1  Ken Coutain
Ken Coutain

Hometown:
Miami, FL

High School:
Kemper Military

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 216

Position:
Wide Receiver


Continued to battle injuries and make a comeback from shoulder surgery in the spring of 1998 ... Played in eight games for Memphis in 1998 ... Is expected to work with Al Sermon at wide receiver this fall ...

1998: Played in eight games to earn his first letter as a Tiger ... Caught passes in two of the eight games ... Had one pass reception for 15 yards in the Minnesota contest ... Caught a five yard pass in the Louisville contest ... Finished the season with two receptions for 20 yards ... Came off a medical redshirt to have an outstanding spring ... Was able to go full speed in spring and made several great receptions ... Came into his own in the Blue-Gray game by catching three passes for 108 yards and two touchdowns ... Caught a 68-yard touchdown pass from Kenton Evans and a 34-yard scoring pass from Evans ... Averaged 29.8 yards per catch in the spring ...

1997: A junior college transfer who was becoming accustomed to the Tiger offense when he was injured ... Had his first reception in the Michigan State game ... Caught one pass for 36 yards against the Spartans ... Never played again in 1997 ... Had to have surgery to repair his shoulder ... Appealed to the NCAA for a medical hardship and was granted his junior season again ... Ran indoor track for the University of Memphis track team during the winter of 1997 ...

1996: Considered one of the top top junior college receivers in 1996 ... Enrolled at University of Memphis in January and participated in spring drills ... Was a two-year starter at Kemper Military Institute ... Helped Kemper Military to a 7-3 record in 1996 ... Had ten pass receptions for 113 yards and one touchdown in 1996 ... Was credited with 13 receptions for 205 yards and one touchdown as a freshman ... Was rated by Prep Star as a top juco pick ...

Prep: Played prep football at South Miami High School ... Was a three-year starter at wide receiver and defensive safety ... Was an honorable mention All-Dade selection in football in 1994 ... Also lettered as a member of the track team ... Ran the 110 meter hurdles and participated in the long jump and high jump ... Qualified for the Florida state track championships in the 110 meter hurdles in 1995 ... Was an All-Dade selection in track as a senior ... Born: 3/17/77 ... Mother is Verna Lee.

COUTAIN'S STATISTICS

Receiving G/S No Yds Avg Tds LG
1998 8/0 2 20 10.0 0 15

COUTAIN'S CAREER HIGHS
Most Receptions/Game: 1 vs Minnesota & Louisville (`98)
Most Yards Receiving/Game: 15 yards vs Minnesota (`98)
Longest Pasas Reception: 15 yards vs Minnesota (`98)

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