Keke Coutee established himself as Texas Tech’s most dynamic wide receiver in his final season with the Red Raiders this past fall.
The 5-foot-11, 180-pound Lufkin, Texas native had in 1,429 yards and 10 touchdowns. His season was punctuated by an 189-yard, 2 touchdown performance vs. Kansas State on Nov. 4 — a game which the Red Raiders lost in overtime.
All 10 of Coutee’s touchdowns on the season came while lined up in the slot. His mark was tied with A.J. Brown of Ole Miss for the most touchdowns of such in of FBS college football.
No receivers hauled in more touchdowns from the slot than Ole Miss' A.J. Brown and Texas Tech's Keke Coutee in 2017 pic.twitter.com/ME6EAnBFkm
— PFF Draft (@PFF_College) January 31, 2018
Coutee announced in December he would forgo his senior year and enter the 2018 NFL Draft. He finished his Texas Tech career with 2,424 receiving yards and 17 touchdowns across 159 catches.
Someone will have big shoes to fill in Lubbock as Coutee prepares for what he hopes to be a successful career in the pros.