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UNLV: A big, versatile athlete who looks to earn more playing time as a senior.
2013: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in one game -- vs. Western Illinois in Game Four.
2012: Redshirted season after walking onto the team.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Spent two seasons (2010-11) at College of The Desert in Palm Desert, CA.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Twenty Nine Palms HS ... A three-year letterwinner for coach Ernie Martinez while playing tight end, defensive end, linebacker and punter ... Helped the Wildcats to the 2009 CIF championship game ... Named first team all-conference during his junior and senior seasons.
PERSONAL: Andrew Richard Casey was born July 9, 1991, in Palm Springs, CA ... The son of Dana and Richard Casey ... Has one sister, Samantha ... Mother was an All-American volleyball player at USC and is a member of the school's athletics hall of fame ... Earned his bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary studies and is currently pursuing a master's in higher education.