#36 - Kemal Ishmael

SAFETY
Ht: 6-0 Wt: 206
College: Central Florida
Exp: 2nd

Player Information

He was born on May 6, 1991 and attended North Miami Beach (FL) High. He started 9 of 13 games at free safety as a true freshman at Central Florida. He finished the year with 70 tackles, 1 tackle for loss, 1 interception, 1 pass breakup, and a fumble recovery. As a sophomore, he started all 14 games, recording 93 tackles, 1 for loss, 2 interceptions, 5 breakups, 2 forced fumbles, and a fumble recovery. He started all 12 games as a junior, with 81 tackles, 2.5 for loss, 3 pass breakups, 1 forced fumble, and 1 recovery. As a senior, he started all 14 games at free safety, with 124 tackles, 5 for loss, 1 sack, 3 interceptions, 4 breakups, 3 forced fumbles, and 3 recoveries. He earned 1st team All-Conference-USA honors as a sophomore and senior, and was honorable mention as a junior. He earned Conference-USA defensive player of the year honors as a senior from the league's coaches. He was selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the seventh round (243rd overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.

Career Statistics

Year Team G GS Tack Ast Sack Int Yds TD FF FR
2013 ATL 4 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0

Other Stats

Special Teams: 2013: 1 tackle.

Transactions

Signed by Atlanta Falcons on May 17, 2013.

Contract Details

Signed by Falcons to a four-year deal worth $2.2059 million including a $45,896 signing bonus. His base salaries are: $405,000 (2013); $495,000 (2014); $585,000 (2015); and $675,000 (2016). That gives him cap hits of: $416,474 (2013); $506,474 (2014); $596,474 (2015); and $686,474 (2016).


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