Kelvyn Hemphill
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Kelvyn Hemphill

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Antonio, Texas

High School:
O'Connor

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205

Position:
S

Experience:
3L

Kelvyn Hemphill

Career Statistics
Year
G-GS
UT
AT
Total
TFL
Sacks
INT
FF
FR
PD
2007
11-8
29
17
46
2.5-18
0-0
1
0
0
3
2008
9-9
44
35
79
6-9
0-0
0
1
0
1
2009
11-10
46
25
71
7.5-31
2.0-15
1
1
0
4
2010
11-9
46
21
67
1.5-3
0.0-0
1
0
1
6
Total
42-36
165
98
263
16.0-61
2.0-15
3
2
1
14

Career Singe Game Highs
Tackles: 17 at Murray State, 9-13-08
Solo Tackles: 9, twice
Interceptions: 1, twice
Tackles-for-Loss: 2.0, twice

Biography and Career Highlights

Notable: Played in 42 career games, with 36 starting assignments ... collected 263 tackles during his four-year career, which ranks 16th on the all-time list at ISU ... 165 career unassisted tackles rank 13th on the all-time list.

2010: Played in all 11 games, with nine starts at safety ... ranked third on the team with 67 tackles, including 46 solo stops ... also added 1.5 TFLs and five pass breakups ... recorded a season-high 12 tackles and intercepted a pass in the overtime win over Missouri State ... followed that up with nine tackles against Southern Illinois and 10 stops at Indiana State ... finished the season with four tackles and a TFL against Eastern Illinois ... also returned four kickoffs for a total of 80 yards ... preseason All-Missouri Valley Football Conference selection.

2009: All-Missouri Valley Football Conference Second Team selection ... played in all 11 games, with 10 starts ... led the team with 71 tackles, including 46 solo stops ... also added two sacks and 7.5 tackles-for-loss ... credited with three pass breakups ... posted a career-high 14 tackles at Illinois ... recorded 10 tackles and a TFL against No. 15 South Dakota State ... intercepted a pass at No. 6 Southern Illinois.

2008: All-Missouri Valley Football Conference Honorable Mention ... played and started in nine games ... ranked second on the team with 79 tackles, including a team-high 41 solo efforts ... posted a career-high 17 tackles at Murray State, along with two tackles-for-loss ... ended the season with six tackles-for-loss ... also recorded a pass breakup and a forced fumble on the season ... missed the final two games of the season with an injury.

2007: Named to the Missouri Valley Football Conference All-Newcomer Team ... played in all 11 games with eight starting assignments ... ranked sixth on the team with 46 tackles, 29 of which were solo efforts ... had one interception at Youngstown State, and two pass breakups on the season ... also posted 2.5 tackles-for-loss and blocked an extra-point attempt at North Dakota State.

2006: Redshirted.

O'Connor HS: Two-time all-district selection ... had two interceptions his senior season, after moving to safety ... had a pair of touchdowns, one on a fumble return and a second on a kickoff return ... named first-team all-city as a junior and second team after his senior campaign ... named one of the top-27 5A Top Players to Watch by TexasFootball.com ... first-team selection on the Texas High School Football Class 5A All-Region IV Team ... nominated to play in the 2006 Texas High School All-Star Game ... in his last two seasons, the Panthers won back-to-back district championships ... coached by Danny Padron.

Personal:Born November 19, 1987, in San Antonio ... son of Darryl and Glenda Hemphill ... the second of four children ... his father, Darryl, played football at West Texas A&M and later coached the secondary at his alma mater ... his brother, Anthony, is a wide receiver at the Air Force Academy ... named to the AFNI Athletics Honor Roll once ... major: recreation and park administration.

Honors and Awards
All-Missouri Valley Football Conference Second Team selection (2009)
All-Missouri Valley Football Conference Honorable Mention (2008)
Missouri Valley Football Conference All-Newcomer Team (2007)





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263
Career Tackles
(16th in ISU History)

16.0
Career Tackles for Loss

3
Career Interceptions