BIOGRAPHY
91   James Castleman
James Castleman
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Amarillo, TX

High School:
Amarillo

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 300

Position:
DT


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01/04/2013

2012 Football Honors and Recognition

A list of honors and awards secured by OSU football players in 2012.

12/05/2012

Oklahoma State Puts Five On Coaches' All-Big 12 Team

Sharp, Walsh, Barnett all secure individual honors.

12/01/2012

Oklahoma State Post-Game Notes

Oklahoma State at Baylor| Dec. 1, 2012 | Floyd Casey Stadium (Waco, Texas.)

11/18/2012

Game Notes - Oklahoma State Battles Sooners In Norman

Cowboys hunt first win in Norman since 2001.

10/11/2014

football vs. Kansas

NCAA Football: Oklahoma State at Kansas (USATSI)

Athletic defensive tackle who led OSU's interior linemen with 33 tackles in 2013 ... Made one of the most memorable plays of the 2013 season when he forced and recovered a fumble at the goal line in the Cowboys' win over No. 3 Baylor.

2013 (Junior): Started every game at defensive tackle ... Finished the season with 33 total tackles and 5.0 tackles for a loss ... Made five tackles in both the West Virginia and Kansas games, four in the Iowa State game and three against Texas Tech and Texas ... Credited with a quarterback sack for a loss of three yards in the season-opener against Mississippi State ... Blocked two kicks in the regular season, including a field goal at West Virginia and a PAT at Iowa State ... His two blocks tie for the fourth-most by one player in a season in school history ... Finished the regular season with one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one pass breakup.

2012 (Sophomore): Recorded 30 tackles ... Finished sixth on the team with 6.5 tackles for loss ... Had an interception that he returned 14 yards against Texas Tech ... Had a season-high nine tackles, broke up a pass, had a quarterback sack and another tackle for loss in his first career road start at Arizona ... Had five tackles against Texas ... Recorded tackles behind the line of scrimmage against Louisiana, Texas, Iowa State, West Virginia and Texas Tech ... Started every game but the season finale, which he missed due to injury.

2011 (Freshman): Played in 11 games and set a season high in tackles in his college debut with three stops against Louisiana ... Had two tackles against Arizona and solo stops vs. Tulsa and Baylor.

High School: Pledged to the Cowboys late in the recruiting process after several months as a Texas Tech commitment ... A two-time all-state selection ... District defensive MVP and also all-district pick as a punter ... Had a double-figure scoring average on the basketball court and left his high school as its all-time leading scorer and rebounder ... A three-time all-district performer on the hardwood... Amarillo Globe-News Athlete of the Year in both football and basketball ... Ranked by SuperPrep as the No. 69 player in Texas while Rivals.com ranked him No. 52 in the Lone Star State ... A first-team member of the Texas Super Team as selected by Texas Football ... Scout.com ranked him as the No. 26 defensive tackle prospect in the country ... Had 62 tackles as a senior with 10 for loss, and caused three fumbles ... Had 81 tackles as a junior with 21 TFLs and also blocked three punts that season ... Also competed in track and field, where he was a district and regional champion and took fourth at state in the shot put.

Personal: James Michael Castleman was born Nov. 14, 1992, in Amarillo, Texas ... Son of Kim Castleman ... University studies major.

Castleman's Career Stats
Year GP UT-AT-TT TFL Sacks INT PBU QBH FF FR BK
2011 11 7-0-7 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
2012 12 23-7-30 6.5 1 1 3 1 0 0 0
2013 13 24-9-33 5 1 0 1 0 1 2 2
Career 36 54-16-70 11.5 2 1 4 2 1 2 2
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