Durwood Keeton

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Durwood Keeton
No. 20, 29
Position:Defensive back
Personal information
Born: (1952-08-14) August 14, 1952 (age 66)
Bonham, Texas
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:178 lb (81 kg)
Career information
High school:Bonham (TX)
College:Oklahoma
NFL Draft:1974 / Round: 4 / Pick: 85
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Durwood Lee Keeton (born August 14, 1952) is a former American football defensive back who played one season with the New England Patriots of the National Football League. He was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the fourth round of the 1974 NFL Draft. He first enrolled at Navarro College before transferring to the University of Oklahoma. Keeton attended Bonham High School in Bonham, Texas.[1] He was also a member of the Southern California Sun and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

College career[edit]

Navarro College[edit]

Keeton played for the Navarro Bulldogs from 1970 to 1971.[2]

University of Oklahoma[edit]

Keeton transferred to play for the Oklahoma Sooners from 1972 to 1973. He earned All-Big Eight honors while also playing in the Blue–Gray and Senior Bowl games.[3]

Professional career[edit]

Keeton was selected by the St. Louis Cardinals with the 85th pick in the 1974 NFL draft.[1]

Southern California Sun[edit]

Keeton played for the Southern California Sun of the World Football League in 1974, returning one interception for a touchdown.[3][4][5]

New England Patriots[edit]

Keeton played in twelve games for the New England Patriots during the 1975 season.[1]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

Keeton was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 1976 NFL expansion draft. He was released by the team during training camp.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "DURWOOD KEETON". profootballarchives.com. Archived from the original on September 8, 2015. Retrieved May 16, 2015.
  2. ^ "Bulldogs in Pro Football". navarrocollege.edu. Archived from the original on May 17, 2015. Retrieved May 16, 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Durwood Keeton". tradingcarddb.com. Archived from the original on May 17, 2015. Retrieved May 16, 2015.
  4. ^ "Durwood Keeton". justsportsstats.com. Retrieved May 16, 2015.
  5. ^ "Durwood Keeton". nasljerseys.com. Archived from the original on May 17, 2015. Retrieved May 16, 2015.
  6. ^ "Durwood Keeton". bucpower.com. Archived from the original on May 17, 2015. Retrieved May 16, 2015.

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