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#47 John Kenny

Height 6-2
Weight 225 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Carmel, Ind.
High School Carmel

Hawk-Item – – Enrolled for spring semester and participated in 2013 spring practice . . . moved from linebacker to fullback early in the 2014 season.

2014 – – Saw action in 11 games, with two starts . . . had four pass receptions for 27 yards, but no rushing attempts . . . saw first action of career at fullback in 20-17 loss to Iowa State, recording one pass reception for two yards . . . saw action in 24-20 win at Pittsburgh, recording one reception for five yards . . . started at fullback in 24-10 win at Purdue, but had no statistics as offense gained 420 yards total offense . . . saw action in 45-29 win over Indiana, but had no statistics as offense gained 426 yarsds total offense . . . saw action in 38-31 loss at Maryland, but had no statistics as offense gained 433 yards total offense . . . saw action in 48-7 win over Northwestern, but had no statistics as offense gained 483 yards total offense . . . saw action in 51-14 loss at Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 30-14 win at Illinois, but had no statistics as offense rushed for 304 yards and gained 587 yards total offense . . . saw action in 26-24 loss to No. 14 Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 37-34 overtime loss to Nebraska, recording two receptions for 20 yards . . . saw action in 45-28 TaxSlayer Bowl loss to Tennessee, but had no statistics.

2013 – – Redshirted.

High school honors – – Named to Indianapolis Star Super Team as a senior . . . earned first team all-state and all-conference honors as a senior and junior . . . Career – – helped prep team post three-year record of 31-5, including state championship as a junior . . . recorded 98 tackles as a senior, including 14 tackles for loss and four QB sacks, while also collecting four forced fumbles, one recovered fumble and two blocked kicks . . . collected 120 tackles as a junior, including 19 tackles for loss, eight QB sacks, four forced fumbles, four recovered fumbles, one touchdown and one blocked kick . . . 86 tackles as a sophomore, with 12 tackles for loss, six QB sacks, two forced fumbles and one recovered fumble . . . team captain as a senior . . . also lettered in lacrosse and hockey.

Personal – – Born 6/20/94 in Charlotte, N.C. . . . leisure studies-recreation and sport business major . . . parents are Debbie and Shawn Kenny . . . . carried a 3.2 prep GPA . . . high school coach was Kevin Wright.