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5 Keenan Black

2017: Appeared in nine games at quarterback, starting the last five … starting QB in both Hornet wins … ranked ninth in the MEAC in passing average (129.9 ypg) and pass efficiency (116.2 rating) … completed 82-of-174 passes (47.1%) for 1169 yards with 13 touchdowns and 11 interceptions … also ranked third on the Hornets with 141 yards rushing … tied for third in the MEAC in touchdown passes … connected on 16-of-26 passes for career-highs of 234 yards and four touchdowns, including the game-winning score with nine seconds left, to lead Hornets to 33-30 victory over  Morgan State (Nov. 11) … also rushed for 45 yards (long 25) on 12 carries in Morgan State contest … completed 14-of-27 passes for 218 yards and two touchdowns in 17-14 win over South Carolina State (Oct. 21) … passed for 216 yards (12-for-27) and three touchdowns in 35-21 loss to Savannah State (Nov. 4) … completed three passes on four attempts, including a touchdown, and rushed for career-high 48 yards on seven carries (long 25) vs. FBS West Virginia (Sep. 16) … connected with Taronn Selby on career-best 42-yard pass vs. FBS Florida State (Nov. 18)  … had career-best 25 yard runs in two games (Sep. 16 vs. West Virginia; Nov. 11 vs. Morgan State)        

 

2016: Competed in six games as a true freshman, seeing action at quarterback and on special teams … did not attempt a pass, but had five carries for 13 yards (long 7) … also on the receiving end of a pass for two yards … had three carries for 12 yards, including a season-best seven yard carry, vs. North Carolina A&T on Nov. 12 … recorded two unassisted tackles vs. Bethune-Cookman (Oct. 29) … posted a solo stop at Missouri (Sep. 24) … took majority of snaps at quarterback during 2017 spring camp

High School: Earned four varsity letters at Concord HS, competing primarily at quarterback … SPC Conference Offensive Player-of-the Year after completing 174-of-290 passes (60.%) for 2,570 yards and 23 touchdowns, and rushing for 483 yards and 10 TDs on 123 carries as a senior in 2015 … helped lead team to state 3AA tournament semi-final appearances … All-SPC First Team as a junior … completed 109-of-193 passes (56.5%) for 1,530 yards during junior season … member of state 3A runner-up team as a sophomore in 2013 … All-SPC selection as a 10th grader … connected on 89-of-154 passes during sophomore campaign … member of state 3A runner-up team as a freshman.


Personal:
Son of Trica and Endra Black … has one brother, Dra, and one sister, Erica ... born 1/19/97 … hopes to become a college coach … full name is Keenan Dieondra Black.

Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 190
Year: Junior
Hometown: Concord, N.C.
High School: Concord
Experience: High School
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