81 Kevin Asante
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    • Wide Receiver
    • r-Senior
    • 6' 0"
    • 187 lbs.
    • Mallard Creek
    • Charlotte, N.C.
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    Updated: August 24, 2015

    Pronounced uh-SAHN-tay

    2014-15: Played in seven games … Logged 64 plays, 13 on offense and 33 on special teams … Was in on seven offensive plays against William & Mary … Saw action on special teams against East Carolina and Georgia Tech … Was in at receiver and on special teams against Western Michigan and at North Carolina… Saw action on special teams at Duke and in the Military Bowl against Cincinnati … Posted a 300-pound bench press in spring max testing.

    2013: Was not with the program.

    2012: Played in 10 games, making one start … Had two receptions for 18 yards … Also had a 17-yard kickoff return … Had a tackle on special teams and recovered a fumble … Was in on 89 plays, including 43 snaps at receiver and 46 special teams plays … Saw time on special teams against Austin Peay and at Pittsburgh … Was in on seven special teams plays against both Bowling Green and Cincinnati … Was in on 10 offensive snaps while also contributing a tackle and a fumble recovery on special teams at North Carolina … Contributed on special teams against Duke and at Clemson … Was in on 10 snaps at wide receiver, while also playing nine plays on special teams against Florida State … Caught a 17-yard pass in first career start at Boston College … Saw time on special teams in the Russell Athletic Bowl victory over Rutgers … Topped the receivers with a 4.36 clocking in the 40 during off-season testing … Had five catches for 68 yard in the first spring scrimmage.

    2011: Was redshirted … Worked at the split end position … Turned in a 4.38 timing in the 40 during off-season testing … Caught a 37-yard touchdown pass during one of the Hokies’ spring scrimmages.

    High School: A standout wide receiver for Coach Michael Palmieri at Mallard Creek High … A second-team All-Observer selection by The Charlotte Observer … First-team All-Mecklenburg County … An all-conference pick in I-MECK 4A … Had 41 catches for 1,036 yards and 15 touchdowns his senior year … Also ran track, placing second in the high jump at the conference meet.

    Personal: Kevin Tuffour Asante … Born October 28, 1992 in Brooklyn, N.Y. … Son of Betty Abrafi and Michael Asante … Majoring in human development with a concentration in child and adolescent development.

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