Brett Keisel Speaker Profile
Brett Keisel Biography
Brett The Diesel Keisel was born September 19,1978 in Provo, Utah and is a football player who starts at defensive end forthe Pittsburgh Steelers. Brett hails from Greybull, Wyoming.
Keisel was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in theseventh round (242nd overall) in the 2002 NFL Draft. In his rookie year he madefive appearances making four tackles. In 2003 he was on the injured list forthe entire season after undergoing surgery on a shoulder injury. He returned inthe 2004 season with 13 appearances and nine tackles. The following year, heappeared in all 16 games recording 33 tackles and three sacks, the first of hisNFL career. After the departure of Kimo von Oelhoffen via free agency for theNew York Jets in March 2006, Brett signed a new four year contract with theSteelers worth a reported 14 million dollars. That season he won the 1st teamposition at right defensive end and played in all 16 games making 55 tacklesand 5.5 sacks, a career high. In 2007, he made 16 appearances recording 39 tacklesand two sacks. On August 31, 2009, the Steelers signed Keisel to a newfive-year contract worth $18.885 million and includes a $5 million signingbonus.
In 2010, Keisel was added to the AFC Pro Bowl roster for thefirst time in his career.
Considered One of the best sports beards inhistory, Keisel's facial hair gained fame during the end of the 2010-2011NFL season. Many NFL players grow playoff beards to bring them goodluck, but Keisel's has a significant following. His beard has its own Facebookpage and Twitter account and has been mentioned repeatedly in the media duringthe Steelers' playoff run. In an interview on Steelers.com, he decided to growout his beard after having a discussion about the lack of characters in theNFL. Keisel refers to his beard as a beautiful thing and hasencouraged other Steelers to grow beards as well.
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