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Justin Kessler
Justin Kessler


Alvarado, Texas

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 249

Tight End



Computer Information Technology

TULANE: A three-year letterwinner who has played in 34 career games with three starts... begins fall camp as the starter at tight end.

2007 (JUNIOR): Played in all 12 games and earned three starts... received his first career starting assignment against Tulsa... also started against UTEP and Rice... caught his first-career pass and the lone reception of the year for seven yards at Army... served as the team's blocking tight end.

2006 (SOPHOMORE): Played in all 12 games, primarily on special teams.

2005 (FRESHMAN): Saw action in 10 games as a true freshman, primarily on special teams.

HIGH SCHOOL: A two-time first team all-district selection at tight end who enrolled at Tulane in January 2005... listed on the Dallas Morning News' Top 100 state list and among the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Top 50 recruits... earned honorable mention Academic All-State honors... caught 31 passes for 465 yards and six touchdowns in 2004 and was also credited with 28 pancake blocks... as a junior, recorded 32 catches for 510 yards and five TDs while adding 24 pancake blocks... compiled 17 catches for 238 yards and three scores as a sophomore... totaled 80 catches for 1,208 yards and 14 touchdowns in his prep career... also lettered in basketball and track and field, where he ran the hurdles and the 4x400-meter relay, and threw the shot put and discus... earned first team all-district honors in basketball... a two-time member of the "A" Honor Roll and graduated in the top 10 percent of his class with a 3.95 grade point average.

PERSONAL: Majoring in computing information technology... born Justin Raymond Kessler on November 24, 1986, in Wichita Falls, Texas... the son of Michael and Rhonda Kessler... named to the 2007 Tulane 3.0 Club.

Kessler's Career Receiving Stats
Year	G/GS	No.	Yds.	Yd/C	Yd/Gm	TD		LP/Opp.
2005	10/0	0	0	0.0	0.0	0		0
2006	12/0	0	0	0.0	0.0	0		0
2007	12/3	1	7	7.0	0.6	0		7/Army
Career	34/3	1	7	7.0	0.2	0		7/Army