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Keith Tandy | Defensive Back | #37

Team: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Age / DOB:  (29) / 2/12/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 205
College: West Virginia
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 6 (174) / TB
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Bucs re-signed S Keith Tandy to a two-year contract.
Tandy played 224 snaps on defense last season but is a leader on special teams. Mar 14 - 12:50 PM

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Bucs re-signed S Keith Tandy.

Tandy played 287 defensive snaps this past season, making a pair of starts at free safety in Weeks 16 and 17. He'll focus mainly on special teams in 2016.
Tue, Mar 8, 2016 05:19:00 PM

Bucs sixth-round pick Keith Tandy saw more practice time at safety as Tampa's offseason workouts progressed.

The Buccaneers are viewing Tandy as a versatile defensive back who will likely also play extensively on special teams. "He's played nickel, dime, safety and corner," explained coach Greg Schiano. "He's played all four, and done it with some efficiency. Certainly not perfect, but some efficiency."
Wed, Jun 27, 2012 04:24:00 PM

Buccaneers signed sixth-round DB Keith Tandy to a four-year contract.

Tandy isn't particularly big or fast, but he can make plays on the football (13 interceptions in three college seasons) and is willing to mix it up physically. After giving Greg Schiano fits in the Big East, the Bucs had to have him. Tandy is expected to move from corner to safety in the not-distant future.
Source: scout.com
Thu, May 10, 2012 09:56:00 AM

The Buccaneers believe that sixth-round CB Keith Tandy's best position in the future might be safety.

Tandy will open rookie minicamps as a cornerback, but he could eventually push FS Cody Grimm and/or earn the Bucs' third safety role as soon as training camp. Tampa Bay is starved for depth at both defensive back positions, so Tandy's versatility will come in handy. At 5'10/200, Tandy ran 4.51 at his Pro Day.
Wed, May 2, 2012 07:40:00 PM

Buccaneers selected West Virginia CB Keith Tandy with the No. 174 overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft.

A former quarterback recruit coming out of high school, Tandy converted to cornerback as a sophomore and started the next 40 games. His best trait is his physicality, consistently staying with receiver on downfield routes or driving the line to play the run. Tandy has some experience at safety in some alignments and his competitiveness should translate into special teams production.
Sat, Apr 28, 2012 03:53:00 PM

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