Tinker Keck

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Tinker "Ty" Keck (born August 10, 1976 in Colby, Kansas) is a Hollywood fitness trainer, former XFL defensive back for the Los Angeles Xtreme, and former actor.

High school years[edit]

Keck attended Colby High School in Colby Kansas his Freshman year, and Goodland High School in Goodland, Kansas his Sophomore, Junior and Senior years and was a student and a letterman in football, basketball, and track&field. In football, as a senior, he led his team to a Conference Title and was an All-League selection. In track & field, he was a two-time State Champion in the triple jump, State Champion in the 4x100 M relay and placed at the State Finals on the long jump as a sophomore and as a senior.

College and pro football career[edit]

He played defensive back for the University of Cincinnati Bearcats, where he was known as a prolific kick returner. He made All-Conference and All-American and was team captain for the Bearcats. He tied the NCAA record for most punt returns for touchdowns (four) and (two) in one game.[1]

He played in the XFL for the XFL Champions Los Angeles Xtreme where he recorded 2 interceptions. He signed as a free agent in the National Football League with the New York Giants in April 2000. The Giants played in Super Bowl XXXV that year.

The Moment of Truth[edit]

He appeared as the first contestant on Fox's reality/game show The Moment of Truth on January 23, 2008. According to the show, he is married to a woman named Catia.

Ab Rocket[edit]

He appears as a celebrity endorser for the Ab Rocket[2] exercise device. According to the infomercial for this product, he is a celebrity fitness trainer in Los Angeles. It also credits him with playing for the New York Giants.