#5 Kameel Al-Khouri
|HOMETOWN||Glendale, Ariz. (Cactus HS)|
2016 (Sr): 2016 Mineral Water Bowl Defensive MVP.
2015 (Jr): Played in nine games recording 51 total tackles including 34 solo tackles… Recovered one fumble versus Minnesota Duluth (Nov. 7), two interceptions versus Augustana (Sept. 5) and at Northern State (Nov. 14)… Returned seven punts for 30 yards with a season long of 10 yards.
2014 (So): Played in all 11 games at defensive back... Recorded 18 total tackles (6 solo, 12 assisted) with one interception for 29 yards and two passes defended... Blocked a kick versus Minot State (Oct. 18) and was in on a tackle for a loss that resulted in a safety at St. Cloud State (Nov. 1)... Had a career high six assisted tackles versus Minnesota State (Sept. 27)... Had one punt return for 13 yards versus Northern State (Nov. 5).
2013 (Fr): Played in all 11 and started the final three games of the season at safety…. Also a regular on the special teams coverage unit… Totaled 36 tackles (18 solo) with 3.5 tackles for loss (-12 yards)… Recorded one pass break-up… Primary punt returner for BSU… Fielded 15 punts for 60 yards… Ranked ninth in the NSIC in punt return average with 4.0 yards per return.
Posted multiple tackles in seven games… Compiled a season-high 12 tackles, which included a season-best six solo tallies versus No. 7 Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 26)… Added a tackle for loss versus the Bulldogs… Recorded seven tackles (one solo), a tackle for loss (-3 yards) and a pass break-up at MSU Moorhead (Nov. 9)… Totaled four tackles, which included one for loss (-7 yards) at Northern State (Oct. 19)… Posted three tackles (two for loss) in his first collegiate game at Winona State (Sept. 5) and matched the output it in his first collegiate start versus St. Cloud State (Nov. 2)… Returned a punt for a season-long 22 yards versus Southwest Minnesota State (Sept. 28)… Totaled season-best 42 yards on four punts versus the Mustangs.
2012 (RS): Redshirted.
Prior to BSU: Al-Khouri was an AzFCA All-State, Arizona Republic All-State Division 3 and Scout 24/7football.com All-State Division 3 defensive back his senior season at Cactus High School... Guided the Cobras to an 11-2 overall mark, 6-0 league record and an appearance in the state finals (31-26 loss to Saguaro High School)... Totaled 109 tackles (57 solo) and five interceptions he returned for a total of 94 yards... The all-section and Peoria Unified School District First Team defensive back defended four passes and caused one fumble... Al-Khouri was also a threat on punt returns, as he earned all-state second team returner and Friday Night Fever All-Arizona Return Specialist honors... Returned 35 punts for 546 yards to average 15.6 yards per return and a long of 75 yards... Scored five touchdowns on punt returns and added a safety to total 32 points on the season... In a 53-34 victory against Liberty High School, he totaled 14 tackles (10 solo), two interceptions (93 yards) and returned three punts for 93 yards, including a 60 yard return for a touchdown.
Personal: Born Nov. 13, 1993... Son of Mazen and Carol Al-Khouri... Intends to major in criminal justice.
Career Highs: Tackles: 12 vs Minnesota Duluth (10/26/13); Solo Tackles: 7(x2) last at Sioux Falls (9/24/16); Assisted Tackles: 6, 2x last vs Minnesota State (9/27/14); INT: 1, (x5) last vs Minnesota Crookston (11/12/16); TFL: 1, 4x last vs Winona State (9/19/15); PBU: 1, 4x last at Southwest Minnesota State (9/12/15); Punt Returns: 5 vs Concordia-St. Paul (9/14/13); Punt Return Yards: 42 vs Southwest Minneosta State (9/28/13); Long Punt Return: 22 vs Southwest Minneosta State (9/28/13); Foreced Fumbles: 1 (x2) lastvs Minnesota Crookston (11/12/16); INT Yards: 10 vs Minot State University (10/15/16); INT Long: 10 vs Minot State University (10/15/16); Pass Deflection: 1 vs Minot State University (10/15/16).