Kennard Reeves - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#28 Kennard Reeves


Class Redshirt Senior
Height 6'1"
Weight 205
Hometown Duluth, Ga.
High School Duluth

Valuable contributor on return units and as reserve tailback in third season… Played in 10 games during third season as a Commodore… As running back, ranked fourth on the team with 153 yards and two touchdowns on 25 carries… 6.1-yard rushing average was second among running backs… Rushing total also marks single-season career high… Also caught three passes for 22 yards… Set career high with 62 rushing yards against Western Carolina, then followed that effort with 35 yards at LSU and 41 yards in win at Rice.. Touchdowns came against Western Carolina and Rice… Also added career long rush of 22 yards against WCU… Opportunities to carry ball decreased as roles expanded for freshman backs Warren Norman and Zac Stacy.

Reeves played in 10 games, mostly on special teams, but contributed in excellent fashion as a running back during finale at Wake Forest… Provided offensive spark in second half scoring drive against Demon Deacons, rushing for 34 yards on six carries… Also had a 15-yard reception against Florida… Missed three games recovering from leg injury.

Played on special teams and as reserve tailback in 11 games… Had three rushes in late-game action versus Eastern Michigan and Auburn.

Redshirted as a freshman tailback… Earned Offensive Scout of the Week honors after Michigan and Kentucky games.

High School
Senior captain… Three-year starter at running back… Also started at safety as sophomore and cornerback as junior… In 2005, rushed for 870 yards on 120 carries, scoring 12 TDs… As receiver, caught 11 passes for 150 yards… Also served as team’s kickoff returner… Earned First Team AAAAA All-Region as senior… Rushed for 670 yards during junior season… Three-year letter winner in track & field, earning coaches’ award as junior… An honors student, named Academic All-State.

Kennard Alexander Reeves… Son of Reeves A. Reeves, a mortgage broker… Has one sister, Portia… Planning to major in economics… Will enter the 2006 season as 17-year-old… Former teammate Jason Davis plays at Georgia Tech… Is Duluth[apos]s first I-A football signee since 1995… Reeves is majoring in Communication Studies from the College of Arts and Science.