Football

Kris Kentera - 82

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Colorado Springs, Colo.

High School:
Pine Creek

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 220

Position:
WR

Kris Kentera

09/06/2014

Vanderbilt-Ole Miss Postgame Notes

Ole Miss 41, Vanderbilt 3

08/02/2014

Energy builds Saturday as 'Dores move closer to full pads

Teams don shoulder pads during third preseason workout on campus

08/10/2013

Offense shines in Saturday night scrimmage

Carta-Samuels sharp in leading Dores

04/06/2013

Defense shines in scrimmage

Commodores excel in two-hour, 95-play session Saturday

12/11/2012

The Best of 2012: Offensive Play

Vote for the best offensive play of 2012.

11/30/2013

Vanderbilt Football vs. Wake Forest (USATSI)

USATSI Gallery

11/30/2013

Vanderbilt vs. Wake Forest (Russell)

Photos of Vanderbilt's game against Wake Forest on Nov. 30, 2013.

11/16/2013

Vanderbilt vs. Kentucky (Russell)

Photos of Vanderbilt's game against Kentucky on Nov. 16, 2013.

11/09/2013

USATSPI: Vanderbilt vs. Florida - 11/09/13

USATSPI: Vanderbilt vs. Florida - 11/09/13

09/28/2013

Vanderbilt vs. UAB (Russell)

Photos of Vanderbilt's football game against UAB on Sept. 28, 2013. Photos by John Russell.

2013
Kentera 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.

2012
Kentera has 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.

2011
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.

Personal
Lawrence Kris Kentera... 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: 39, vs. Missouri, 10/5/2013
Longest Catch: 25, vs. UMass, 10/27/2012


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