Kendricks injuries, agility, stats

Get the injury history, agility reports, stats, high school and personal information of the Minnesota Vikings’ second-round draft pick, linebacker Eric Kendricks.

Eric Kendricks
Weak-side Inside Linebacker
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Bruins
6:00.2-232
Fresno, California
Herbert Hoover High School


INJURY REPORT
2014 Season…A hamstring pull during his 40-yard dash agility test at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine prevented Kendricks from competing in shuttle and alternate drills.
2013 Season…Kendricks dealt with nagging injuries throughout the season, including a shoulder sprain, ankle injury and back bruise…Did not play vs. Colorado due to a back injury and underwent surgery on his right ankle at the end of the regular season, forcing him to miss the Sun Bowl vs. Virginia Tech.

AGILITY TESTS
4.61 in the 40-yard dash…1.57 10-yard dash…2.64 20-yard dash…4.07 20-yard shuttle…
6.98 three-cone drill…38-inch vertical jump…10’04” broad jump…Bench pressed 225 pounds 19 times…31-inch arm length…9 5/8-inch hands…76-inch wingspan.

HIGH SCHOOL
Kendricks attended Herbert Hoover (Fresno, Cal.) High School, lettering three times for head coach Pat Plummer...Saw action at linebacker, quarterback, running back, kicker and punter...Rated the 42nd-best middle linebacker nationally by Scout.com, that recruiting service also regarded him as the 88th-best player in the state of California…Served as team captain his junior and senior seasons, recording 85 tackles with two sacks on defense, scoring ten times on offense in 2008…As a senior, he registered 117 tackles and two interceptions. He also scored 14 touchdowns on offense in 2009 to pick up first-team all-league defense accolades from the Fresno Bee…Also earned multiple letters in basketball (team captain and first-team all-league in 2009) and baseball (first-team all-league in 2009 and ‘10)…Named his school’s 2010 Male Tri-Athlete of the Year.

PERSONAL
Kendricks is a Political Science major…Named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in Fall 2011, Fall and Winter 2012, Winter and Spring 2013 and Winter 2014...Son of Yvonne Thagon and Horace (Marv) Kendricks…Father is a former Bruin football player (led UCLA in rushing in 1970 and 1971) who went on to play in the Canadian Football League...Has a brother, Mychal (a former linebacker at Cal, now in the NFL, who intercepted a pass vs. the Bruins in 2009 and returned it for a touchdown). Mychal was selected in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft by Philadelphia, where he has started 40-of-42 games, recording 333 tackles (243 solos) with nine sacks and three interceptions in three seasons…Born Eric-Nathan M. Kendricks on 2/29/92 in Clovis, California…Resides in Fresno, California.

PLAYER STATISTICS
DEFENSIVE STATISTICS
STATSGP GSTK SOAS FRFC INTTFL PBUSACK PRES
201114 03077 052025 00 00 00 04.5-16 03 02.0-09 02
201214 14150 092058 03 02 01 06.0-21 04 02.0-13 00
201311 11106 062044 00 01 01 04.0-10 02 02.0-09 00
201413 13149 101048 01 01 03 11.5-45 02 04.0-29 00
TOTAL52 41482 307175 04 04 05 26.0-92 11 10.0-60 02


INTERCEPTION RETURNS ADVANCED FUMBLE RECOVERIES
STATSNO YARDSAVG TDLONG NOYARDS AVGTD LONG
2012 01 01010.00 00 10 02 063 31.50 02 40
2013 01 00303.00 00 03 00 000 00.00 00 00
2014 03 05819.33 01 37 00 000 00.00 00 00
TOTAL 05 07114.20 01 37 02 063 31.50 02 40
ADDITIONAL STATISTICS…Blocked two kicks – one each in 2013 and 2014.

(Photos: USA TODAY Sports)


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