Garnet & Black Spring Game Set for April 13
Preseason Drills Continue
Sophomore linebacker who is listed atop the depth chart at the Mike position entering the fall... gained some valuable game experience on special teams as a true freshman, appearing in 11 games... named the Most Improved linebacker during the spring.
2012: True freshman who saw action on special teams... played in 11 contests... did not appear against Vanderbilt or Kentucky... recorded three tackles including two solo stops... had a solo and an assisted tackle in the Outback Bowl win over Michigan.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned all-state honors after helping St. Joseph (Hammonton, N.J.) to an undefeated state championship season... graduated in 2012.. coached by Paul Sacco... the St. Joe's defense allowed just 19 points all season... played both defensive end and linebacker... was in on 54 tackles and three fumble recoveries... participated in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Texas... finished his junior season with 80 tackles, 10 sacks, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, one blocked punt and one interception for a touchdown, earning third-team All-State honors... also tabbed first-team All-Area by the Atlantic City Press... had 65 tackles with 11 tackles for loss and nine sacks as a sophomore... considered a three-star prospect, the state's 10th-best player and the 48th-best outside linebacker in the country by Rivals.com... rated a three-star prospect and the nation's 31st-best middle linebacker by Scout.com... a four-star recruit, the ninth-best inside linebacker and the fifth-best player in New Jersey according to ESPN.com... a four-star recruit, the ninth-best player in the state and the 11th-best inside linebacker by 247Sports.com... others interested in the PrepStar All-American's talents included Arkansas and Cal.
PERSONAL: Kaiwan Lewis was born March 20, 1994... is a criminal justice major