Interview with four-star defensive tackle Tim Keenan
Updated: Apr 12
Over the past few months, defensive tackle Tim Keenan’s recruitment has heated up. Since January, Keenan has picked up a ton of offers from power conference schools.
The 6-foot-2, 340-pound Alabama native is one of the top defensive tackles in the 2021 class. He has impressed many people at camps and in games. He’s a physical, aggressive player who can make plays.
His recruitment is fully open right now and it is unsure when he will commit.
I spoke with Keenan on Tuesday about his football career, recruitment, and more.
Q: What is something that people should know about Tim Keenan?
A: ”That I’m a son of God, a difference maker on the field, team player, and the most loose and serious player you’ll ever meet.”
Q: What would you say your biggest strength as a player is?
A: ”My agility for my size I’m a big small.“
Q: Growing up, what was your dream school?
A: “No where really, I just cheered for whoever my folks cheered for and that was Bama.”
Q: What schools would you say have been recruiting you the hardest?
A: ”SEC, Oregon, Nebraska, and ACC“
Q: Which schools recruiting you have impressed you the most?
A: “All the ones I’ve visited.”
Q: Which schools do you still plan on visiting?
A: “North Carolina, Miss State, Nebraska, and FSU“
Q: In early March, you took visited Florida and Ole Miss. How do both of those visits go for you?
A: "Definitely got to see something new and it made my recruitment harder."
Q: Has the coronavirus had an impact on any camps or college visits you were planning on taking?
A: ”Yes it has. I was going to visit some more colleges and hit up all the big time camps I got invited too.”
Q: Do you know what postseason all star game (UA All American, Polynesian Bowl, Adidas All American) you will be playing in following your senior season yet?
A: ”No sir, I'm still waiting on the invites.”
Q: Who would you say is a player that you model your game after?
A: “Like it’s a mixture of Aaron Donald, Cameron Wake, and (Ndamukong) Suh mix.”