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Keyaron Fox

Date of birth : 1982-01-24
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Atlanta, Georgia
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-10-24

PRO (69-7/4-0): Signed a two-year contract during the 2009 offseason…originally signed with the Steelers on March 12, 2008 as an unrestricted free agent (Kansas City)…can play at both outside and inside linebacker posts…has worked extensively on special teams in his career.

2009 (16-3): Started three games at ILB…posted his first career interception and first career touchdown against the Minnesota Vikings…had a team-high 27 special teams tackles…9/10 vs. Tennessee: Made his fifth career start and first with the Steelers at ILB…finished with a team-high nine tackles (six solo) and had one QB pressure…recovered a fumble forced by James Harrison on the opening possession of the third quarter…9/20 at Chicago: Made his second consecutive start at ILB…finished with five tackles (three solo)…9/27 at Cincinnati: Played in his 11th consecutive game…had one solo tackle on special teams…10/4 vs. San Diego: Played in his 12th consecutive game…had two assisted tackles on special teams…10/11 at Detroit: Played in his 13th consecutive game…had three solo tackles on special teams…10/18 vs. Cleveland: Played in his 14th consecutive game…recorded one assisted tackle on special teams…10/25 vs. Minnesota: Played in his 15th consecutive game as a contributor on defense and special teams…recorded three tackles (two solo) and his first career interception for an 82-yard touchdown to clinch the game with one minute left…11/9 at Denver: Made his third start of the season in replace of the injured Lawrence Timmons…recorded seven tackles (six solo) and two tackles on special teams…11/15 vs. Cincinnati: Played in his 17th consecutive game as a contributor on defense and special teams…recorded two tackles on special teams…11/22 at Kansas City: Played in his 18th consecutive game as a contributor on special teams…recorded three tackles on special teams…11/29 at Baltimore: Played in his 19th consecutive game as a contributor on defense and special teams…recorded four tackles (two solo)…recorded three solo tackles on special teams…12/6 vs. Oakland: Played in his 20th consecutive game as a contributor on special teams…recorded two assisted tackles on special teams…12/10 at Cleveland: Played in his 21st consecutive game as a contributor on special teams…12/20 vs. Green Bay: Played in his 22nd consecutive game as a contributor on special teams…recorded two assisted tackles on special teams…12/27 vs. Baltimore: Played in his 23rd consecutive game as a contributor on special teams…1/3 at Miami: Played in his 24th consecutive game as a contributor on special teams…recorded one solo tackle on special teams.



2008 (13-0/3-0): Played in 13 regular-season games...missed three games from Weeks 7-9 due to a hamstring injury...finished second on the team with a career-high 21 tackles on special teams...recovered the first fumble of his career at New England on November 30 during a kickoff return...finished with seven tackles (three solo), all in the regular-season finale against the Browns...played in all three postseason games, recording four special teams tackles...9/7 vs. Houston: Made his Steelers debut contributing two tackles (one solo) on special teams...9/14 at Cleveland: Led the team with three special teams tackles (two solo)...9/21 at Philadelphia: Played in his 43rd career game and led the team with two assisted tackles on special teams...9/29 vs. Baltimore: Played in his 44th career game as a contributor on special teams before leaving the game in the first half with a back injury... 10/5 at Jacksonville: Played in his 45th career game as a contributor on special teams and recorded one solo tackle on special teams...10/19 at Cincinnati: Was inactive with a hamstring injury...10/26 vs. New York Giants: Was inactive with a hamstring injury...11/3 at Washington: Was inactive with a hamstring injury...11/9 vs. Indianapolis: Returned to the lineup after missing three consecutive games with a hamstring injury...contributed on special teams...11/16 vs. San Diego: Played in his 47th career game...contributed on special teams...11/20 vs. Cincinnati: Played in his third consecutive game... recorded two solo tackles on special teams...11/30 at New England: Played in his fourth consecutive game...recorded four tackles (one solo) on special teams...recovered a Matthew Slater fumble on a kickoff return in the third quarter...12/7 vs. Dallas: Played in his 50th career game...finished with three solo tackles on special teams...12/14 at Baltimore: Played in his sixth straight game...made one solo tackle on special teams...recovered a fumbled punt return by Santonio Holmes and advanced it...12/21 at Tennessee: Played in his seventh consecutive game...had one solo tackle on special teams...12/28 vs. Cleveland: Played in his eighth consecutive game...finished with seven tackles (three solo)...had two solo tackles on special teams...AFC Divisional Game 1/11 vs. San Diego: Played in his second consecutive postseason game...had one solo tackle on special teams...AFC Championship Game 1/18 vs. Baltimore: Played in his third consecutive postseason game...had three solo tackles on special teams...Super Bowl XLIII 2/1 vs. Arizona: Played in his fourth consecutive postseason game as a contributor on special teams.

2007 (10-0): Played in 10 games on special teams and eight contests on defense…was inactive for six games...had 13 tackles (10 solo) with two for loss and 12 special teams stops...was inactive Weeks 4-9 with a right hamstring injury…was inactive Week 13 with a back injury…9/9 at Houston: Assisted on two special teams tackles…9/16 at Chicago: Made two tackles on special teams…9/23 vs. Minnesota: Played primarily special teams…9/30 at San Diego: Was inactive due to a right hamstring injury…10/7 vs. Jacksonville: Was inactive…10/14 vs. Cincinnati: Was inactive…10/21 at Oakland: Was inactive…11/4 vs. Green Bay: Was inactive…11/11 vs. Denver: Made two solo tackles on special teams…11/18 at Indianapolis: Had one solo tackle one special teams…11/25 vs. Oakland: Assisted on one special teams tackle…12/2 vs. San Diego: Was inactive due to a back injury…12/9 at Denver: Made two tackles as a reserve at OLB…12/16 vs. Tennessee: Recorded two tackles on special teams…12/23 at Detroit: Made two tackles on defense…had one special teams tackle…12/30 at New York Jets: Made nine tackles, with two coming for a loss…recorded one special teams tackle.

