Kenny Britt is a wide receiver for the Tennessee Titans, who selected him with the 30th overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft. Britt spent his collegiate career at Rutgers University, where he played for three seasons. After earning third-team All-American honors in his junior season, Britt chose to forgo his senior season of eligibility and declared for the NFL Draft. Britt is 6-feet, 4-inches tall, and weighs 215 pounds.
Prep Career
Kenny Britt played high school football at Bayonne High School in New Jersey. In his senior year at Bayonne, Britt caught 24 passes for 462 yards, and scored six touchdowns. Coming out of high school, Britt was ranked the No. 22 wide receiver in the nation by Rivals.com. Britt was said to initially be leaning towards attending the University of Illinois, but ended up going with Rutgers on Signing Day.
College Career
Britt appeared in every game in his sophomore season, catching 62 passes for 1,232 yards. He caught eight touchdown passes, including four in the team's final three games of the season. As a junior, Britt missed the Scarlet Knights' game against Morgan State after he was suspended by head coach Greg Schiano for an undisclosed violation of team policy. Britt caught a pass in each of the last 31 games he played at Rutgers. Britt's junior-year totals of 87 receptions as 1,371 receiving yards were the most ever by a Rutgers player in a single season. Britt's 114.3 receiving yards per game in 2008 ranked second in the nation; only BYU's Austin Collie had a higher average, at 118.3. Britt also ranked 12th in the nation in receptions per game, with 7.3. Britt finished his collegiate career with 3,043 receiving yards, making him the Big East's all-time leader in that category. He also racked up 14 career 100-yard receiving games, tied with former Pittsburgh Panther Larry Fitzgerald for most in conference history.
NFL Career
Britt was selected in the first round (30th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Tennessee Titans. After missing the first day of training camp, Britt signed a five-year/$12.25M contract with $6.5M in guaranteed money. However, Britt was unable to practice when he arrived at camp, due to a sore hamstring, and was placed on the physically unable to perform list.

Britt was healthy in time for the regular season and made his debut in Week 1 against the Pittsburgh Steelers, catching four passes for 85 yards. Britt caught his first career touchdown in Week 11 against the Houston Texans. One week later he caught a touchdown as time expired ot give the Titans a three-point win against the Arizona Cardinals. He finished the 2009 season with 42 receptions for 701 yards and three touchdowns.
Kenny Britt's father, Jack, is a history teacher at Bayonne High School, and also attended Rutgers University. Jack also worked security for Bayonne's home football games while his son was on the team.