WR Junior Hemingway - Chiefs 2012 7th Round Pick

Posted Apr 28, 2012

Chiefs select Michigan WR Junior Hemingway 238th overall


Wide Receiver

Michigan Wolverines

6-1, 222

Conway, South Carolina


Four-year letterman ... appeared in 48 games; started 31 contests at wide receiver ... 1,638 career receiving yards rank 17th in school history ... six career 100-yard games are tied for ninth at U-M ... eclipsed 1,000 career receiving yards against Notre Dame (Sept. 10, 2011).


Sugar Bowl champion ... Sugar Bowl MVP ... earned fourth varsity letter ... All-Big Ten honorable mention (coaches) ... Phil Steele's Midseason All-Big Ten third team selection ... appeared in all 13 games; started 12 games at wide receiver (Western Michigan, Notre Dame, Eastern Michigan, San Diego State, Minnesota, Northwestern, Michigan State, Purdue, Iowa, Illinois, Ohio State, Virginia Tech) and played all 13 games on special teams ... team's leading receiver with 34 catches for 699 yards ... tied for team lead with four touchdowns.


Earned third varsity letter ... appeared in 10 games and started eight contests at wide receiver ... made two starts at punt returner ... registered 32 receptions for 593 yards and four touchdowns


Earned second varsity letter ... started nine of his 11 games played ... team's fourth-leading receiver with 16 catches for 268 yards and two touchdowns ... returned 10 punts for 86 yards ... finished third in the Big Ten in punt return average (8.6 avg.).


Received medical redshirt ... played in four games and made one start at wide receiver ... caught two passes for 42 yards vs. Utah (Aug. 30), including a 33-yard touchdown for his first career score ... earned second career start at wide receiver vs. Miami (Sept. 6) ... played wide receiver at Notre Dame (Sept. 13) and against Wisconsin (Sept. 27) ... missed the Illinois (Oct. 4) through Ohio State (Nov. 15) games due to mononucleosis.


Earned first varsity letter ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... played in 10 games and started one contest at wide receiver ... caught four passes for 37 yards (9.2 avg.) ... made career debut vs. Appalachian State (Sept. 1), playing wide receiver and special teams.


Attended Conway High School (2006) coached by Chuck Jordan .. National Honor Society member ... recorded 12 catches in the 2006 state championship game victory .. Key Statistics ... caught 136 passes for 1,950 yards and 23 touchdowns during prep career ... completed 57-of-112 passes for 612 yards and nine touchdowns during career ... returned three of his 14 career punts for touchdowns ... posted eight pass breakups and four interceptions, including one for a touchdown, during prep career ... hauled in 83 catches for 1,135 yards and 13 TDs as a senior ... returned eight punts for 219 yards and two scores during senior year ... caught 52 passes for 842 yards and 10 TDs as a junior ... completed 57-of-112 passes for 612 yards and nine TDs as a sophomore ... Honors and Rankings ... listed as the No. 19 player in the nation on The ESPN 150 ... four-star recruit and the No. 27 receiver in the nation by ... three-star prospect, No. 38 wide receiver nationally and the No. 12 player in the state of South Carolina by ... rated as the No. 29 receiver in the nation in the Velocity-PrepStar Top 250 and a member of the PrepStar-Velocity 100 Dream Team ... first-team all-region and all-state as a senior ... played in 2006 Shrine Bowl, a North and South Carolina all-star game.


Kenneth Earl Hemingway Jr. was born Dec. 27, 1988, in Conway S.C. ... attended the Michigan Summer Football Camp ... enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in general studies.

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