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Lewis during the 2012 NFL season
|No. 21 New Orleans Saints|
|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 highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
|Stats at NFL.com|
Keenan Girod Lewis (born May 17, 1986 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is an American football cornerback for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the third round of the 2009 NFL Draft. 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 as a junior (with two interceptions) 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 45 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 TFLs. Lewis finished off his career as one of the most physical corners in the, then, Pac-10 conference.
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