Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Kentrell Brothers

Fr., LB, 6-1, 220, Guthrie, Okla. (Guthrie HS)

Highly sought-after prospect out of the state of Oklahoma who was a three-year starter at both linebacker and wide receiver for Guthrie High School … Ranked by as the nation’s No. 36 outside linebacker prospect, and as the No. 9 overall prospect coming out of the state of Oklahoma in 2011 … Was named the Daily Oklahoman Defensive Player of the Year as a senior, when he registered 100 tackles and 19 sacks, while also moonlighting as a productive receiver, with 53 receptions for 1,322 yards and 16 touchdowns … He also ran for a score and threw for another as Guthrie made it to the Class 5A semifinals in 2010 … In one game this past season against Duncan, he caught 5 passes for 176 yards and 3 touchdowns, while also impacting the game by making 5 sacks on defense … Took home all-state honors as a junior as well, when he had similar numbers which included 98 tackles and 18 sacks on defense, to go with 63 receptions for 1,122 yards and 12 touchdowns on offense … Also lettered in both basketball and tennis at his school, and was an all-state selection in basketball as a sophomore … High school coach – Rafe Watkins … Parents – Jeff Jones & Kia Brothers-Jones … Has been a member of FCA and student council … Lists hobbies as all sports, video games and large game hunting … Chose Mizzou over a lengthy list of suitors, just a few of which included Arizona, Arizona State, Baylor, Connecticut, Kansas State, Kansas, Iowa State, Syracuse, Washington and Tulsa, among others.