Over 30 Student-Athletes Volunteered from Boston College and Tulane
Career Notes: Two-year letterwinner returns to provide depth at the defensive end position...played in 15 career games, posting three assisted tackles...will once again be counted on to assist with special teams.
2011: Played in three games as a junior...saw action at East Carolina (10/29), at SMU (11/5) and vs Houston (11/10) but did not record an official stat...off the field, was a member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.
2010: Saw action in 10 games as a sophomore...posted a pair of assisted tackles: one at Houston (9/25) and at Tulsa (10/16)...off the field, was a member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.
2009: Played in two games as a redshirt-freshman before suffering a knee injury prior to the start of week three...made collegiate debut vs Tulsa (9/4) and posted first career tackle - an assisted stop - against BYU (9/12)...off the field, was a member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.
2008: Did not play as a true freshman...redshirted the season.
High School: Three-year letterman at Moorpark High where he saw time at tight end and defensive end for coach Tim Lins...helped the Musketeers to a combined 27-12 record, a trip to the California State playoffs all three years and a berth in the CIF-Southern Section Championship game as a sophomore and junior...as a senior, claimed All-San Fernando Valley/North Region Team, all-county, and All-Marmonte League honors and claimed Marmonte League's Lineman of the Year honors after posting 78 tackles, including 20 for loss and eight sacks...as a tight end, caught 25 passes for 242 yards and three touchdowns.
Personal: Born Casey M. Blum on Nov. 30, 1989, in Moorpark, Calif...son of Eric and Ginger Blum...has two brothers and one sister...father, Eric, played football at Moorpark College and San Diego State...brother, Kyle, played at Moorpark College and Idaho State...graduated with a degree in finance in May 2012 and is currently working on his Master's.