Recruiting: Xavier Lawson-Kennedy profile

Profile 2003 - Xavier Lawson-Kennedy (DT) Xavier Lawson-Kennedy is one of the top DTs in America. He has scholarship offers from virtually everyone.

The top defensive tackle in the Big 12 region is Xavier Lawson-Kennedy from Duncanville, Texas. Kennedy, 6-3 and 305 pounds, is a truly amazing "big" athlete. Last season as a junior, Kennedy recorded 117 tackles, 48 tackles for a loss, 69 quarterback hurries and 10 sacks. He bench presses 455 pounds, squats 610 and power cleans 320.  "I have strength and vision," said Kennedy. "I see the whole field. At the point of attack, I can just about overpower anyone. I move well and have some quickness for a big man. I know what's happening and then react."  Kennedy is also part of the high school track and power lifting team.  According to Kennedy is now has 46 scholarship offers. "Florida State, Florida, Miami, Texas, LSU, Oklahoma, USC, UCLA, Arkansas, Nebraska, Colorado, Notre Dame, Michigan and Michigan State are some of the bigger schools that have offered. Right now, I am completely open. I will just let everything unfold this fall and see where it takes me. I am looking for an opportunity to play early and find a school where I feel comfortable.  "I worked hard to get here but I never realized that I would have this much opportunity. I am considering everyone."

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