AT GEORGIA STATE: Two-year starter at right guard and Georgia State's biggest offensive lineman ... Signed with the Panthers as part of the 2010 recruiting class after two years at Yuba College in Marysville, Calif.
2011: Named to the FCS All-Independent team by College Sports Madness ... Started every game at right guard ... Helped GSU top 200 yards rushing in four of the final six games, including a school-record 301 yards in the season finale against Campbell ... Offensive line allowed just 15 sacks all season ... Selected to play in the Battle of Florida all-star game following his senior season.
2010: Starter at right guard for the inaugural season of 2010 ... Started nine of the 11 games ... Part of an offensive line that allowed just 10 sacks all season, despite averaging more than 30 pass attempts per game.
JUNIOR COLLEGE/HIGH SCHOOL: Two-time first-team All-Bay Valley Conference as an offensive lineman at Yuba College ... Named first-team All-California (Region I) by the California Community College Football Coaches Association ... First-team all-Miami Dade County in 2007 ... Credited with 65 pancake blocks as a senior at Booker T. Washington High.
PERSONAL: Full name is Ladeven Lamar Kirkland (first name pronounced luh-DEV-en) ... Born Dec. 13, 1988 ... Son of Demetria Rocker.