Kesean

Strong

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Running Back
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 195
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Oxon HIll, Md.
High School: Potomac

Bio

2018: Played in nine games, starting six ... Made five starts at running back and one at wide receiver ... Led ODU in rushing with 499-yards on 106 carries and a team-best nine rushing touchdowns ... Caught 21 passes for 177-yards and two touchdowns ... Led ODU with 11 total touchdowns ... Had two 100-yard rushing games ... Carried seven times for 16-yards in the opener at Liberty ... Had two carries for five yards and a touchdown at Charlotte ... Rushed three times for 17-yards and a score at East Carolina ... Rushed 21 times for 99-yards and three touchdowns and caught six passes for 50-yards and a score at Florida Atlantic ... Had 15 attempts for 52-yards and four catches for 47-yards and a touchdown versus Marshall ... Registered a career-best 125-yards on 27 carries and two touchdowns in the win at WKU, while catching three passes for 36-yards ... Recorded second career 100-yard game against Middle Tennessee, carrying 17 times for 108-yards ... Had eight attempts for 15-yards in the win over North Texas ... Totaled six carries for 62-yards and two touchdowns against VMI.

2017: Redshirted.

2016: Played in 12 games on the year ... Caught six passes for 81 yards ... Had two rushes for negative one yards ... Returned 16 kickoffs for 338 yards for a 21.1 yard average, with a long of 39 ... Had one catch for a season-long 40-yard gain at Charlotte ... Caught two passes for 27 yards against Marshall ... Had a season-long 39-yard kickoff return in the season-opening win over Hampton.

2015: Played in all 12 games seeing time at running back, wide receiver and on special teams ... Rushed 27 times for 75 yards and a touchdowns ... Caught six passes for 46 yards on the year ... Returned kicks in the season finale against FAU, returning five kicks for 140 yards and a long of 32 ... Notched season bests with 12 carries for 36 yards and a touchdown in the win over Norfolk State ... Carried eight times for 23 yards versus Appalachian State and caught two passes for 15 yards ... Rushed four times for 18 yards at Marshall ... Caught one pass for a season long of 20 yards in the finale against FAU. C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

High School: A three-star recruit by 247 Sports and two-star recruit by Rivals … Rushed for 648 yards in just four games as a senior before a season-ending injury … As a junior earned First-Team All-County accolades … Rushed 95 times for 1,363 yards and 24 touchdowns … Returned seven kicks for touchdowns.

Personal: Son of James Strong and Temika Manley ... Majoring in business management.

KESEAN STRONG CAREER RECEIVING STATS

Year Games Receptions Yards TD's Long Avg.
2015 12 6 46 0 20 7.7
2016 12 6 81 0 40 13.5
2017 Redshirted
2018 9 21 177 2 27 8.4
TOTAL 33 33 304 2 40 9.2

KESEAN STRONG CAREER RUSHING STATS

Year Games Attempts Yards TD's Long Avg.
2015 12 27 75 1 9 2.8
2016 12 3 -1 0 1 -.01
2017 Redshirted
2018 9 106 499 9 59 4.7
TOTAL 33 136 573 19 59 4.2

 

KESEAN STRONG CAREER KICK RETURN STATS

Year NO. Yards TD's Long Avg.
2015 5 140 0 32 28.0
2016 16 338 0 39 21.1
TOTAL 21 478 0 39 22.8

 

 

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