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Keith Tandy
S #37
Height:
5-10
Weight:
205
Age:
26
College:
West Virginia
Hometown:
Hopkinsville, KY
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2015 PRE):

TCKL
4
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 51 42 9 0.0 0 4 4 45 -- 20 0 1 1
2014 TB 15 0 8 8 0 0.0 -- 1 1 3 3 3 0 0 --
2013 TB 16 5 40 31 9 0.0 -- 3 3 42 14 20 0 1 1
2012 TB 9 0 3 3 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Selected by Tampa Bay in the sixth round (174th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Has played in 40 career games, with five starts, registering 41 tackles, four interceptions, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.
  • Made NFL debut against Carolina (9/9/12).
  • Recorded first career start vs. Carolina (10/24/13).
  • Tallied first career interception at Seattle (11/3/13).
  • Registered career-high seven tackles against St. Louis (12/22/13).

2014 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Played in 15 games, primarily on special teams. In 66 defensive snaps, registered four tackles and one interception. Tied for fifth on the team with four special teams tackles.
  • Played 10 snaps on defense and recorded one tackle vs. Baltimore (10/12).
  • Recorded one special teams tackle at Cleveland (11/2).
  • Notched one special teams tackle vs. Atlanta (11/9).
  • Registered one special teams tackle in win at Washington (11/16).
  • Played 23 snaps on special teams at Chicago (11/23).
  • Posted one special teams tackles vs. Cincinnati (11/30), while also playing four snaps on defense.
  • Saw action on seven defensive snaps and 20 special teams plays at Detroit (12/7).
  • Played 14 snaps on defense and 16 on special teams at Carolina (12/14).
  • Made one tackle on defense vs. Green Bay (12/21).
  • Posted two tackles and one interception vs. New Orleans (12/28) when he picked off Drew Brees at the goal line. 

COLLEGE:

  • A team captain that started in 40-of-45 career games (2008-11), including every game his sophomore, junior and senior seasons.
  • Recorded 188 tackles, 8.0 tackles for loss, 13 interceptions, 37 passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.
  • Two-time first-team All-Big East selection.
  • Three-time Big East Academic All-Star.
  • As a senior, led the team and ranked third in the Big East with four interceptions.
  • Led the team and ranked second in the Big East in passes defensed with 13.
  • Added 64 tackles and 2.0 tackles for loss.
  • As a junior, named second-team All-American by SI.com and third-team All-American by Rivals.com.
  • Tied for fifth nationally with 17 passes defensed and 10th in the country with six interceptions, leading the Big East in both categories.
  • As a sophomore, tied for 10th in the Big East with three interceptions and 14th with seven passes defensed.
  • Graduated in December 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in forensic and investigative sciences.

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Christian County High School (Hopkinsville, Kentucky) where he played quarterback, throwing for 8,609 yards and 90 touchdowns, including a single-season school-record 32.
  • As a senior, also rushed for 1,007 yards and made four interceptions on defense.
  • Son of Joyce Jordan.
  • Born Keith Tandy on February 12, 1989 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.

COMMUNITY:

