Thomas Keiser

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Thomas Keiser
Thomas Keiser Carolina Panthers 2011.jpg
Keiser in 2011.
No. --     San Jose SaberCats
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-03-28) March 28, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth: Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High school: Wexford (PA) North Allegheny
College: Stanford
Undrafted in 2011
Debuted in 2011 for the Carolina Panthers
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Tackles 38
Sacks 9
Forced Fumbles 0
Interceptions 2
Stats at

Thomas Keiser (born March 28, 1989) is an American football linebacker for the San Jose SaberCats of the Arena Football League (AFL). Keiser placed college football at Stanford University.

Early years[edit]

Keiser attended high school at North Allegheny Senior High School and played for the Tigers before graduating in 2007.

College career[edit]

Keiser played college football at Stanford. He entered the 2011 NFL Draft after his junior season.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Carolina Panthers[edit]

Keiser was signed by the Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent on July 30, 2011. He was waived on September 4, 2011, but was re-signed to the Panthers’ practice squad on September 6, 2011. Keiser was signed to the active roster on November 8, 2011. He was waived by the Panthers on May 13, 2013.

San Diego Chargers[edit]

Keiser signed with the San Diego Chargers on May 17, 2013. He was released on August 31, 2013, but was signed to the Chargers' practice squad on September 1, 2013. Keiser was signed to the active roster on October 1, 2013. Keiser proved to be a physical linebacker, playing 12 games, while starting 3, collecting 21 tackles, 4.5 sacks, and an interception. Keiser intercepted Peyton Manning in week 15 to seal the game and win for the chargers. He was released on August 30, 2014.

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

Keiser was claimed off waivers by the Arizona Cardinals on August 31, 2014. He was released on November 14, 2014.

San Jose SaberCats[edit]

Keiser was assigned to the San Jose SaberCats of the Arena Football League (AFL) on December 3, 2014.[2]


  1. ^ BREAKING: Tom Keiser to enter NFL draft
  2. ^ "Former NFL and Stanford LB Thomas Keiser Joins SaberCats". OurSports Central. December 3, 2014. Retrieved December 4, 2014. 

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