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Kent Harper
Kent Harper

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
York, S.C.

High School:
York HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 210

Position:
DE


10/23/2010

Coastal Carolina vs Stony Brook 10/23/2010

Coastal Carolina vs Stony Brook 10/23/2010

#58 Kent Harper 6-1 / 210 / DE Senior York, S.C. York HS

2009 (Jr.): Played in nine contests, serving as a backup defensive lineman as well as a member of the special teams ... Tallied 11 stops, including 3.5 for losses and two sacks ... Had a season-high three tackles versus VMI, including a half sack and a forced fumble ... Only had one tackle versus Monmouth and Liberty, but they were for a half sack and solo sack, respectively.

2008 (So.): Played in all 12 games as a reserve and special teams player ... Made a pair of tackles on the season, with one each against North Carolina Central and at Gardner-Webb.

2007 (RFr.): Played in all 11 games as a redshirt freshman, coming off the bench ... Recorded 11 tackles on the year, including 0.5 tackles for loss ... Had a season-high five tackles, including three solos, in the win at Charleston Southern ... Posted four assisted tackles, including a tackle for loss, at James Madison ... Also recorded tackles against Chowan and at Liberty.

2006 (Fr.): Redshirted during his freshman season.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: Earned four letters in football at York, including twice being named the team's top defensive end/linebacker ... Earned All-Region honors his senior year at linebacker, as well as being named to the Rock Hill Herald All-Area squad after recording 164 tackles, seven tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, three forced fumbles and one interception ... As a team captain led the Cougars to second round of the 2005 state playoffs, losing to eventual state champion Byrnes ... During his junior season posted 107 tackles, seven tackles for loss, two sacks and one interception en route to All-Region and second team All-Area honors ... Was the 2005 state strength champion in the 205-pound class after winning the regional title in the 190-pound class in 2004 ... Also played baseball and wrestled during his high school career ... Started in center field for the baseball team as a senior ... Earned a place on the Honor Roll.

Personal: Son of Samuel G. Harper, Sr. and Karen Hinton... Brother Sam was a four-year letterwinner on the Coastal football squad.

Harper's career Defensive Statistics
GP-GS Solo Asst. Total TFL-YDS Sack-YDS Int-YDS PBU FR FF BLK
2007 11-0 2 9 11 0.5- 1 0.0- 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0
2008 12-0 1 1 2 0.0- 0 0.0- 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0
2009 9-0 2 9 11 3.5-20 2.0-17 0-0 0 0-0 1 0
Total 32-0 5 19 24 4.0-21 2.0-17 0-0 0 0-0 1 0

CAREER GAME-BY-GAME TACKLES (solo-asst-tot)
2007:
Delaware State 0-0-0; Winston-Salem State 0-0-0; Georgia Southern 0-0-0; James Madison 0-4-4; Furman 0-0-0; Chowan 0-1-1; Presbyterian 0-0-0; VMI 0-0-0; Liberty 0-1-1; Gardner-Webb 0-0-0; Charleston Southern 2-3-5.
2008: Penn State 0-0-0; Colgate 0-0-0; Monmouth 0-0-0; Towson 0-0-0; North Carolina A&T 0-0-0; Liberty 0-0-0; VMI 0-0-0; North Carolina Central 0-1-1; Stony Brook 0-0-0; Gardner-Webb 1-0-1; Presbyterian 0-0-0; Charleston Southern 0-0-0.
2009: Kent State 0-1-1; Monmouth 0-1-1; Towson 0-2-2; North Carolina A&T 0-2-2; VMI 1-2-3; Liberty 1-0-1; Stony Brook 0-0-0; Clemson DNP; Gardner-Webb 0-1-1; Presbyterian 0-0-0; Charleston Southern DNP.

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