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91 Kenneth Melton

Another talented defensive end on the Aggies roster … Has often been a part of a rotation when it comes to the Aggies defensive ends … Gives the Aggies another pass rusher … Makes good reads coming off the ball and possesses good technique … Has 101 ½ inch reach … Was injured during the spring practice session … Last season he benched 305 pounds and benched 225 a total of 11 times … Has played in 23 games with three starts and has 35 tackles (18 unassisted), nine tackles for loss and four sacks.

2015 Season: Played in 12 games with two starts … Made 12 tackles (4 unassisted) and 3 ½ tackles for loss … Had three unassisted tackles against N.C. Central on Nov. 21 … One tackle went for a loss, the other for no gain and the third was a 4-yard gain by the Eagles.

2014 Season: Played in 11 games with one start…Made 23 tackles (nine unassisted), 5.5 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks…Made both his starts toward the end of the season, once at Savannah State on Nov. 15 and at N.C. Central on Nov. 22…Opened the season on Aug. 31 with a season-high five tackles and one tackle for loss in a 47-13 win over Alabama A&M in the MEAC/SWAC Challenge in Orlando, Fla…Made three tackles and had a sack in the Aggies 34-0 win at Savannah State.

High School: Played both basketball and football at Northeastern High School…Earned all-conference honors as a senior….Also made all-area after making 17 tackles for loss, seven sacks and 79 tackles....Named Defensive Line MVP on his team and was an honor roll student

Personal: Full name is Kenneth Ray Melton, Jr...He is the son of Kenneth and Candra Melton...Was born on January 5, 1995...Majors in biology. 

Position: Defensive End
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 220
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Elizabeth City, N.C.
High School: Northeastern
Major: Biology
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