| Kennedy Estelle
|Height / Weight:|
6-7 / 300
A second-year offensive lineman ... a prep All-American ... member of the ESPNU top 150 as a senior.
Saw action as a reserve offensive tackle in three games ... saw his first-career action vs. New Mexico ... also played vs. Ole Miss and Oklahoma ... was unavailable for the Kansas, Texas Tech, Iowa State, TCU,Kansas Stateand Oregon State games with a shoulder injury.
Coached by Eric Wells at Dawson H.S. ... a prep All-American, all-state all-area and all-district performer on the offensive line ... played in the 2012 Under Armour All-America Game ... a member of ESPNU's top 150 national prospects ... ranked as the seventh-best offensive tackle and 58th-best overall prospect by ESPNU ... ranked as the 110th-best overall prospect by the Sporting News ... a member of the Houston Chronicle's The Houston 100 (top prospects in greater Houston area), the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Elite 11 and the Austin American-Statesman's Fab 55 (state's top prospects) ... helped Dawson post a 21-8 record over his final two seasons ... a Sports Illustrated High School All-America second-team selection as a senior ... an All-Greater Houston first-team selection (Houston Chronicle) ... a first-team Preseason Super Team selection by Dave Campbell's Texas Football ... named first-team All-State by the Texas Sports Writers Association ... named first-team all-district 24-4A ... named the Greater Houston Honda Dealers Player of the Week in week 10 ... helped lead Dawson to a 13-3 record and an appearance in the fifth round of the state playoffs ... anchored a line that averaged 411.8 yards of total offense per game, including 210.8 rushing yards per game and 201.0 passing yards per game ... helped lead Dawson to a 8-5 record and an appearance in the third round of the state playoffs as a junior ... a key member of a line that averaged 387.4 yards of total offense per game, including 202.2 rushing yards per game and 185.2 passing yards per game ... also competed in shot put in track and field, finishing third in the state as a senior, fifth as a junior and second as a sophomore.
Began playing football at age 9 ... born in Las Vegas and lived in Houston until age 10, also lived in Galveston ... his cousin, Sean Estelle, played defensive end at Texas Tech (2006-08) ... has fed the needy with his church ... also sang in the church choir and competed in competitions ... enjoys rapping, singing and video games.
THE ESTELLE FILE
My dream as a college football player: Win multiple national championships and be the best offensive lineman in the game
During pregame, I like to: Listen to music and get hyped
If I were to play another sport it would be: Track or basketball
Favorite vehicle: Old school drop top Chevy Caprice
Favorite show: The Boondocks
I can't believe I watch: Jersey Shore
Favorite movie: Don't Be a Menace, Juice, Friday, Kung Fu Panda
Favorite sports movie: Remember the Titans, The Longest Yard, We Are Marshall
Favorite actor and actress: Mike Epps and Halle Berry
Favorite musical artist: Kendrick Lamar
Favorite song: Best Rapper Under 25
Sports hero: Jerome Bettis, Julius Peppers
Favorite superhero: The Hulk
Favorite video game: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Favorite cartoon characters: Courage the Cowardly Dog
I came to Texas because: The tradition