Carson Casteel - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#58 Carson Casteel


Class Senior
Height 6-2
Weight 222
Hometown Florence, Ala.
High School Florence

NIL on Opendorse

As a Junior (2023)
• SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
• Played in three games

Prior to Vandy
• Played at Michigan State for two seasons
• Academic All-Big Ten in 2022
• Saw action in the final eight games of 2022
• Redshirted as a freshman in 2021

The Casteel File
• Rated the No. 78 inside linebacker in his class by 247Sports
• Slotted a top-75 player in Alabama by both ESPN and 247Sports
• Made 66 tackles, including nine for loss, in just six games as a senior (shorted season due to Covid-19 pandemic)
• Played two seasons at linebacker after started prep career as a defensive back
• Also wrestled in high school, earning TimesDaily Wrestler of the Year in 2019
• Played for coach William Hester at Florence
• Majoring in human and organizational development