Louisville: Emerged this spring as the starter at offensive tackle ... played a lot during "Wildcard" formations last season ... has gotten stronger and improved his feet ... gives the Cardinals some experience on the offensive line.
2010: Played in all 13 games at offensive tackle ... often used as an extra blocker in short-yardage situations and in "Wildcard" formations.
2009: Didn't see game action.
2008: Appeared in 12 games on special teams ... served on the field goal unit.
Chiles High School: Played for Jodie Sprenkle at Chiles High School ... two-year starter at offensive tackle ... started 20 straight games at offensive tackle ... earned third team All-State honors ... voted first team All-Big Bend ... graded out at over 80 percent and recorded 29 pancake blocks ... named the team's Offensive Lineman of the Year ... selected All-District ... averaged an 82 percent grade as a junior ... registered 26 pancake blocks ... wrestled as a junior ... had a 15-10 record ... took sixth-place at the Regional Tournament ... selected to play in the Total Sport Images.com and the Max Emfinger All-Star Games. Personal: Son of Kristi and Paul Kessling ... born 4/27/88 ... justice administration major.