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Keith  Baxter
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Keith Baxter

RS Junior

Homestead, Fla.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195



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Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Marshall 52, FIU 0


Litton, Allen Lead @HerdFB Past Charlotte, 34-10

Litton threw for 486 yards with two touchdowns


Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Ohio 21, Marshall 10


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Cato tosses four touchdowns in Miami homecoming


Marshall, 33 vs. FAU, 17

Hyleck Foster led a running game that carried 47 times for 326 yards and three touchdowns, helping Marshall to a 33-17 win over Florida Atlantic on Saturday.


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 ... Earned undergraduate degree in Health Sciences in May 2015 ... 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.