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  Kenneth Lombard
Kenneth Lombard

Player Profile
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Los Angeles, CA

High School:
St. John Bosco

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 230

Position:
FB

Birthdate:
01/31/1986

Experience:
3V

UCLA -- This versatile performer is moving from defensive line to the offensive backfield ... Due to last December's surgery on his left knee, he has not been cleared for contact and will not join the team until after the first game.

2006 -- Played in 11 of UCLA's 13 games at tackle and end, missing the final two due to an injury to his left knee ... Started the first two games and played at least 25 snaps in six of his 11 games ... A fine student, he was selected to the ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District VIII squad ... He was also selected to the Pac-10 All-Academic first team for a second consecutive year ... He started against Utah and had one tackle assist while helping to clog the middle on defense ... He started versus Rice and made four tackles (two solos), including one for loss (two yards) ... He made one solo tackle off the bench at Washington ... Playing end against Stanford, he made two tackles (one solo) ... He also recovered a fourth-quarter fumble and returned it five yards for the final touchdown of the night ... He had one assist against Arizona ... He played at Oregon but was not credited with a tackle ... He had two tackle assists at Notre Dame ... He made two solo stops against Washington State ... He did not make a tackle at California ... Against Oregon State, he had one solo sack ... He had one solo tackle for loss at Arizona State ... He missed the USC contest due to an injury to his left knee and had surgery prior to the Emerald Bowl.

2005 -- Appeared in all 12 games, starting three ... Played at least 35 snaps on five occasions, including 71 versus California and 63 at Washington State ... Selected first-team Pac-10 All-Academic for his efforts in the classroom. .. On the year, he made 21 tackles (15 solos), including one sack and three tackles for losses ... In the season opener at San Diego State, he had one tackle assist ... Against Rice, he recorded a solo sack ... Had a solo tackle versus Oklahoma ... Made two solo tackles versus Washington ... Made his first start of 2005 versus California and was credited with three tackles (one solo), including two for losses ... At Washington State, he started and made three solo tackles ... Started and had one tackle against Oregon State before spraining his left ankle in the first half ... Saw limited action at Stanford and Arizona due to his ankle ... Made one solo tackle versus Arizona State ... Was not credited with a tackle versus USC ... Made a career-high eight tackles, including six solos, against Northwestern in the Sun Bowl.

2004 -- Lombard played in the first three games before sustaining a left shoulder injury (rotator cuff) that sidelined him for the remainder of the year ... Had surgery in December following the USC contest ... Received a substitute year of eligibility from the Pac-10 following his medical hardship petition ... Played extensively off the bench against Oklahoma State (38 snaps) and made one tackle ... Started at Illinois, becoming the first true freshman to start on the defensive line since Ken Kocher and Anthony Fletcher did it in the 1999 Rose Bowl ... Also started at Washington and made one tackle before injuring his shoulder.

HIGH SCHOOL -- Earned three varsity letters as a defensive and offensive lineman for coach Kiki Mendoza at St. John Bosco HS in Bellflower, CA ... PrepStar All-American ... Rated as the No. 63 prospect in the West by Tom Lemming ... Rated as the No. 74 prospect in California by SuperPrep ... No. 41 ranked DT in the nation ... Three-star prospect by TheInsiders.com ... No. 81 rated prospect in the West by TheInsiders.com ... No. 48 ranked DT in the nation and three-star prospect by rivals.com ... Ranked No. 63 among California prospects by rivals.com ... As a senior, he was credited with 68 total tackles, 46 solos ... Registered five sacks ... Named first-team All-Serra League ... Most Valuable Lineman in the Serra League ... First-team All-CIF Division I ... Selected to the first-team Long Beach Press Telegram Dream Team as a defensive lineman ...CaliFlorida Bowl participant ... Selected for the Shrine All-Star Football Classic ... L.A. Times first-team All-South Coast Region on defense ... Academic All-CIF ... Team captain ... As a junior, he had 100 total tackles with 55 solos and four sacks ... Team won league championship ... Named second-team All-Serra League ... Second-team Long Beach Press Telegram Dream Team selection ... Also lettered two seasons in track for coach Tim McIntosh (shot and discus).

PERSONAL -- Full Name: Kenneth Andrew Lombard ... Born: January 31, 1986 in Los Angeles, CA ... Parents: Herbert and Joanne Lombard ...Has one brother, Kory, and one sister, Krista, who both attended UCLA ... Kory played football from 1998-2000 ... Cousin, Robin, also attended UCLA ... Lists his biggest thrill in sports as being when his high school team defeated Mater Dei in overtime to win the league championship in 2002 ... Lists Notre Dame's "Rudy" as the famous athlete he admires ... Hobbies include lifting weights and playing basketball ... Lists his career objective as being an NFL coach ... Earned spot on the Director's Honor Roll in Fall 2004, Winter 2005, Spring 2005, Fall 2005 and Winter 2006 ... History major.

Varsity Statistics - K. Lombard

Year

TT

T-AT

Sacks

TFL

INT

2004

3

2-1

0-0

0-0

0

2005

21

15-6

1.0-1

3.0-3

0

2006

15

8-7

1.0-1

3.0-6

0

Totals

39

25-14

2.0-2

6.0-9

0

Career Highs
Tackles: 8 vs. Northwestern, 2005
Tackles for Loss: 2 vs. California, 2005
Sacks: 1 vs. Rice, 2005


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