See Chad, Walker Kessler reflect on Walker’s uncle Alec Kessler at UGA

February 5, 2022

During halftime of Saturday’s Auburn vs. Georgia men’s basketball game, SEC Network aired a story about Auburn center Walker Kessler and his dad, Chad, where they shared memories of Alec Kessler.

Alec Kessler is Chad’s brother and Walker’s uncle. Both Chad and Alec Kessler played for Georgia men’s basketball.

Chad Kessler played at Georgia from 1983-87. Alec Kessler played at UGA from 1986-90, and he helped Georgia win the 1989-90 Southeastern Conference Championship.

Alec Kessler died Oct. 13, 2007, at 40 years old. He collapsed playing a pickup basketball game, according to The Associated Press.

ESPN story on Walker Kessler, Alec Kessler