Tyler Jessen
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Tyler Jessen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wichita, Kan.

Last College:
Butler

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 284

Position:
DT


2008: Played in 11 games... recorded 11 tackles and one tackle for loss... did not play against WVU... had season-high three tackles at Memphis... had one tackle against UConn... played but did not register a stat against Kansas State... had one tackle against Tennessee Tech... finished with two solo tackles in season-opener against Kentucky.

Before Louisville: Played for Troy Morrell at Butler County Community College... rated a two-star prospect by Rivals.com and a four-star by Scout.com... split time at defensive tackle and defensive end... named Honorable Mention All-League... was the third-leading tackler for one of the top JUCO defenses in the nation, recording 88 tackles, 11.5 tackles for loss and three sacks to help the Butler defense limit opponents to 9.1 points per game... Butler allowed only 204 yards of total offense per game and ranked fifth nationally against the run... recorded 44 tackles as a freshman, including 18 for a loss and three sacks... attended Wichita Northwest High School... named first team All-State at defensive tackle and second team All-State at offensive guard... selected All-City on both offensive and defensive line... voted All-Metro... born 11/6/87... sports administration major.

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