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Eric Keena
Eric  Keena
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Keller, TX

High School:
Sunrise Mountain HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 175

Position:
P


12/21/2016

Keena Earns East-West Shrine Game Invite

All-C-USA Punter Eric Keena Will Play In The 92nd Edition Of The East-West Shrine Game

12/14/2016

Keena Earns C-USA Fall Spirit Of Service Award

Senior P Eric Keena Was One Of 14 Recipients Across The Conference

12/06/2016

Keena, McClain Earn All-Conference Recognition

Keena Earns First Team Nod, McClain Second, While Seven Are Named Honorable Mention

11/26/2016

NT Falls Short Of Bowl Eligibility In 52-24 Loss

Mean Green Fail To Earn Sixth Win, Succomb To UTEP's Big Plays

11/16/2016

Seniors Lead Mean Green's Quest For Bowl Eligibility

North Texas Enters Senior Day With Chance To Fulfill Preseason Goals

04/12/2014

Green & White Game Highlights

FB: 2014 Spring Game - Green & White Game Highlights

01/07/2014

2014 Bowl Champions

FB: Heart of Dallas Bowl - 2014 Bowl Champions

12/30/2013

Final Practice & Top Golf

FB: Heart Of Dallas Bowl - Final Practice & Top Golf

12/29/2013

Episode 13

FB: Beyond The Green - Episode 13

12/28/2013

Welcome Dinner & Gift Suite

FB: Heart Of Dallas Bowl - Welcome Dinner & Gift Suite

2016:
• First team C-USA All-Conference selection
• Appeared in all 13 games for the Mean Green, averaging 43.7 yards per punt on 72 attempts, with 21 inside the 20, 21 punts of 50+ yards and had a season-long of 68
• Was on the Ray Guy Award Watch List
• Special teams captain
• Averaged 42.7 yards per punt on three attempts on 12/27 vs. Army in the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl and also completed one pass for 10 yards on a fake punt
• Punted seven times for an average of 38.4 per punt at UTEP on 11/26
• Had a long of 54 yards, averaging 40.5 yards per punt on six tries in the win vs. Southern Miss on 11/19
• Averaged 47.1 yards per attempt on seven punts with a long of 53 at WKU on 11/12
• Averaged 44.6 yards per punt on five tries with a long of 52 vs. La Tech on 11/5
• Averaged 44.2 yards per punt on four attempts with a long of 52 on 10/29 at UTSA in addition to kicking a successful onside attempt
• Punted four times and averaged 37.2 yards per punt on a windy day at Army on 10/22
• Averaged 42.5 yards per punt on four attempts with a long of 50 and also had an 18-yard rush on a fake punt on 10/8 vs. Marshall in a win
 Averaged a whopping 51.6 yards per punt on eight tries with a season-long of 68 on 10/1 vs. MTSU
 Averaged 43.6 yards per punt on seven attempts at Rice on 9/24 in a double OT win
• Punted a career-high nine times, averaging 45.4 per attempt, with a long of 55 at No. 23 Florida on 9/17

• Punted three times, averaging 44.7 yards per punt with a season-best 56-yard punt, and also pinned one inside the 20 on 9/10 vs. Bethune-Cookman
Punted five times in the season-opener vs. SMU on 9/3, averaging 39.6 yards per punt, with three inside the 20

2015:

• Played in all 12 games, serving as the team’s primary punter and kickoff specialist
• Punted 60 times for an average of 44.2 yards, downing 17 punts inside the 20-yard line and booming 15 punts of 50 yards or more
• On kickoffs, 14 of his 32 kicks were touchbacks
• Punted eight times for an average of 47.4 yards against Iowa, including three punts of 50 or more yards and three punts inside the 20-yard line
• Had a season-long 63-yard punt twice, one against Southern Miss and another against UTEP
• Punted eight times for an average of 49.8 yards against Portland State, including four punts of 50 or more yards and a punt inside the 20-yard line
• Punted three times for an average of 47.7 yards against Middle Tennessee, including two punts of 50 or more yards and landing the other punt inside the 20-yard line

2014:
• Earned honorable mention C-USA All-Conference 
• Had the third-highest punting average in a single season in school history at 44.8 yards a kick. 
• Took every NT kickoff in 2014 season averaging 62.5 yards per kick
• Punted 43 times for 1,927 yards and booted nine balls for 50+ yards
• Recorded a career long 71-yard punt versus UAB
• Punted three times for an average of 47.7 yards against SMU
• Punted twice for 92 yards in win vs. Nicholls
• Averaged 41.9 yards on seven punts against Texas, with a long of 52
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