Kassan Messiah

#3  – Kassan Messiah
School – UMass
Height: 6’4”
Weight: 240
Hometown: Orange, NJ
Position: LB

Twitter: @KassanMessiahJR

Favorite Quote: 
“There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.”
– Derek Jeter

Born January 4, 1994 in Newark, N.J. Son of Kassan Messiah Sr. and Lorraine Messiah.  A two-time all-state, all-conference and all-county selection at Orange High School.  School was always top priority as I was a member of the National Honors Society.

Finished my high school career strong recording 13 sacks my senior year. Started five games as a freshman and continued to build my career throughout my years at UMass.

Awards/ Achievements:
Phil Steele Preseason All-MAC Fourth Team Linebacker

High School – College:
Orange High School, City of Orange, NJ

As a Senior: 64 Total Tackles, 6.5 Tackles For Loss, 4 Sacks, 2 QBH, 2 Pass breakups
As a Junior: 69 Total Tackles, 5.5 Tackles For Loss, 3 Sacks, 1 QBH, 1 Pass Breakup, 1 Blocked Kick.