Case Keenum, a star quarterback at Wylie High School in Abilene who racked up huge statistics for the Houston Cougars, will be part of the inaugural class for the Conference USA Hall of Fame, the University of Houston’s website announced.

Keenum was a two-time C-USA most valuable player while at Houston, which won 37 of his 51 starts there. He also earned the league’s Offensive Player of the Year honor in 2008 and was Freshman of the Year in 2007. He is the NCAA’s all-time career leader in total offense with 20,114 yards; passing yards with 19,217; touchdown passes with 155; games with at least 300 yards passing with 39; and pass completions with 1,546.

In 57 games over his first seven NFL seasons, Keenum passed for 12,661 yards and 64 touchdowns. He currently is with Washington.

At Wylie, Keenum guided the Bulldogs to the 2004 Class 3A Division I state championship while notching career passing totals of 6,783 yards and 48 touchdowns while adding 41 rushing touchdowns. Wyile had a 31-11 record in his starts.


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