Canon-McMillan High School
Washington and Jefferson College

  • He was a defensive standout and stalwart as a defensive tackle at W&J from 1985-1988.
  • Mr. Kern was a four-year letterman for the Presidents.
  • He was one of 10 student-athletes in W&J College history named to the Associated Press Little All-America Football Team in 1988.
  • He is one of the top tacklers in school history with 275 and he left W&J as the second all-time leader in quarterback sacks with 34.
  • In 1986 and 1987, he led the Presidents in sacks.
  • After the 1988 season, Mr. Kern was chosen as Pizza Hut All-merican. He was a two-time, first-team All-PAC honoree and had 113 tackles (25 for loss), including14 sacks in 1987.
  • Mr. Kern is a member of W&J’s College Athletics HOF, inducted in 2008.