Jeff Keeping (born July 19, 1982) is a former professional offensive lineman/centre of the Canadian Football League (CFL) and is currently serving as the Canadian Football League Players' Association's President. Jeff was elected President of the CFLPA in 2016. He was drafted by the Argonauts in the second round of the 2005 CFL Draft. He played CIS football for the Western Ontario Mustangs. He also sits on the EMPWR Foundation board, aiding in concussion awareness and understanding. Jeff is also currently pursuing a career in Firefighting.

Jeff Keeping
No. 67
Born: (1982-07-19) July 19, 1982 (age 37)
Uxbridge, Ontario
Career information
Position(s)C/OL
Height6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Weight295 lb (134 kg)
UniversityWestern Ontario
High schoolUxbridge
CFL draft2005 / Round: 2 / Pick: 18
Drafted byToronto Argonauts
Career history
As player
20052007Toronto Argonauts
2008Montreal Alouettes
20092015Toronto Argonauts
2016Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star2013
CFL East All-Star2013
Awards2013 - Leo Dandurand Trophy

Professional careerEdit

First stint with ArgonautsEdit

Keeping made his CFL debut with the Toronto Argonauts in 2005 where he played offensive lineman, defensive tackle, tight end and fullback.

Montreal AlouettesEdit

On February 16, 2008, Keeping signed with the Montreal Alouettes. On December 11, 2008, Keeping was released, having never played a single game for the Alouettes due to a knee injury sustained during training camp.

Second stint with ArgonautsEdit

Keeping re-signed with the Toronto Argonauts on March 20, 2009.[1] He would win a Grey Cup title with the Argonauts in 2012.

Winnipeg Blue BombersEdit

On February 9, 2016, Keeping signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers as a free agent. He suffered a knee injury in the first preseason game that year, and did not suit up for a regular season game.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Koshan, Terry (2009-03-20). "Argos bring Keeping back". Toronto Sun. Retrieved 2009-03-20.

External linksEdit