2006 (16-4/1-0): Played in 16 games on special teams and 15 contests (four starts) on defense...had 51 tackles (39 solo) with one behind the line, a sack (-5.0 yards), three QB pressures, a pass defensed and a forced fumble...was fourth on the team with 16 special teams tackles...tallied a career-high four special teams stops vs. San Francisco in Week 4...tied a career high with four special teams tackles vs. Seattle in Week 8...played as a reserve at LOLB in place of an injured LB Derrick Johnson in Week 9 at St. Louis, contributing seven tackles, forcing a fumble and adding a special teams stop...totaled 10 tackles in his first career NFL start at LOLB in place of an injured Johnson Week 10 at Miami had 11 tackles and two QB pressures vs. Oakland in Week 11...notched a career-high 12 tackles (eight solo), a sack of Derek Anderson and a pass defensed at Cleveland in Week 13...tallied two tackles and three special teams stops in an AFC Wild Card Game at Indianapolis.…9/10 vs. Cincinnati: Played primarily special teams…9/17 at Denver: Played primarily special teams…10/1 vs. San Francisco: Recorded one tackle as a reserve at OLB…made a season-high four special teams stops…10/8 at Arizona: Assisted on two special teams tackles…10/15 at Pittsburgh: Made one special teams tackle…10/22 vs. San Diego: Recorded one tackle as a reserve at OLB…10/29 vs. Seattle: Tied a season high with four special teams tackles, two solo and two assisted…11/5 at St. Louis: Recorded seven tackles…had the first forced fumble of his career…had one tackle on special teams…11/12 at Miami: Made first career NFL start…had the first double-digit tackling performance of his career with 10 stops…11/19 vs. Oakland: Recorded 11 tackles…11/23 vs. Denver: Recorded seven tackles, including six solos…had his first career tackle for a loss…12/3 at Cleveland: Set a career high with 12 tackles…also recorded his first career sack and had one pass defense…12/10 vs. Baltimore: Recorded one tackle as a reserve at OLB…12/17 at San Diego: Assisted on one defensive tackle…made two solo tackles on special teams…12/23 at Oakland: Made one solo and one assisted tackle on special teams…12/31 vs. Jacksonville: Played primarily special teams…AFC Wild Card Game 1/6 at Indianapolis: Had two tackles as a reserve at OLB…made three special teams tackles.

2005 (2-0): Played in two games, producing two tackles and a special teams stop...was inactive Weeks 3 and 4…was placed on the Reserve/Injured List on October 10th…9/11 vs. New York Jets: Had two tackles as a reserve at OLB…made one special teams tackle…9/18 at Oakland: Played primarily special teams…9/26 at Denver: Was inactive…10/2 vs. Philadelphia: Was inactive…10/10: Was placed on the Reserve/Injured List.

2004 (12-0): Played in 12 games on special teams and one contest on defense...was inactive for four games...had nine special teams tackles...was inactive with a left quad injury during weeks 1-3...9/12 at Denver: Was inactive due to a left quad injury…9/19 vs. Carolina: Was inactive…9/26 vs. Houston: Was inactive…10/4 at Baltimore: Was inactive…10/17 at Jacksonville: Made NFL debut…recorded one special teams tackle…10/24 vs. Atlanta: Recorded two special teams tackles…10/31 vs. Indianapolis: Recorded one tackle on special teams…11/7 at Tampa Bay: Played primarily special teams…11/14 at New Orleans: Played primarily special teams…11/22 vs. New England: Played primarily special teams…11/28 vs. San Diego: Played primarily special teams…12/5 at Oakland: Played primarily special teams…12/13 at Tennessee: Recorded a season high three special teams tackles…12/19 vs. Denver: Recorded one special teams tackle…12/25 vs. Oakland: Recorded one special teams tackle…1/2 at San Diego: Played primarily special teams.

COLLEGE: Saw duty in 45 games (35 starts) at Georgia Tech...finished his career with 376 tackles (210 solo), 9.0 sacks (-70.0 yards), 40.0 tackles for loss (-137.0 yards), one INT (35 yards), two fumble recoveries and six forced fumbles...also added 14 passes defensed and seven QB pressures…2003: Started all 13 games as a senior...was a second-team All-America selection of Sports Illustrated…earned first-team All-ACC honors and finished second in the voting for ACC Defensive Player of the Year…recorded a career-high 155 tackles (79 solos), including 4.0 sacks (-32.0 yards) and four forced fumbles...2002: Played in 12 games (11 starts) in his junior campaign and had 92 tackles (49 solos)...also had 3.0 sacks (-18.0 yards), an INT, a fumble recovery, a forced fumble, as well as six passes defensed and three QB pressures…2001: Played in 12 games with 11 starts as a sophomore, registering 95 tackles (60 solos) and 2.0 sacks (-20.0 yards)…2000: Played in eight games as a freshman, recording 34 tackles (22 solos)...majored in Management at Georgia Tech.

PERSONAL: Credited with 139 tackles, six INTs, seven sacks, five fumble recoveries and five forced fumbles as a senior at Westlake High School in Atlanta, Georgia...also caught nine passes for 400 yards...named to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution’s list of the Top 75 college prospects in Georgia... was MVP of the Georgia-Florida All-Star Game with 10 tackles, two tackles for a loss and a forced fumble that was returned for a touchdown...collected 83 tackles, 20 sacks, eight INTs and three fumble recoveries as a junior...served as an intern with the Legacy Financial Group during the 2007 off-season...son of June and James Fox...Full name: Keyaron James Fox.


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