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  Adam Casper

Adam Casper

Player Profile

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Anna, Ill.

High School:
Anna-Jonesboro

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 250

Position:
Middle Linebacker

Birthdate:
05/21/1985

Graduated:
2007

2007: Named honorable mention All-American linebacker by The Sports Network ... first team All-OVC selection for the second consecutive season ... named to Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star Team ... led the OVC in tackles despite playing in only 10 games ... averaged 11.2 tackles per game ... finished with a career-high 112 tackles including 47 solo stops ... four tackles for losses totaling six yards ... three forced fumbles ... four passes broken up ... two quarterback hurries ... recorded double digit tackles in six games ... tied a career-high with 20 tackles vs. Eastern Illinois for the second straight year ... 16 tackles vs. Austin Peay ... 13 tackles vs. Indiana State ... forced fumbles at Cincinnati, Eastern Kentucky and vs. Murray State ... sat out the Tennesee-Martin game with a knee injury but returned the following week vs. Austin Peay ... placed on Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star Team.

2006: First team All-OVC linebacker ... breakout season with 108 tackles including 63 unassisted stops ... recorded six tackles for losses of 13 yards ... three passes broken up ... returned a fumble 16 yards for a touchdown and intercepted a pass in the season opener at Austin Peay ... tallied a career-high 20 tackles, recovered a fumble and blocked a field goal at Eastern Illinois ... made 14 tackles and broke up a pass in the season finale vs. Tennessee Tech ... 13 tackles vs. Tennessee-Martin ... 12 tackles at Jacksonville State.

2005: Moved into the starting lineup at linebacker for the final three games of the season ... 42 tackles including 27 solo stops ... four tackles for losses of 11 yards ... 11 tackles in the season finale at Tennessee Tech ... registered nine tackles and broke up two passes at Tennesee-Martin ... eight tackles vs. Eastern Illinois.

2004: Scored two touchdowns on just four carries ... solid blocker from the fullback position ... scored vs. Tennessee-Martin and at Jacksonville State.

2003: Redshirted

Prep: Two-time all-state fullback at Anna-Jonesboro High School ... three-time academic all-state ... three-time all-south and all-conference ... coached by Brett Detering ... also participated in track and field.

Personal: Born 5-21-85 ... son of Janet and Jerry Casper ... majored in Finance ... Southeast Scholar Athlete ... enjoys fishing and playing golf ... favorite NFL player is Peyton Manning ... also recruited by Southern Illinois and Eastern Illinois.

Year G GS Tkl Solo Ast TFL-Yds Sck FR-Yds FR TD INT-Yds INT TD FF Blk
2004 6 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0
2005 11 1 42 27 15 4-11 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 0
2006 11 11 108 63 45 6-13 0 2-16 1 1-13 0 0 1
2007 10 10 112 47 65 4-6 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 3 0
Career 38 22 262 137 125 14-30 0 2-16 1 1-13 0 3 1

Year G GS Rush Yds Avg Lg TD Rec Yds Avg Lg TD
2004 6 0 4 8 2 4 2 1 3 33 0
2005 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 00 0
2007 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 00 0
Career 38 22 4 8 2 4 2 1 3 3 3 0


Casper pursues the Eastern Kentucky ball carrier from his linebacker position on Oct. 21, 2006. (Pat Young)



 
 

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