Avengers sign Ex-Nebraska QB Keller to three-year deal

Updated: June 2, 2008, 4:22 PM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- The Arena Football League's Los Angeles Avengers have signed former Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Sam Keller to a three-year free-agent contract.

Keller set a school record at Nebraska last season by completing more than 63 percent of his passes in nine games for 2,422 yards and 14 touchdowns.

But his season ended when he suffered a shoulder injury against Texas in October. He wasn't picked in the NFL draft but practiced for a short time with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Keller transferred to Nebraska after playing three seasons at Arizona State.

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