Green Wave set to return 23 lettermen which started games in 2014, including four of five offensive linemen
Green Wave move to New Orleans Saints Facility with focus on special teams and option before scrimmaging
Career Note: Opens fall camp as the backup defensive end.
2015: Played in all 12 games as a redshirt-freshman…totaled six tackles (4 solo, 2 assists) with 1.0 tackle for loss and 1.0 sack…notched his first-career sack for an eight yard loss vs UCF (10/3)…tallied one solo stop and one assisted tackle at SMU (11/21)…made his collegiate-debut vs Duke (9/3), recording one solo stop.
2014: Did not play as a true freshman and redshirted the season.
High School: Three-year letterman at Belle Chasse High where he played fullback and linebacker for coach Bob Becnel...rated a two-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com...helped lead the Cardinals to a combined 18-15 overall record with two trips to the state playoffs...named second-team All-District 9-4A in each of his final two prep seasons...as a senior, claimed honorable-mention all-state recognition after tallying 82 tackles, eight sacks, two forced fumbles and a pair of fumble recoveries on defense while scoring two touchdowns on offense...finished with 55 tackles and seven sacks as a junior...also lettered three years in wrestling, where he finished third in the state as a junior at the 200-pound classification and is currently the top-ranked heavyweight in Louisiana, and three years in track and field, where he was state champion in the discus, fourth in the shot put and seventh in the 200 meters as a junior.
Personal: Born Robert Brandon Kennedy, Jr., on Dec, 24, 1995, in New Orleans, La...son of Robert, Sr., and Sandra Kennedy...has one brother, Ryder...undecided on major...chose Tulane over Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana Tech, South Alabama, Southern Miss and ULM.