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#45 Kennedy Emesibe
Position: Defensive Ends
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 240
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Hesperia, CA
High School: Oak Hills HS
Experience: High School

2014 RECRUITING CLASS
Stars:  247Sports (3), 247Sports Composite (3), ESPN (3), Rivals (3), Scout (3)
National Overall Player Ratings:  247Sports Composite (832)
National Strong-Side Defensive End Ratings:  247Sports Composite (35), 247Sports (41)
National Defensive End Ratings:  ESPN (60), 247Sports Composite (35), 247Sports (41), Scout (125)
Regional Overall Player Ratings:  ESPN (94)
California Overall Player Ratings:  ESPN (60), 247Sports Composite (79), 247Sports (84)Ratings/Scout Grades:  247Sports (85), 247Sports Composite (0.8479), ESPN (78), Rivals (5.5)

BIO INFORMATION

Oak Hills HS (2011-13)

► Played in the B2G West Coast Bowl and Canyon-Coast Classic after his 2013 senior season, helping his squad to a victory over a team from Arizona in the latter
► Member of three varsity teams that combined for a 28-7 record and advanced to the Southern Section Eastern Division playoffs all three seasons and the quarterfinals each of his past two campaigns
► Led the Mojave River Football League in sacks both as a 2013 senior (12.0) and 2012 junior (8.5), adding three forced fumbles as a junior
► Earned first-team All-MRFL honors and contributed 45 tackles, one interception that he returned for a touchdown, one blocked punt and one blocked field goal as a senior for a team was 10-2 overall
► Had a 2013 season high and career-high-tying 3.0 sacks against Burroughs and Miller, matching 3.0 he had against Miller as a 2012 junior
► Had a career-high 11 tackles vs. Arroyo Valley as a 2013 senior
► Listed No. 9 on the Rivals Southern California Defensive End watch list prior to his 2013 campaign and was the No. 10 defensive end in the West before the season according to Scout
► Team was 10-2 overall as a 2012 junior when he added a career-high 47 tackles, two passes defended, a blocked field goal, and one rush for six yards
► Contributed 11 tackles as a 2011 sophomore to a team that was 8-3 overall
► Wore No. 4 his final two prep varsity seasons after being in No. 54 in his first campaign

Other

► Had a top 25 SPARQ rating out of nearly 1,700 participants at the 2012 Nike SPARQ Combine in Long Beach
► Participated at the 2013 Los Angeles and Oakland NFTC events, earning All-Camp honors in LA
► Brother Melvin Emesibe plays football at UCLA, while brother Galvin Emesibe was a member of the UC Davis football team
► Has testing marks of 4.79 in the 40-yard dash, 4.3 in the 20-yard shuttle, 36 inches in the vertical jump and a 525 max in the bench press according to Scout, while his SPARQ rating according to ESPN is 87.96
► Also played basketball as a prep

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING

ESPN
“Emesibe has a nice blend of size and strength. He possesses good height and bulk and a frame that can support more good size with time in a college weight program .. A player who’s not too tough to like as he is an explosive and high-effort prospect who can productively contribute to a defensive line … He looks to play with a good motor and will throw his body around.”

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