Delfin Xavier Castillo - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#64 Delfin Xavier Castillo Season 2023-24


Class Junior
Height 6'5"
Weight 361
Hometown Kissimmee, Fla.
High School Osceola

NIL on Opendorse

As a Junior (2023)
• Played in all 12 games and started 10 primarily at left guard
• Posted a Pro Football Focus pass block grade of at least 80.0 in two games
• Allowed just one sack in 535 total snaps

As a Sophomore (2022)
• Played in six games, starting five, while battling injury
• Saw action at center (182 snaps) and both guard spots during the season
• Posted a Pro Football Focus Pass Block grade of at least 77 in five of six games, including 85.8 vs. No. 1 Georgia
• Did not allow a sack or QB hit and just one hurry, while drawing just one penalty flag, on 344 total snaps

As a Freshman (2021)

• Played in eight games, starting the final five games of the year at right guard
• Played a total of 391 snaps at the two guard positions and did not allow a sack or quarterback hit
• Was called for just one penalty on the season

The Castillo File
• Lettered, and started, three years at Osceola under coach Doug Nichols
• Consensus three-star prospect by, and
Listed as the No. 30 prospect in Florida by
The No. 42 offensive guard nationally by
Guided Osceola to the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Class 8A state playoffs all three years
• As a senior, helped the Osceola program to a 9-3 record and trip to the FHSAA Class 8A state championship with a 9-3 victory against Palmetto in the semifinals
• Team suffered a 38-10 loss in the title tilt to Seminole, which finished the year 12-0
• Part of an offense that scored 347 points, 28.9 points/game in 2020
• Spent junior season at St. Frances Academy in Baltimore with coach Henry Russell
• Helped the Panthers to an 11-1 record during 2019 season, including eight consecutive wins to end the season
• Part of an offensive unit that averaged 40.8 points per game during junior season at St. Frances Academy
• As a sophomore, Osceola went 9-3 and 4-0 in 8A District 7 action before falling in the opening round of the FHSAA playoffs
• Anchored an offensive line that allowed offense to score 30.5 points/game in 2018
• National Honor Society member
• Son of Joan Ryan and Delfin Castillo
• Has an older sister, Mederlin, and a younger brother, Germani
• Majoring in medicine, health and society