Kentrell Brothers10

Class
RS SR
Hometown
Guthrie, Okla.
High School
Guthrie HS
Height / Weight
6-1 / 240
Position
Linebacker
Experience
1L
Major
Business

Bio

HONORS

  • 2014 AP All-SEC Second Team
  • SEC Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 12)

2015 OUTLOOK
After a breakout 2014 campaign, Brothers enters 2015 as the SEC’s top returning tackler from a season ago and is a budding star at the linebacker position … Will provide veteran leadership while continuing to be one of the SEC’s top linebackers after starting every game over the past two seasons …Opens 2015 camp at No. 1 on the depth chart at weakside linebacker.

2014 SEASON 
Led Mizzou with 122 tackles on the season and was named AP All-SEC Second Team … Forced a team-high three fumbles … Reset his career-high with 14 tackles in the SEC Championship Game vs. No. 1 Alabama … Team-high 11 tackles and a forced fumble vs. Arkansas that clinched the win with 2:13 left in the game (Nov.28) … Team-high seven tackles at Tennessee (Nov. 22) … Team-high 11 tackles, one fourced fumble and one PBU at Texas A&M (11/15) … Tied for team-lead with six tackles in the 24-14 win vs. Vanderbilt (Oct. 25) … First forced fumble of his career on a sack/strip of UF QB Treon Harris, dropping the Gator for five yards in the 1Q of the 42-13 win … Career-high 12 tackles in the game vs. Georgia (Oct. 11) … Career-best 2.0 TFL among 10 tackles in the win at No. 13 South Carolina (Sept. 27), also making two PBUs.

2013 SEASON 
Only Mizzou linebacker to start every game … Ended w with 70 tackles, which ranked fourth on the squad, while he grabbed 3 INTs which was 2nd-most on the team … Tied for team-best with eight tackles in win vs. Texas A&M (Nov. 30) … had seven tackles (one tackle for loss) in the game vs. No. 20 South Carolina (Oct. 26) … recorded six stops and one tackle for loss in the win vs. No. 22 Florida (Oct. 19) … his third interception of the year (and career) came late in the fourth quarter in the win at No. 7 Georgia (Oct. 12), and also reset his career-high in tackles with 10 against the Bulldogs … second interception of the season occurred in the Tigers 51-28 victory at Vanderbilt (Oct. 5), also setting a then-career-best with six tackles.

2012 SEASON 
Earned his first letter as a redshirt freshman after playing in 11 games, amassing 14 tackles on the year and breaking up one pass … began the season with a four tackle outing in a win over Southeastern Louisiana, and closed it out with a career-best five tackles in the season finale at Texas A&M … registered single tackle games at UCF, against Vanderbilt, Kentucky, at Tennessee and vs. Syracuse … got back on the field in the spring after missing the 2011 season and made solid contributions.

2011 SEASON 
Sat out the season after sustaining a season-ending leg injury during pre-season scrimmage in August.

HIGH SCHOOL
Highly sought-after prospect out of the state of Oklahoma who was a three-year starter at both linebacker and wide receiver for Guthrie High School … ranked by Rivals.com as the nation’s No. 36 outside linebacker prospect, and as the No. 9 overall prospect coming out of the state of Oklahoma in 2011 … high school coach – Rafe Watkins.

PERSONAL
Parents – Jeff Jones & Kia Brothers-Jones … lists hobbies as all sports, video games and large game hunting … chose Mizzou over a lengthy list of suitors, just a few of which included Arizona, Arizona State, Baylor, Kansas State, Iowa State, Syracuse, and Washington, among others.

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