Stanford Keglar

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Stanford Keglar
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Keglar in 2010.
No. -- Free agent
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-07-04) July 4, 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth: Indianapolis, Indiana
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school: Indianapolis (IN) Pike
College: Purdue
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 4 / Pick: 134
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 22.0
Sacks: 0
Interceptions: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Stanford Sherock Keglar (born July 4, 1985) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the fourth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Purdue.

Early years[edit]

Stanford Sherock Keglar was born on July 4, 1985 in Indianapolis, Indiana.[1] Playing at Pike High School in Indianapolis, Indiana, he was coached by former Purdue defensive back Ken Coudret.[1] As a junior, he had 72 tackles, four sacks, four fumble recoveries and one interception.[1] During his senior season, Keglar totaled 83 tackles, five sacks, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and one interception.[1] After the season, he was named honorable mention All-State, First-Team All County and First Team All-Conference.[1] He was ranked as the eighth best college football prospect in Indiana and the 26th best linebacker by Rivals.com.[1] During his high school years he also participated in track & field as well as swimming and was sectional winner in the 50 freestyle.[1]

College career[edit]

2003[edit]

Keglar played in only one game as a freshman at Purdue before suffering a high ankle sprain and missing the rest of the season.[1]

2004[edit]

During his sophomore year, he started all 12 games.[1] Keglar recorded 61 tackles, three pass breakups, and one forced fumble.[1] Against Notre Dame he had a career high seven tackles.[1]

2005[edit]

As a junior, Keglar appeared in 10 games, starting six.[1] He ranked fourth on the team with 50 tackles and added one sack and a pass breakup.[1] On September 17 against Arizona he equaled his career high with seven tackles.[1]

2006[edit]

Appearing in all 14 games and starting 10 as a senior at Purdue, Keglar had 69 tackles, five pass breakups, one interception, one forced fumble and a fumble recovery.[1] Keglar broke his career high in tackles with 10 against Ball State.[1] He had a team high nine tackles in the Champs Sports Bowl against Maryland.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Tennessee Titans[edit]

Keglar was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the fourth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He was signed on July 15, 2008.[2] In 13 games as a rookie he totaled 12 tackles.[3] On September 5, 2010, Keglar was waived by Tennessee.

Houston Texans[edit]

Keglar signed with the Houston Texans on October 25, 2010. He was cut on September 3, 2011.

Minnesota Vikings[edit]

Keglar was signed by the Vikings on May 29, 2013. He was cut on June 27, 2013.

Vikings re-signed Keglar again on August 6, 2013 after cutting Nathan Williams.[4] Keglar was again released by the Vikings on August 26, 2013 (along with 12 others) to get to a 75-man roster.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q "Purdue Boilermakers bio". Purdue University. Purduesports.com. Retrieved 2009-05-28. 
  2. ^ "Titans agree to terms with draft picks Hawkins, Keglar". Tennessee Titans. July 15, 2008. Retrieved 2009-05-28. 
  3. ^ "Tennessee Titans bio". Tennessee Titans. Titansonline. Retrieved 2009-05-28. 
  4. ^ Wiederer, Dan (August 6, 2013). "Vikings release linebacker Nathan Williams, sign Stanford Keglar". Star Tribune. Minneapolis. Retrieved August 7, 2013. 
  5. ^ Craig, Mark (August 26, 2013). "Vikings release 13 players". StarTribune.com. Star Tribune. Retrieved August 26, 2013. 

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