Lewis during the 2012 NFL season
|No. -- Free agent|
|Date of birth:||May 17, 1986|
|Place of birth:||New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||208 lb (94 kg)|
|High school:||New Orleans (LA) Walker|
|NFL Draft:||2009 / Round: 3 / Pick: 96|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2015|
Keenan Girod Lewis (born May 17, 1986) is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the third round of the 2009 NFL Draft, and also played for the New Orleans Saints. He played college football at Oregon State.
Lewis attended O. Perry Walker High School in New Orleans, Louisiana and was schoolmates and teammates with NFL wide receiver Mike Wallace. He was a three-year starter for head coach Terry Wilson. He made 75 tackles as a senior with four quarterback sacks and seven interceptions, also returned five punts for 180 yards and five kickoffs for 150 yards in 2003. Was named first team all-metro and all-league as a senior. He recorded 71 tackles with two interceptions as a junior and 54 tackles as a sophomore.
Lewis played for Oregon State between 2004-2008. After redshirting as a freshman in 2004, he started all 11 games and ended the year with 98 tackles, fourth on the team in 2005. He led the team for pass breakups with 11. He made the College Football News Third Team Freshman All-American and honorable mention by the Sporting News. In 2006, Lewis made 22 tackles for the season, was second on the team with eight pass breakups, and also accounted for a sack and two tackles for loss. Lewis finished off his career as one of the most physical corners in the, then, Pac-10 conference.
New Orleans Saints
On March 14, 2013, Lewis signed a five-year, $26.3 million contract with the New Orleans Saints. On November 26, 2015 Lewis was placed on injured reserve with a leg injury, ending his season. Lewis had been slowly recovering from January 2016 hip surgery. He started training camp on the physically unable to perform list, and although the team activated him from PUP on Aug. 3, 2016, he practiced just one day and had been sidelined ever since. On August 19, 2016, Lewis was released by the Saints.