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72 Keith Newell

Keith Newell
Offensive Line
6' 6"
Current Team
Philadelphia Soul

AFL EXPERIENCE: Appeared in three games with three starts as a guard. Recorded one catch for four yards (2016). Appeared in 14 games with 10 starts along the offensive line as a rookie with the Pittsburgh Power (2014).

COLLEGE: 2010: Appeared in 10 games in first season on the active roster. Helped lead the Hornets to MEAC No. 1 ranking in passing offense (248.9 ypg), No. 3 in scoring offense (24.7 ppg), No. 3 in third down conversions (37.5%) and No. 4 in total offense (342.3). Helped pave the way to a season-high 172 rushing yards in the Hornets’ 29-7 victory over North Carolina Central (Nov. 6). Earned high marks for performance in Hornets’ 421-yard effort vs. Howard (Nov. 20). Helped lead DSU to 351 total yards (156 rushing) in 31-26 victory over No. Carolina A&T.

PERSONAL: Studied Psychology at Rutgers before transferring to Delaware State University in 2009. The person who has influenced Keith the most in his life is his mother.  His goal in life is to make a positive impact on the world and raise consciousness of inner city youth.

SOUL FOOD: Favorite TV show: Archer. Favorite Musical Group: Jay-Z. Favorite Food: BBQ Ribs. Favorite song to sing in the shower: “A House is Not a Home” by Luther Vandross. Nobody knows how much I like to: Write.

2012 Finished playing at Delaware State University
2013 Pittsburgh Power
2015 Philadelphia Soul


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