FORMER KCU PLAYERS ATTEND NFL MINICAMPS

5.21.2013 | Kentucky Christian University -- Grayson, KY

Kentucky Christian University is pleased to announce that two players from the 2012 roster participated in minicamps with NFL teams recently. Andre Davis worked out with the San Francisco 49ers, and Isaiah Keyes, younger brother of KCU coach Jermaine Keyes, attended a rookie mini-camp with the New York Giants.

Head Coach Gene Peterson had this to say about these players: “Andre and Isaiah have been given opportunities to make it at the next level. Andre's size and athletic ability will definitely work in his favor. Isaiah has the speed, size and football knowledge to advance his career. They have represented Kentucky Christian University very well and we wish them all the success in their football endeavors. “

Bruce Dixon, Athletic Director, on this news: “I am proud of these young men, and am happy our program has reached the point that our players are positioned to fulfill their dreams of playing professionally. We are confident that our coaching staff will continue to find players not only with tremendous athletic potential, but that will also promote the mission of this remarkable university.”

Isaiah Keyes, a 6’2”, 245 lbs. defensive end, originally from Mt. Olive, Mississippi, played one year at West Virginia Tech before transferring to Kentucky Christian University. The Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame named him to the 2012-13 All-Commonwealth Team earlier this year, an honor going to the best college football players in the state of Kentucky.

Andre Davis, 6’5”, 270 lb. defensive lineman & tight end from Piscataway, New York, played for two years for C.W. Post before coming to Kentucky Christian University. He is the brother of the San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Anthony Davis.