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Jared Casey - Football - Kansas Jayhawks

Jared Casey

Position Tight End
Height 6'0"
Weight 255 lbs.
Class Junior
Hometown Plainville, Kan.
High School Plainville HS
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Career Honors: 2021: Academic All-Big 12 Football First Team.

2023 (Jr.): Illinois: Recorded one catch, his first touchdown of 2023, for five yards … BYU: Produced a season-high two receptions for 27 yards in the first half.

2022: (R-Soph.): Tennessee Tech: Recorded a solo tackle against the Golden Eagles in season opener … at West Virginia: Grabbed two catches on two targets for 23 yards in win over Mountaineers … at Houston: Contributed in win over the Cougars with an eight-yard TD catch … Duke: Logged two catches for 24 yards in win over the Blue Devils … Iowa State: Grabbed a catch for 30 yards in win over the Cyclones … TCU: Did not record any stats … at Oklahoma: Caught a pass for nine yards against the Sooners … at Baylor: Recorded a catch for 20 yards … Oklahoma State: Caught two passes for six yards and a TD against the Cowboys … at Texas Tech: Grabbed one catch for a game-long 66 yards that resulted in a TD on fourth down … Texas: Reeled in one catch for nine yards … at Kansas State: Finished with four catches for 23 yards … Arkansas: Caught both his targets for six yards and a TD.

2021: (R-Fr.): Played in nine out of 12 games for the Jayhawks as a tight end … Had eight receptions for 101 yards and two touchdowns on the year … Made first career start in the last game of the 2021 season against West Virginia … at Texas: Caught the game-winning-2-point conversion at Texas in the KU overtime 57-56 win … at TCU: Had four catches for 34 yards and one touchdown against the Horned Frogs with a long reception of 10 yards…West Virginia: Posted a career-high 67 yards on four catches and a touchdown…Had his long reception of 43 yards.

High School: Was an 11-time letterwinner at Plainville high school between football, basketball and track & field … Played under head coach Grant Stephenson for the Cardinals football team … Named first team All Conference all four years in football … Had over 2,000 yards rushing during two seasons at running back, while adding nine interceptions, 425 tackles and 30 total touchdowns over his career … First Team All-State for three years, while being a nominee for player of the year during two of those seasons … In basketball, team was Sub-State Champions twice, while he scored over 1,500 career points … Was named first team All-Conference for three years, first team All-State for three years and player of the year nominee for two years in basketball … Named to the All-Conference team and All-State team in track & field for two years.

Personal: Son of Jerry and Karen Casey … Has six siblings: Jessica, Justin, Amanda, Andrew, Brianna and Amy … Plans to major in sports management.

Football 🏈 Eight Jayhawks Named to College Sports Communicators Academic All-District Teams

Kansas Football was well-represented by eight Jayhawks on the College Sports Communicators (CSC) Academic All-District Team, including Earl Bostick Jr., Cobee Bryant, Sam Burt, Jared Casey, Jalon Daniels, Mason Fairchild, Eriq Gilyard and Reis Vernon.