2016 NFL Draft
UCLA Football BIO
Gavin Ketchum
Player Profile:
Gavin Ketchum 1265506
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 211
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Oak Park, CA
High School: Oak Park
Experience: 4 Letters

2009 - Saw action in 10 games ... Sat out the first three games of the season due to a hamstring injury ... Saw duty on some special teams units in game four at Stanford ... Saw action at receiver and on special teams against Oregon, Cal and Arizona ... Made two tackles on special teams at Arizona ... Made his first reception of the year (4 yds) at Oregon State and played on special teams ... Made one catch (16) against Washington ... Played receiver and on special teams versus WSU, ASU and USC ... Also saw action in the bowl win over Temple ... Had four tackles on the season ... Earned Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention.

2008 - Appeared in 11 games with one start (Fresno State) ... Sat out the Tennessee game after contracting mononucleosis during fall camp ... Made two catches at BYU (20 yards), one for 15 ... Started versus Fresno State, but did not make a catch ... Had one reception (5) versus Stanford ... Made two receptions at Washington (24) ... Recorded one catch at Arizona State (12) ... Earned Pac-10 Conference honorable mention All-Academic team honors.

2007 - Appeared in four games and made five catches before suffering a season-ending ankle injury and was granted a medical substitute year of eligibility ... Made a six-yard touchdown catch in the opener at Stanford ... Against BYU, he made two catches (13) ... Also played at Utah ... Made two catches (32) versus Washington before suffering an injured right ankle (fracture) in the second quarter ... Did not suit up for the final nine games of the season.

2006 - Played in all 13 of UCLA's games ... On the year, he averaged 11.4 yards on his five receptions ... Saw action against Utah and Rice and made his first reception of the 2006 season (14 yards) at Washington ... In the first quarter against Stanford, he blocked a punt that was returned for a 12-yard touchdown by Eric McNeal just 4:37 into the game ... Against Arizona, he played on special teams and saw limited duty at Oregon ... At Notre Dame, he had one reception (13) ... Also saw action versus Washington State ... Made one catch (6) at California ... In the win over Oregon State, with the Bruins leading 19-7 in the fourth quarter, he made a 21-yard catch-and-run on third-and-19 that led to a field goal ... He did not make a catch against Arizona State or USC ... Made a three-yard reception in the bowl game versus Florida State.

2005 - As a true freshman, he saw action in all 12 games with three starts (at Washington State, at Stanford, Arizona State) ... Ranked seventh on the team with 11 catches on the year for 153 yards and one touchdown ... Caught his first pass against Oklahoma (9) ... Had one catch (7) versus Washington ... Made one catch (11) against Cal ... Had three catches, including his first scoring grab (21 yards), at Washington State ... Hauled in one pass (11) against Oregon State ... Had one catch (6) at Arizona ... Totaled three catches against Arizona State (80).

HIGH SCHOOL - Lettered three seasons in football as a wide receiver and safety for co-coaches Dick Billingsly and Brian Crum at Oak Park, CA HS ... Three-star selection by scout.com ... Three-star selection by rivals.com ... No. 55 player in California by rivals.com ... Rated No. 56 nationally among wide receivers by scout.com ... Played in the CaliFlorida All-Star Game ... Set six school records -- most receptions in a season (59), most receptions in a career (125), most yards gained in a season (1,097), most yards gained in a career (2,401), most touchdown receptions in a season (17), most touchdown receptions in a career (39) ... Named Oak Park HS Athlete of the Year for 2004/2005 ... Became the first athlete at his school to start on three different varsity sports as a sophomore ...Team reached CIF-Southern Section Div. XI Championship game final in 2003 and 2004 ...Third-team All-State (Cal-Hi Sports) ... First-team All-State Small Schools (Cal-Hi Sports) ... All-CIF SS first team on offense ... Selected CIF Division XI Defensive Player of the Year ... L.A. Times All-Ventura/North Coast ... Daily News All-Area team ... All-Tri Valley League ...As a senior, he started both ways at wide receiver and at strong safety ... Made 59 receptions for 1,097 yards and 17 touchdowns ... Credited with 79 tackles and five interceptions on defense ... Team MVP ... Led team to CIF-SS Division XI championship game ... As a junior, made 40 receptions for 822 yards and 14 touchdowns ... Totaled 44 tackles, three interceptions, two fumble recoveries, two sacks and one safety ... All-CIF-SS Division XI as junior ... Team Skill Position Player of the Year ... As a sophomore, he made 26 catches for 482 yards and eight touchdowns ... Credited with 40 tackles, one interception ... Also lettered three seasons in basketball for coach Ed Chevalier ... Named first-team all-league forward for three straight seasons ... Lettered in baseball as a sophomore for coach Eric Prior and made first-team all-league.

PERSONAL - Full Name: Robert Gavin Ketchum ... Born: May 12, 1987 in Burbank, CA ... Parents: Kevin and Marti Ketchum ... Has three brothers, Russell, Kurt and Logan (plays football at San Diego State) ... Lists former NFL receiving standout Ed McCaffrey as the famous athlete he admires and patterns his style of play after ... Lists one of his biggest athletic thrills as scoring a touchdown in the CaliFlorida Bowl ... Hobbies include fishing ... Director's Honor Roll in Winter 2006, Spring 2006, Fall 2006, Winter 2007, Spring 2007, Winter 2008, Spring 2008, Fall 2008 and Winter 2009 ... History major.












































Receptions: 3 vs. Washington State, 2005; vs. Arizona State, 2005
Receiving Yards: 80 vs.Arizona State, 2005
Receiving Touchdowns: 1 at Stanford, 2007; at Washington State, 2005

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