16 Kenny Kearns
2001: Appeared in 5 games as No. 2 quarterback, completing 9 of 16 passes for 177 yards and 2 TDs... Ended almost two-year stoppage with relief stint in season opener at New Mexico Highlands... Hit Charley Enos for career-best 65-yard bomb in first play of fourth quarter vs. Cowboys... Fired second TD of season on 31-yarder to Glenn Adriatico at Humboldt State.
2000: Did not play due to injury during 1999 offseason.
1999: Appeared in 5 games as J.T. O’Sullivan’s backup... Completed 13 of 21 attempts for 119 yards... Hit Michael Oliva for 12-yard strike vs. Humboldt State for sole TD pass of the year.
1998: Played in 4 games behind Kevin Daft... Finished year 10-for-16 with 135 yards... First TD pass came in collegiate debut at Central Washington... Hit TE Wes Terrell for 20-yarder in 4th quarter... Was 6-for-10 for 81 yards, including 36-yard pass to Charley Enos, against Western Oregon.
ALHAMBRA HS ’97: Named Player of the Year by Contra Costa Times as a senior... Won Top 50 Athletes of the Bay Area award... First team All-Bay Area... Led Bay Area in passing rating and TDs... Team went 13-0 and captured Division II state title his senior year... Twice named first team all-league... Honorable mention All-Bay Area as a junior... Also earned all-league honors in basketball and tennis... Team became first in league history to capture titles in both football and hoop.
PERSONAL: Born Dec. 2, 1978 in in Walnut Creek, Calif..... Turns 24 late in 2002 NCAA postseason... Sociology and English double major... Has made heroic comeback to Aggie program after being struck by a passing automobile during the offseason two years ago... Hopes to become a district attorney.