Alameda native Keelan Doss is coming back home after the Oakland Raiders re-signed him Monday, Sept. 9.
The Alameda native signed a one-year deal with the Raiders to fill the void left after the team released wide receiver Antonio Brown Saturday, Sept. 7. Brown was released after numerous clashes with team management. He eventually signed with the New England Patriots.
Alameda High School (AHS) alum Keelan Doss signed a contract on Sunday, Sept. 1, to join the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL).
Doss, 23, decided to join the club’s practice squad. Players on the practice squad do not play in actual games. They only participate in practice with their respective teams. Practice squad players can only be upgraded to the team’s active roster — players that participate in games — if the team releases a player or an active-roster player suffers a season-ending injury and is placed on injured reserve.
Alameda High School (AHS) graduate Keelan Doss signed with the hometown Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent Saturday, April 27.
Doss, who graduated from Alameda High in 2014, was expected to be picked by many football pundits in the middle rounds of the National Football League (NFL) draft, which took place April 25 to 27. However, the UC Davis graduate was not one of the 254 players selected in the seven-round draft.
Alameda High School (AHS) graduate and National Football League (NFL) hopeful Keelan Doss will participate in the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind., this weekend.
Doss, who graduated from AHS in 2014, will be among more than 300 athletes to participate in the seven-day, invite-only event designed for NFL prospects. They will undergo agility skills tests and one-on-one interviews with NFL team personnel. Prospects will also undergo a full health evaluation by NFL doctors.
Alameda High School (AHS) alum Keelan Doss was named to the Associated Press (AP) NCAA Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) All-America second team for his 2018 season on the UC Davis football team.
Alameda High alum Keelan Doss finished third for the Walter Payton Award given to the offensive player of the year in the college Football Championship Subdivision (FCS).
Doss, a wide receiver for the University of California Davis Aggies, finished behind quarterbacks Jeremiah Briscoe of Sam Houston State in Huntsville, Tex., and Chris Streveler of University of South Dakota. The award was handed out at the STATS FCS Banquet and Presentation on Jan. 5 in Frisco, Tex.