is looking for in a future college- "I am looking for a quality education more than anything else. I'm also looking for a solid coaching staff and then a good team but education definitely comes first."
Where did you parents attend college- Both parents attended UNC
Which schools are you hearing from?- Notre Dame, UNC, Wake Forest, NC State, Clemson, Miami and Duke
Have any schools offered a scholarship-None yet
Who was your favorite team growing up- "UNC, it's who my whole family rooted for"
Camps this summer-UNC, NC State, Notre Dame, Wake Forest, Duke, Clemson and South Carolina
Top 5 schools- UNC, Wake Forest, Notre Dame, NC State and Clemson
What do you like about NC State- "I like the people, coaches and the legacy that NC State football is and also the quality of education at the university."