Defensive End Latest To Pledge N'Western

Ryan Keenan, a 6-5 240 pound defensive end from Cleveland, Ohio has verbally committed to Northwestern.

DE Ryan Keenan 6-5 240 4.8 Cleveland, Ohio (St. Edward)

"I committed to Northwestern." Ryan Keenan said. "I felt that Northwestern had the best combination of athletics and academics of all the schools that I was looking at.

Northwestern offers a great education and they also have a big time football program. I also liked the city of Chicago and my parents and family will be able to see me play."

Ryan Keenan is a three-year varsity starter as a defensive end and this year he also started as an offensive tackle. The Wildcats are recruiting Keenan as a defensive lineman.

Ryan had 75 tackles, 27 hurries and 10 sacks this season. He was named 1st team all-district and 1st team all-state in 2001.

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