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Kelechi Osemele
OG #72
Height:
6-5
Weight:
330
College:
Iowa State
Hometown:
Houston, TX
Experience:
4
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YearTeamGGS
TOTAL 62 62
2016 OAK 11 11
2015 BAL 14 14
2014 BAL 14 14
2013 BAL 7 7
2012 BAL 16 16

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Biography

Download 2011 Bio Update TRANSACTIONS

Kelechi Osemele was selected by the Ravens in the second round (60th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft, following Courtney Upshaw, who was the team’s first pick (second round, 35th).

CAREER

• Started all 14 games he played at LG (missed two games with a knee injury) in 2014 for an offense that established franchise single-season records in yards (5,838) and points scored (409)...Helped QB Joe Flacco establish career highs in passing yards (3,986) and TD passes (27), completing 62.1% of his passes (344 of 554) for a 91.0 QB rating
• Part of an O-line that allowed just 19 sacks (second fewest in NFL) in 2014
• Started all 16 regular season (RT) and four postseason (LG) games as a rookie in 2012, helping the Ravens score the second-most points (398) and gain the third-most total yards (5,640) in team history (5,838 in 2014 and 5,723 in 1996), including a then-career-high 3,817 passing yards by Flacco and 1,143 yards and 9 TDs rushing by RB Ray Rice during the team’s Super Bowl XLVII-winning season

2014: (14/14, 2/2) Was a part of an offense that established franchise single-season records in yards (5,838) and points scored (409)...Helped QB Joe Flacco establish career highs in passing yards (3,986) and TD passes (27), completing 62.1% of his passes (344 of 554) for a 91.0 QB rating
• Started both postseason contests at LG for an offense that produced 727 yards and 61 points, including a postseason franchise-record 4 TD passes by QB Joe Flacco (1/10/15 at NE)
• Started at LG and helped the Ravens total 447 yards (264 passing and 183 rushing) and 4 TDs (2 rushing and 2 passing) in the 28-13 victory in game 13 at Mia. (12/7)
• Started at LG and allowed QB Joe Flacco time to complete 30 of 45 passes (66.7%) for his franchise-record 20th-career 300-yard game (303 yards), 2 TDs and 1 INT for a 91.3 QB rating in game 9 at Pit. (11/2)
• Was a game-day inactive (knee) in the 29-7 victory in game 7 vs. Atl. (10/19) and the 48-17 victory in game 6 at TB (10/12)
• Started at LG for an offense that posted 454 total yards and 5 TDs in the 38-10 victory in game 4 vs. Car. (9/28)...Part of an O-line that did not give up a sack for the third-consecutive game and allowed QB Joe Flacco time to throw for 327 yards and 3 TDs for a 137.4 QB rating...Ravens also rushed for 127 yards (4.2 avg.) and 2 TDs
• Started at LG and helped protect Flacco, allowing him to set career highs in passing attempts (62 - tied), completions (35) and long pass (80 yards), as well as opening holes, allowing the Ravens to average 4.7 yards per carry, in the season opener vs. Cin. (9/7)

2013: (7/7) Started seven games at LG before being placed on Injured Reserve (back) on 11/8/13
• Missed his first-career game after being a game-day inactive (back) in game 8 at Cle. (11/3)
• Started at LG and helped protect QB Joe Flacco, who threw for 342 yards, 2 TDs and no INTs for a 112.6 QB rating in game 6 vs. GB (10/13)
• Started at LG, but left the game (back) in the first quarter in the 26-23 victory in game 5 at Mia. (10/6)
• Started at LG and helped protect Flacco, who set career highs in passing attempts (62) and completions (34), while throwing for 362 yards (14th-career 300-yard game) and 2 TDs in game 1 at Den. (9/5)

2012: (16/16, 4/4) Started all 16 games at RT as a rookie and helped the Ravens score the second-most points (398) in franchise history (409 in 2014) and gain the third-most total yards (5,640) in team history, including a then-career-high 3,817 passing yards by QB Joe Flacco and 1,143 yards and 9 TDs rushing by RB Ray Rice
• Started at RT and helped the offense to a season-high 533 yards (224 rushing and 309 passing), the third-highest output in team history, in the 33-14 victory in game 15 vs. NYG (12/23)...Also helped two backs rush for 100 yards (Ray Rice - 107 and Bernard Pierce - 123) in the same game for the second time in team history (Le’Ron McClain - 139 and Willis McGahee - 108 on 12/20/08 at Dal.)
• Started at RT and helped the Ravens post a franchise-record 55 points while racking up 419 total yards, including 341 passing, in the 55-20 victory in game 9 vs. Oak. (11/11)
• Started his first-career NFL game at RT and helped the Ravens gain 430 total yards in game 1 vs. Cin. (9/10)
Started all four playoff games at LG and helped the Ravens average 410.3 yards per game...Also protected QB Joe Flacco, allowing him to become the second player in NFL history (Joe Montana - 1989) to throw 11 TDs and 0 INTs during the playoffs

