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Keenan Lewis
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Lewis during the 2012 NFL season
No. 28     New Orleans Saints
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-05-17) May 17, 1986 (age 33)
Place of birth: New Orleans, Louisiana
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 208 lb (94 kg)
Career information
College: Oregon State
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 3 / Pick: 96
Debuted in 2009 for the Pittsburgh Steelers
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Honorable mention All-Pac-10 (2008)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Tackles     120
Interceptions     1
Pass deflections     29
Stats at NFL.com

Keenan 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.

High schoolEdit

Lewis attended O. Perry Walker High School in New Orleans, Louisiana. 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.

College careerEdit

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.

Professional careerEdit

Pittsburgh SteelersEdit

Lewis was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the third round, 69th overall, of the 2009 NFL Draft. Lewis signed a four-year contract with the Steelers after being drafted.

New Orleans SaintsEdit

On March 14, 2013, Lewis signed a five-year, $26.3 million dollar contract, including $10.5 million guaranteed with the New Orleans Saints.[1]

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