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Keith Whitely
Keith Whitely

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Houston, TX

High School:
La Porte HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 185

Position:
RB

Experience:
1L


11/01/2014

Rebels Drop Heartbreaker To Lobos

UNLV was led by running back Shaquille Murray-Lawrence's 125 yards rushing and two touchdowns

09/21/2014

Rebels Tripped Up By Houston

UNLV got off to an early lead, but a strong second half performance gave Houston the win.

09/06/2014

UNLV Fights Off Bears In Home Opener

School-record-long field goal helps Rebels down Northern Colorado.

04/11/2014

Team Gray Gets By Team Scarlet 20-13 At Showcase

Spring practice is a wrap after big crowd watches Rebels scrimmage on campus.

01/01/2014

UNLV Falls Short At Heart Of Dallas Bowl

Game recap of Rebels' first bowl since 2000.

10/10/2014

Fresno State vs. UNLV (USA Today)

Fresno State at UNLV; photos by Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

09/20/2014

UNLV vs. Houston (USA Today)

Houston defeats UNLV; photos by Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports

08/29/2014

UNLV vs. Arizona

UNLV vs. Arizona

01/01/2014

UNLV @ North Texas

UNLV @ North Texas

UNLV: A highly recruited back who played as a true freshman last season ... Will vie this fall for the opportunity to replace graduated rushing king and fellow-Texan Tim Cornett in the Rebel backfield ... A three-star recruit according to Scout.com, which listed him as the No. 87 RB recruit in the nation ... Ranked the No. 122 RB by 247Sports.com ... Last name is pronounced "WHITE-lee."

2013: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in all 13 games ... Appeared in the backfield and also was a big part of the squad's return game ... Rushed 10 times for a net of 56 yards and a long of 15 ... Served as team's primary punt returner and handled 15 attempts for 43 yards (2.9) with a long of 14 ... Also tied for the team lead in kickoff return attempts, taking 18 back for 407 yards (22.6) with a long of 46.

HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year letterwinner at La Porte HS near Houston for coach Jeff LaReau ... A highly decorated student-athlete who helped his team to back-to-back 21-5A titles while playing RB, safety and KR ... Named 2012 District MVP as a senior after rushing for 1,347 yards and nine touchdowns ... Preseason All-Greater Houston Second Team selection by the Chronicle after an all-district junior campaign that included 1,400 rushing yards and 13 scores ... A three-sport letterwinner for the Bulldogs having also competed in track and baseball.

PERSONAL: Keith Michael Whitely was born April 25, 1995 ... The son of Keith and Michelle Whitely ... Father, Keith, lettered at the University of Houston and served as his son's position coach in high school ... His uncle, Antonio Armstrong, was a four-year letterman as a LB for Texas A&M (1991-94) before moving on to the NFL with the Miami Dolphins and San Francisco 49ers ... Majoring in kinesiological sciences.

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