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Keion Carpenter

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Keion Carpenter joins Joe Lisi on The Weekly Blitz. Carpenter was a standout form 1995-1998 for the Virginia Tech Hokies. He had 10 career interceptions in Blacksburg and 2 touchdowns. In 1996, Carpenter had a memorable 100 yard interception against the University of Miami.

Carpenter was a physical safety who was excellent in run support. He excelled in taking aaway the field from opposing quartebacks and led the team in interceptionns in 1997/1998. 

Carpenter became an undrafted free agent in 1999 with the Buffalo Bills and made the team because of his ability to play special teams. Carpenter played with Buffalo from 1999-2001 and with the Atlanta Falcons from 2001-2005. In his NFL career, Carpenter recorded 206 total tackles with 14 interceptions and 1 touchdown. 

After his playing career concluded, Carpenter created the Carpenter House which allows underpriviledged familes the opportunity to purchase affordable housing in the Balitmore, Maryland area. Carpenter is a positive role model for atheltes of all ages and is giving back the community after his playing days. 

Keion has also written a book called: Covered in which he discusses his upbringing and the role of fathers in their child's lives. He speaks about Fatherlessness and the epidemic in the country today of dads not being a part of their children's lives. To purchase a copy of the book-click the link below:

www.GH99publishing.com

 

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