Keleen Culberson
Keleen  Culberson


Corona, Calif.

High School:
Santiago HS '12

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 205


Managerial Economics


UC Davis hosts No. 10 Eagles in key Big Sky showdown

Skip the lines for Saturday's Brewfest, and secure your spot inside Aggie Stadium for this weekend's matchup vs. Eastern Washington by purchasing tickets in advance


Aggies' offense erupts in rout of North Dakota

UC Davis' defense forces timely turnovers, offense finishes with 651 yards against last year's co-Big Sky champion


Aggies host North Dakota in Big Sky home opener

Football's next two games will take place at Aggie Stadium, starting with Saturday's 6 p.m. league matchup


Inside the Huddle with Keleen Culberson

Senior safety looks back at his undergraduate career, looks forward to this weekend's game at Weber State


Big Sky slate begins at Weber State

Aggies seek third straight win in Saturday's 4 p.m. (PT) Big Sky opener

2016: ALL-BIG SKY HONORABLE MENTION... Started all 11 games played... Ranked No. 43 in the country in passes defended (1.1)... That figure was the fourth-highest in the Big Sky... Thirty-nine of his 47 tackles were unassisted... Recorded five tackles for loss... Posted one sack, one interception forced and recovered one fumble... Led the team with 11 breakups... A season-high eight tackles took place at Southern Utah (10/8)... Recovered a fumble, which led to an Aggie touchdown, at Wyoming (9/17)... Intercepted a pass and returned it 32 yards, vs. Weber State (9/24)... Broke up a season-high four passes in this year's Causeway Cup rivalry victory against Sacramento State (11/19).

Started the first two games of the year before going down with season-ending injury... Started strong with 10 tackles (8 solo) in those matchups, including six against South Dakota in home opener... Had four solo stops in each game. 

Saw action in all 11 games, including five starts... Enjoyed breakout season with team-high 73 tackles, including team-high 47 solo... Also led Aggies with 5 PBUs... Opened year with 20-yard interception in second quarter at Stanford... Had monster game with 13 tackles (10 solo) during Battle for the Golden Horseshoe win at Cal Poly... Total was second-highest on team for a single-game in 2015... Recorded nine tackles at Montana and eight at Northern Colorado in successive weeks prior to his career-best game at Cal Poly... Sacked Northern Arizona QB Jordan Perry for a nine-yard loss late in the third quarter.

2013: On roster but did not play due to injury.

2012: Redshirted.

SANTIAGO HS '12: Earned All-League first-team honors in the Big 8 Conference during the 2011 season... Named the Santiago Defensive Player of the Year as a senior... Totaled 69 tackles, five forced fumbles and four interceptions in 2011... Helped lead Santiago to a 7-4 overall record and a 5-2 mark in league play as a senior, as part of the CIF Southern Section.

PERSONAL: Born in Los Angeles, Calif.... Majoring in managerial economics... Parents are Billy and Joyce Culberson... Has two siblings; Darryl Culberson and Josh Reed... Enjoys playing the piano... Hopes to own his own business someday.. Favorite actor is Justin Timberlake... If he had a million dollars, he'd use it to help his grandparents... Superstition is to wear his Superman shirt and think about who is he playing for.

Year GP UT AT TT TFL Yds Sacks Yds Int Yds PBU FF FR Yds BK
2014 11 47 26 73 3.0 14 1.0 9 1 20 5 1 0 0 0
2015 2 8 2 10 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
2016 11 35 12 47 5.0 24 1.0 7 1 32 11 0 1 21 0
Totals 24 90 40 130 8.0 38 2.0 16 2 52 16 2 1 21 0