Kaveion Keys

  • Pos LB
  • Height 6-2
  • Weight 214

Prospect Info

  • High School Varina
  • City Richmond, VA
  • Exp 2023 - ...

Penn State Nittany Lions

  • Jersey #48
  • Class SO

As a Prospect

  • Class 2023
  • Committed 12/16/2022
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H.S. Scouting Report

Evaluated 08/29/2022

Brian Dohn National Recruiting Analyst


4-7 Round Day 3

Reminds Us Of

Tae Crowder Pittsburgh Steelers

Possesses frame to add 20-25 pounds and not lose agility, speed or quickness. Defensive leader for state title-winning team as junior. Productive two-way play who plays on edge of 3-4 defense. High-level athlete also plays receiver. Gets off quickly at snap. Shows quick hands to keep offensive linemen from getting inside. Can re-direct and move along line of scrimmage. Has speed to get around tackle on blitzes. Has burst to get across the face of offensive tackle. Plays with energy and effort, and is a competitor. Plays fast and is physical, especially when tackling through a ball carrier. Willing to fight through double teams. Athleticism shows when dropping into coverage. Fluid in change of direction to drives on ball. Pursues downhill in the flat and chases plays down from behind. Body control shines as a receiver when he adjusts to the ball and uses his size to shield defenders. Strong tackler in space. Uses length well when breaking down. Needs to continue to develop upper body strength to handle physical nature of college game in the box. Has some stack-and-shed ability but needs to continue to develop it. Working on anchoring against run important. Has to continue to work on on technique, including when turning and running laterally. Multi-year starter with possible early-impact ability for Top 20 program. Has NFL draft potential.

H.S. Athletic Background

Two-way player with extensive snaps at receiver and multiple spots on defense.

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