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16 KeVonn Mabon
Awards and Honors:
2016 Team Captain
2014, 2015 All-Mid-American Conference Third Team
2015 Ball State Bill Reynolds Special Teams Award
2012 Ball State John Hodge Award (Outstanding Freshman)

2015 (R-Jr.): Started all 12 games at wide receiver and also utilized as a kick returner … enters his senior season with 1,890 career receiving yards, which ranks 10th on the school’s all-time list … finished second on the team in both receptions (70) and receiving yards (745) … tallied at least four receptions in nine of the 12 games … piled up a team season-high 150 yards receiving in the win over UMass on Oct. 31 … posted another 100-yard receiving game two weeks later at Ohio (139) … totaled 312 all-purpose yards at Ohio on Nov. 17, which was the 10th highest total by any player at the FBS level in 2015 … returned a fourth quarter kickoff 89 yards for a touchdown against Central Michigan on Oct. 24, marking Ball State’s first kickoff returned for a score since 2010.

2014 (R-So.): Played in all 12 games with 10 starts … earned third letter … led the team in receptions with 59 … second on the team in receiving yards (717), receiving touchdowns (5) and receiving yards per game (59.8) … season-high 119 receiving yards in the season finale at Bowling Green … tallied 110 receiving yards in the season opener versus Colgate … career-high 11 catches versus Colgate … career-long 62-yard catch at Bowling Green … touchdown catches in five games … career-best four kick returns for 98 yards at Bowling Green.

2013 (R-Fr): Received a medical redshirt from the NCAA due to a season ending injury … played in three games … third career start in the season opener versus Illinois State … tallied two catches for 12 yards versus Illinois State … four catches versus Army … season-best 72 receiving yards versus Army … one catch for nine yards at North Texas … earned second letter.

2012 (Fr.): Played in 12 games, including the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl St. Petersburg … started two games … saw first collegiate action at Clemson … season-high four catches for 45 yards at Toledo … season-long 44-yard catch versus Northern Illinois … two catches for 29 yards and first career touchdown at Army … three catches for 44 yards and one touchdown versus Ohio … touchdown catch in back of the end zone at Army was featured as one of ESPN's Top 10 Plays of the Day … earned first letter.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned three letters in football for coach Patrick Mahoney at DeSmet Jesuit … helped the Spartans to a 9-3 record as a senior and a 29-9 mark in his career … helped the team to a conference championship and two semi-state finishes in his career … ranked as the No. 12 senior prospect in the St. Louis metro area as a senior … all-conference as a junior linebacker … all-league second team as a wide receiver and defensive back as a senior … tallied 42 catches for 1,041 yards and 12 touchdowns in his career … also registered five punt returns for touchdowns in his career … also competed in track and field … All-Suburban North Conference as a freshman.

PERSONAL: Son of William Mabon and Marilyn Brown … uncle, Keith Brown, played football for Minnesota and in the National Football League for the New York Giants … born Oct. 2, 1993, in Gary, Indiana … earned his Ball State bachelor’s degree in criminal justice in May 2016 … full name is KeVonn Karmell Mabon.

 

RUSHING gattyardstdlongavg/cavg/g
2012  12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2013  3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2014  12 5 54 1 25 10.8 4.5
2015  12 2 -4 0 0 -2.0 -0.3
TOTAL  39 7 50 1 25 7.1 1.3

 

TOTAL OFFENSE grushpasstotalavg/g
2012  12 0 0 0 0.0
2013  3 0 0 0 0.0
2014  12 54 0 54 4.5
2015  12 -4 0 -4 -0.3
TOTAL  39 50 0 50 1.3

 

RECEIVING grecyardstdlongrec/gavg/cavg/g
2012  12 23 335 2 44 1.9 14.6 27.9
2013  3 7 93 0 34 2.3 13.3 31.0
2014  12 59 717 5 62 4.9 12.2 59.8
2015  12 70 745 2 53 5.8 10.6 62.1
TOTAL  39 159 1890 9 62 4.1 11.9 48.5

 

SCORING gtdrushrcvretpat2patfgtotalavg/g
2012  12 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 12 1.0
2013  3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2014  12 6 1 5 0 0 0 0 36 3.0
2015  12 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 18 1.5
TOTAL  39 11 1 9 1 0 0 0 66 1.7

 

KICK RETURNS gno.yardstdlongavg/ravg/g
2012  12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2013  3 1 18 0 18 18.0 6.0
2014  12 12 305 0 35 25.4 25.4
2015  12 19 516 1 89 27.2 43.0
TOTAL  39 32 839 1 89 26.2 21.5

 

ALL PURPOSE grushrcvprkrirtotalavg/g
2012  12 0 335 0 0 0 335 27.9
2013  3 0 93 0 18 0 111 37.0
2014  12 54 717 0 305 0 1076 89.7
2015  12 -4 745 0 516 0 1257 104.8
TOTAL  39 50 1890 0 839 0 2779 71.3

 

TACKLES guaatotaltflpdfffrblkqbh
2012  12 1 1 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2013  3 1 1 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2014  12 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2015  12 3 0 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL  39 6 2 8 0.0 0 0 0 0 0

 

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS [all-time ranking]:
Points scored: 6, 11 times
Touchdowns: 1, 11 times
Rush attempts: 1, 7 times
Rush yards: 25, Northern Illinois, 11/5/2014 (1 carries)
Rush TDs: 1, Akron, 10/25/2014 
Long rush: 25, Northern Illinois, 11/5/2014 
Receptions: 11 [t-6th], Colgate, 8/30/2014 
Receiving yards: 150, UMass, Oct 31, 2015 (6 receptions)
Receiving TDs: 1, 9 times
Long reception: 62 [7th], at Bowling Green, Nov 28, 2014 
Total offense attempts: 1, 7 times
Total ofense yards: 25, Northern Illinois, 11/5/2014 (25 rush,0 pass)
All-purpose yards: 217 [8th], at Bowling Green, Nov 28, 2014 
Kick returns: 4, at Bowling Green, Nov 28, 2014 ; Central Michigan, Oct 24, 2015 
Kick return yards: 137 [7th], Central Michigan, Oct 24, 2015 (4 returns)
Long kick return: 89 [3rd], Central Michigan, Oct 24, 2015 
Tackles: 2, at Western Michigan, Nov 05, 2015 (2-0)
 
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 215
Year: Senior
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo.
High School: DeSmet Jesuit
Major: Criminal Justice
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