NFL Closeup: Case Keenum

The Houston Texans have seemingly had a revolving door at quarterback this season, but it has benefited Case Keenum, one of college football’s most prolific passers in history. For Keenum, though, the journey from top to bottom to the top again has been quick and quirky. A year after he rewrote the NCAA record books while playing quarterback at the University of Houston, he went undrafted in the 2012 NFL Draft before signing with the Houston Texans as a free agent. But for Keenum, the NCAA’s all-time record holder in total passing yards (19,217), touchdowns (155), and completions (1,546), as well as the Football Bowl Subdivision’s all-time leader in total offense (20,114), he had to deal with life away from the game while still being part of the team – because he only made the Texans’ practice squad and never saw the field during the 2012 NFL season. So the Read More

In the News: Case Keenum

Heisman Trophy candidate and sixth-year senior Case Keenum leads the nation in total offense and has led the Cougars to a 3-0 start. He has passed for 1,119 yards and 10 touchdowns in the Cougars’ first three games and recently led Houston to a huge comeback against Louisiana Tech last weekend, when his offense went off for 28 straight points late in the game to win 35-34. His story was featured in our Fall 2009 issue.

After only two seasons, University of Houston quarterback Case Keenum is already one of the most prolific passers in school history. He’s also the nation’s returning leader in total offense and considered one of the top returning players in 2009 by several national sports publications.

Keenum is a viable Heisman Trophy candidate… Continue reading

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