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Keion Crossen (born April 17, 1996) is an American football cornerback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Western Carolina.

Keion Crossen
No. 35 – New England Patriots
Position:Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1996-04-17) April 17, 1996 (age 23)
Garysburg, North Carolina
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight:180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High school:Northampton County
(Gaston, North Carolina)
College:Western Carolina
NFL Draft:2018 / Round: 7 / Pick: 243
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles:14
Sacks:0.0
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:0
Interceptions:0
Player stats at NFL.com

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College careerEdit

A two-sport student-athlete during his time in Cullowhee, Crossen stood out on the football field while also lending his talents to the Western Carolina track & field teams where he was the SoCon champion in the men's 100-meter dash at the 2016 outdoor championships, setting a school-record with a time of 10.33 which also qualified him for the NCAA East Preliminary. On the football field, Crossen was a two-year starter in the defensive secondary for the Catamounts, amassing 165 career tackles in 46 games over his four-year career including 106 solo stops and five tackles for loss. He finished with three career interceptions and a total of 19 pass break-ups - seven in both his junior and senior seasons.[1]

Professional careerEdit

New England PatriotsEdit

Crossen was drafted by the New England Patriots in the seventh round (243rd overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft.[2][3] Crossen won Super Bowl LIII after the Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams 13-3.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.catamountsports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=12100&ATCLID=211734173
  2. ^ "2018 NFL draft: Patriots select CB Keion Crossen with the 243rd overall pick Won 1st ring". PatsPulpit.com. April 28, 2018. Retrieved June 28, 2018. line feed character in |title= at position 77 (help)
  3. ^ https://www.citizen-times.com/story/sports/college/football/2018/05/03/rural-road-leads-western-carolinas-keion-crossen-nfl/568880002
  4. ^ http://www.thesylvaherald.com/news/image_c0030900-2fc8-11e9-9a8b-232bf9f5b4c1.html