Players

Cody Kessler
QB #6
Height:
6-1
Weight:
215
Age:
24
College:
USC
Hometown:
Bakersfield, CA
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2017):

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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPassingRushingFumbles
GGSCompAttYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
TOTAL 128 195 1,380 7.1 6 2 21 140 92.3 11 18 1.6 0 4 1
2017 CLE 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2016 CLE 9 8 128 195 1,380 7.1 6 2 21 140 92.3 11 18 1.6 0 4 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultPassingRushingFumbles
CompAttPctYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
1 PIT L 18-21 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @BAL L 10-24 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @IND L 28-31 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 CIN L 7-31 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 NYJ L 14-17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @HOU L 17-33 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Career Transactions: Selected by the Cleveland Browns in the third round (93rd overall) in the 2016 NFL Draft.

At a Glance:

Set Browns rookie records for completion percentage (65.5), passer rating (92.3), fewest interceptions (two) and interceptions percentage (1.0).

Recorded the second-highest single-game passing yardage total by a Browns rookie after registering 336 at Tennessee on Oct. 16, 2016.

Finished third in USC history in career TDs and completions and fourth in passing yards. Set school records with a 67.5 percent career completion percentage and a 1.51 INT rate.

Active with the foundation Kylie’s Angels, an organization that helps families with funding for the costs that come from their children’s illness or disabilities.

Seasonal Reviews:

2016: Set Browns rookie records for completion percentage (65.5), passer rating (92.3), fewest interceptions (two) and interceptions percentage (1.0)…Started eight games...Completed 128 of 195 passes for 1,380 yards with six TDs and two INTs for 92.3 rating…His 1,380 pass yards were fifth-most by a Browns rookie...Did not throw an INT in 121 attempts, second-longest streak by a Browns rookie...(10/16) at Ten.: Threw for 336 yards with two TDs and no INTs for 105.3 rating...His 336 passing yards were second-most by rookie in Cleveland history.

College: Started 41 of 51 career games played at USC…Completed 851 of his 1,261 attempts for 10,339 yards, 88 TDs and 19 INTs…Ranked third in school history in career TDs and completions and fourth in passing yards...Set USC records with a 67.5 percent career completion percentage and a 1.51 INT rate…Two-time captain and USC’s Trojan Way Leadership Award winner as a junior and senior…Started all 14 games as a senior, throwing for 3,536 yards, 29 TDs and seven INTs on 298 completions of 446 attempts…Earned All-Pac-12 honorable mention…Recorded the most efficient passing season in school history as a junior in 2014, completing a school-record 69.7 percent of his passes and throwing for 39 TDs and five INTs…Completed a school-record 315 passes of 452 attempts for 3,826 yards…Earned All-Pac-12 honorable mention…Also set USC records finishing with 167.1 passing efficiency and a 1.11 INT rate…Started all 14 games as a sophomore…Completed 236 of 361 attempts for 2,968 yards, 20 TDs and seven INTs…Earned All-Pac-12 honorable mention and USC’s Bob Chandler Award for athletics, academics and character…Served as a backup in 2013 as a redshirt freshman, appearing in 10 games as the holder in the field goal unit…Earned his bachelor’s degree in sociology.

Personal: Given name is Cody David Kessler…Native of Bakersfield, Calif…Working towards his master’s degree in communication management…High School: Attended Centennial High School in Bakersfield, Calif., where he earned All-America honors as a senior…Threw for 2,831 yards, 36 TDs and two INTs on 175 of 251 passing, as a senior in 2010, adding 324 rushing yards and eight TDs on 75 carries…Earned Bakersfield Californian Area Player of the Year as a junior, completing 188 of 312 passes for 2,195 yards, 14 TDs and six INTs…Rushed for 12 TDs…Also played basketball, averaging 29.5 points and 11 rebounds a game…Named Bakersfield Area Player of the Year for basketball, as well…Community Involvement: Active in the Cleveland community, volunteering for numerous football camps and school visits…Traveled to Haiti with USC teammates in 2012 to build homes for local families…Frequently visited children’s hospitals to meet with patients…Active with the foundation Kylie’s Angels, an organization that helps families with funding for the costs that come from their children’s illness or disabilities…Hobbies/Interests: Taught himself how to play guitar…Enjoys summer country festivals and concerts in his spare time…Cites Luke Bryan and Toby Keith as his favorite musicians…Favorite movie is Warrior and favorite TV show is Friday Night Lights.

