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Kentwan Balmer
DE #95
Height:
6-5
Weight:
315
College:
North Carolina
Hometown:
Weldon, N.C.
Experience:
4
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 46 62 39 23 0 0 2 0 0 0 -- 0
2011 WAS 3 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 SEA 16 43 28 15 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2009 SF 11 12 5 7 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 SF 16 7 6 1 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 46 7 54 7.7 14 0 0 0 0 0
2011 WAS 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 SEA 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 SF 11 2 7 3.5 4 0 0 0 0 0
2008 SF 16 5 47 9.4 14 0 0 0 0 0

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Bio

TRANSACTIONS
Waived by Carolina (9/1/11)...Claimed off waivers by Carolina (8/25/11)...Waived by Seattle (8/24/11)...Traded by San Francisco to Seattle in exchange for a 2011 sixth-round draft choice (8/17/10)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured right shoulder by San Francisco (12/9/09)...Selected in the first round (29th overall) of the NFL Draft by San Francisco (4/26/08).

GP/GS
Career (43/11) [2/2]; 2010 (16/11) [2/2]; 2008 (11/0); 2007 (16/0).

2010
Acquired by Seattle in a trade with San Francisco in exchange for a 2011 sixth-round draft choice (8/17)...Played in 16 games with 11 starts...Produced 43 tackles and one pass defensed...Started 11 of the last 12 regular season games, making three starts at left defensive tackle and eight at right defensive end following a season-ending injury to Red Bryant...POSTSEASON: Started both games...Notched three tackles...At Chicago (10/17): Made first NFL start...Vs. New York Giants (11/7): Compiled a single-game career-high eight tackles.

2009
Played in 11 games and was inactive for one game for San Francisco before being placed on injured reserve with a torn labrum in his right shoulder (12/9)...Recorded 20 tackles...Added two kickoff returns for seven yards...Vs. Jacksonville (11/29): Suffered a right shoulder injury that caused him to be inactive at Seattle (12/6) and be placed on injured reserve (12/9).

2008
Drafted in the first round (29th overall) by San Francisco...Played in 16 games...Collected 20 tackles and one pass defensed...Appeared in defensive line rotation, in goal-line situations and on special teams...Returned five kickoffs for 47 yards...At New York Giants (10/19): Saw first extensive action on defense when defensive end Ray McDonald left the game with a knee injury.

COLLEGE
Played in 42 games with 23 starts at North Carolina...Totaled 93 tackles, 17 tackles for loss, seven sacks, three passes defensed and two blocked kicks...2007 (Sr.): Second-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection...Started 12 games...Ranked second on the Tar Heels with 59 tackles to go along with 9.5 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks...2006 (Jr.): Played in 10 games with eight starts...Posted 16 tackles with 2.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks and two passes defensed...Blocked two extra points...2005 (So.): Played in 11 games with three starts...Registered 17 tackles, five tackles for loss, one sack and one pass defensed...2004 (Fr.): Played in nine games...Contributed one tackle.

PERSONAL
Attended Weldon (N.C.) HS...Majored in African-American history and communications at North Carolina...First name is pronounced KEN-twonn.

TRANSACTIONS
Waived by Carolina (9/1/11)...Claimed off waivers by Carolina (8/25/11)...Waived by Seattle (8/24/11)...Traded by San Francisco to Seattle in exchange for a 2011 sixth-round draft choice (8/17/10)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured right shoulder by San Francisco (12/9/09)...Selected in the first round (29th overall) of the NFL Draft by San Francisco (4/26/08).

GP/GS
Career (43/11) [2/2]; 2010 (16/11) [2/2]; 2008 (11/0); 2007 (16/0).

2010
Acquired by Seattle in a trade with San Francisco in exchange for a 2011 sixth-round draft choice (8/17)...Played in 16 games with 11 starts...Produced 43 tackles and one pass defensed...Started 11 of the last 12 regular season games, making three starts at left defensive tackle and eight at right defensive end following a season-ending injury to Red Bryant...POSTSEASON: Started both games...Notched three tackles...At Chicago (10/17): Made first NFL start...Vs. New York Giants (11/7): Compiled a single-game career-high eight tackles.

2009
Played in 11 games and was inactive for one game for San Francisco before being placed on injured reserve with a torn labrum in his right shoulder (12/9)...Recorded 20 tackles...Added two kickoff returns for seven yards...Vs. Jacksonville (11/29): Suffered a right shoulder injury that caused him to be inactive at Seattle (12/6) and be placed on injured reserve (12/9).

2008
Drafted in the first round (29th overall) by San Francisco...Played in 16 games...Collected 20 tackles and one pass defensed...Appeared in defensive line rotation, in goal-line situations and on special teams...Returned five kickoffs for 47 yards...At New York Giants (10/19): Saw first extensive action on defense when defensive end Ray McDonald left the game with a knee injury.

COLLEGE
Played in 42 games with 23 starts at North Carolina...Totaled 93 tackles, 17 tackles for loss, seven sacks, three passes defensed and two blocked kicks...2007 (Sr.): Second-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection...Started 12 games...Ranked second on the Tar Heels with 59 tackles to go along with 9.5 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks...2006 (Jr.): Played in 10 games with eight starts...Posted 16 tackles with 2.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks and two passes defensed...Blocked two extra points...2005 (So.): Played in 11 games with three starts...Registered 17 tackles, five tackles for loss, one sack and one pass defensed...2004 (Fr.): Played in nine games...Contributed one tackle.

PERSONAL
Attended Weldon (N.C.) HS...Majored in African-American history and communications at North Carolina...First name is pronounced KEN-twonn.

 

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