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Demetrius Kemp
Demetrius  Kemp

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Demopolis, AL

High School:
Demopolis

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 220

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
10/20/1995

10/17/2015

Big Plays Cost Deacs in Loss to North Carolina

John Wolford completed 73 percent of his passes with two touchdowns, but North Carolina ran away with the game in the second half, 50-14.

10/10/2015

Defense Shines in Shutout Win over Boston College

The Wake Forest defense forced four turnovers and put up a goal-line stand as time expired in a 3-0 victory.

02/05/2014

Wake Forest Announces Football Signings

Demon Deacons welcome in 26 newcomers to the football program

11/18/2017

Wake Forest vs. NC State

The Demon Deacons and Wolfpack faced off at BB&T Field on Saturday, Nov. 18.

09/23/2017

Wake Forest at Appalachian State

Wake Forest at Appalachian State (Sept. 23)

12/27/2016

Photos - Military Bowl

Photos from the 2016 Military Bowl

11/26/2016

Wake Forest vs. Boston College

The Demon Deacons played the Boston College Eagles on Saturday, Nov. 26 at BB&T Field.

11/19/2016

Wake Forest vs. Clemson

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons played the No. 4 Clemson Tigers on Saturday, Nov. 19 at BB&T Field.

DemetriusKempProfile


2016 (Redshirt Sophomore)
Played in 10 of 13 games as a redshirt sophomore including five starts ... Saw action on the kickoff return and kickoff teams... Missed the Delaware, Indiana and NC State games after suffering an injury vs. Duke ... Returned to starting line-up vs. Syracuse (10/8) ... Three tackles, 1.5 TFL and a sack at Florida State (10/15) ... Forced a fumble on a punt return vs. Boston College (11/26) ... Deflected a pass vs. Temple that was then intercepted by Duke Ejiofor ... Career-high eight tackles vs. Clemson ... Finished the year with 31 tackles, four tackles for loss and a sack ... Earned his second varsity letter ... Played 453 snaps on the year with a game-high 61 vs. Tulane.

2015 (Redshirt Freshman)
Played in all 12 games and recorded 18 tackles ... Season-high five tackles against Indiana (9/26) and North Carolina (10/17) ... Intercepted a pass against the Tar Heels and returned it seven yards ... Saw 338 snaps including season-best 56 vs. the Hoosiers.

2014 (True Freshman)
Redshirted the season.

High School
A 2014 graduate of Demopolis (Ala.) High School ... Rated the No. 103 "athlete" in the nation by ESPN ... Named the Marengo County Player of the Year by the Demopolis Times ... Earned Honorable Mention All-State Class 5A as an athlete ... Preseason second team Super All State by AlabamaVarsity.com ... First team All-County by the Demopolis Times ... Versatile player who saw action at running back, receiver, safety and as a kick returner ... Compiled 1,567 all-purpose yards as a senior with 11 touchdowns ... Rushed 32 times for 363 yards and six touchdowns while catching 28 passes for 480 yards and three TDs ... Had 66 tackles and four interceptions as a safety for the Tigers, returning two for touchdowns ... Blocked three punts and a pair of PATs ... Helped Demopolis to a 7-4 record and the first round of the state playoffs ... Played in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic and helped Alabama to the win with a pair of touchdown receptions ... Made three receptions for 72 yards and caught the game-winning touchdown pass in the 21-17 victory ... Played for Coach Tom Causey ... Helped Demopolis to a 60-59 double OT win over Hillcrest with a 75-yard kickoff return, a fumble recovery, a rushing touchdown, a blocked PAT and a catch on the game-winning two-point conversion ... Rushed for three touchdowns in a win over Selma ... High school teammate of fellow Deacon Cortez Lewis ... Had a 98-yard kickoff return for a touchdown vs. Wilcox-Central in 2011 ... Named his team's overall MVP in 2013 and served as team captain.

Personal
Son of Courtney Kemp ... Born Oct. 20, 1995.

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