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3   Kassan Messiah
Kassan Messiah

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Orange, N.J.

High School:
Orange HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 237

Position:
LB


11/23/2012

UMass-Central Michigan Postgame Notes

11/21/2012

Senior Day As Football Hosts Central Michigan On Black Friday

Minutemen to honor first-ever FBS Senior Class prior to kick-off at Gillette Stadium.

11/14/2012

Minutemen Entertain Buffalo For Band Day At Gillette

UMass looks to keep building momentum following win at Akron

11/06/2012

Football Heads To Akron In Final Road Trip Of 2012 Season

Minutemen and Zips each looking for first MAC win.

10/31/2012

UMass Heads To MAC West Leader Northern Illinois

Minutemen and Huskies kick-off at 3:30 PM EST (2:30 PM CST)

04/16/2014

FB SPRING GAME

FB SPRING GAME Photos by Thom Kendall '93

11/02/2013

FB vs. NIU

FB vs. NIU Photos by Thom Kendall '93

10/26/2013

FB vs. WMU

FB vs. WMU Photos by Thom Kendall '93

09/07/2013

FB VS. MAINE

FB VS. MAINE Photos by Thom Kendall'93

03/13/2013

FB-NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS

FB-NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS Photos by Thom Kendall '93

As a sophomore in 2013: Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in 11 games this season ... Recorded four solo tackles and 17 assisted tackles ... Had 0.5 tackles for a loss of two yards ... Recorded one tackle (1-0) at No. 23 Wisconsin (8/31) ... Added a season-best eight takedowns (3-5) against Maine (9/7) ... Saw snaps on defense at Kansas State (9/14) ... Assisted on a tackle against Vanderbilt (9/21) ... Earned one solo stop to go with an assisted tackle when UMass traveled to Bowling Green (10/5) ... Earned two tackles (1-1) at Buffalo (10/19) ... Helped out on three tackles, including a TFL, against Western Michigan (10/26) ... Made an assisted tackle against #17/21 Northern Illinois (11/2).

As a freshman in 2012: Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in nine games, starting five ... Recorded 65 tackles (22-43), including 3.0 TFLs, one sack, two pass breakups and a quarterback hurry ... His 65 tackles ranked third on the squad and first among rookies ... Terrorized Miami (Ohio) on Sept. 22 with 10 stops (5-5), 2.0 TFLs, a nine-yard sack and a quarterback hurry in his first collegiate appearance ... Had 12 take-downs and a pass breakup vs. Ohio (9/29) ... Put up a career-high 16 tackles (2-14) to go with a TFL and a deflected pass vs. Bowling Green (10/20) ... Totaled nine stops (4-5) at Vanderbilt (10/27) ... Earned six takedowns at Northern Illinois (11/3) ... Finished the year with five tackles (2-3) against Central Michigan (11/23)

Before UMass: A two-time All-State, All-Conference and All-County selection at Orange High School ... Member of the National Honors Society ... Had 13 sacks as a senior in 2011 ... Played for head coach Randy Daniel.

Personal: Kassan Supreme Messiah Jr. ... Born January 4, 1994 in Newark, N.J. ... Son of Kassan Messiah Sr. and Lorraine Messiah ... Brother of Imani and Soigne.

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SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Tackles: 16, Bowling Green, 10/20/12 (2-14)
Sacks: 1.0, at Miami (Ohio), 9/22/12 (1-0)
Tackles for loss: 2.0, at Miami (Ohio), 9/22/12 (2-0)
Pass breakups: 1, Ohio, 9/29/12; Bowling Green, 10/20/12


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