35  Keion Crossen
Keion  Crossen

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Garysburg, N.C.

High School:
Northampton County HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180

Position:
DB


11/20/2016

Ground Game Spurs Catamount Football in 44-31 Loss at South Carolina

Newsome, Young combined for four TDs; 10-point game midway through the fourth

11/13/2016

Post-Game Notes: Western Carolina at Furman

11/12/2016

Catamount Football Drops Road Game at Furman, 49-21

Tyrie Adams threw for 295 yards and a touchdown in the loss

11/07/2016

Keion Crossen Dubbed SoCon Defensive Player of the Week

Junior recorded interception, returned a fumble for a touchdown

11/05/2016

Defense, Special Teams Key Football Senior Day Victory

WCU scored a TD, blocked four placekicks on special teams

11/19/2016

Western Carolina vs. South Carolina

Nov. 19, 2016

2015 (Sophomore): Saw action in all 11 games, each as a defensive reserve and on special teams ... Credited with 20 tackles including 13 solo stops ... Twice recorded a career-best five tackles against Mars Hill (Sept. 5) and at Wofford (Oct. 17) ... Intercepted two passes, tallying his first career pick against Mars Hill and second against Wofford, also charting a pass break-up at SEC-foe, Tennessee (Sept. 19) ... On special teams, returned two kickoffs for a total of 35 yards including a long of 22 yards at Chattanooga (Oct. 31).

2014 (Freshman): Played in all 12 games on special teams and as a defensive substitution ... Made his collegiate debut in the season-opener at USF (Aug. 30) ... Finished with 17 tackles including 11 solo stops ... Credited with four pass break-ups ... Tallied his first career tackle at home against Brevard (Sept. 6) ... Posted a then career-high four tackles including three solo stops against Catawba (Sept. 13) ... Tallied his first pass break-up at Mercer (Oct. 18) ... Tallied one rush on offense, carrying the ball 16 yards on an end-around vs. The Citadel (Oct. 25) ... Also returned one kickoff 21 yards at Samford (Nov. 8) ... Playing for the Purple squad, credited with four tackles including one for loss and a pair of pass break-ups in WCU's annual Spring Game.

Prior to Western Carolina: A four-sport athlete who played quarterback and in the defensive secondary as a safety on the football gridiron ... Rushed for 1,752 yards and 20 touchdowns on offense and recorded a team-high seven interceptions as a senior... Recorded a 419 yard rushing performance with four touchdowns in a win over Granville Central ... Named N.C. Preps 1-A All-State as a defensive back ... Earned "best camper" title at the Steve Wilkes Defensive Back Camp ... Also ran track as a prep, finishing second in the state at the 1-A level in the 400-meter dash ... High school coach was George Privott.

Personal: Is the son of Winnie Webb.

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