Season opener at Memorial Stadium scheduled for Sept. 1 vs. Nevada.
2013 Spring Football First Practice
2013: Left the team during spring practice.
2012: Redshirted ... did not play.
GRANITE BAY HS: Passed for 6,359 yards and 77 TDs in 39 games played over a three-year varsity career from 2009-11, leading his team to a 31-9 overall record ... the 2011-12 SureWest Sports Male Athlete of the Year as well as a first-team All-Metro and All-Sierra Foothill League quarterback during his 2011 senior season when he led his team to a Division I Sac-Joaquin Section title and a 12-2 overall record ... passed for 2,220 yards and 26 TDs with only five interceptions as a senior, while adding 192 yards rushing and two scores on the ground over 46 carries ... SureWest Player of the Week after a win over St. Mary's in which he threw four first-half touchdown passes, followed by a rushing score in the second half ... also earned first-team All-SFL honors for a league championship squad as a 2010 junior when he threw for school records of 2,520 yards and 33 TDs with 11 interceptions, while adding 29 rushing yards to add another school mark with 2,549 total yards ... also set single-game school records with six touchdown passes vs. Pittsburg and 20 completions against Monterey Trail during his 2010 junior season, and 301 yards passing against Reed in the season opener of his senior campaign ... a second-team All-SFL pick as a 2009 sophomore when he completed 108-of-191 passes for 1,681 yards and 18 touchdowns with seven interceptions ... received a football academic award and was a team captain as a senior ... ranked as one of the best performers by Rivals at the Stanford Elite 11 regional quarterback workout ... also played three seasons of prep baseball and was a first-team All-SFL and second-team All-Metro choice as a senior when he posted an 8-1 record and a 3.62 ERA on the mound for a league championship squad ... winner of a National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame Scholar Athlete Award as a senior, while also graduating with academic honors ... a two-star recruit according to both Rivals and Scout ... ranked as the No. 168 player overall in the state of California by ESPN.
PERSONAL: Full name is Brendan Jones Keeney ... born February 28, 1994 ... parents are Grant and Teri Keeney ... has spent time as a Little League umpire and coached youth quarterbacks ... community service activities include working at the Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services and volunteering for Secret Santa ... major is undeclared.
LAST UPDATED: April 22, 2013