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#44 Kevin Palma
Position: Inside Linebacker
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 250
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pixley, Calif.
High School: Mission Oak
Major: Architectural Design

As a Junior (2015) • Game-by-Game Statistics
• 14 games played
• 44 tackles (1.5 tackles for loss)
• Three tackles at Northwestern in first career start 
• Six tackles at USC
• Two tackles at Oregon State
• Four tackles vs. Arizona
• Four tackles vs. UCLA
• Three tackles vs. Washington
• Four tackles vs. Cal
• Six tackles (four solo, 0.5 tackle for loss) vs. Notre Dame
• Five tackles vs. USC (Pac-12 Championship Game)
• Two solo tackles (1.0 sack) vs. Iowa (Rose Bowl)

As a Sophomore (2014) • Game-by-Game Statistics
• 11 games played
• 18 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss
• Four tackles (1.0 tackle for loss) vs. UC Davis in career debut
• Three tackles vs. Army
• Three tackles at Arizona State
• Three tackles (0.5 tackle for loss) vs. Oregon State
• Three tackles at Cal
• One tackle vs. Maryland

As a Freshman (2013)
• Did not see action
• Stanford's Scout Team Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 21)
• Stanford's Scout Team Special Teams Player of the Week (Nov. 23)

The Palma File

• Attended Mission Oak (Calif.) and played for head coach Mark Gambini
• Four-star recruit by Scout and 247Sports
• Nation’s 196th-best overall player by Scout
• Nation’s 11th-best inside linebacker by 247Sports, 10th best middle linebacker by Scout
• California’s 26th-best overall prospect by Scout, 29th by 247Sports
• 2012 Tacoma News Tribune Western 100
• 2012 PrepStar All-West-Region
• 2012 CalHiSports first team medium schools all-state
• 2012 MaxPreps first team Division III all-state
• 2012 Fresno Bee first team all-area
• Three-time first team all-county
• Selected to the 2013 Offense-Defense All-American Bowl and Cal State Game
• Earned three varsity football letters
• Played wide receiver, tight end, linebacker, defensive end, punter and wildcat quarterback
• School record holder for single-game tackles (17), tackles for loss (8) and touchdowns in a half (four)
• 66 tackles, 19 tackles for loss and two forced fumbles as a senior in 2012
• 25 receptions for 370 yards and 10 touchdowns at tight end in 2012
• Three rushing touchdowns as wildcat quarterback during senior season
• Lettered in basketball and track and field
• Area champion and state qualifier in shot put with personal-best 54-6
• One older sister, Alysa
• Born in Phoenix, Ariz.
• Full name is Kevin Alexander Palma
• Son of Kevin and Angela Palma
• Majoring in architectural design