1 - Casey Gerald
Casey Gerald
Height: 5-11
Weight: 171
Year: Senior
Hometown: Dallas, TX
High School: South Oak Cliff
Position: DB
Years at Yale: ***
2008: National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete... Finalist for the Rhodes-Scholarship... Awards and Recognition Association Sportsmanship Award... "ESPN the Magazine" Academic All District - First Team... Jerry Nason Award... Honorable Mention All-Ivy... Earned third varsity letter after 30 consecutive starts at cornerback... 15 solo tackles and 10 assisted... Had an interception to seal the game vs. Brown... Defensive Back of the Week vs. Pennsylvania and Brown... 2007: Earned second varsity letter after 20 consecutive starts at cornerback... Third in tackles on team with 33-17-50... Walter Camp Player of the Game and Yale Defensive Back of the Week against Princeton with nine (2-7) total tackles... Led team with eight pass breakups... Recipient of the Levi Jackson Scholarship. 2006: Started all 10 games at corner and was sixth on team with 25 solo tackles... Second on Elis with five pass breakups... Recovered one fumble... Five solos vs. San Diego were a career high... Seven (3-4) total tackles vs. Lafayette were a career-best... DB MVP for Cornell, Penn and Harvard games. 2005: Limited to seven games by injury... Mostly special teams duty with one solo and three overall tackles. At South Oak Cliff High: First-team all-district defensive back... Captained football team senior year... First-team academic all-state football team... Scholar- athlete of the week for Fox Sports Network... Defensive player of the week for playoffs... Gates Millennium Scholarship given by Bill Gates. Personal: Casey De'Brian Gerald is the son of Roderic and Debra Gerald... Father was quarterback and wide receiver at Ohio State and played one year with the Philadelphia Eagles... Political Science major... Morse College resident.