COLLEGE: Played in 49 games for the Cyclones, making 43- consecutive starts (38 at LT and five at LG) to close out his career...Recorded 299 knockdown blocks and posted 49 TD-resulting blocks...Was an Iowa State co-captain during his senior campaign, a season in which he led all Big 12 linemen with 17 TD-resulting blocks and a team-high 112 knockdowns...Received All-American first-team honors from The NFL Draft Report and Sports Illustrated, adding second-team accolades by The Sporting News and Lindy’s after starting all 13 games as a senior in 2011...All-Big 12 Conference first-team honoree by the league’s coaches and Associated Press...Earned Iowa State Academic Honor Roll recognition for the third-consecutive season...A team co-captain, he helped lead a rushing offense that ranked 39th in the nation (174.2 ypg) and 60th in total production (386.5 ypg)...Started all 12 games as a junior in 2010 and earned All-American third-team choice by The NFL Draft Report and an All-Big 12 second-team honoree by the Associated Press...Added conference honorable mention accolades from the league’s coaches and was a member of the Big 12 Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll...Helped the Cyclones average 143.2 rushing yards per game, including 78.8 yards per game by RB Alexander Robinson...Started all 13 games as a sophomore in 2009 and earned All-Big 12 Conference second-team selection by the Associated Press, also receiving honorable mention honors from the league’s coaches...Helped pave the way for ISU to average 180.0 rushing yards per game and 364.7 yards of total offense a contest...Produced 11 TD-resulting blocks and 68 knockdowns...Saw action as a sub at LG and LT, before moving into the starting lineup at LT for the final five contests of the season (started five of the 11 games he played in) as a redshirt freshman in 2008...Finished the year with 38 knockdowns, including 7 TD-resulting blocks...Redshirted as a true freshman in 2007...Was a liberal studies major at Iowa State, earning Cyclone Academic Honor Roll distinction from 2009-11.

HIGH SCHOOL, PERSONAL: Attended Langham Creek (Houston, TX) HS...Became a starter on the O-line during his sophomore campaign before earning 5A Region III All-District XVII honors as a senior at RT...Name is pronounced: kah-LETCH-ee oh-SEM-uh-lee.

COMMUNITY: Supported the Ravens’ community initiatives by attending Spring Football Festival (April 2014), A Purple Evening and the Lavender Ladies Dinner (Nov. 2012), both events held to benefit Purple, the official women’s fan club of the Ravens...Also supported teammate Lardarius Webb’s foundation by playing in his annual Charity Softball Game.

Download 2011 Bio Update TRANSACTIONS

Kelechi Osemele was selected by the Ravens in the second round (60th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft, following Courtney Upshaw, who was the team’s first pick (second round, 35th).

CAREER

• Started all 14 games he played at LG (missed two games with a knee injury) in 2014 for an offense that established franchise single-season records in yards (5,838) and points scored (409)...Helped QB Joe Flacco establish career highs in passing yards (3,986) and TD passes (27), completing 62.1% of his passes (344 of 554) for a 91.0 QB rating
• Part of an O-line that allowed just 19 sacks (second fewest in NFL) in 2014
• Started all 16 regular season (RT) and four postseason (LG) games as a rookie in 2012, helping the Ravens score the second-most points (398) and gain the third-most total yards (5,640) in team history (5,838 in 2014 and 5,723 in 1996), including a then-career-high 3,817 passing yards by Flacco and 1,143 yards and 9 TDs rushing by RB Ray Rice during the team’s Super Bowl XLVII-winning season

2014: (14/14, 2/2) Was a part of an offense that established franchise single-season records in yards (5,838) and points scored (409)...Helped QB Joe Flacco establish career highs in passing yards (3,986) and TD passes (27), completing 62.1% of his passes (344 of 554) for a 91.0 QB rating
• Started both postseason contests at LG for an offense that produced 727 yards and 61 points, including a postseason franchise-record 4 TD passes by QB Joe Flacco (1/10/15 at NE)
• Started at LG and helped the Ravens total 447 yards (264 passing and 183 rushing) and 4 TDs (2 rushing and 2 passing) in the 28-13 victory in game 13 at Mia. (12/7)
• Started at LG and allowed QB Joe Flacco time to complete 30 of 45 passes (66.7%) for his franchise-record 20th-career 300-yard game (303 yards), 2 TDs and 1 INT for a 91.3 QB rating in game 9 at Pit. (11/2)
• Was a game-day inactive (knee) in the 29-7 victory in game 7 vs. Atl. (10/19) and the 48-17 victory in game 6 at TB (10/12)
• Started at LG for an offense that posted 454 total yards and 5 TDs in the 38-10 victory in game 4 vs. Car. (9/28)...Part of an O-line that did not give up a sack for the third-consecutive game and allowed QB Joe Flacco time to throw for 327 yards and 3 TDs for a 137.4 QB rating...Ravens also rushed for 127 yards (4.2 avg.) and 2 TDs
• Started at LG and helped protect Flacco, allowing him to set career highs in passing attempts (62 - tied), completions (35) and long pass (80 yards), as well as opening holes, allowing the Ravens to average 4.7 yards per carry, in the season opener vs. Cin. (9/7)

