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Kevin Reddick (born December 28, 1989) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He played college football at North Carolina. He was signed by the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent in 2013.

Kevin Reddick
Free agent
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1989-12-28) December 28, 1989 (age 29)
New Bern, North Carolina
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school:New Bern
(New Bern, North Carolina)
College:North Carolina
Undrafted:2013
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-ACC (2012)
Career NFL statistics as of 2015
Total tackles:17
Sacks:0.0
Forced fumbles:1
Player stats at NFL.com

High schoolEdit

Reddick attended New Bern High School in New Bern, North Carolina, and also attended Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Virginia. He was a varsity starter as a sophomore at fullback, and earned offensive MVP honors in the state 4-AA finals as a senior at that position after scoring two touchdowns to end Charlotte Independence’s reign. He was named the Coastal Conference defensive player of the year, and earned first-team all-state honors at linebacker as a senior. He recorded 189 tackles, eight sacks, six forced fumbles and blocked four punts, and also rushed for 163 yards and six touchdowns at fullback, and he earned all-conference and all-area honors as a junior.

Considered a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, he was listed as the no. 33 outside linebacker in the nation. He accepted a scholarship offer from North Carolina over offers from North Carolina State, Virginia and Clemson.[1] Reddick did not qualify for NCAA eligibility in 2008, leading him to enroll at Hargrave Military Academy.[2] Once eligible to enroll in 2009, he was considered a four-star recruit by both Rivals.com and Scout.com.

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Kevin Reddick
LB
New Bern, NC Hargrave Military Academy 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 230 lb (100 kg) 4.65 Aug 9, 2008 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 78
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 5   Rivals: 6
  • ‡ Refers to 40 yard dash
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height, weight and 40 time.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "North Carolina Commit List for 2009". Rivals.com. Retrieved January 11, 2009.
  • "RecruitTracker 2008: North Carolina". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 11, 2009.
  • "2009 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved January 11, 2009.

College careerEdit

During his tenure, he played in 50 games, accumulating 275 tackles, including 36 for loss, 8.5 sacks, two interception and two forced fumbles. As a senior, he was named first-team All-ACC.

Professional careerEdit

New Orleans SaintsEdit

Reddick was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New Orleans Saints on April 27, 2013.[3][4] The Saints released Reddick on August 26, 2014.[5]

San Diego ChargersEdit

Reddick signed with the San Diego Chargers on September 23, 2014, and was released October 7, 2014.[6]

Carolina PanthersEdit

Reddick signed with the Carolina Panthers in September 2014. He was released by the Panthers on August 30, 2015 as part of the first wave of roster cuts.[7]

Buffalo BillsEdit

Reddick was claimed off waivers by the Buffalo Bills on September 1, 2015, due to injuries to their linebacking unit.[8] He was released by the Bills on September 5, 2015.[9] On September 6, 2015, the Bills signed Reddick to their practice squad.[10] On November 24, 2015, he was released from practice squad. On December 1, 2015, he was signed to the active roster.

On August 7, 2016, the Bills waived/injured Reddick due to a knee injury.[11] After going unclaimed, he was placed on the team's injured reserve.

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