November 6th, 2015

20 Questions with Taylor Stemmle

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

20 Questions with Taylor Stemmle
Taylor Stemmle is DeSales' top receiver / photo by Crystal Schiess

Since 1974 the Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic has served the local area for orthopaedic problems and musculosketal issues. The sports medicine program has team physicians for local high schools which provide sports physicals and urgent care for athletes.


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On a weekly basis, Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic is proud to sponsor the "20 Questions" that will feature a high school student-athlete in the local Catholic high school community. If there is a specific student-athlete that you’d like to know or hear more about, email future suggestions to

Name: Taylor Stemmle

Age: 17

Current school: DeSales High School

Current Sports playing: Football

Parish/grade school attended: St. Bernard

High school GPA (optional): 3.5

Colleges considering or attending: UK or UL

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Winning back to back state championships.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Banana and a Gatorade because I cramp easily.

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Friends in low places – Garth Brooks.

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Even though I’m a huge UK fan, I love Teddy Bridgewater because of his love for the game and his respect for his opponents. 

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “There must be steroids in macaroni”- The Benchwarmers  

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? We go to church before every game and pray before, at halftime, and after every game. I look up to God and ask him to keep me safe on and off the field and thank him for the talents and the life he has given me.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Stewie Griffin

8. All-time favorite board game? Trouble  

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? IPhone – Snapchat because of all the new filters.

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? El Nopal

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Bar Rescue

12. What is your greatest fear? Not being able to support my family when I’m older.

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? I’m the nicest mean person you’ll ever meet.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Cosmic brownies.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 10 p.m. because that’s when I lay down for bed and I love to sleep.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? T-Stem or Stem- Freshman year one of our coaches called me Stem and it stuck with me since.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? St. Bernard because it’s a great community and I spent 9 years of my life there.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I’m actually a really good cook.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? I would travel backwards and meet my grandparents because they all died when I was an infant.

20. If you could pick one person, dead or alive, and ask them just one question that they had to answer honestly, who would you pick and what would you ask? I would ask Jesus why he didn’t make me six-foot-five 240 pounds.  

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