** 2011 Ball State Bill Meitzler **
Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year
2014 (Jr.): Played in 11 games with eight starts to earn second letter . . . career high four tackles in five different games -- vs. Colgate, at Iowa, vs. Western Michigan, at Central Michigan and vs. Eastern Michigan . . . first career sack at Army . . . first career tackle for loss vs. Indiana State . . . first career pass breakup at Iowa.
2013 (So.): Did not see action.
2012 (Fr.): Played in all 13 games, including the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl St. Petersburg, to earn first letter . . . first career start vs. Ohio . . . season high three tackles at Indiana . . . two tackles vs. Eastern Michigan.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four letters in football for head coach Tim Bless . . . helped the Bulldogs to a 7-4 overall record as a senior and a 29-16 career mark . . . all-region as a senior . . . received the National Underclassmen Leadership Award . . . tallied 37 rushes for 262 yards with three touchdowns as a senior . . . added 11 catches for 132 yards and completed 5-of-11 passes for 63 yards as a senior . . . rushed 52 times for 347 yards and four TDs in career . . . added 27 receptions for 282 yards and one TD plus completed 7-of-13 passes for 193 yards and two touchdowns in career . . . also competed in track and field in the shot put.
PERSONAL: Son of Ray Gipson and MeShelle Noel . . . one sister . . . uncle, Andre Barnett, competed in football at Ball State and lettered for the Cardinals from 1986-89 . . . grandfather, Hayward Gipson II, played football at Princeton . . . cousin, Duwyce Wilson, plays football at Indiana . . . born Feb. 26, 1993, in Columbus, Ind. . . . full name is Keenan Michael Noel.
|SINGLE-GAME HIGHS [all-time ranking]:
All-purpose yards: 25, VMI, 9/3/2015 ; VMI, Sep 03, 2015
Kick returns: 1, 4 times
Kick return yards: 25, VMI, 9/3/2015 (1 returns); VMI, Sep 03, 2015 (1 returns)
Long kick return: 25, VMI, 9/3/2015 ; VMI, Sep 03, 2015
Tackles: 4, 7 times
Sacks: 1.0, at Army, 10/04/2014 (1-0)
Tackles for loss: 2.0, at Army, 10/04/2014 (2-0)
Pass breakups: 1, 9 times