Kendall Lamm

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Kendall Lamm
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Lamm in the 2016 NFL season.
No. 74 – Houston Texans
Position: Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1992-06-05) June 5, 1992 (age 26)
Charlotte, North Carolina
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight: 310 lb (141 kg)
Career information
High school: David W. Butler
(Matthews, North Carolina)
College: Appalachian State
Undrafted: 2015
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • First Team All-Sun Belt (2014)
Career NFL statistics as of 2017
Games played: 40
Games started: 11
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Kendall Lamm (born June 5, 1992) is an American football offensive tackle for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). He played at Appalachian State for four years and was signed by the Texans as an undrafted free agent in 2015.[1]

College career

Kendall attended Butler high school in which he graduated and then went on to study at Appalachian State. He then graduated with a bachelor's degree in Communication-Public relations in December 2014. Kendall also held a top achievement of being a member of the Appalachian State athletics’ academic honor roll.[2]

His first season with the Mountaineers in 2011 saw him play 8 out of 12 games. The four games that he had missed were due to an injury which caused him to miss 2 games and later on he was suspended for 2 games due to misconduct.

In his second year in 2012, Kendall saw more game time as he started 11-of-12 games at left tackle. The one game he did miss was due to a heady injury sustained in training. Within the season he was number one in the team with the highest season long job grade, 87%, and technique grade, 79%. Kendall also improved his behavior and conduct, in his second season he did not commit a single penalty.

The last 2 seasons of his college career saw Kendall excelling and performing extremely well. He played in all 24 games and was recognized by many coaches as one of the best in the conference.[3] As a right back tackle he managed to record a total of 46 knockdowns in 2014 alone. He was praised to be an exceptional leader of an offensive line that managed to only allow 11 sacks all season. That is a record which is tied for 8th among the league. To close the 2014 season, Lamm lead his team to a 6-game winning streak in which the offensive line lead the attack for the Mountaineers to rush for 1,747 yards (291.2 ypg) and allowed only one sack. He also recorded a game in which he had a performance of the season in which he registered a total of 28 knockdowns and was charged with allowing only one sack all season.

Professional career

Lamm signed with the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent on May 8, 2015.[4] After making the Texans roster as an undrafted rookie, Lamm played in 15 games with four starts in 2015. In 2016, he played in 15 games with three starts.

On October 28, 2017, Lamm was waived by the Texans, but was re-signed three days later.[5][6]

References

  1. ^ "Texans sign all seven NFL draft picks". 
  2. ^ "Kendall Lamm". 
  3. ^ "UL Lafayette's McGuire Headlines All-Sun Belt Conference Teams and Individual Award Winners". www.sunbeltsports.org. Sun Belt Conference. December 10, 2014. Retrieved December 14, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Texans sign all seven NFL draft picks". HoustonTexans.com. May 8, 2015. Retrieved August 26, 2017. 
  5. ^ "TRANSACTIONS: Texans activate T Duane Brown". HoustonTexans.com. October 28, 2017. 
  6. ^ "TRANSACTIONS: Texans sign Lamm, Blackson". HoustonTexans.com. November 1, 2017. 
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