2013: (7/7) Started seven games at LG before being placed on Injured Reserve (back) on 11/8/13
• Missed his first-career game after being a game-day inactive (back) in game 8 at Cle. (11/3)
• Started at LG and helped protect QB Joe Flacco, who threw for 342 yards, 2 TDs and no INTs for a 112.6 QB rating in game 6 vs. GB (10/13)
• Started at LG, but left the game (back) in the first quarter in the 26-23 victory in game 5 at Mia. (10/6)
• Started at LG and helped protect Flacco, who set career highs in passing attempts (62) and completions (34), while throwing for 362 yards (14th-career 300-yard game) and 2 TDs in game 1 at Den. (9/5)

2012: (16/16, 4/4) Started all 16 games at RT as a rookie and helped the Ravens score the second-most points (398) in franchise history (409 in 2014) and gain the third-most total yards (5,640) in team history, including a then-career-high 3,817 passing yards by QB Joe Flacco and 1,143 yards and 9 TDs rushing by RB Ray Rice
• Started at RT and helped the offense to a season-high 533 yards (224 rushing and 309 passing), the third-highest output in team history, in the 33-14 victory in game 15 vs. NYG (12/23)...Also helped two backs rush for 100 yards (Ray Rice - 107 and Bernard Pierce - 123) in the same game for the second time in team history (Le’Ron McClain - 139 and Willis McGahee - 108 on 12/20/08 at Dal.)
• Started at RT and helped the Ravens post a franchise-record 55 points while racking up 419 total yards, including 341 passing, in the 55-20 victory in game 9 vs. Oak. (11/11)
• Started his first-career NFL game at RT and helped the Ravens gain 430 total yards in game 1 vs. Cin. (9/10)
Started all four playoff games at LG and helped the Ravens average 410.3 yards per game...Also protected QB Joe Flacco, allowing him to become the second player in NFL history (Joe Montana - 1989) to throw 11 TDs and 0 INTs during the playoffs

COLLEGE: Played in 49 games for the Cyclones, making 43- consecutive starts (38 at LT and five at LG) to close out his career...Recorded 299 knockdown blocks and posted 49 TD-resulting blocks...Was an Iowa State co-captain during his senior campaign, a season in which he led all Big 12 linemen with 17 TD-resulting blocks and a team-high 112 knockdowns...Received All-American first-team honors from The NFL Draft Report and Sports Illustrated, adding second-team accolades by The Sporting News and Lindy’s after starting all 13 games as a senior in 2011...All-Big 12 Conference first-team honoree by the league’s coaches and Associated Press...Earned Iowa State Academic Honor Roll recognition for the third-consecutive season...A team co-captain, he helped lead a rushing offense that ranked 39th in the nation (174.2 ypg) and 60th in total production (386.5 ypg)...Started all 12 games as a junior in 2010 and earned All-American third-team choice by The NFL Draft Report and an All-Big 12 second-team honoree by the Associated Press...Added conference honorable mention accolades from the league’s coaches and was a member of the Big 12 Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll...Helped the Cyclones average 143.2 rushing yards per game, including 78.8 yards per game by RB Alexander Robinson...Started all 13 games as a sophomore in 2009 and earned All-Big 12 Conference second-team selection by the Associated Press, also receiving honorable mention honors from the league’s coaches...Helped pave the way for ISU to average 180.0 rushing yards per game and 364.7 yards of total offense a contest...Produced 11 TD-resulting blocks and 68 knockdowns...Saw action as a sub at LG and LT, before moving into the starting lineup at LT for the final five contests of the season (started five of the 11 games he played in) as a redshirt freshman in 2008...Finished the year with 38 knockdowns, including 7 TD-resulting blocks...Redshirted as a true freshman in 2007...Was a liberal studies major at Iowa State, earning Cyclone Academic Honor Roll distinction from 2009-11.

HIGH SCHOOL, PERSONAL: Attended Langham Creek (Houston, TX) HS...Became a starter on the O-line during his sophomore campaign before earning 5A Region III All-District XVII honors as a senior at RT...Name is pronounced: kah-LETCH-ee oh-SEM-uh-lee.

COMMUNITY: Supported the Ravens’ community initiatives by attending Spring Football Festival (April 2014), A Purple Evening and the Lavender Ladies Dinner (Nov. 2012), both events held to benefit Purple, the official women’s fan club of the Ravens...Also supported teammate Lardarius Webb’s foundation by playing in his annual Charity Softball Game.

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