Ken Bournes

Ken  Bournes


Monticello, Miss.

High School:
Lawrence County

Last College:
Copiah-Lincoln CC

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 265




2004: Dismissed from the team prior to the start of fall drills ... Spring 2004: Emerged from spring drills as one of the starting linebackers ... Had five tackles in Red-Blue Game.

2003: Appeared in all 13 games ... Earned his first letter ... Credited with 35 stops (23 solo) ... Had 9.0 TFLs (-39 yards) and 3.5 QB sacks (-26 yards) ... Also credited with one forced fumble ... at Vanderbilt (8/30): Credited with one solo tackle in his Rebel debut ... at Florida (10/4): Recorded six hits (four solo), including two TFLs (-5 yards) in the 20-17 upset of No. 24 Florida at "The Swamp" ... vs. Arkansas State (10/11): Set a season high with seven tackles (three solo), including one TFL (-4 yards), and was credited with two QB pressures ... vs. Alabama (10/18): Had six tackles (four solo), including being credited with 1.5 sacks (-13 yards) and also forced one fumble ... vs. Arkansas (10/25): Recorded five stops (four solo), including one QB sack (-10 yards) ... at Mississippi State (11/27): Was credited with 1.5 TFLs (-4 yards), including one sack (-3 yards) ... Spring 2003: Had seven tackles in Red-Blue spring game, which led Red team.

2002: Did not see action and was redshirted.

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Selected to SuperPrep JUCO Top 100 national list with a ranking of No. 15 ... Picked up All-Region 23 JUCO honors, plus All-America, All-Region, and All-State ... Rated by The Clarion-Ledger as the No. 4 Mississippi JUCO prospect ... While seeing limited action, capped his JUCO career with an eight tackle performance in the Mississippi Junior College All-Star game ... During sophomore season, had 115 tackles in nine games, including 13 tackles behind the line of scrimmage, while also being credited with six QB sacks, four forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, and two interceptions, including one returned for a TD ... Didn't start the first five games as a freshman, but still had 97 tackles and seven QB sacks ... Reported to junior college as 280-pound linebacker after gaining 40 pounds between high school and enrolling at Copiah-Lincoln ... Dropped down to 255 playing weight ... Coached in junior college by David Cross ... Earned two letters at Co-Lin.

HIGH SCHOOL: During senior season, helped lead Lawrence County to a 14-0 record and Class 4A state title as he earned first team All-State honors ... Selected Mississippi Association of CoachesClass 4A Defensive Player of the Year, All-State, All-District, and All-Region ... Credited with 260 career tackles ... Had 160 tackles, including four QB sacks and 13 tackles for loss, senior campaign when he also had four receptions for 60 yards ... Coached in high school by Danny Adams ... Earned three letters in football, one in basketball, and one in track.

PERSONAL: Son of Marvin and Doretha Bournes ... Full name is Kendrick Marquette Bournes ... Born: May 26, 1982 ... Majoring in History with a minor in Criminal Justice.


2003 13-0 23 12 35 9.0-39 3.5-26 1 0 0 2 0 0
Total 13-0 23 12 35 9.0-39 3.5-26 1 0 0 2 0 0

TACKLES: 7, vs. Arkansas State (10/11/2003)
SOLO TACKLES: 4, twice, at Florida (10/4/2003) and vs. Alabama (10/18/2003)
QB PRESSURES: 2, vs. Arkansas State (10/11/2003)
TFLs: 1.5, vs. Alabama (10/18/2003)
QB SACKS: 1.5, vs. Alabama (10/18/2003)

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