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Keenan Lewis

Date of birth : 1986-05-17
Date of death : -
Birthplace : New Orleans, Louisiana
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-05

Keenan Lewis is an American football cornerback for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League.

PRO: Played in four games before being placed on the Reserve/Injured List with a back injury on December 29, 2009...drafted by the Steelers in the third round (96th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft.

2009 (4-0): Played in four games on special teams…had one tackle…finished the season on Reserve/Injured List…9/10 vs. Tennessee: Made his NFL debut as a contributor on special teams…9/20 at Chicago: Was inactive…9/27 at Cincinnati: Was inactive…10/4 vs. San Diego: Was inactive…10/11 at Detroit: Was inactive…10/18 vs. Cleveland: Was inactive…10/25 vs. Minnesota: Was inactive…11/9 at Denver: Played in his second career game as a contributor on special teams…11/15 vs. Cincinnati: Played in his third career game as a contributor on special teams…left the game early due to a rib injury…11/22 at Kansas City: Played in his fourth career game as a contributor on special teams…recorded one tackle on special teams…11/29 at Baltimore: Was inactive…12/6 vs. Oakland: Was inactive…12/10 at Cleveland: Was inactive…12/20 vs. Green Bay: Was inactive….12/27 vs. Baltimore: Was inactive…12/29: Placed on Reserve/Injured List.

COLLEGE:
Lewis was the team's active leader for starts with 48, appearing in 50 games at Oregon State...recorded 117 tackles (81 solos), a three-yard sack and five stops for losses totaling 20 yards...forced one fumble and deflected 30 passes...gained 72 yards on seven interceptions (10.29 avg.) that included one touchdown…majored in exercise and sport science. 2008: Academic All-Pac 10 first-team choice…All-Pac 10 honorable mention...started all 13 games at left cornerback, leading the team with four interceptions for 29 yards in returns, including a touchdown...recorded 35 tackles (27 solos) with a stop for a 3-yard loss…deflected nine passes...part of a unit that ranked second in the Pac 10 in total defense (312.15 ypg, 23rd nationally) and third in pass defense (180.92 ypg, 22nd in the country). 2007: Academic All-Pac 10 selection for third consecutive year...started 11 games at left cornerback...led team with three interceptions for 43 yards in returns...added 15 tackles (12 solos) and deflected two passes. 2006: Earned first-team Academic All-Pac 10 Conference accolades...started 13 games at left cornerback...collected 22 tackles (17 solos) that included a three-yard sack and two stops behind the line of scrimmage...finished second on the team with eight pass deflections. 2005: Freshman All-American third-team selection by College Football News, earning the first of four Academic AII-Pac 10 Conference honors...took over left cornerback duties, as he started 11 games...recorded 45 tackles (25 solos) with two stops for minus 13 yards and a forced fumble...led the Beavers with a career-high 11 pass deflections. 2004: Redshirted as a freshman...named co-Defensive Scout Team MVP.

PERSONAL:
Attended O. Perry Walker High School in New Orleans, La.…rated as one of the top 100 cornerback prospects in the country by Rivals.com...first-team All-Metro and All-League choice as a senior...made 75 tackles with four quarterback sacks and seven interceptions…also returned five punts for 180 yards and five kickoffs for 150 yards in 2003...registered 71 tackles with two interceptions as a junior and posted 54 tackles as a sophomore...graduated with academic honors, attaining a 3.27 grade point average...son of Muriel Lewis…Full name: Keenan Lewis.


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