North Kansas City HS
|Height / Weight:|
6-7 / 270
2001 (Freshman) - Saw action in all 11 games as a reserve tight end and on special teams... Did not record a reception.
2000 - Redshirt season.
North Kansas City HS - Was a three-year starter for the Hornets... Honorable mention All-USA by USA Today... Earned first team All-Suburban Mid-Eight Conference honors, all-metro honors and All-State honors as a defensive end in 1999... Was a second team all-conference punter and honorable mention all-conference tight end and quarterback in 1999... All-Midlands pick by SuperPrep... All-America and All-Midlands pick by PrepStar... No. 6 prospect, and No. 1 tight end, in Missouri by First Down Recruiting... Preseason All-America pick by PrepStar... Was a first team all-conference pick at tight end and defensive end, first team all-district at defensive end, and second team all-conference punter as a junior in 1998... Ended high school career with 225 tackles, including 23 sacks, and seven fumble recoveries... As a senior, had 70 tackles, including 10 sacks... Had 19 receptions for 357 yards as a tight end, while completing 91 of 171 passes for 1,023 yards and 18 TDs, and rushing for 257 yards as a quarterback... High school football coach was Derek Howard...
Also a four-year letterwinner in basketball and baseball... Earned first team all-conference honors and second team all-district honors in basketball as a junior... Was second team all-conference first baseman in 1999.
Personal - Born Sept. 17, 1981... Parents are Dan and Rhonda Casey... Vice President of German Club in high school.