  • Had his head shaved by children battling cancer for the Buccaneers Cut for a Cure in 2014 and 2015 to raise funds and awareness for the Pediatric Cancer Foundation.
  • In May 2015, visited Tampa Bay Buccaneers Field in Clearwater to present a $10,000 PLAY 60 grant and lead children through football drills.
  • Visited Davis Elementary School in February 2015 to lead students in PLAY 60 drills and congratulate the school on winning the PLAY 60 Challenge.
  • Visited patients at Florida Hospital Tampa in December 2014.
  • On Veterans’ Day 2014, greeted military service members at James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital.
  • In September 2014, participated in a Buccaneers Academy ribbon-cutting ceremony and helped build an outdoor class at Sheehy Elementary in Tampa.
  • In September 2014, interacted with military members stationed overseas through a Pro vs. GI Joe event at the Buccaneers-sponsored USO Welcome Center at Tampa International Airport.
  • Greeted military service members at a USAA Salute to Service Luncheon at MacDill Air Force Base in November 2014.
  • In February 2014 presented students at Pizzo Elementary with $2,000-worth of PE equipment for winning the Buccaneers PLAY 60 Challenge.
  • Helped distribute sports equipment to children in December 2013 as part of Replay Tampa Bay, a sports equipment drive in conjunction with the Tampa Bay Sports Commission and Elder Ford of Tampa to support local youth.
  • In September 2013, helped host a Futbol Americano Celebration at Webb Middle School in celebration of the NFL’s Hispanic Heritage Month through football drills, salsa dancing, and Hispanic cultural music.
  • In October 2013, helped host the Buccaneers’ Halloween Celebration for youths from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa.
  • Visited four Bay Area elementary schools in 2013 to deliver eyeglasses and speak on the importance of education as part of the Glazer Family Foundation Vision Program.
  • Helped the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve sort donated toys to support the Toys for Tots program in December 2012.
  • Visited youth at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg and sang holiday carols to residents at Westminster Palms retirement home in December 2012.
  • Led students through football drills and promoted the importance of health and fitness for the opening of BUCS CARE School Fitness Zones at Mort Elementary in November 2012 and Davis Elementary in December 2012.
  • Helped host a lunch for service members at Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater and visited veterans recovering from injury and illness at Bay Pines VA Hospital in November 2012.
  • Greeted children, signed autographs and handed out Buccaneers teddy bears to pediatric patients at Tampa General Hospital in October 2012 and Florida Hospital Tampa in November 2012.
  • Visited Crestwood Elementary in September 2012 to read to students and promote the importance of literacy during Hispanic Heritage Month.
  • In June 2012, visited MacDill Air Force Base to tour a hurricane aircraft, witness a military dog training session, and thank civilian workers and active duty military for their service.
  • Hosted an educational scavenger hunt for children from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay at Busch Gardens Tampa in June 2012.
  • Signed autographs, handed out Buccaneers teddy bears, and greeted patients at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in May 2012.
  • Helped host an outing to a Tampa Bay Rays game for underprivileged students from Campbell Park Elementary in May 2012.

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Selected by Tampa Bay in the sixth round (174th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Has played in 40 career games, with five starts, registering 41 tackles, four interceptions, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.
  • Made NFL debut against Carolina (9/9/12).
  • Recorded first career start vs. Carolina (10/24/13).
  • Tallied first career interception at Seattle (11/3/13).
  • Registered career-high seven tackles against St. Louis (12/22/13).

2014 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Played in 15 games, primarily on special teams. In 66 defensive snaps, registered four tackles and one interception. Tied for fifth on the team with four special teams tackles.
  • Played 10 snaps on defense and recorded one tackle vs. Baltimore (10/12).
  • Recorded one special teams tackle at Cleveland (11/2).
  • Notched one special teams tackle vs. Atlanta (11/9).
  • Registered one special teams tackle in win at Washington (11/16).
  • Played 23 snaps on special teams at Chicago (11/23).
  • Posted one special teams tackles vs. Cincinnati (11/30), while also playing four snaps on defense.
  • Saw action on seven defensive snaps and 20 special teams plays at Detroit (12/7).
  • Played 14 snaps on defense and 16 on special teams at Carolina (12/14).
  • Made one tackle on defense vs. Green Bay (12/21).
  • Posted two tackles and one interception vs. New Orleans (12/28) when he picked off Drew Brees at the goal line. 

COLLEGE:

  • A team captain that started in 40-of-45 career games (2008-11), including every game his sophomore, junior and senior seasons.
  • Recorded 188 tackles, 8.0 tackles for loss, 13 interceptions, 37 passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.
  • Two-time first-team All-Big East selection.
  • Three-time Big East Academic All-Star.
  • As a senior, led the team and ranked third in the Big East with four interceptions.
  • Led the team and ranked second in the Big East in passes defensed with 13.
  • Added 64 tackles and 2.0 tackles for loss.
  • As a junior, named second-team All-American by SI.com and third-team All-American by Rivals.com.
  • Tied for fifth nationally with 17 passes defensed and 10th in the country with six interceptions, leading the Big East in both categories.
  • As a sophomore, tied for 10th in the Big East with three interceptions and 14th with seven passes defensed.
  • Graduated in December 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in forensic and investigative sciences.

