4 Keenan Little
Notre Dame vs. Navy - October 28, 2006 (photos courtesy of Associated Press)
At Navy: Postseason honors candidate ... one of the leaders in the secondary ... could start at either corner or safety ... one of Navy's best athletes ... is third on the team in the 40-yard dash (4.48) and tied for second in the vertical jump (36.9) ... had a sensational junior year ... one of the most highly-recruited players on the team ... turned down scholarship offers from several ACC schools ... has good size and speed ... can play safety or corner ... his bench press of 370 pounds is the best among all members of the secondary ... has earned three varsity letters.
2005: Had a strong junior campaign, starting all 12 games for the Mids ... ranked fourth on the team in tackles with 73, and shared the team lead with two interceptions ... also broke up a team-leading eight passes ... registered a career-high 10 tackles against Army ... made nine stops and broke up a pass against Maryland ... picked up eight tackles against Duke and Notre Dame ... also picked off first career pass against the Blue Devils ... registered six tackles and broke up two passes in wins over Kent State and Rice ... was in on six stops and a pass breakup against Temple ... made four tackles against Tulane and Stanford and deflected a pass against the Green Wave ... made three tackles and had a key interception in the endzone against Air Force ... had five tackles versus Rutgers.
2004: Recorded 12 tackles and broke up a pass ... started two games ... started the season opener against Duke and recorded one tackle and had a sack ... was in on a then career-high eight tackles against Northeastern ... recorded one tackle against Tulane ... contributed a tackle against Rutgers ... was in on one stop against Army.
2003: Played in 12 of Navy's 13 games ... saw most of his action as Navy's nickel back and on special teams ... recorded three tackles against Eastern Michigan ... had one tackle at Rutgers ... had two tackles in Navy's upset win over Air Force ... was in on two tackles and broke up a pass in Navy's win at Vanderbilt ... contributed one tackle against Rice ... was in on one stop against Tulane ... earned his first-career start against Army ... also got the start against Texas Tech.
High School/Personal: Three-sport standout at Crest High School ... first-team all-conference in football and first-team all-region in track his senior year ... also played basketball ... Keenan O'Neil Little ... Born-3/29/85.