5  Keith Baxter
Keith  Baxter
Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Homestead, Fla.

High School:
Homestead

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 192

Position:
DB

11/23/2013

Marshall Cruises Past FIU, 48-10

Cato tosses four touchdowns in Miami homecoming

11/23/2013

Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Marshall 48, FIU 10

08/05/2013

@HerdFB Kicks it Off with Kickoffs on Mind

The Word on the Herd-August 5, 2013

04/06/2013

Roberts Returns More than Depth to Corner

The Word on the Herd-April 6, 2013

03/17/2013

Doc's Longevity the Super Glue in Herd's Recruiting

The Word on the Herd-March 17, 2013

09/22/2012

AP Photos: Football vs. Rice

AP Photos: Football vs. Rice

Has played in 29 career games (13 starts) despite being hampered by injuries … Has one career interception (2012) and nine pass breakups … Son of former star Herd receiver, Keith Baxter Sr. (lettered 1985-87; 821 yards in 1987; 15 career TD catches).

R-JUNIOR SEASON (2014): Limited in “no-contact” red jersey during 2014 spring drills … Returned in August workouts … Missed significant time during season with ankle and hamstring injuries … Played in 12 games, with four starts … Played 553 snaps, all in the final 12 games … Finished with eight tackles (seven solos) and two pass breakups (both at FIU).

JUNIOR SEASON (2013): Received a medical hardship, missing the season after surgery for a second labrum tear in his right shoulder … Underwent surgery for first labrum tear after 2012 season.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012): Played in 11 of 12 games with nine starts for the Herd, despite shoulder and hamstring problems … First career interception versus UAB (Nov. 10) … Made 33 tackles (17 solos) … Broke up six passes on the season.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2011): As true freshman, posted four tackles (one solo) in six games … Had a pass breakup at Tulsa … Played on special teams.

HERD FILE: Born June 4, 1992 … Majoring in Health Science at MU … As Homestead High senior, made four interceptions that he returned for a total of 132 yards, including three INT returns for touchdowns ... Produced 87 tackles, 32 pass breakups, two sacks and recovered six fumbles in his prep career … Honorable Mention All-Dade selection in 2010, ranked second in the 100-meter in state of Florida... Preseason All-American ... Rated as a Top 25 Player in Dade County ... Offered by Syracuse, Memphis, FIU and New Mexico.