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Kenny Stills

Kenny Stills
No. 84     New Orleans Saints
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1992-04-22) April 22, 1992
Place of birth: Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 196 lb (89 kg)
Career information
High school: Carlsbad (CA) La Costa Canyon
College: Oklahoma
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 5 / Pick: 144
Debuted in 2013 for the New Orleans Saints
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 14, 2014
Receptions 76
Receiving yards 1332
Receiving TDs 8
Stats at NFL.com

Kenneth Lee Stills, Jr. (born April 22, 1992) is an American football wide receiver for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). After playing college football for the Oklahoma Sooners, he was drafted by the Saints in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

Contents

  • Early years 1
  • College career 2
  • Professional career 3
    • 2013 NFL Combine 3.1
    • New Orleans Saints 3.2
  • Personal 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Early years

Stills attended La Costa Canyon High School in Carlsbad, California, where he was a three-sport star in football, basketball and track. In his sophomore year, he had 30 catches for 627 yards and six touchdowns. As a junior, he snatched 62 passes for 1,500 yards and 17 touchdowns. As a senior in 2009, he was named CIF first-team at wide receiver after hauling in 45 receptions for 914 yards and 10 touchdowns. His career totals of 3,041 yards receiving established a San Diego area career-record.[1]

Also an standout track & field athlete, Stills competed as a sprinter. At the 2009 Avocado League Finals, he earned third-place finishes in both the 100-meter dash (10.84 s) and 200-meter dash (21.76 s).[2]

College career

Stills attended the University of Oklahoma, where he played for coach Bob Stoops' Oklahoma Sooners football team from 2010 to 2012. He started all 14 games for the Sooners as a true freshman in 2010. He set school records for receptions and receiving yards for a freshman with 61 for 786 yards and five touchdowns.[3] In the 2011 season, he had 61 receptions for 849 yards and eight touchdowns. In 2012, he had 82 catches for 959 yards and 11 touchdowns. Overall, in his three years at Oklahoma he had 204 receptions for 2594 yards and 24 touchdowns.[4] After the 2012 season, Stills decided to forego his final year of college eligibility and enter the NFL draft.[5]

Professional career

2013 NFL Combine

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 0 in 194 lb 4.38 s 1.54 s 2.49 s 4.13 s 7.13 s 33.5 in 10 ft 4 in 16 reps
All values from Central Florida Pro Day.[6]

New Orleans Saints

In the 2013 NFL Draft, Stills was selected by the New Orleans Saints in the fifth round as the 144th overall pick.

SEASON TEAM GP REC Targets YDS AVG LONG TD FD FUM LST
2013 NO 16 32 51 641 20.0 76 5 24 0 0

[7]

Personal

Stills is the son of Annette Delao[8] and Ken Stills, who played in the National Football League from 1985 to 1990.[9] His uncle, Gary Stills, also played in the NFL, as a linebacker from 1999 to 2008.[10]

References

  1. ^ http://www.neworleanssaints.com/team/roster/Kenny-Stills/9068896f-930c-4ce8-8e4f-8bb84030e010
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ OU's Kenny Stills is faster, stronger and still having fun
  4. ^ ESPN.com stats
  5. ^ "Oklahoma's Jefferson, Stills to enter NFL draft", Associated Press at SI.com, January 7, 2013.
  6. ^ http://www.nfldraftscout.com/ratings/dsprofile.php?pyid=83828&draftyear=2013&genpos=RB
  7. ^ http://espn.go.com/nfl/player/stats/_/id/16016/kenny-stills
  8. ^ Jenni Carlson, "OU's Kenny Stills ready for opportunity to fill Ryan Broyles' shoes", The Oklahoman, November 17, 2011.
  9. ^ Dad's special view from the stands
  10. ^ Terrance Harris, "Father knows best for Saints rookie receiver Kenny Stills", The Times-Picayune, May 9, 2013.

External links

  • New Orleans Saints bio
  • Oklahoma Sooners bio
  • Kenny Stills Personal site
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