Vols 2019 class signee 1 – WR Ramel Keyton

Ramel Keyton

WR Ramel Keyton / Credit: UT Athletics

WR Marietta, GA (Marrieta) 6’3, 185
Committed: 5/16/18
Stars: 4 by 247Sports / 4 by ESPN / 4 by Rivals

Josh Ward’s Analysis: Keyton offers more size to Tennessee’s group of wide receivers and will have a chance to play immediately. Keyton’s ability to make contested catches will be welcomed in Tennessee’s offense. He could also help develop a pipeline for Tennessee at Marietta High School.

Highlights from hudl…

Hear The Sports Animal’s interview with Ramel Keyton’s high school coach, Richard Morgan…

Need to Know:
Selected to play in the 2019 All-American Bowl.
2018 Georgia Preseason Class 7A All-State selection.
2017 Georgia Class 6A All-State Honorable Mention.
Named to Atlanta Journal Constitution’s 2018 Super 11 Football Prospects List.

ESPN:
Natl Rank: No. 113
Position Rank: No. 14 WR
State Rank: No. 15 in GA

247 Sports:
Natl Rank: No. 111
Position Rank: No. 17 WR
State Rank: No. 13 in GA

Rivals:
Natl Rank: No. 159
Position Rank: No. 25 WR
State Rank: No. 14 in GA

High School
Starred at Marietta High School in Marietta, Ga.
Named to the Marietta Daily Journal Dynamite Dozen in 2018.
Tallied 44 receptions for 694 yards and 10 touchdowns in 2018 despite missing the second-half of the season with an injury.
Opened the 2018 season by catching 14 passes for 191 yards and four touchdowns in first game of the season.
Over the course of his entire high school career, totaled 184 receptions for over 3,000 yards and 34 touchdowns, averaging over 100 yards per game.
Led all players in Cobb County with 59 receptions for 1,298 yards and 16 touchdowns in 2017, helping lead Marietta to the state quarterfinals.
Marietta head coach Richard Morgan: “I think Ramel is the most dominant receiver in the state, and I think he’s proven that year after year.”

-UT Athletics

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