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Born: June 23, 1990 – Canton, Texas
2017: Years as a Lion: 1st Years in CFL: 1st Status: International
Career Games: 0 Playoffs: 0 Grey Cup: 0
Keavon was signed as a free agent by the Lions in October of 2017.
2017: Keavon was signed by the Lions on October 1 during the CFL’s annual practice roster expansion period. Milton earned the opportunity to start the final two games of the season at right tackle for the Lions and he showed well. Prior to joining the Leos, Keavon spent the summer with the Pittsburg Steelers before being released at the conclusion of training camp.
2016: Keavon signed a futures contract with New England in January and attended training camp with the team before being released. He went on to spend time on the practice rosters of both the Dallas Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers.
2015: Keavon attended training camp with the Seattle Seahawks, but was released during the final cut-down period in September. He was signed by the New England Patriots in November and spent the 2015 campaign on the team’s practice roster.
2014: After getting waived by the Cleveland Browns at the end of the preseason, Keavon was signed by the Seattle Seahawks and seeing action in one regular season game as well as being on the active roster in all three of Seattle’s postseason contests, including their loss to the Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX.
2013: Keavon signed as an undrafted free agent with the New Orleans Saints in April and attended training camp before being waived as part of the club’s final roster cut-down. He was quickly scooped up by the Cleveland Browns and spent the entire season on the team’s active roster seeing action in eight games a rookie.
2009-2012: Keavon appeared in 45 games over four years at the University of Louisiana-Monroe. Interestingly, Milton was a tight end for much of his collegiate career and also saw time at defensive end. He hauled in 25 passes for 220 yards and four touchdowns for the Warhawks. As a sophomore in 2010, Milton made the transition from tight end to defensive end. Keavon racked up 24 tackles, one interception and brought down the quarterback a pair of times acrss 12 contests. He switched back to the offensive side of the ball as a junior and had his best season as a tight end during his senior campaign in 2012, registering 14 catches for 146 yards.