Keke Coutee

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Coutee at 2017 Big 12 Media Days
No. 16 – Houston Texans
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1997-01-14) January 14, 1997 (age 21)
Lufkin, Texas
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High school: Lufkin (TX)
College: Texas Tech
NFL Draft: 2018 / Round: 4 / Pick: 103
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Key’vantanie Coutee (born January 14, 1997) is an American football wide receiver for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Texas Tech.

Early years

Coutee attended Lufkin High School in Lufkin, Texas. As a senior at Lufkin, he caught 56 passes for 841 yards. Coutee originally committed in June 2013 to play college football for the Texas Longhorns, but he decommitted in January 2014.[1] He then committed to the Texas Tech Red Raiders in January 2015.[2] He committed to Texas Tech over Oklahoma, Texas, Louisville, Houston, and Tulsa.

College career

As a true freshman at Texas Tech, Coutee played in all 13 games, making two starts, catching 11 passes for 105 yards.[3]

Coutee broke out as a sophomore in 2016. He played in all 12 of Texas Tech's games, catching 55 passes for 890 yards and seven touchdowns,[4] making him Texas Tech's second-leading receiver.

Coutee's breakout as a Red Raider continued as a junior in 2017. In 13 games, he caught 93 passes for 1,429 yards and 10 touchdowns, plus a 92-yard kick return against Baylor. Coutee’s 1,429 receiving yards ranks second in school history for a single season behind Michael Crabtree’s 1,962 in 2007. [5][6] After the season, Coutee declared for the 2018 NFL Draft.[7]

Statistics

Year Team Receiving Rushing Punt returns Kick returns
Receptions Yards Average Long TD Attempts Yards Average Long TD Returns Yards Returns Yards TD Long
2015 Texas Tech 11 105 9.5 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Texas Tech 55 890 16.2 80 7 3 2 0.7 6 1 1 14 6 97 0 24
2017 Texas Tech 93 1,429 15.1 77 10 5 15 3.0 11 0 0 0 8 253 1 92
Career 159 2,424 15.2 80 17 7 15 2.1 11 1 1 14 14 350 1 92

Source:[8]

Professional career

Coutee was drafted by the Houston Texans in the fourth round (103rd overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft.[9] The team signed Coutee on May 11 to a four-year contract.[10]

References

  1. ^ "LUFKIN JUNIOR STANDOUT KEKE COUTEE DECOMMITS FROM TEXAS". East Texas Sports Network. Retrieved December 30, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Keke Coutee Commits to Texas Tech". Scout. Retrieved December 30, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Keke Coutee College Stats". Texas Tech Athletics. Retrieved December 30, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Keke Coutee 2016 Player Statistics". cfbstats.com. Retrieved December 30, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Keke Coutee 2017 Player Statistics". cfbstats.com. Retrieved December 30, 2017. 
  6. ^ Cantu, Michael (November 11, 2017). "Tech up 21-7 at halftime". KCBD. Retrieved April 29, 2018. 
  7. ^ "Texas Tech WR Keke Coutee declares for NFL Draft". SportsDay. Retrieved December 30, 2017. 
  8. ^ "Keke Coutee Stats - Texas Tech". ESPN. Retrieved April 29, 2018. 
  9. ^ Wilson, Aaron (April 28, 2018). "Texans take Texas Tech WR Keke Coutee in 4th round". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved April 29, 2018. 
  10. ^ "Texans sign-fourth round WR Keke Coutee". Houston Chronicle. May 11, 2018. Retrieved May 12, 2018. 

External links

  • Texas Tech bio
  • Keke Coutee on Twitter
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