The Seawolves defense pitches a shutout in the 20-2 victory over rival Great Danes on Saturday
The Seawolves and Great Danes will battle for The Golden Apple at 1 p.m. on Saturday
Tackles: 7, vs. American International (9/13/14); vs. Rhode Island (11/15/14)
Solos: 5, vs. American International (9/13/14)
Asst: 4, at Stanford (11/7/13); vs. James Madison (11/8/14)
Sacks: 2.0, vs. American International (9/13/14)
TFLs: 2.0, vs. American International (9/13/14)
FF: 1, vs. Oregon State (11/29/13)
FR: 1, vs. Nicholls State (8/31/13)
PBU: 1, vs. Colorado (10/27/12); at Towson (10/4/14); at New Hampshire (10/25/14)
2014: Started all 12 games ... career-highs in tackles (45), tackles for loss (9.0) and sacks (2.0) ... had two pass breakups ... made four tackles at Albany (11/22) ... had seven tackles, including 1.0 for loss, vs. Rhode Island (11/15) ... made four tackles vs. James Madison (11/8) ... had a pass breakup at New Hampshire (10/25) ... tallied five tackles at Elon (10/18) ... made two tackles vs. Maine (10/11) ... had six tackles, including 1.5 for loss, and a pass breakup at Towson (10/4) ... made four tackles, including one for loss, vs. William & Mary (9/27)... had two tackles, including 1.0 for loss, at North Dakota (9/20) ... made a career-high seven tackles, including 2.0 for loss, vs. American International (9/13)... had two tackles apiece at Connecticut (9/6) and vs. Bryant (8/28).
Before Stony Brook:Transfer from the University of Oregon ... played two seasons for the Ducks ... redshirted as a true freshman ... saw action in 13 games as a redshirt freshman and sophomore ... totaled 51 tackles in two seasons.
High School: A 2011 graduate of Lakewood High School ... a three-star recruit according to Rivals.com, Scout.com, ESPN and 247Sports.com ... Rated as the No. 30 outside linebacker prospect by ESPN ... Ranked as the 21st-best player at his position by Tom Lemming of CBS College Sports, No. 49 by Scout.com and No. 60 by Rivals.com ... PrepStar Magazine All-West Region ... Considered the No. 85 prep recruit in the state of California by Rivals.com ... As a senior, tallied 55 tackles, including 38 solo stops, made one sack and forced a fumble for the Lancers, who finished 10-2 and advanced to the second round of the CIF Southern Section Pac-5 playoff bracket ... Named 2010 All-Moore League first-team at linebacker ... Recorded 69 tackles and six sacks as a junior in 2009, when Lakewood finished 11-2, won the Moore League and made it to the third round of the CIF Southern Section playoffs.
Personal: T. Rahim J. Cassell ... born in Los Angeles, California ... son of Dorothy Cassell ... two brothers and a sister.
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