Raymond started 16 games and had 46 tackles, a special-teams tackle, four tackles for a loss of four yards, four knockdowns, a forced fumble, a blocked kick and five interceptions for 203 yards, including one returned for a 63-yard touchdown against BC. On Oct. 3 he moved into fourth place in Stamps history with 553 career interception-return yards. He also returned for kickoffs for 117 yards. Raymond was named the CFL's defensive player of the week after recording seven tackles, including one tackle for loss, a forced fumble and an 43-yard interception in the final regular season game. He was on the injury list for Games 3 and 4. Raymond also started the Western Final and had three tackles, three special-teams tackles and a fumble recovery.
Raymond was on the reserve list for the first game of the season and the injured list for the second game. He started the third game of the season at the SAM position and led the team that game with six defensive tackles. In 15 starts he totalled 51 tackles including one for a loss, four sacks, eight knockdowns and a special-teams tackle. He has also returned two kickoffs for 79 yards (39.5 avg, 61 longest). He was on the reserve list for Game 14. Raymond also started the Western Final and recorded one tackle and one forced fumble.
Raymond played in 16 regular-season games and earned CFL West Division and CFLPA all-star recognition. He led the Stampeders and was tied for second in the league with five interceptions including one pick that he returned 100 yards for a touchdown on Oct. 20 against Hamilton. That interception helped him earn the CFL’s defensive player of the week award as he had eight tackles and two sacks against the Ticats in addition to the pick-six. Raymond led Calgary with seven pass knockdowns for the season and recorded 44 tackles, including two tackles for loss, and two sacks. He played in all three of Calgary’s playoff games and had a total of 12 tackles and two sacks. Raymond had an interception in the West semifinal against Saskatchewan and a sack in the West final against BC. As has been the case throughout his career, Raymond’s versatility was key for the Stamps as he was moved from cornerback to strong-side linebacker for the final month of the season when injuries depleted the defence. Following the season, teammates voted him the winner of the Presidents’ Ring award for a second consecutive season. The award goes to the Stampeders player who best demonstrates excellence on and off the field.
In his fourth season with the Red and White, Raymond had a memorable year that was capped by being named a West Division all-star. He was also voted by teammates as the winner of the Presidents’ Ring, which goes to the Calgary player who best combines excellence on the field with leadership, inspiration and motivational skills. Raymond played in all 18 regular-season games as well as the West seminfinal. Raymond started the first 16 games at halfback and stepped in to start the final two regular-season games at linebacker. He recorded 47 tackles, one special-teams tackle, seven pass knockdowns and a career-high five interceptions for a league-leading 237 return yards. Raymond returned two of those interceptions for touchdowns including a 117-yard interception return for a major on Aug. 12 at Saskatchewan, a play that set a new team record. He added a fumble recovery. He recorded interceptions in back-to-back games twice — on July 8 against BC and July 14 against Winnipeg and then on Aug. 12 at Saskatchewan and, after the bye week, on Aug. 27 against Montreal. He recorded a season-high five tackles in an Aug. 6 contest against Hamilton.
Keon started and played in all 18 regular season games and the West Final as outside linebacker. He recorded 49 tackles, including two tackles for loss, and had a career-best of four interceptions. He also recorded nine pass knokdowns, one quaterback sack and six special teams tackles in the season.
He started the season as a linebacker but when injuries forced the Stamps to shuffle their starting lineup, Raymond started three games at cornerback. He then stepped in as the starting halfback for the final six games. He dressed for all 18 games and recorded 53 tackles, one interception, one sack and five special-teams tackles. Raymond also added four pass knockdowns and one fumble recovery.
Raymond was on the practice roster for six games before starting one game and dressing for two others. On Sept. 27 against Toronto, Raymond started his first game. He recorded several career firsts — a tackle that resulted in a two-yard loss, a fumble recovery that resulted in a touchdown and a special-teams tackle. He ended the season with six tackles.
Raymond played 15 games for the Arena Football League’s New Orleans VooDoo. He made 70 tackles and added three interceptions.
Calgary signed Raymond as a free agent on July 28, 2008. Out of college, he was an undrafted free agent signed by the Tennessee Titans on May 3, 2006 and he attended the NFL club’s training camp. He was then signed by the Nashville Kats of the Arena league. He went to the New Orleans VooDoo in a dispersal draft when the Kats folded after the 2007 season.
Raymond played for the Middle Tennessee State University Blue Raiders for two seasons. He recorded 50 tackles, two interceptions and seven pass breakups in 2005. He transferred from Highland (Kansas) Community College before attending MTSU.
Raymond led Mehlville high school of St. Louis to a Missouri state championship as a junior. Keon was signed by the Stampeders in 2008 and has been with the Club his entire CFL career. Although born in St. Louis Missouri, Keon, his wife and kids make Calgary their off-season home where he actively represents his team in the community. Keon speaks at middle schools, churches and community centres as well as volunteering for the Henry Burris All Star Weekend Football Camp. When asked why it’s so important to give back to his community his response is simple, he was one of those kids that didn’t have much and looked up to professional athletes for guidance and encouragement. Being blessed with this God given ability he feels it’s only right for him to guide and encourage the minds of today’s youth, no matter what your situation or where you come from, there is still hope. As a C.F.L.P.A. Player Representative he leads by example and shares his knowledge and positive outlook on life with his teammates. Keon has the record for the longest interception return in Stampeder history (117 yards).