Kevin Tyrell Dodd (born July 14, 1992) is an American football outside linebacker for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Clemson .

Early years

Dodd attended Riverside High School in Greer, South Carolina . As a senior, he had 78 tackles and nine sacks . He committed to Clemson University to play college football. Dodd spent a year at Hargrave Military Academy after graduating from high school. [2]

College career

Dodd played in 24 games and had 20 tackles as a backup his first three years at Clemson from 2012 to 2014. [3] In 2015, Dodd became a starter for the first time and recorded 60 tackles and 12 sacks. [4] [5] During Clemson's loss to Alabama in the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship , he had seven tackles and three sacks.

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40‑yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20‑ss 3‑cone Vert jump Broad
6 ft 5 in
(1.96 m)
277 lb
(126 kg)
34 in
(0.86 m)
10 in
(0.25 m)
4.86 s 1.69 s 2.84 s 4.44 s 7.18 s 30.5 in
(0.77 m)
9 ft 2 in
(2.79 m)
All values from NFL Combine and Pro Day [6]

Dodd was drafted on April 29, 2016 by the Tennessee Titans in the second round (33rd overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft . He recorded his first sack in his first full start against the Detroit Lions in Week 2 after replacing an injured Derrick Morgan . [9] He was placed on injured reserve on December 5, 2016 after re-injuring his foot from early in the offseason. [10]