Joey Keller
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    Joey Keller

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Hastings, MI

    High School:
    Hastings

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 230

    Position:
    LB

    Major:
    Social Science

    2005 (Junior) - Played in all 11 games as a backup linebacker ... recorded 22 total tackles, including six unassisted ... had 1.5 tackles for loss ... missed much of fall camp due to an injury.

    2004 (Sophomore) - Played on the varsity as a backup linebacker ... played in six games ... had five total tackles, including one unassisted.

    2003 (Freshman) - Appeared in one game, the season opener against Wofford ... recorded three tackles, including one for a loss ... spent most of the season playing linebacker on the junior varsity team ... listed third on the depth chart at right outside linebacker after 2004 spring drills.

    High School - Lettered three years in football and wrestling, two in track and one in baseball ... two-time first-team all-state selection ... all-conference selection twice ... three-time all-county selection ... member of Area Dream Team as a senior ... student council officer ... member of Rotary Top 10 ... football coach was his father, Jeff Keller.

    Personal - Parents are Jeff and Sally Keller ... has one sister, Sarah (27) and one brother, Andy (25) ... member of cadet squadron 24 ... birth date is May 4, 1983 ... given name is Joseph ... majoring in social sciences ... attended the AFA Prep School ... would like fly the A-10 or F-15 and become a special tactics officer after graduation ... active in his squadron as and safety/security officer and the first sergeant ... worked as the logistics officer during Basic Cadet Training last summer ... also completed a course in astronomical engineering during summer academics ... completed Operations Air Force in the summer of 2005 ... completed Global Engagement and Combat Survival Training in the summer of 2004 ... was runner-up in the heavyweight division at the 2004 Cadet Wing Open boxing championship ... hobbies are hunting and fishing ... favorite book is Tuesdays with Morrie ... favorite NFL team is the Detroit Lions ... favorite NFL player is Brian Urlacher of the Chicago Bears ... favorite meal is meat and potatoes ... favorite book is the Bible ... person in history he'd most like to meet is Pat Tillman ... advice to young people is that school is cool and drugs are not ... thing he likes best about AFA football is the brotherhood ... credits his family and friends as having the greatest influence on his sports career ... thing he likes best about the AFA coaching staff is that "they care for us as a whole person, not just a player."

    Keller's Career Statistics

    Year	G	UT-AT	TT	TFL	Sacks
    2005	11	6-16	22	1.5-2	0.0-0
    2004	6	1-4	5	0.0-0	0.0-0
    Total	17	7-20	27	1.5-2	0.0-0
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