First Rounders

Former NFL first round draft picks and Hall of Fame defensive tackles Cortez Kennedy and Reggie White visited following their game at the Kingdome in 1995. White was inducted to the Hall of Fame in 2006 and Kennedy is a 2012 inductee.

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Congratulations Cortez, HOF 2012

Cortez Kennedy showed his defensive style in his first game bull rushing Chicago Bear guard Mark Bortz to apply pressure to quarterback Jim Harbaugh.

Cortez Kennedy had a keen eye as a student of the game while studying the sport with a distinctive passion to excel.

Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy sacked Green Bay quarterback Brett Farve three times helping the Seahawks to a 27-7 Monday Night Football win over the Packers at Lambeau Field.

Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy return this fumble for a fourth quarter touchdown against the San Diego Chargers giving the Seahawks a 35-17 in route to a 38-17 win, December 13th, 1998.

Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy recorded two sacks on Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Randell Cunningham during the December 13, 1992 overtime loss to the Eagles, 20-17 in a day where the Seahawks recorded ten total sacks.

Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy runs down Indianapolis Colts running back Eric Dickerson

Cortez Kennedy sacked New England Patriots quarterback Hugh Millen three times during the Seahawks 10-6 victory.

During the 1992 season Cortez Kennedy was voted AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year with 14 sacks, 92 tackles and four forced fumbles.

Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy finished his 11 year career with 568 tackles and 58 sacks.

Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy was selected to the NFL Pro Bowl eights times during his 11 year career.

Cortez Kennedy collars Rodney Hampton of the New York Giants during the game at Giants Stadium, October 25, 1992. Despite the Seahawks 2-14 record Kennedy was named the AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year