Christian French

  • Pos LB
  • Height 6-5
  • Weight 250

Prospect Info

  • High School John F Kennedy
  • City Cedar Rapids, IA

Seattle Seahawks

  • Jersey #0
  • Pos LB

As a Prospect

247Sports Composite®

0.9062
  • Class 2011
  • Committed 12/9/2010
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Athletic Background

2011 — Worked with the scout team.

BEFORE OREGON — Selected to the U.S. Army All-American game … A four-star recruit by Rivals.com, ESPN and 247Sports.com, while garnering three stars from Scout.com … A member of the Rivals 100 (No. 87), the recruiting site also considered him as the top prospect in Iowa and No. 5 athlete nationally … Rated as the 77th best high school football player in the country by Sporting News and the No. 32 athlete according to ESPN … No. 85 player on the PrepStar Magazine “Dream Team” … Started at outside linebacker during his senior season at Kennedy High School, compiling 71 tackles, three sacks and 10 tackles for loss, while forcing a pair of fumbles and recovering another … On offense, made 10 receptions for 111 yards and rushed three times for 85 yards and a touchdown … An All-State first-team choice, as well as picking up All-Metro and All-Mississippi Valley Conference honors … Selected to Des Moines Register Elite All-State Team (all classes, 1A through 4A) despite missing two games due to injury … Started at safety as a junior, making 77 tackles and four sacks … Also had a punt return for TD in 2009 ... 33 tackles and four pass breakups as a starting safety during his sophomore campaign … Also played basketball and ran track for the Cougars … Earned second-team All-Metro and All-Conference accolades on the hardwood and clocked a 10.68 time in the 100 meters on the track as a junior.

PERSONAL — Born Christian Lanier French in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Parents: Cherokee and Caroline Luter French. Family: Two brothers, two sisters. High School (Coach): Kennedy (Tim Lewis), 2011. Major: Business.

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