CAREER: Former non-scholarship defensive lineman who earned a scholarship in 2005 for his stellar special teams work ... went on to earn a monogram in 2005 as he became a stalwart on the Irish special teams unit.

2005 (JUNIOR): Special teams standout who earned a scholarship prior to the season opener due to his commitment, dedication, work ethic and performance during spring and fall camp ... played in all 12 games ... credited with eight tackles (five solos) and two forced fumbles on special teams ... logged a solo tackle and forced a crucial fumble on special teams against Pittsburgh ... named the special teams captain for the Michigan game ... recorded another solo tackle against the Wolverines ... made an unassisted tackle against Michigan State ... made one solo tackle against Purdue ... assisted on a tackle against USC ... made one solo tackle versus BYU, playing 46 seconds at defensive tackle and making 19 special teams appearances ... made 22 special teams appearances against Tennessee ... made one tackle while making 13 special teams appearances in the win over Navy ... had one solo tackle and forced a fumble in the win over Syracuse, playing 4:28 at defensive tackle and making 10 special teams appearances against the Orange ... played 5:14 at defensive tackle with 190 special teams appearances.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from Saint Joseph High School in Victoria, Texas ... team captain and all-state his senior year in both football and baseball ... three-year letterwinner at linebacker ... led Saint Joseph to the state championship game and a 12-1 record ... recorded 197 tackles in his senior season ... two-year letterwinner in baseball, playing centerfield ... his great grandfather, Christie Flanagan (Notre Dame Class of 1928), was a two-time All-America halfback at Notre Dame ... a sister, Therese, attends Saint Mary's College ... both his mother and father are 1977 graduates of Notre Dame ... full name is Casey Terrence Cullen ... born Oct. 14, 1984 ... one of four children ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business, majoring in finance.

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Casey Cullen
Casey  Cullen


Victoria, TX

High School:
St. Joseph

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 234

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