Players

Kenneth Boatright
DE #52
Height:
6-3
Weight:
254
Age:
24
College:
Southern Illinois
Hometown:
Bolingbrook, Ill.
Experience:
2

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Biography

Signed by Seattle as an undrafted rookie free agent on April 27, 2013 and spent the season on injured reserve. Started all 22 games in his Salukis career and recorded 113 tackles (48 solo) and 12.0 sacks in his two-year career. He was a third-team All-America selection by the Associated Press and first-team All-MVFC selection after his senior season when he started all 11 games. Ranked seventh in the conference with 5.5 sacks, was third on the team with 62 tackles (20 solo) and had added one blocked punt that he recovered for a touchdown against Northern Iowa. Helped lead a defense that finished 10th nationally in rushing defense (111.3 ypg). Was an honorable mention all-conference selection, named to the MVFC All-Newcomer team, and named team defensive MVP after leading the team with 6.5 sacks and 13.5 tackles for loss his junior season. Finished tied for eighth in the conference in sacks. Prior to SIU, played two seasons for NAIA Midland University, leading team to a 6-5 record as a freshman and sophomore. Had 82 tackles and 2.0 sacks as a sophomore where he also blocked a punt, had 11 passes defensed and two interceptions. Was second on the team in tackles and garnered honorable mention All-Conference accolades as a free safety as a sophomore. Had 39 tackles and one sack as a freshman. Led Bolingbrook High to a 9-3 record, conference championship and the second round of the playoffs as a senior. Also played volleyball and competed in track. His younger brother, David, is a cornerback for the Salukis. Majored in sports administration. Born in Joliet, Ill., on March 6, 1990.

Signed by Seattle as an undrafted rookie free agent on April 27, 2013 and spent the season on injured reserve. Started all 22 games in his Salukis career and recorded 113 tackles (48 solo) and 12.0 sacks in his two-year career. He was a third-team All-America selection by the Associated Press and first-team All-MVFC selection after his senior season when he started all 11 games. Ranked seventh in the conference with 5.5 sacks, was third on the team with 62 tackles (20 solo) and had added one blocked punt that he recovered for a touchdown against Northern Iowa. Helped lead a defense that finished 10th nationally in rushing defense (111.3 ypg). Was an honorable mention all-conference selection, named to the MVFC All-Newcomer team, and named team defensive MVP after leading the team with 6.5 sacks and 13.5 tackles for loss his junior season. Finished tied for eighth in the conference in sacks. Prior to SIU, played two seasons for NAIA Midland University, leading team to a 6-5 record as a freshman and sophomore. Had 82 tackles and 2.0 sacks as a sophomore where he also blocked a punt, had 11 passes defensed and two interceptions. Was second on the team in tackles and garnered honorable mention All-Conference accolades as a free safety as a sophomore. Had 39 tackles and one sack as a freshman. Led Bolingbrook High to a 9-3 record, conference championship and the second round of the playoffs as a senior. Also played volleyball and competed in track. His younger brother, David, is a cornerback for the Salukis. Majored in sports administration. Born in Joliet, Ill., on March 6, 1990.