Career Transactions: Selected by the Cleveland Browns in the third round (93rd overall) in the 2016 NFL Draft.

At a Glance:

Set Browns rookie records for completion percentage (65.5), passer rating (92.3), fewest interceptions (two) and interceptions percentage (1.0).

Recorded the second-highest single-game passing yardage total by a Browns rookie after registering 336 at Tennessee on Oct. 16, 2016.

Finished third in USC history in career TDs and completions and fourth in passing yards. Set school records with a 67.5 percent career completion percentage and a 1.51 INT rate.

Active with the foundation Kylie’s Angels, an organization that helps families with funding for the costs that come from their children’s illness or disabilities.

Seasonal Reviews:

2016: Set Browns rookie records for completion percentage (65.5), passer rating (92.3), fewest interceptions (two) and interceptions percentage (1.0)…Started eight games...Completed 128 of 195 passes for 1,380 yards with six TDs and two INTs for 92.3 rating…His 1,380 pass yards were fifth-most by a Browns rookie...Did not throw an INT in 121 attempts, second-longest streak by a Browns rookie...(10/16) at Ten.: Threw for 336 yards with two TDs and no INTs for 105.3 rating...His 336 passing yards were second-most by rookie in Cleveland history.

College: Started 41 of 51 career games played at USC…Completed 851 of his 1,261 attempts for 10,339 yards, 88 TDs and 19 INTs…Ranked third in school history in career TDs and completions and fourth in passing yards...Set USC records with a 67.5 percent career completion percentage and a 1.51 INT rate…Two-time captain and USC’s Trojan Way Leadership Award winner as a junior and senior…Started all 14 games as a senior, throwing for 3,536 yards, 29 TDs and seven INTs on 298 completions of 446 attempts…Earned All-Pac-12 honorable mention…Recorded the most efficient passing season in school history as a junior in 2014, completing a school-record 69.7 percent of his passes and throwing for 39 TDs and five INTs…Completed a school-record 315 passes of 452 attempts for 3,826 yards…Earned All-Pac-12 honorable mention…Also set USC records finishing with 167.1 passing efficiency and a 1.11 INT rate…Started all 14 games as a sophomore…Completed 236 of 361 attempts for 2,968 yards, 20 TDs and seven INTs…Earned All-Pac-12 honorable mention and USC’s Bob Chandler Award for athletics, academics and character…Served as a backup in 2013 as a redshirt freshman, appearing in 10 games as the holder in the field goal unit…Earned his bachelor’s degree in sociology.

Personal: Given name is Cody David Kessler…Native of Bakersfield, Calif…Working towards his master’s degree in communication management…High School: Attended Centennial High School in Bakersfield, Calif., where he earned All-America honors as a senior…Threw for 2,831 yards, 36 TDs and two INTs on 175 of 251 passing, as a senior in 2010, adding 324 rushing yards and eight TDs on 75 carries…Earned Bakersfield Californian Area Player of the Year as a junior, completing 188 of 312 passes for 2,195 yards, 14 TDs and six INTs…Rushed for 12 TDs…Also played basketball, averaging 29.5 points and 11 rebounds a game…Named Bakersfield Area Player of the Year for basketball, as well…Community Involvement: Active in the Cleveland community, volunteering for numerous football camps and school visits…Traveled to Haiti with USC teammates in 2012 to build homes for local families…Frequently visited children’s hospitals to meet with patients…Active with the foundation Kylie’s Angels, an organization that helps families with funding for the costs that come from their children’s illness or disabilities…Hobbies/Interests: Taught himself how to play guitar…Enjoys summer country festivals and concerts in his spare time…Cites Luke Bryan and Toby Keith as his favorite musicians…Favorite movie is Warrior and favorite TV show is Friday Night Lights.

 

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