|Date of birth:April 20, 1993|
|Place of birth: Louisville, Kentucky|
|College: Kentucky Wesleyan|
|Undrafted in 2017|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Jacksonville Jaguars ( 2017–present)|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2018|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Keelan Lawrence Cole (born April 20, 1993) is an American football wide receiver for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent after the 2017 NFL Draft. He played college football at Kentucky Wesleyan.
On September 10, 2017, in the season opener, Cole made his regular season debut in a 29–7 victory over the Houston Texans. On September 17, 2017, in Week 2, he had the first two receptions of his career, which totaled 13 yards, in a 37–16 loss to the Tennessee Titans. On December 10, 2017, during Week 14 against the Seattle Seahawks, Cole finished with 99 receiving yards, including a 75-yard touchdown, as the Jaguars won 30–24. During a Week 15 win of 45-7 over the Houston Texans, Cole finished with an NFL-leading 186 receiving yards and a touchdown, including a 73-yard reception to the one-yard line. Overall, he finished his rookie season with 42 receptions for 748 receiving yards and three receiving touchdowns.
In Week 2 of the 2018 season, Cole recorded seven receptions for 116 yards and a touchdown in the 31–20 victory over the New England Patriots.
- ↑ "Jaguars agree to terms with 16 undrafted rookie free agents". May 1, 2017. https://www.jaguars.com/news/2017-offseason-undrafted-free-agents-bring-roster-to-90-18811579. Retrieved August 18, 2017.
- ↑ DiRocco, Michael (August 11, 2017). "Long shot Keelan Cole creeping closer to roster spot". http://www.espn.com/blog/jacksonville-jaguars/post/_/id/22000/long-shot-keelan-cole-creeping-closer-to-roster-spot. Retrieved August 18, 2017.
- ↑ "Jacksonville Jaguars at Houston Texans - September 10th, 2017". Pro-Football-Reference.com. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/201709100htx.htm. Retrieved September 24, 2017.
- ↑ "Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars - September 17th, 2017". Pro-Football-Reference.com. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/201709170jax.htm. Retrieved October 18, 2017.
- ↑ "Keelan Cole could be an under-the-radar weapon for the Jaguars". Big Cat Country. https://www.bigcatcountry.com/2017/12/8/16751406/keelan-cole-could-be-an-under-the-radar-weapon-for-the-jaguars. Retrieved December 8, 2017.
- ↑ "Houston Texans at Jacksonville Jaguars - December 17th, 2017" (in en). https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/201712170jax.htm.
- ↑ "Keelan Cole 2017 Game Log" (in en). https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/C/ColeKe00/gamelog/2017/.
- ↑ "Jaguars' Keelan Cole: Gashes Patriots for 116 yards, TD" (in en). CBSSports.com. https://www.cbssports.com/fantasy/football/news/jaguars-keelan-cole-gashes-patriots-for-116-yards-td/.