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#38 Jamie Keehn
Position: Punter
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 222 lbs.
Class: Freshman
Experience: High School
City/State: Miners Rest, Australia
High School: The Rock Hampton GS
Major: Sport Administration
Born: 08/04/1989
Jamie Keehn Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 07/11/2013

Takes over as LSU’s starting punter in 2013 after serving as a backup to fellow Australian Brad Wing in 2012 … Terrific athlete who was a high school national champion javelin thrower in Australia … Also won a national title at the high school level in rowing in 2006 … Had never taken a snap of competitive football in a game until the season-opener last year vs. North Texas … Did not play high school football … Spent time at Prokick Australia where he developed his punting ability following graduation from high school … Oldest player on the team as he will be 24 years of age when he lines up against TCU … One of just three players on the team who were born in the 1980’s (other two are Craig Loston and Tahj Jones).

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Played in two games for the Tigers in 2012 – the season-opener against North Texas and the season-finale against Clemson in the bowl game … Punted a total of 12 times with an average of 43.7 … Six of the 12 kicks traveled at least 50 yards with a long of 58 against Clemson in the Chick-fil-A Bowl … Had three of 12 punts downed inside the 20-yard line … Averaged 44.6 yards on nine punts vs. Clemson and 41.0 on three punts vs. North Texas … Had five of his nine punts travel at least 50 yards vs. Clemson … Had a long of 51 yards vs. North Texas.

HIGH SCHOOL
Did not play high school football, but excelled in two other areas – throwing the javelin and rowing … Claimed Australian high school national titles in javelin in 2005 and 2006 and in rowing in 2006 … Represented his state at the Australian National Championships in track and field (javelin and 110 hurdles) for four straight years … Invited to represent Australia at the World School Games in Greece in 2006 and placed seventh … Won the 2006 Oceania 18-under javelin title … Won a total of 13 state rowing titles during his high school career in Australia … Claimed rowing titles in singles, doubles and quad sculls.

PERSONAL
Full name is Jamie Brian Keehn … Bon August 4, 1989 in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia … Parents are Brian and Anna Keehn … Has a sister, Emily, and a half-sister Melinda … Majoring in sports administration.

KEEHN’S CAREER HIGHS
Punts: 9 vs. Clemson, 2012
Punting Yards: 401 vs. Clemson, 2012
Punting Avg.: 44.6 vs. Clemson, 2012
Long: 58 vs. Clemson, 2012
50+ Punts: 5 vs. Clemson, 2012
I20-yard line: 2 vs. Clemson, 2012

KEEHN'S CAREER PUNTING STATISTICS

Year
No.
Yds.
Avg.
Lg
TB
FC
I20
50+
BLKD
2012

12

524

43.7

58

1

5

3

6

0

2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Totals

12

524

43.7

58

1

5

3

6

0

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