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Kent Perkins
OT #76
Height:
6-5
Weight:
320
Age:
22
College:
Texas
Hometown:
Dallas, TX
Experience:
R

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Bio

      A versatile offensive line prospect known for his size and strength ... Of his 34 career starts at Texas, 22 were at RG and 12 were at ROT ... Considered a key player on one of college football’s top run-blocking offensive lines over his three years as a starter ... Starting RG on powerful 2016 Longhorn offensive line that blocked for nation’s leading rusher, D’Onta Foreman ... Did not receive NFL Combine invite, but his 35 bench press reps at Texas’ pro day would have tied for the most among all players at the combine.

      A versatile offensive line prospect known for his size and strength ... Of his 34 career starts at Texas, 22 were at RG and 12 were at ROT ... Considered a key player on one of college football’s top run-blocking offensive lines over his three years as a starter ... Starting RG on powerful 2016 Longhorn offensive line that blocked for nation’s leading rusher, D’Onta Foreman ... Did not receive NFL Combine invite, but his 35 bench press reps at Texas’ pro day would have tied for the most among all players at the combine.

 

     Career transactions: Signed with Cincinnati as college free agent on 5-5-17.

 

     College highlights: Three-year starter ... Played in 39 career games, with 22 starts (22 at RG, 12 at ROT). 2016—Started 10 games, all at RG ... Helped offensive line pave way for RB D’Onta Foreman’s nation-leading 2028 rushing yards ... Foreman averaged 188 yards per game and 6.1 yards per rush in the 10 contests Perkins started, including three 250-yard efforts ... In win at Texas Tech, blocked for offense that tallied 658 yards of offense, including 414 rushing yards ... Helped offense total 567 yards of offense at Cal, including 307 rushing yards. 2015—Recorded 10 starts, with the first eight coming at ROT before sliding to right guard for the final two to replace the Longhorns’ injured starter ... Helped offense average 224.8 rushing yards per game, as well as three separate games with six rushing TDs ... Named team’s offensive MVP after helping pave way for 274 rushing yards and three rushing TDs in win vs. Kansas State (started at ROT) ... In win vs. Kansas, aided blocking effort for 299 yards rushing, with six rushing TDs, as well as 299 yards passing ... Helped offense to 403 yards rushing, with six rushing TDs, in win vs. Texas Tech. 2014—Started all 13 games (10 at RG, three at ROT) ... Aided output of 512 total yards, including 241 yards rushing, in win vs. Iowa State. 2013—Played in six games, with one start ... In first career start, at ROT vs. Texas Tech, helped Longhorns total 463 yards of offense, including 281 rushing.

 

     High school: Attended Lake Highlands High School in Dallas, Texas ... Earned Parade All-American honors as a senior ... Played in 2013 U.S. Army All-American Game ... Participated in track and field as a freshman, and wrestled as a sophomore and junior.

 

     Personal: Hometown is Dallas, Texas ... Health promotion major at Texas.

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