Player Profiles

Eric                               Kinsey
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
Height: 6-3
Weight: 278
Sport: Football
Position: DL


• Has played in 33 career games and started four
2014 (Jr.)
• Played in nine games
• Had five tackles, including two unassisted tackles and a tackle for loss
• Used on 126 plays, including 117 on defense
• Season-high 36 plays at Texas Tech
• Finished with a career-high four tackles, including one tackle for loss for seven yards against Kansas
• Had a season-high two solo tackles against Kansas
2013 (So.)
• Played in 10 games and started three at defensive end
• Registered 15 tackles, including eight unassisted tackles, one sack, three tackles for loss and a pass breakup
• Had a four-yard sack against Iowa State
• Finished with two assisted tackles, including one for loss and a pass breakup vs. Oklahoma State
• Three tackles vs. Maryland and against Georgia State
• Three tackles, including two solo stops and one for loss at Oklahoma
• Three tackles, including an assisted tackle for loss against William & Mary
• Set and tied a career high in total tackles (3) in first four games
2012 (Fr.)
• Played in all 13 games
• Finished with four tackles and two pass breakups
• Had a tackle and a pass breakup against James Madison
• Had a pass breakup at Texas Tech
• Had a solo tackle against Marshall and at Iowa State
High School
• Played for coach Billy Rolle at Miami Northwestern HS
• Finished with 87 tackles, including 24 for loss, and 10 sacks as a senior
• Also forced five fumbles and had three fumble recoveries
• Named All-Dade County 8A-6A first team by the Miami Herald
• Birthday is March 6
• Son of Lakika Newsome and Eric Kinsey
• One of three children
• Majoring in multidisciplinary studies

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