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Jared Casey

Position Tight End
Height 6'0"
Weight 245 lbs.
Class Senior
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 … at Texas: Corralled one catch for 16 yards… at Oklahoma State: Caught one pass for nine yards in the contest…  at Iowa State: Caught one pass for a total of 13 yards… at Cincinnati: Hauled in a 15 yard touchdown pass in the win over the Bearcats…

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 🏈 Jared Casey Nominated for Burlsworth Trophy

Kansas junior tight end Jared Casey has been announced as one of 73 college football players nominated for the 2023 Burlsworth Trophy. Now in its 14th year, the Burlsworth Trophy is presented to the most outstanding player in FBS football who began his career as a walk-on.

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.