Kris Kentera - 82


Colorado Springs, Colo.

High School:
Pine Creek

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 218



Kris  Kentera


Sixteen 'Dore seniors to be recognized prior to Texas A&M kickoff

LB Zach Cunningham putting up All-SEC caliber numbers


Commodores stage 90-minute public workout Saturday on campus

Squad returns for second public practice Sunday afternoon


Commodores stage productive scrimmage in stadium

First outdoor practice comes one week before spring game


Commodores stage productive scrimmage in stadium

First outdoor practice comes one week before spring game


Commodores stage lengthy scrimmage Friday on campus

Squad goes into Spring Break following intense session


Vanderbilt vs. Texas A&M (John Russell)

Photos from Vanderbilt's game vs. Texas A&M


Vanderbilt vs. Austin Peay; Howell (9/19/15)

Vanderbilt vs. Austin Peay. Photos by Joe Howell (9/19/15)


No. 10 Georgia vs. Vanderbilt (USA Today)

The Vanderbilt Commodores host the Georgia Bulldogs at Vanderbilt Stadium.


Vanderbilt vs. UGA, 9/12/15 (Howell)

Vanderbilt vs. Georgia, 2:30 pm kick. 9/12/15. Photos by Joe Howell


Vanderbilt vs. UGA, 9/12/15 (Russell)

Vanderbilt vs. Georgia, 2:30 pm kick. Photos by John Russell. (9/12/15)

Kentera participated in all 12 games, seeing action as a wide receiver and special teams contributor... Ended season with seven receptions, good for 113 yards and a touchdown... Best performance came against South Carolina, catching two passes for 46 yards, including one resulting in 39-yard score... Also had catches against UMass, Ole Miss, Missouri, Mississippi State and Tennessee... Contributed eight total tackles on special team coverage units.

Participated in all 13 games in a tight end or H-back role, and even practiced as a potential quarterback in the days leading to the BBVA Compass Bowl... Earned starting assignments in wins over UAB, Kentucky and Tennessee... Finished the regular season with 10 catches for 100 yards and one TD... Posted career highs of five receptions and 39 yards against Missouri... Notched 13-yard TD reception in victory over Kentucky.

Appeared in all 13 games, earning four starts at tight end after switching from quarterback... As receiving threat out of the backfield, Kentera has hauled in 10 catches for 98 yards and two TDs... His 10 catches are tops among the team's tight ends corps, and tied for third among all receivers... Kentera's two TDs also rank third on the squad... Switched to tight end during spring drills.

Kentera moved to tight end/H-back during spring drills... Used his first semester on campus to increase strength while gaining familiarity with the Commodore playbook... Demonstrated excellent athleticism as a scout team contributor.

High School
Senior team captain... Team MVP as senior... Three-year letter winner at QB and safety... Helped lead team to three consecutive league championships... During senior campaign, passed for 1,650 yards and 16 TDs while rushing for 649 yards and seven TDs... As senior safety, contributed 45 total tackles... Earned First Team All-Southern Colorado All-State QB honors... Also earned All-State honors as senior safety... Named 5A-4A All-Area as junior and senior... Also lettered in basketball.

Lawrence Kris Kentera... Majoring in Human and Organizational Development... Born Aug. 24, 1992... Son of Kris and Kim Kentera... Dad is a traveling businessman; mom is a consultant... Has three sisters: Nicole, Alex and Bailey... Dad played receiver at Georgia Tech; granddad played LB/ FB and coached at Arizona State... Worked summer job cleaning carts at nearby golf club... Enjoys snowboarding and golf.

Career Highs
Receptions: 5, vs. Missouri, 10/5/2013
Rec. Yards: 48, vs. Western Kentucky, 9/3/2015
Longest Catch: 39, vs. South Carolina, 9/20/2014
Receiving Touchdowns: 1, (4x) Last vs. South Carolina, 9/20/2014

Kris Kentera Action Shot 10-02-15


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