Kenny Willekes All American DE, & Captain On the Michigan State Football Team

Hondo S. Carpenter

Spartan Stadium

East Lansing, MI

He is not only a returning Big Ten defensive lineman of the year, and an All American, but now he is a captain on the 2019 Michigan State Football team. DE Kenny Willekes is a story straight out of Hollywood casting. A former walk on who earned a scholarship, became a star and has overcome injury to rise back up to the top.. We caught up with him after practice, moments after being named captain.

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