Keleen Culberson
Keleen  Culberson


Corona, Calif.

High School:
Santiago HS '12

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 205


Managerial Economics


Aggies showcase skills at football’s annual Pro Day

Julian Bertero and Keleen Culberson go through the paces for NFL and CFL scouts at Aggie Stadium


UC Davis collects 10 All-Big Sky and specialty awards

Keelan Doss and Jake Maier named Big Sky Offensive Player and Newcomer of the Year; Wesley Preece joins that duo on one of three all-conference teams; five Aggies receive honorable mention


Football crosses Causeway for annual rivalry game

Join other UC Davis football fans at Athletics' pregame tailgate in Lot 7, which will begin at noon


Aggies host Southern Utah in home finale

Pregame ceremony will honor program's 14 seniors; halftime event will feature Ken O'Brien as he becomes the first member of the Aggie Pride Wall


UC Davis rolls to 56-17 win at Idaho State

Aggies set a new Big Sky-era record for the most points scored in a game


2018 UC Davis Football Pro Day

Aggie standouts Julian Bertero and Keleen Culberson showcased their skills for scouts from the NFL and CFL.

2017: Played in all 11 games as a starting senior and team captain… Finished with 53 total tackles, 32 solo and 21 assisted… Team leader in interceptions with three (returned for 26 yards)… Third on the team in total tackles.. Had a season-high ten tackles (seven solo) against San Diego, including a tackle for a loss of one yard… Tore up the Idaho State offense with five tackles, three broken passes and an interception returned for 21 yards… His other two picks came against North Dakota and Southern Utah… Also recorded a broken pass apiece against Cal Poly and Southern Utah.

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
2017 11 32 21 53 1.0 1 0 0 3 26 5 0 0 0 0
Totals 34 121 58 179 9.0 39 2.0 16 5 73 21 2 1 21 0