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42 - Kedrick Towles
Kedrick Towles
Born: Jan. 24, 1990
Height: 6-2
Weight: 220
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Antioch, Tenn.
High School: Antioch
Position: LB
Major: General Curriculum

Back to full strength, Kedrick looked solid in spring drills and should see added playing time in 2011...returns at the Bandit position...brings a good combination of size and speed to the position...played extensively as a true freshman but missed all of the 2009 campaign due to an injury...returned to the field for 2010 spring drills and was outstanding...made exceptional progress in returning to form and will compete for playing time in his third season in action...shows loads of potential...type of player who will make big contributions in kick coverage on special teams...made it to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll for the spring semester.

AT TECH (In 2010): Played in nine of Tech's 11 games as a sophomore, returning from redshirt season to play an important role off the bench at Bandit...missed early OVC games against Southeast Missouri and UT Martin...finished the year with 10 total tackles...also spent time on special teams on kick coverage squad.

(In 2009):
An injury forced Kedrick to the sidelines for the entire 2009 campaign.

(In 2008):
Kedrick played in all 12 games as a true freshman, including starts against Austin Peay and Eastern Illinois late in the season...was one of three freshmen to rank among the team's Top 10 in total tackles, finishing his rookie season with 37 total stops...had career-best seven tackles at Murray State and followed the next week with six tackles against UT Martin, earning him his first career start at Austin Peay...had four tackles against the Govs, then made seven at Tennessee State...finished the year with six tackles against Eastern Illinois as a starter...also blocked a kick against the Panthers.

HIGH SCHOOL: As a senior at Antioch High School under coach Mike Woodward, Kedrick had 93 total tackles, including six tackles-for-loss, on his way to earning first-team all-region and All-Metro honors...also had two quarterback sacks, caused one fumble, recovered one fumble and had one interception, which he returned for a touchdown...as a receiver, he made 14 catches for 231 yards and three touchdowns...a two-year starter, Towles had 70 tackles and five sacks as a junior.

PERSONAL: The son of Michael Towles and Gloria Armstrong...birthdate is January 24, 1990...full name is Kedrick Bryant Towles...enrolled in general curriculum.