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- Bobby Keyes
Bobby Keyes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Raleigh, Miss.

High School:
Raleigh H.S.

Last College:
Jones County (Miss.) JC

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Position:
Cornerback

Birthdate:
11/18/1982

Experience:
1L



Will be entering his second season as a junior college transfer for the Blazers ... emerged during 2003 spring practice drills as a player who would have impact in secondary ... enrolled in January, 2003 at UAB after signing with Blazers out of Jones County (Miss. Junior College ... after starting every game last fall, Keyes is expected to challenge for postseason all-conference honors in 2004.

2003: Played key role in UAB defensive backfield in first season as he started all 12 games for the Blazers ... ranked 10th on the team, and third among defensive backs, in total tackles with 51 ... contributed 45 solo hits and six assists ... had a pair of tackles for loss ... notched interceptions in games against Southern Mississippi and South Florida ... registered a season-high eight tackles on two occasions (vs. Troy State and Memphis).

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Attended Jones County (Miss.) Junior College ... two-year starter and only player in conference to play both offense and defense (defensive back and running back) ... saw action in eight games and had 437 yards rushing in 2002 ... played in 11 games at defensive back in 2001 ... team went 10-1 and won the MACJC Championship in 2001.

HIGH SCHOOL: As a prep standout at Raleigh (Miss.) High School, he was an all-district selection and was named team's best offensive player ... played running back and defensive back ... also returned punts and kickoffs a three-year starter ... played for coach Kyle Hammond and coach Terrell Lucky ... third- leading rusher in class 3A with 1,350 yards as a senior ... returned three punts and one kickoff for touchdowns as a senior ... also had three interceptions and 60 tackles his senior season ... also played basketball and competed in track and field.

PERSONAL: Born Nov. 14, 1982 at Raleigh, Miss. ... son of Dewone and Regina Moncrief ... major is history.