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    Keegan Grant
    Keegan Grant

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Coal City, Ill.

    High School:
    Coal City

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 305

    Position:
    OL



    PARTICIPATION
    Season Games Other Statistics
    2007 11
    No Other Statistics
    2008 1
    No Other Statistics
    2009 13
    No Other Statistics
    2010 11
    1 Tackle
    Career 36
    1 Tackle

    Career: A former walk-on who earned a scholarship in 2007 ... Played in 36 games with 16 career starts ... Strong, physical player who played the position with the perfect demeanor.

    2010: Started 10 of 11 games played at offensive guard ... Made his first start of 2010 at right guard vs. Central Michigan ... Missed the Vanderbilt and Illinois State games with a concussion.

    2009: Started six games at right guard, including the last six regular-season contests.

    2008: Slowed much of the season with an ankle injury ... Played in one game.

    2007: Played in all 12 games ... Played a key reserve role, mostly at left guard.

    2006: Did not see action.

    High School: Started at offensive tackle and defensive tackle for Illinois High School Association Class 4A state semifinalists ... Named first-team all-state offensive lineman by Chicago Tribune and first-team defensive lineman by Morris Daily Herald ... Earned Coal City Lineman of the Year and Varsity Athletic awards ... Received an Academic All-State Award by the Illinois High School Football Coaches' Association ... Named an all-area scholar athlete by the Kankakee Daily Journal ... National Honor Society member ... 2006 Illinois State Scholar ... Also a four-year letterwinner in wrestling and track and field ... Finished fourth in the IHSA Class A wrestling meet (275-pound weight class) ... Broke Coal City shot put record by 3' 5-1/2'' ... Qualified six times for IHSA state tournaments in his three sports ... Became first Coal City athlete to qualify for three IHSA state tournaments in the same year (2004-05) ... Coached by Lenny Onsen.

    Personal: Born Keegan Brian Grant ... Son of Brian Grant ... Graduated in June, 2010 with a degree in political science and a minor in history ... Pursued postgraduate studies in fall of 2010.