2011 Played in 10 games (8 starts) all at center on the offensive line... missed first three games of the season after suffering a knee injury during training camp... made season debut against Nevada (9/24) in a back-up role... made first start of the season at Kansas (10/1)... made season debut in season opener against Texas State (9/3).
2010 Played in 13 games (13 starts) all at center on the offensive line... also made two tackles (one solo) on the season... notched first tackle (solo) against No. 4 Texas (9/18)... added a tackle (assisted) at No. 16 Oklahoma (11/13).
2009 Played in five games ... made two starts against Kansas State and Texas A&M ... played majority of the Nebraska game and played well against Nebraska's Ndamukong Suh.
2008 Redshirt season.
2007 Played in five games ... primarily on special teams ... but backed up at center as well ... scout team member.
JUNIOR COLLEGE Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Va. ... helped lead team to 7-3 record as a member of the offensive line during 2006 season ... Played the 2006 season at the Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Va. ... enrolled in January 2007 and joined the team during spring practice ... chose Texas Tech over East Carolina, Kent and New Mexico State ... Prep School Coach: Robert Prunty.
HIGH SCHOOL Westside High School in Anderson, S.C. ... participated in wrestling and soccer in addition to football ... Trenchman Award recipient ... lineman of the week.
PERSONAL Justin Keown ... born June 29, 1988, in Anderson, S.C. ... son of Sheila and Vaughn Keown ... has four siblings ... majoring in exercise sport science.