One of the most enjoyable parts of free agency is just getting to know the new players on your favorite team. While most of the attention is focused on the role these players will be assuming on the field and how good they are, it’s also fun to get to know these players as human beings.
And for linebacker Devon Kennard, who will reportedly sign a three-year deal with the Detroit Lions, it’s already been a pleasure getting to know the guy via stories from his days with the New York Giants.
From the beginning of his football career at USC, Kennard was commended for his smarts just as much as his football skills. According to his USC profile, Kennard twice made the Pac-12 All-Academic second team.


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