Another Quick Receiver In Roosevelt Kiser

Another Quick Receiver In Roosevelt Kiser

Roosevelt Kiser is another short, quick, sudden type of receiver that the Jaguars were looking for in the beginning of free agency.

He's a solid punt returner and wide receiver, but at 5'9", 160 lbs., he must bulk up a little to survive the NFL game. Odds of him making the team in '07 appear to be long, but if he impresses he could be a practice squad guy who has a chance to make an impact later down the road.

From the FAMU media guide:

Roosevelt Kiser- WR, FAMU
5'9", 160 lbs.

This speedy customer was one of Florida A&M's most prolific all-purpose performers ever.| Ranked among the Top 20 receivers in Division I-AA by The Sports Network in 2004, 2005 and 2006, this South Florida speedster was a two-time All-Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference selection in 2005 and 2006|.
Kiser possesses good open field moves and cat-like balance in traffic... Was a three-year starter (2004-06) at wide receiver and doubled as the clubs primary kick return specialist... CAREER: Kiser had 191 career catches for 2,374 yards and 19 TDs receiving.... He finished fourth all-time in career receptions at FAMU and sixth (6th) in career receiving yards|. As a rusher, he had 99 yards rushing on 19 carries (5.2 average).... Averaged 23.1 yards per kickoff return (70 attempts, 1,617 yards, long 86 yards) and 13.7 yards per punt return (36 tries, 429 yards, 75 yard long).... Kiser finished his four-year stint at FAMU with 4,519 all-purpose yards on 316 plays, good for a 14.3-yard average|.

2006: Kiser finished his senior season with a team-high 63 receptions in 11 games for 647 yards and five (5) TDs, with a long of 86 yards for a score against Norfolk State|. He averaged 24.9 yards per kickoff return (33 tries, 821 yards), with a long run of 86 yards|. He managed a 9.9 norm on punt returns (169 yards on 17 tries), with a long return of 40 yards|. Kiser earned first-team All-MEAC honors as a kick returner and receiver in 2006|. He also rushed for 55 yards on six carries and one TD, with a long run of 27 yards|. Had season highs in receptions (10) against both Delaware State and Winston-Salem State|.Had nine (9) catches for 107 yards and a TD against Howard University|. Had five receptions for 137 yards and an 86-yard TD jaunt against Norfolk State|.

2005: A first-team All-Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference pick, Kiser sizzled in several phases.... He had MEAC high 64 catches for 739 yards and five (5) TDs, while averaging 22.3 yards per kickoff return (18 for 402, long of 63) and 16.4 yards per punt return (229 yards on 14 tries, 75 yard long)..... He also tossed a 28-yard TD pass against Howard University..... Had 11 catches for 142 yards and one score against Norfolk State and 108 yards on six (6) catches and a 77-yard TD reception against Florida International... He had a career-long 80-yard TD bomb from against North Carolina A&T.... He accounted for 90 yards on eight grabs against second-ranked Hampton..... Kiser had 121 yards on six kickoff returns against Delaware State and 86 yards on two kickoffs against Bethune-Cookman.... He had a 75-yard punt return against South Carolina State....

2004: Kiser had 60 catches for 872 yards and eight (8) TDs, compiling three 100-yard plus games.... He had a Florida Classic record 197 receiving yards and two (2) TDs on five catches against Bethune-Cookman.... He caught the game-winning TD pass (37 yards) from Ben Dougherty with 2:12 left to ease FAMU past Tennessee State, 21-15... He had 181 yards on 13 catches with two (2) TDs against TSU.... He also had 102 yards on four grabs and a score against Virginia Union.... Against Tulane, Kiser had 96 yards on eight catches and a TD.... He had 88 yards and two TDs on four grabs at homecoming against Savannah State.... Made eight receptions for 75 yards in the season finale at Florida International....

2003: Kiser played in 11 games, making four catches for 116 yards and one (1) TD.... Had two grabs for 67 yards and on score against Bethune-Cookman.... Also had 17 yards on four (4) punt returns and 14 kickoff returns for 299 yards... Had kickoff returns for 79 yards against South Carolina State, two (2) for 61 yards against Howard and three (3) for 56 yards against North Carolina A&T....

HIGH SCHOOL: Was a Broward County all-star in 2001 and 2002... Made the Broward All-County teams both years and played in the 2003 summer Broward-Dade All-Star Game... Was a four-year Scholar-Athlete at Anderson High.... He played quarterback, passing for 1,375 yards, while rushing for another 424 yards.... Rated one of the Top 10 quarterbacks in Broward County...

PERSONAL: Kiser was born on May 30, 1985... Parents are Roosevelt and Velda Kiser..... Majoring in Education with aspirations to teach....

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