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Draft Scout Kemal Ishmael News
08/17/14 - S Kemal Ishmael notched his first NFL interception, picking off quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick at the Falcons 2-yard line in the fourth quarter. Ishmael finished the game with three tackles (one solo) and one tackle for loss.
04/28/13 - A closer look at the Falcons' picks: 7/243 -- Kemal Ishmael, S, 5-11, 206, Central Florida...The safety is from the same school that produced Falcons cornerback Asante Samuel. He was voted defensive player of the year in 2012 by Conference USA coaches. Ishmael also was named to the Jim Thorpe award watch list. Ishmael, a Miami native, finished his career as UCF's all-time top tackler among defensive backs and ranked third overall with 368 tackles. He played in 53 games for the Black Knights. - The Sports Xchange
03/29/13 - 2013 Central Florida Pro Day: A total of 26 NFL teams sent representatives to Central Florida’s pro day on March 20, which was also attended by Detroit Lions senior personnel executive James Harris. A total of 15 Central Florida players worked out. Kemal Ishmael, S (5-10 3/4, 201 pounds) - He clocked in a 4.63 in the 40 and recorded a 10-foot-3 broad jump. He also went 4.28 in the short shuttle. - Gil Brandt, NFL.com
12/13/12 - 2012 ALL-CONFERENCE USA FIRST TEAM (COACHES): DB-Kemal Ishmael, Sr., UCF, has been selected First Team All-Conference USA (Coaches selection) for the 2012 college football season. Has led UCF in tackles in each of the last three seasons...Ranks seventh in C-USA total tackles with 116 and fifth with three fumble recoveries...Stands as the all-time leader among UCF defensive backs with 360 career tackles, which also places him third overall...Has a career-high three interceptions in 2012, including one in overtime to seal the victory over Southern Miss...Registered his first-career sack on his final snap at Bright House Networks Stadium in the win against UAB...Also has two forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and 5.0 tackles for loss. - UCF football
12/06/12 - 2012 CONFERENCE USA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Defensive recognition went to UCF senior DB Kemal Ishmael, who joins back-to-back winner Bruce Miller (2009-10) as the only Knights to win the award. Ishmael has started 48-straight games dating back to his true freshman season in 2009 and leads UCF in tackles for the third straight year, having recorded 116 stops. He has moved up to third place on the school's all-time tackles list with 360. Ishmael is tied for the league lead with three fumbles recovered and tied for fifth in interceptions with three. He also has five tackles for loss, seven passes defended, two forced fumbles and one sack in leading the Knights to the East Division title and a spot in the Beef `O' Brady's Bowl in St. Petersburg, Fla. - Conference USA football