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19  Keenan Burton
Keenan Burton

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Louisville, Ky.

High School:
DuPont Manual

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180

Position:
Wide Receiver

Birthdate:
10/29/1984

Experience:
HS


High School: Playmaking athlete as a quarterback and safety ... First-team all-state as a senior by The Associated Press and the Louisville Courier-Journal ... Named to the Lexington Herald-Leader "Class of the Commonwealth" listing of the top-22 seniors in the state ... Helped lead DuPont Manual HS in Louisville to the Class AAAA state playoffs four consecutive seasons ... Four-year letterman and three-year starter ... Primarily played quarterback on offense, although he did see some action as a receiver, running back, and kick returner ... Two-year member of the all-county and all-district teams ... Career stats include 274 rushing attempts for 1,634 yards, a 6.0-yard average, and 25 touchdowns ... Completed 81 of 226 passes for 1,605 yards and 17 TDs ... Had 98 tackles in his career, along with 30 pass breakups ... Intercepted 10 passes, returning two for touchdowns ... Also had a punt return for a touchdown ... The No. 6 prospect in Kentucky according to SuperPrep ... The No. 5 prospect in Kentucky and one of the top-50 defensive backs in the nation by Rivals.com/PrepStar magazine ... MVP of the Kentucky/Tennessee HS All-Star Game in the summer of 2003, leading Kentucky to a 28-14 victory ... "Keenan has the quickest first step I've seen in a long time," said Manual Coach Joe Nichols. "He has really deceptive speed and great hands" ... In track, he competed in the 400- and 800-meter runs, 4x200-, 4x400-, and 4x800-meter relays, the long jump, and the triple jump ... Has participated in the state meet in all three relays and both jumps ... Member of the student council and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... Decided on Kentucky after also considering Northwestern, Indiana, Marshall, Louisville, Miami (Ohio), and Boston College.

Personal: Full name is Keenan Edward Burton ... Born 10-29-84 in Louisville, Ky ... Son of Ed Burton and Gladys Taylor ... Ed played football and ran track at Morehead State ... Has a twin sister, Keisha ... Major is undecided.

2014 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium