2009: Played in four games as a senior ... missed half the season due to injury ... one of the team's primary tight ends ... caught a pair of passes for 10 yards ... one catch in the season opener at Hofstra (9/5) for five yards ... another five-yard catch in the win over Presbyterian (10/3).
2008: Saw action in 10 games with one start at tight end for Stony Brook ... regular in the rotation at tight end ... finished with five receptions for 75 yards ... all five catches resulted in first downs ... those totals were third among tight ends ... first Stony Brook reception came at Maine (9/13) for a season-best 28 yards ... 20-yard grab at Liberty (10/11) ... season-best two catches for 22 yards in the win over Charleston Southern (10/18) .
Prior to Stony Brook: Played two seasons at Butte Community College in California ... earned letters in both seasons with the Roadrunners.
High School: A 2005 graduate of Nevada Union High School in Grass Valley, California ... four football letters for the Miners ... two-time all-district selection ... as a senior selected as a Northern California All-Star ... All-Sacramento ... helped Nevada Union to an appearance in the section championship game in 2005 ... during his career the Roadrunners went a combined 37-7 ... also lettered in track and field and basketball.
Personal: Born Christian Cassel on January 28, 1987 in Grass Valley, California... nickname is Bo ... son of Randy Cassel and Paulette Rickard ... brother, Coleman, was a member of the rugby squad at Nevada ... majoring in history.