Kevin Leach 52
Kevin Leach

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Kentwood, Mich.

High School:
Grand Rapids Catholic Central

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205

Position:
LB


At Michigan ... two-year varsity letterman ... appeared in 31 career games and made four starts at linebacker ... registered 57 tackles, one sack, one interception and two fumble recoveries during his career ... top notch special teams performer.

Senior/Junior (2010) ... earned second varsity letter ... appeared in all 13 games ... played five contests at linebacker ... recorded nine tackles ... played on special teams units vs. Connecticut (Sept. 4) ... played linebacker and special teams at Notre Dame (Sept. 11), contributing an assisted stop ... made four tackles as a backup weakside linebacker and on special teams vs. Massachusetts (Sept. 18) ... assisted on a tackle as a reserve at weakside linebacker vs. Bowling Green (Sept. 25) ... returned a pooch-kickoff one yard on special teams against the Falcons ... selected as a game captain in Big Ten opener at Indiana (Oct. 2), posting one solo tackle on special teams ... contributed on special teams units vs. Michigan State (Oct. 9), vs. Iowa (Oct. 16) and at Penn State (Oct. 30) ... appeared as a reserve middle linebacker and on special teams vs. Illinois (Nov. 6) ... recovered a muffed punt on special teams that set up a Michigan touchdown against Purdue (Nov. 13) ... made two tackles on special teams vs. Wisconsin (Nov. 20) ... contributed on special teams against Ohio State (Nov. 27) ... appeared as a reserve middle linebacker vs. Mississippi State (Jan. 1) in the Gator Bowl.

Junior/Sophomore (2009)
... earned first varsity letter ... played in all 12 games ... started one game at weakside linebacker and three contests at middle linebacker ... posted a career-best 46 tackles, one sack and one interception ... had three double-digit tackle games (Eastern Michigan, Illinois and Ohio State) ... appeared at linebacker and special teams vs. Western Michigan (Sept. 5), assisting on one tackle ... contributed on special teams vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 12) ... earned his first career start at linebacker and helped on special teams vs. Eastern Michigan (Sept. 19) ... recorded a career-high 10 tackles against the Eagles ... tallied one special teams tackle vs. Indiana (Sept. 26) and Michigan State (Oct. 3) ... made three tackles on special teams at Iowa (Oct. 10) ... posted three stops at linebacker and on special teams vs. Delaware State (Oct. 17) ... tallied two special teams stops vs. Penn State (Oct. 24) ... started at middle linebacker against Illinois (Oct. 31), topping his previous career high with 11 tackles ... posted his first career sack at Illinois ... wore #10 against the Illini ... made second straight start at middle linebacker in the Purdue (Nov. 7) game, registering four stops and his first collegiate interception ... played on special teams at Wisconsin (Nov. 14) ... recorded 10 tackles in start at middle linebacker vs. Ohio State (Nov. 21).

Sophomore/Freshman (2008) ... appeared in six games ... assisted on two tackles and recovered one fumble ... made career debut vs. Utah (Aug. 30), recovering a fumble that led to team's first points of 2008 ... played special teams vs. Miami (Sept. 6) ... assisted on one special teams tackle at Notre Dame (Sept. 13) ... contributed on special teams in Big Ten opener vs. Wisconsin (Sept. 27) ... assisted on one special teams tackle vs. Illinois (Oct. 4) ... made career debut at linebacker and played on special teams vs. Toledo (Oct. 11) ... missed the Penn State (Oct. 18) through Ohio State (Nov. 22) games due to injury.

Freshman (2007) ... did not see game action ... walked onto team prior to the season.

Prep ... attended Grand Rapids Central Catholic (2007) ... National Honor Society member ... two-year varsity letterman in football ... Honors and Rankings ... earned all-city honors as a senior ... member of state runner-up team in division 4 as a junior ... Other Sports ... three-year varsity letterman in basketball ... member of district championship team as a sophomore.

Personal ... Kevin Michael Leach was born February 11, 1989 ... enrolled in the College of Engineering ... mechanical engineering major.


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