Brady Keys

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Brady Keys
Born: (1936-05-19)May 19, 1936
Austin, Texas
Died: October 24, 2017(2017-10-24) (aged 81)
Manhattan, New York
Career information
Position(s) Cornerback
College Colorado State
NFL draft 1960 / Round: 14 / Pick 162
Career history
As player
1961–1967 Pittsburgh Steelers
1967 Minnesota Vikings
1968 St. Louis Cardinals
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls 1

Brady Keys (May 19, 1936 – October 24, 2017) was an American football player. He played as a defensive back for eight seasons in the NFL.[1]

Keys owned 11 Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants most of which were in southwest Georgia. With the earnings, Keys created Keys Group Company helping underprivileged youth.


Keys died on October 24, 2017 after complications from a stroke. He was buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery.[2]