Position: Defensive Line
Height /Weight: 6-7 / 225
Hometown: St. Charles, Ill.
High School: Phillips Exeter (N.H.) HS
At Delaware: Enrolled at Delaware this past spring, took part in spring drills, and saw action in 2011 spring game…enters fall projected as No. 3 left end behind junior Ethan Clark and redshirt freshman Derrick Saulsberry...one of the tallest recruits in Delaware history and tallest current member of the team...also recruited by Holy Cross and New Hampshire
High School: Played defensive end and tight end for head coach Bill Glennon at Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, N.H....earned first team All-New England (NEPSAC) honors in 2010 when he was named to the All-Defensive team...in only season at Exeter, collected 51 tackles, nine quarterback sacks, and nine pass deflections...caught a touchdown pass in New England Championship game on fourth down play in fourth quarter to send game into overtime...led Exeter to NEPSAC conference title and to New England Championship game and only its third undefeated season in school history at 10-0...attended Exeter as an outstanding basketball player and led team to sectional championship as a junior before joining football team...earned all-area honors for basketball in 2010...played football for one season and basketball for two years at St. Charles High School North...led basketball team to sectional title in 2009 when he was an all-conference selection...played wide receiver in only football season in 2006 as a sophomore for coach Mark Gould.
Personal: Michael Steven Kastel ("kuh-stell")...born on Christmas Day on Dec. 25, 1990 in Chicago....business major at Delaware...would like to own an athletics facility with emphasis on training and nutrition after graduation...son of Steven and Wendy Kastel...worked as a construction supervisor at his father's business during the summer...youngest of five children....enjoys drawing and fishing in his spare time.Back To Football Home Football Story Archive