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Christian County High School (Hopkinsville, Kentucky) where he played quarterback, throwing for 8,609 yards and 90 touchdowns, including a single-season school-record 32.
  • As a senior, also rushed for 1,007 yards and made four interceptions on defense.
  • Son of Joyce Jordan.
  • Born Keith Tandy on February 12, 1989 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.

COMMUNITY:

  • Had his head shaved by children battling cancer for the Buccaneers Cut for a Cure in 2014 and 2015 to raise funds and awareness for the Pediatric Cancer Foundation.
  • In May 2015, visited Tampa Bay Buccaneers Field in Clearwater to present a $10,000 PLAY 60 grant and lead children through football drills.
  • Visited Davis Elementary School in February 2015 to lead students in PLAY 60 drills and congratulate the school on winning the PLAY 60 Challenge.
  • Visited patients at Florida Hospital Tampa in December 2014.
  • On Veterans’ Day 2014, greeted military service members at James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital.
  • In September 2014, participated in a Buccaneers Academy ribbon-cutting ceremony and helped build an outdoor class at Sheehy Elementary in Tampa.
  • In September 2014, interacted with military members stationed overseas through a Pro vs. GI Joe event at the Buccaneers-sponsored USO Welcome Center at Tampa International Airport.
  • Greeted military service members at a USAA Salute to Service Luncheon at MacDill Air Force Base in November 2014.
  • In February 2014 presented students at Pizzo Elementary with $2,000-worth of PE equipment for winning the Buccaneers PLAY 60 Challenge.
  • Helped distribute sports equipment to children in December 2013 as part of Replay Tampa Bay, a sports equipment drive in conjunction with the Tampa Bay Sports Commission and Elder Ford of Tampa to support local youth.
  • In September 2013, helped host a Futbol Americano Celebration at Webb Middle School in celebration of the NFL’s Hispanic Heritage Month through football drills, salsa dancing, and Hispanic cultural music.
  • In October 2013, helped host the Buccaneers’ Halloween Celebration for youths from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa.
  • Visited four Bay Area elementary schools in 2013 to deliver eyeglasses and speak on the importance of education as part of the Glazer Family Foundation Vision Program.
  • Helped the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve sort donated toys to support the Toys for Tots program in December 2012.
  • Visited youth at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg and sang holiday carols to residents at Westminster Palms retirement home in December 2012.
  • Led students through football drills and promoted the importance of health and fitness for the opening of BUCS CARE School Fitness Zones at Mort Elementary in November 2012 and Davis Elementary in December 2012.
  • Helped host a lunch for service members at Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater and visited veterans recovering from injury and illness at Bay Pines VA Hospital in November 2012.
  • Greeted children, signed autographs and handed out Buccaneers teddy bears to pediatric patients at Tampa General Hospital in October 2012 and Florida Hospital Tampa in November 2012.
  • Visited Crestwood Elementary in September 2012 to read to students and promote the importance of literacy during Hispanic Heritage Month.
  • In June 2012, visited MacDill Air Force Base to tour a hurricane aircraft, witness a military dog training session, and thank civilian workers and active duty military for their service.
  • Hosted an educational scavenger hunt for children from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay at Busch Gardens Tampa in June 2012.
  • Signed autographs, handed out Buccaneers teddy bears, and greeted patients at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in May 2012.
  • Helped host an outing to a Tampa Bay Rays game for underprivileged students from Campbell Park Elementary in May 2012.
 

Recent Videos

  • Tandy on Intercepting Brees

    Posted Dec 28, 2014

    S Keith Tandy speaks to the media following loss to the New Orleans Saints about intercepting Drew Brees.

  • Buccaneers Insider, Nov. 6th, 2013

    Posted Nov 6, 2013

    As preparations begin for the Buccaneers' Monday Night Football appearance, Insider looks at the day's news and talks to S Keith Tandy about his recent work in the Bucs' starting defense.