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2002 Football Roster

Louis Kemp

Class: r-Sr.
Position: LB
Height: 5-10
Weight: 217 pounds
Previous School: Gadsden
Hometown: Gadsden, AL

Noteworthy: The defense's high energy guy ... Moved from inside linebacker to outside linebacker midway during the 2001 campaign ... Was a medical redshirt in 1999 ... Moved from fullback to linebacker in the spring of 2000 ... A tough, physical player who always gives great effort ... A walk-on to the Blue Raider program who was put on scholarship by Andy McCollum during the fall of 2000.

2001: Saw action in all 11 games and was a starter six times (2 at middle linebacker, 4 at outside linebacker) ... Was 10th on the team in tackles with a career-best 35 ... Also tallied four stops for minus yards, one sack, a fumble recovery and three pass breakups ... Had a season-best five tackles against Troy State, Louisiana-Lafayette, and New Mexico State ... Registered a personal-high two tackles for loss in a win over Troy State ... First career sack came against Troy State ... Recovered a fumble against Arkansas State ... Also played extensively on special teams.

2000: Played in all 11 games and two as a starter at ......"Will......" linebacker (Connecticut and Louisiana-Lafayette) ... Was also a member of special teams ... Was 10th on the team in tackles with 27 stops ... Also had one tackle for lost yardage, two pass breakups, and an interception ... The interception came against South Florida and covered 56 yards ... Registered a career-best 12 tackles (8 solos) in the win over Louisiana-Lafayette ... Had five tackles in a personal-high 61 snaps on defense against Maryland ... Averaged 20.0 snaps a game on defense.

1999: Was medically redshirted ... Played in two games on special teams before his injury. 1998: Did not play in any games.

High School: Lettered in football, track, and basketball at Gadsden High School ... Was an all-area running back as a senior and an all-area most valuable offensive player his junior year ... Earned all-area honors as a defensive back as a sophomore.

Personal: Parents: Louis C. Kemp III and Estellamae Wilson ... Born: 7/23/79 ... Major: Liberal Arts.

Tackles UA A Tot. Sacks TFL FR INT
2000 16 11 27 0-0 1-1 0-0 1-56 2001 19 16 35 1-8 4-15 1-7 0-0 Total 35 27 62 1-8 5-16 1-7 1-56

2001 Game-by-Game Stats
2002 Game-by-Game Stats