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Keenan Canty
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Keenan Canty 717739
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 155
Year: Freshman
Hometown: New Orleans, La.
High School: Edna Karr
Experience: Transfer

AT COLORADO: This Season (Jr.)—He ended spring drills listed third at the “Z” receiver position.  He was second on the team with 11 receptions in the four main spring scrimmages, gaining 117 yards (10.6 per) with one touchdown.

2012 (Soph.)—He saw action in 11 games (all but at Washington State), with no starts; he caught two passes for 16 yards on the season, both on second downs and for eight yards in the state of California, the first at Fresno State and the second at Southern California.  He earned one first down.  He had four receptions for 80 yards in main spring scrimmage action.

2011 (Fr.-RS)—He saw action in 12 games, including two starts (at Stanford and Arizona State; he did not play in the opener at Hawai’i).  He had 14 receptions for 161 yards on the season (13.4 average per catch), with no touchdowns, seven first downs earned and a long reception of 39 yards (against Arizona); he caught 13 of those balls in a four game stretch, including season/career highs of five for 45 yards at Washington.  He also had spot duty returning kicks, averaging 5.7 on three punt returns (long of 12) and 17.3 on six kickoff return efforts (long of 22).  He caught four passes for 42 yards and two touchdowns in the three main spring scrimmages; he opened the scoring in the spring game when he was on the receiving end of a 15-yard TD pass from Nick Hirschman.

2010 (Fr.)—Redshirted; practiced at wide receiver and was on the scout team.

HIGH SCHOOL—He earned All-4A District 10 honors as a senior, helping his team to an 11-2 record and third round appearance in the state playoffs.  Edna Karr, under coach Jabbar Juluke, went 3-1 in 4A District 10 competition and finished in second place.  His sophomore and junior seasons, the team won the 4A District 10 championship and in three years Edna Karr compiled a 10-2 record in league games.  He caught 60 passes for 630 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior and secured at least three catches in 11 of 13 games and five or more catches in five games.  Against St. Paul, in a 26-24 win to open the season, he caught five passes for 63 yards and two touchdowns.  Two weeks later against Destrehan, in a 38-24 win over its rival, he caught five passes for 69 yards and a touchdown.  Against Vandebelt, in the second round of the playoffs, he had four catches for 71 yards and two touchdowns in a 46-9 win.  He also returned kickoffs and punts as both a junior and senior, returning one punt for a touchdown (junior season).  That season, he earned second team All-4A District 10 and had 20 catches for 220 yards and three touchdowns.  He also lettered four times in track and field and earned All-4A District 10 honors in the triple jump as a junior.  He also competed in the long jump and the 4x100 and 4x200-meter relay teams. 

ACADEMICS—He is majoring in Communication at Colorado.

PERSONAL—He was born October 7, 1992 in New Orleans.  He enjoys hanging out with his friends and being active in all sports.  He participated in two community service projects through his school.  The first was through Tulane University, where he helped plant trees at a city park, while the second one involved speaking to students at local elementary schools and helping out around the schools. 

Receiving High Games
Season G No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Rec Yds
2011 12 14 161 11.5 0 39 5 45
ADDITIONAL STATISTICS—Rushing: 2-minus 7, -3.5 avg., -2 long (2011); Punt Returns 3-17, 5.7 avg., 12 long (2011); Kickoff Returns: 6-104, 17.3 avg., 22 long (2011).
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