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22 Hughes Casey

Jr. H Linebacker H 6-1 • 218 Reading, Pa. H Mifflin HS 2012 Hughes played in 12 games as a reserve linebacker and contributor on special teams... Tallied four total tackles, including a tackle for loss during the season... Also recovered a fumble in the win against UMass... Recovered a blocked punt in the end zone for a touchdown in victory at Wake Forest, becoming the first Commodore to register a score off blocked punt since Javon Marshall accomplished the feat against Florida in 2010... Contributed two tackles in team's Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl win over N.C. State.

HUGHES' Career Defensive Statistics

Tackles TFL 2012 2-2-4 1.0-5

Sacks Int 0.0-0 0-0

FF/FR PBU 0/1 0

38 Hysong Alex

Jr. H Defensive Back H 5-10 • 175 Bethesda, Mass. H Whitman HS

SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week for his performance in shutout win at Kentucky, in which Johnson and the offensive line paved the way for 227 yards on the ground and 220 yards through the air... Johnson’s SEC honor was his third weekly award from the league, the most ever by a Vanderbilt offensive lineman... The Commodores produced a season-best 29 first downs and converted 11-of-17 third down conversions in the win against the Wildcats. 2011 Johnson ranked among the most versatile offensive linemen in the SEC... As a redshirt sophomore, Johnson showed his versatility, starting games at center (6 games), left tackle (5 games) and left guard (1 game)... Played virtually every offensive snap for the Commodores for a second consecutive season... A key member of the offensive turnaround that has the Commodores scoring 10 points more points per game than a year ago... Was named SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week for his performance vs. Ole Miss when the 'Dores rushed for 281 yards... Helped pave the way for Zac Stacy to set the single season school record with 1,136 yards. 2010 Undersized as a first-year starter, Johnson put together a solid season at left tackle, earning conference and national recognition... One of two linemen to start every game for Commodores... Earned SEC All-Freshman OL honors by postseason ballot of head coaches and several football publications... Named All-SEC freshman and second-team Freshman All-America by Phil Steele's magazine...Consistently graded among the top performers on Commodore line, despite being outweighed by virtually every opposing DE... Named SEC's Offensive Lineman of the Week after excellent performance in Commodores' win at Ole Miss. 2009 Earned team's postseason Offensive Scout of the Year award during redshirt campaign.

82 Kentera Kris

2012 Hysong did not see action during a game, though he contributed valuable role as practice squad defensive back.

50 Jelks

R-So. H Tight End H 6-4 • 232 Colorado Springs, Colo. H Pine Creek HS


R-Fr. H Offensive Line H 6-6 • 292 Paris, Tenn. H Henry County HS 2012 Jelks has drawn rave reviews from the coaching staff despite redshirting as a true freshman... Jelks displayed excellent agility and techniques during fall practices and also added bulk through the weight room. HIGH SCHOOL Senior captain... Three-year offensive line starter... As senior left tackle, contributed over 70 pancake blocks as Henry County went 15-0 and earned first state title in school history... Finalist for 5A Mr. Football Lineman of the Year as senior... First Team 5A All-State and named to Tennessean's Dream Team, Dandy Dozen and All-Midstate squads... Started on varsity hoops team.

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2012 Kentera appeared in all 13 games, earning four starts at tight end after switching from quarterback... As receiving threat out of the backfield, Kentera has hauled in 10 catches for 98 yards and two TDs... His 10 catches are tops among the team's tight ends corps, and tied for third among all receivers... Kentera's two TDs also rank third on the squad... Switched to tight end during RECEPTIONS: 3, vs. Auburn, 10/20/2012 spring drills. REC. YARDS: 29, vs. Ole Miss, 11/10/2012 2011 Kentera used his first LONGEST CATCH: 25, vs. UMass, 10/27/2012 year on campus to increase strength while gaining familiarity with the Commodore playbook.... Demonstrated athleticism as a scout team contributor.

Kentera's Career Highs:



kentera's Career Receiving Statistics

R-Sr. H Offensive LIne H 6-5 • 295 Nashville, Tenn. H Montgomery Bell Academy 2012 An offensive co-captain, Johnson started all 13 games on the offensive line during his redshirt junior campaign... One of the top lineman in the Southeastern Conference, Johnson earned All-SEC honorable mention from an Associated Press panel of writers.... Helped pave the way for a rushing attack that averaged 166 yards per game and a passing attack that averaged 214 yards per game… He was recognized as the



Receptions Yards Avg TD Long 10 98 9.8 2 25

2013 Vanderbilt Football Spring Guide  

2013 Vanderbilt Football Spring Guide

2013 Vanderbilt Football Spring Guide  

2013 Vanderbilt Football Spring Guide