GET TO KNOW: Joe Kaleta, OT, Coastal Carolina University
NFL Draft Diamonds has teamed up with Joseph Muia a very solid up and coming scout, to put together a series for our readers called Get to Know. What this series will do is allow you to be a featured on our site, whether you are a freshman or a senior in college. This is a series to help get players at any school gain exposure. We always strive to assist players that have the passion to make it to the next level. So we hope you enjoy our series called GET TO KNOW. Today’s Get to know series will focus on Joe Kaleta the vicious run blocker from Coastal Carolina, and we feel at NFL Draft Diamonds, you will want to know all about him.
AKA: Big Joe Kaleta
Grade You Started Football: 6th Grade
High School: Thomas R. Proctor High School – Utica, NY
Position/Positions: Defensive Tackle
College: Washington State University Currently: Coastal Carolina University
Position/Positions: Offensive Tackle, Right Guard/Defensive Tackle
Jersey Number: 65
Football Mentor/Inspiration: My older brother Adam, when I was younger I would watch him play and he got me involved with football and Will Smith, not the actor, the NFL football player Super Bowl champion for the Saints, who was from my high school.
Favorite Slogan: To achieve it you have to believe it.
Proudest Football Moment/Memory: Getting my first conference championship ring with Coastal Carolina.
Favorite Food: Grilled Chicken
Best On-Field Performance: 8 Knockdowns vs Presbyterian
Game Superstitions: I have an undershirt only for game days that I wear
What are your Goals/Aspirations for the 2014-2015: Continue to play football as long as I can
Career Goals: Continue to be successful in the most possible ways
Favorite Football Team: Denver Broncos
Who Will Win The Super Bowl: Denver Broncos will bounce back and take it all!
Favorite Down Time: Spending quality time with the football guys and getting some good food
What Would You Want College Football Fans To Know About You: I don’t take anything for granted and I never settle