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KD Cannon

KD  Cannon

Mount Pleasant, Texas

High School:
Mount Pleasant HS



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High School: Blue chip recruit and top 50 national recruit from Mount Pleasant (Texas) High School... All-American wide receiver rated nation's 30th-best recruit on ESPN300... Named U.S. Army All-American, second-team All-USA by USA TODAY and honorable mention PARADE All-America (one of top three WRs honored)... Ranked 34th overall national prospect on Rivals100, 42nd on 247Sports's Top247 and 44th on Scout300 by Scout... National position rating among wide receivers: No. 4 by ESPN, No. 5 by Scout, No. 5 by 247Sports, No. 6 by Rivals... Two-time first-team Class 4A All-State selection, played for head coach Mart Graham at Mount Pleasant... Top 10 prospect in Texas, rated third in state by Rivals, third by Lone Star, fourth by 247Sports, fifth by ESPN, sixth by Austin American-Statesman (Fabulous 55), seventh by Scout... Named top wide receiver recruit in Texas by Dave Campbell's Texas Football as well as Lone Star Top 100... Rated region's fifth-best recruit by ESPN and eighth by Scout's Midlands 125... Also listed on Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Fabulous 44... Made game-high three receptions for 65 yards in 2014 U.S. Army All-American Bowl for winning West squad... Topped 1,000 yards receiving in each of final three prep seasons... Named 2013 All-America, first-team Class 4A All-State, first-team All-Midlands (Scout) and first-team All-District 14-4A after senior season totals of 1,252 yards and 16 TDs on 80 receptions... Named one of 15 semifinalists for 2013 U.S. Army All-America Bowl HS Player of the Year award... Earned USAAB Player of Week honors for performance in Sept. 17, 2013, win over Terrell, totaled 271 yards and five TDs on nine receptions (30.1 yards-per-catch)... Earned fame for highlight-reel somersault catch in Aug. 30, 2013, win over Paris, clip on YouTube has over 71,000 views... Named 2012 first-team Class 4A All-State, first-team All-Midlands (Scout) and first-team All-District 14-4A as junior after leading MPHS to 8-3 record and bi-district finals - first playoff berth at Mount Pleasant since 2007, first eight-win season since 1997... Totaled 1,597 yards and 25 TDs on 104 catches as junior... Named 2011 District 13-4A Newcomer of Year and first-team All-District 13-4A as sophomore... Finished with 1,004 yards and 10 TDs on 61 receptions as starting wideout in 2011, also returned kicks... Also ran track (100m, 200m, 4x100m, triple jump) at Mount Pleasant, clocked at 10.63 in 100 meters and 21.48 in 200 meters... Jumped 42-7.0 at 2013 Region II-4A meet.

Personal: Son of Keith Thompson and Kitsha Cannon... Full name is KD O'Keith Cannon... Born Nov. 5, 1995, in Mr. Pleasant, Texas... Major is undecided.

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