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Lufkin native and Texas Tech wide receiver Keke Coutee declares for NFL Draft

Coutee declares for NFL Draft. Coutee declares for NFL Draft.

Former Lufkin Panther Keke Coutee put on a show in Texas Tech's bowl game on Saturday. In fact, the East Texan made big plays all year long for the Red Raiders. With all his productivity as a junior, Coutee had a big decision to make. Go to the NFL, or return to Tech for his senior year. On Christmas Eve, the wide receiver announced on his Instagram that he would be entering the NFL Draft.

"This was such a difficult decision I had to make for me and my family," Coutee said in the post. "Thank you all for an amazing three years at the best university there is. Lubbock will always have a special place in my heart and I will always call Lubbock home."

During his junior campaign, Coutee had 93 receptions for 1,429 yards and 10 touchdowns. He ranked near the top of the NCAA in every major receiving category.

Coutee played for the Lufkin Panthers from 2012-2015 where he had 2,699  receiving yards and 32 touchdowns.

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