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Kent, who grew up in nearby Fort Lauderdale and still has family there, signed with Miami. In his first year as a starting receiver, Kent caught 32 balls for 645 yards and was a Touchdown Club of Gwinnett first-team all-offense player.
Kent clearly has the size and athleticism to be a shutdown corner. He’s a physical defender who uses his long arms to disrupt routes at the line of scrimmage. Kent is a sure tackler in the open field and had 47 tackles as a senior.
Can he play receiver at the next level? Kent was recruited to Miami as a defensive back, but he had 645 receiving yards and four touchdowns as a senior for Norcross and could see some time at that position as a Hurricane.