2015 NFL Draft Profile: Eric Kendricks


Eric Kendricks #6 — UCLA

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Vital Stats

Eric Kendricks — #6 UCLA

Position: Inside Linebacker

Height: 6’0”

Weight: 232 LBS

Arm Length: 31”

Hand Size: 9 5/8”

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Combine Results

40 Yard Dash: 4.61 seconds

Bench Press: 19 reps

Vertical Jump: 38 inches

Broad Jump: 124 inches

2014 Season Stats and Honors

149 total tackles (11.5 for loss), four sacks, three INT’s, one forced fumble

2014 Dick Butkus Award and Ronnie Lott Trophy winner.

Pac-12 record for career total tackles with 480.

Player Analysis

Eric Kendricks has been considered one of the top linebackers in the 2015 NFL Draft class throughout the evaluation process. He made his presence known during his four seasons as a Bruin as an excellent run stopper but he was also useful in coverage for previous defensive coordinators Lou Spanos and Jeff Ulbrich.

Mock drafts have Kendricks tabbed anywhere from a mid-first round selection to an early second round pick, (including DraftTek.com at #19) and wherever he is taken come April 30th on, he should be able to make a long, productive career for himself at the next level.

Jul 24, 2014; Hollywood, CA, USA; UCLA Bruins linebacker Eric Kendricks poses for a photo during the Pac-12 Media Day at the Studios at Paramount. Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports