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    Brian Hemmerle
    Brian Hemmerle


    Louisville, Ky.

    High School:

    Height / Weight:
    6-6 / 315


    1998: Played in seven games, starting six ... Played the last seven games with a torn ACL in his right knee ... Suffered the injury during practice before the UNLV game, forcing him to miss the first five games of the season ... Started the Michigan, Ohio State and Michigan State games at tight guard ... Started the Purdue, Penn State and Hawaii games at split guard.

    1997: Started all 12 games at tight guard.

    1996: Played in five games.

    1995: Did not see any game action ... Rookie champion vs. Indiana.

    High School: USA Today All-USA honorable mention ... Second-team all-state ... All-district and all-region selection ... Named MVP of offensive line ... Had 40 pancake blocks ... Knocked down nine passes and recovered three fumbles in 13 games as a junior ... Led Trinity to 11-4 record and Class 4A state championship his senior season ... Advanced to the third round of state playoffs after junior season ... Lettered three years in basketball ... Honor Roll member ... Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... High school coach was Dennis Lampley.

    Personal: Born Brian Andrew Hemmerle on 2/13/77 ... Son of Patrick and Rosemary Hemmerle ... Learning and organizational change major.

    The Hemmerle File
    Q. What is it that you most dislike: Loud people
    Q. Which talent would you most like to have: Play guitar
    Q. What is your idea of perfect happiness: Quiet!