Jake Ketschek - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#56 Jake Ketschek


Class Senior
Height 6-5
Weight 320
Hometown Absecon, N.J.
High School St. Augustine Prep

NIL on Opendorse

As a Junior (2023)
• SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
• Played in three games, started one

As a Sophomore (2022)
• Played in five games, starting the final three contests of the year
• Did not allow a sack, QB hit, hurry or get flagged for a penalty on 212 total snaps
• Opened the season as the back-up center and played eight snaps there against Hawai’i
• Moved to right guard and started the last three games of the year there, totaling 204 snaps
• Posted a Pro Football Focus pass block grade of 86.8 in the win over Kentucky
• Followed that up with an 84.3 pass block grade in victory over Florida

As a Freshman (2021)

• Did not see game action

The Ketschek File
• Lettered four years at St. Augustine Prep under coach Peter Lancetta
• Consensus three-star prospect by ESPN.com, 247Sports.com and Rivals.com
Listed as the No. 25 prospect in New Jersey by Rivals.com, No. 28 by 247Sports.com and No. 27 by ESPN.com
Team captain
• 2019 first team all-state selection
• All-county, All-West Jersey Football League and The Courier Post, Philadelphia Inquirer and The Press of Atlantic City First Team All-Star pick in 2019
• During senior season, team finished 4-3
• Suffered a knee injury during final campaign and missed the last month
• As a junior, helped the Hermits to a 7-4 record and trip to the Non-Public Group IV semifinals
• Son of Amy and Jacob Ketschek
• Has an older sister, Katie, and a younger sister, Stella
• Majoring in medicine, health and society