Stanford Keglar
Keglar in 2010.
No. 57     Minnesota Vikings
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-07-04) July 4, 1985 (age 34)
Place of birth: Indianapolis, Indiana
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
College: Purdue
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 4 / Pick: 134
Debuted in 2008 for the Tennessee Titans
Career history
* Tennessee Titans ( 2008 2010)
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2011
Tackles     22
Sacks     0
Interceptions     0
Stats at

Stanford Sherock Keglar (born July 4, 1985) is an American football linebacker for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the fourth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Purdue.

Early yearsEdit

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[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 careerEdit


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]


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]


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]


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 careerEdit

Tennessee TitansEdit

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 TexansEdit

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

Minnesota VikingsEdit

Keglar was signed by the Vikings on May 29, 2013.


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