47 Facts About Case Keenum


Casey Austin Keenum was born on February 17,1988 and is an American football quarterback for the Houston Texans of the National Football League.


Case Keenum played college football for Houston, where he became the NCAA's all-time leader in total passing yards, touchdowns, and completions.


Case Keenum is the only quarterback in Division I FBS football history to have passed for more than 5,000 yards in each of three seasons.


Case Keenum was then signed to the St Louis Rams' practice squad and then re-signed with the Texans later in 2014.


Case Keenum led the Vikings to a 13-win regular season, followed by a last-second win, known as the Minneapolis Miracle, over the New Orleans Saints in the playoffs.


Case Keenum is known for being a journeyman quarterback by having played for seven different NFL teams.


Case Keenum played football for Wylie High School in Abilene, Texas.


Case Keenum earned varsity letters in basketball and track during his high school career.


Case Keenum began his college career for the Houston Cougars during the 2006 season.


Case Keenum made his first collegiate appearance on September 1,2007, when the Cougars opened the season at Oregon.


Case Keenum threw for 179 yards and a touchdown on 14-of-27 passing and added 47 rushing yards on nine carries against the Ducks.


Case Keenum played at quarterback in all thirteen games of the season, starting in seven.


Late in the season, the Houston coaching staff selected Case Keenum to be the regular starting quarterback over Joseph.


Case Keenum led the nation in total offense, and was the national runner-up in passing yards, behind Texas Tech's Graham Harrell.


Case Keenum finished the 2009 season with 48 total touchdowns and over 5,800 total offensive yards.


In cold, windy conditions, Case Keenum threw six interceptions in the game, and was held to only one touchdown.


Case Keenum finished in eighth place in the Heisman Trophy voting in the 2009 season.


Case Keenum was named as the Conference USA Most Valuable Player and won the Sammy Baugh Trophy.


Case Keenum was in a position to challenge more than one major NCAA division one passing record at the start of the 2010 season, including career passing yards and touchdowns.


Case Keenum earned his bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Houston Bauer College of Business in December 2010.


On October 27,2011, Case Keenum set the all-time NCAA Division I passing touchdowns record by throwing for nine touchdowns against Rice.


Case Keenum enrolled in the University of Houston College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences studying for a master's degree in sports and fitness administration.


Case Keenum surpassed Timmy Chang's record for most career passing yards in NCAA history on November 5,2011.


Case Keenum completed 41 of 67 pass attempts for 373 yards through the air, two touchdown passes, and two interceptions.


Case Keenum passed for 532 yards, and threw three touchdown passes.


In 2013, Keenum was placed on the Texans' 53-man roster as a third-string quarterback behind starter Matt Schaub and backup quarterback T J Yates.


Case Keenum was claimed off waivers the next day by the St Louis Rams.


Case Keenum was waived by the Rams on October 28,2014, in order to make room on the roster for newly acquired safety Mark Barron.


On December 15,2014, Case Keenum was signed off the Rams practice squad back to the Houston Texans.


On March 11,2015, Case Keenum was acquired from the Texans for a 7th-round pick in 2016.


Head coach Jeff Fisher announced that Case Keenum would be the backup quarterback to recently acquired Nick Foles.


Case Keenum recovered from the concussion and led the Rams to consecutive victories against the Detroit Lions, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Seattle Seahawks.


Case Keenum recorded a Rams record near-"perfect game" against the Buccaneers, achieving a 158.0 passer rating by going 14 of 17 for 234 yards and two touchdowns in the last home game in the history of the St Louis Rams.


On November 15,2016, Case Keenum was benched for Jared Goff, who the Rams had taken with the first overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft.


On March 31,2017, Case Keenum signed a one-year contract with the Minnesota Vikings.


In 15 games of 2017, Case Keenum finished with 3,547 passing yards, 22 touchdowns, seven interceptions, and a passer rating of 98.3.


Case Keenum was ranked 51st by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2018.


On March 14,2018, Case Keenum signed a two-year, $36 million contract with the Denver Broncos.


Case Keenum made his debut with the Redskins in Week 1 against the Philadelphia Eagles.


In Week 16 against the Giants, Case Keenum entered the game in the third quarter after Haskins injured his ankle.


In ten games in the 2019 season, Case Keenum finished with 1,707 yards, 11 touchdowns, and five interceptions.


On March 24,2020, Case Keenum signed a three-year, $18 million contract with the Cleveland Browns.


Case Keenum was named the starter for the Browns Week 7 matchup against the Denver Broncos on October 20,2021, due to a shoulder injury from Mayfield.


On March 17,2023, Case Keenum signed with the Houston Texans again to a two-year contract.


In 2018, Case Keenum authored the book Playing for More with Andrew Perloff.


Case Keenum is a Christian, saying after the Vikings' "Minneapolis Miracle", which led to a Vikings' win, that the best moment of his life was giving his life to Jesus Christ.


In July 2020, Case Keenum became part-owner of Haak Winery in Santa Fe, TX.