2005 (Junior) - Played in 10 games, starting eight ... missed the UNLV game due to injury ... finished second on the team in rushing with 532 yards on 116 carries ... scored six touchdowns and averaged 53.2 yards per game ... averaged 4.6 yards per carry ... caught three passes for 44 yards ... rushed for a career-high 128 yards on a career-most 26 carries vs. SDSU ... scored a career-high four touchdowns ... only the second AFA fullback ever and first since Rodney Lewis in 1989 to score four touchdowns ... earned MWC offensive player of the week honors for his performance vs. the Aztecs ... his 128 yards vs. SDSU were the most by a Falcon in 2005 ... one carry vs. TCU before leaving the game due to injury ... enters the season needing just 132 yards rushing to become the 34th player in school history to rush for 1,000 career yards.
2004 (Sophomore) - Played in every game ... began the year as a halfback, but moved to fullback during the first part of the season ... was the team's No. 3 fullback ... rushed for 232 yards on 43 carries ... averaged 5.4 yards per carry ... rushed for 43 yards vs. BYU, including a career-long 42-yard run ... rushed for a season-high 45 yards on seven carries vs. Eastern Washington ... rushed for 39 yards on seven carries vs. Utah ... rushed for 34 yards and a touchdown on eight carries at Army.
2003 (Freshman) - Appeared in 10 of the team's 12 games at halfback and fullback ... rushed the ball 22 times for 104 yards and one touchdown ... scored AFA's final touchdown in the season-opening 49-0 rout over Wofford ... ran for a career-high 62 yards in that game ... listed third on the depth chart at fullback after 2004 spring drills.
High School - Two-year letterwinner in football ... helped his team to two state championships ... second-team all-district selection in 2001 ... played in the same backfield with former Texas standout and current Chicago Bear Cedric Benson ... member of National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society ... was senior class president ... vice president of junior class ... earned the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Good Citizen Award his senior year ... football coach was John Parchman.
Personal - Parents are Noble and Latrese Kendrick ... has a sister, Dorshae Huston (34) and two brothers, Marceiva Stevens (33) and Noble, Jr. (33) ... birth date is May 3, 1984 ... attended the AFA Prep School ... played football and was named the offensive player of the year ... completed courses in aeronautical and astronautical engineering last summer ... completed Global Engagement and Operations Air Force in the summer of 2005 ... also took a class during summer academics ... completed Combat Survival Training and an academic class in the summer of 2004 ... also recruited by SMU, TCU, North Texas and Oklahoma State ... hobby is racing remote cars ... favorite class subject is biology ... would like to work as a contracting or acquisitions officer in the Air Force following graduation ... favorite book is Cane Mutiny ... his greatest moment in sports is scoring his first touchdown in Falcon Stadium ... credits his father with the biggest influence on his sports career ... member of cadet squadron 1 ... majoring in social sciences ... something not many people know about him is that he likes to play chess ... thing he likes best about AFA football is fighting with his brothers ... thing he likes best about the AFA coaching staff is that they care for their players and respect the game ... person in history he'd most like to meet is Jesus Christ ... favorite musical artist is Usher ... favorite NFL team is the Dallas Cowboys and his favorite NFL player is Baltimore's Ray Lewis.
Kendrick's Career Statistics
Rushing Year G # Yds Avg TD LG 2005 10 116 532 4.6 6 29 (SDSU) 2004 11 43 232 5.4 1 42 (BYU) 2003 10 22 104 4.7 1 18 (Wof) Total 31 181 868 4.8 8