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Kendall Dardy-Jones
Title: Assistant Defensive Backs

Kendall Dardy-Jones enters his first year with the Endicott football program in 2019. Dardy-Jones will work primarily with the defensive backs alongside Coach Holmes.

This past season (2019), Dardy-Jones aided Endicott in receiving No. 1 conference rankings in points per game allowed (18.4), points allowed (202), interceptions (18), defensive touchdowns (2), and blocked kicks (9). The Gulls were the only team in the conference to allow less than 20.0 points per game and the only team to give up 210 points or less.

Nationally, Endicott ranked No. 2 in blocked kicks, No. 15 in blocked punts, No. 9 in interceptions, No. 65 in red zone defense, No. 42 in scoring defense, No. 41 in team passing efficiency defense (110.07), No. 21 in turnover margin (1.00), and No. 25 in turnovers gained (25).

Dardy-Jones comes to Endicott after a standout four-year career at Assumption College. Dardy-Jones played in 37 career games, amassed 126 tackles (80 solo, 46 assisted), forced three fumbles, recovered one fumble, intercepted three passes and had 12 pass breakups as a defensive back. He also served as team captain in 2015 where the Greyhounds won their first league championship and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Assumption's 51-29 win over Bowie State in the NCAA Tournament First Round was the first-ever NCAA victory in program history as well.

Alongside his work with the Endicott football program, Dardy-Jones serves as an ABA Instructor at the Center for Applied Behavioral Instruction in Worcester, Mass. He also has worked as an ABA Therapist at Behavioral Concepts, Inc. and a Developmental Specialist Intern at Thom Boston Metro.

Dardy-Jones is an active volunteer in the community as he has completed volunteer hours at Nelson Place Elementary, UMass Memorial Hospital, and Rosie's Place Boston.

Dardy-Jones graduated from Assumption College in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Human Services.