A confirmed video game fan, he and a roommate also got hooked on the board game this off-season, spending nearly six hours in some sessions.
“Whenever I thought of the college experience growing up,” he says, “Monopoly wasn’t part of it.”
When he first arrived in Logan, winning wasn't either. After back-to-back 4-8 seasons, the Aggies jumped to 7-6 with Keeton starting eight games as a freshman. Last year was their best-ever season: 11-2, including a bowl win.
Besides the Heisman, Keeton is on the Davey O’Brien watch list, the Maxwell watch list, the College Football Performance Awards watch list and – if there is one -- the Defensive Coordinators of America watch list.
Thus with fall camp starting on Friday, there is optimism in Logan, much due to Keeton. He calls the Heisman hype “surreal,” but adds: “I’ve got a team full of brothers in the locker room. They beat me down when I need it and pick me up when I need it.”
Neither coach nor politician could have said it better.
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