47 - Grant Caserta
Grant Caserta
Height: 6-2
Weight: 230
Year: SR
Hometown: Holland, Mich.
High School: West Ottawa HS
Position: LB
gp 11
tk 109
sac 2
int 2
ffum 1

2011: Competed and started in nine games for Saginaw Valley before suffering an injury...was one of the top defensive players, posting 85 tackles on the season with six for loss...had a career high 17 tackles against Hillsdale College (Oct. 1)...recorded two interceptions and two sacks for a loss of 12 yards for the Cardinals...selected to the First Team All-GLIAC for his defensive efforts.

2010: Started in 10-of-11 games played for the Cardinals…led the way defensively with a team-high 96 tackles with 3.5 for loss …had a season high 16 tackles against Hillsdale (Oct. 2)…recovered four fumbles on the season and forced two…picked up 1.5 sacks for loss…had a pass break up against Michigan Tech (Oct. 9) and Northern Michigan (Nov. 6).

2009: Started in 11-of-12 games for the Cardinals...recorded 40 tackles, 16 solo and 24 assisted...had three solo tackles and three assisted tackles against Northern Michigan (Oct. 3)...recorded one interception for 29 yards and had one fumble recovery against Northwood University…recorded two sacks on the season with a combined loss of 15 yards…had 4.5 tackles-for-loss of 17 yards.

2008: Redshirted in 2008. 

Prior to SVSU/Personal: Was a three year letter winner at linebacker for West Ottawa High School...two-time captain for West Ottawa in both football and basketball...all-time leading tackler at West Ottawa with 423 total tackles for his career...three-time all-conference selection in football...All-State honorable mention for football in 2006 and 2007...also won four letters in baseball and three in basketball...named all-conference and all-district three times in baseball...Jim Caserta was his head coach at West Ottawa during his three seasons on the varsity team...honor roll student all four years at West Ottawa...four year Scholar-Athlete award winner...named Academic All-State in 2007...majoring in business...son of Jim and Deb Caserta...born 9/29/89.

Recent Games
Oct 6 at Northwood W, 28-20
Oct 11 Wayne State W, 24-7
Oct 20 at Hillsdale L, 34-17
Oct 27 Michigan Tech W, 34-23
Nov 3 at Northern Michigan L, 33-28
Nov 10 Grand Valley State W, 55-52
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 39 37
Assists 70 61
Tackles 109 98
Tackles per game 9.9 9.8
Sacks 2 2
Sack yards 9 9
Interceptions 2 2
Returned for touchdown 0 0
Fumble recoveries - -
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 1 Valdosta St. W, 28-24 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Malone W, 37-14 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Findlay L, 29-27 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Lake Erie W, 51-24 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Ferris State W, 31-24 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Northwood W, 28-20 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 11 Wayne State W, 24-7 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Hillsdale L, 34-17 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Michigan Tech W, 34-23 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Northern Michigan L, 33-28 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Grand Valley State W, 55-52 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 1 Valdosta St. W, 28-24 - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Malone W, 37-14 - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Findlay L, 29-27 - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Lake Erie W, 51-24 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Ferris State W, 31-24 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Northwood W, 28-20 - - - - - - -
Oct 11 Wayne State W, 24-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Hillsdale L, 34-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Michigan Tech W, 34-23 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Northern Michigan L, 33-28 - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Grand Valley State W, 55-52 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 1 Valdosta St. W, 28-24 - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Malone W, 37-14 - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Findlay L, 29-27 - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Lake Erie W, 51-24 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Ferris State W, 31-24 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Northwood W, 28-20 - - - - - - -
Oct 11 Wayne State W, 24-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Hillsdale L, 34-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Michigan Tech W, 34-23 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Northern Michigan L, 33-28 - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Grand Valley State W, 55-52 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 1 Valdosta St. W, 28-24 - - - - - 0
Sep 8 at Malone W, 37-14 - - - - - 0
Sep 15 Findlay L, 29-27 - - - - - 0
Sep 22 at Lake Erie W, 51-24 - - - - - 0
Sep 29 Ferris State W, 31-24 - - - - - 0
Oct 6 at Northwood W, 28-20 - - - - - 0
Oct 11 Wayne State W, 24-7 - - - - - 0
Oct 20 at Hillsdale L, 34-17 - - - - - 0
Oct 27 Michigan Tech W, 34-23 - - - - - 0
Nov 3 at Northern Michigan L, 33-28 - - - - - 0
Nov 10 Grand Valley State W, 55-52 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 1 Valdosta St. W, 28-24 - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Malone W, 37-14 - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Findlay L, 29-27 - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Lake Erie W, 51-24 - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Ferris State W, 31-24 - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Northwood W, 28-20 - - - - - - - -
Oct 11 Wayne State W, 24-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Hillsdale L, 34-17 - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Michigan Tech W, 34-23 - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Northern Michigan L, 33-28 - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Grand Valley State W, 55-52 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 1 Valdosta St. W, 28-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Malone W, 37-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Findlay L, 29-27 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Lake Erie W, 51-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Ferris State W, 31-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Northwood W, 28-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 11 Wayne State W, 24-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Hillsdale L, 34-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Michigan Tech W, 34-23 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Northern Michigan L, 33-28 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Grand Valley State W, 55-52 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 1 Valdosta St. W, 28-24 1 - - - - 0
Sep 8 at Malone W, 37-14 1 - - - - 0
Sep 15 Findlay L, 29-27 1 - - - - 0
Sep 22 at Lake Erie W, 51-24 1 - - - - 0
Sep 29 Ferris State W, 31-24 1 - - - - 0
Oct 6 at Northwood W, 28-20 1 - - - - 0
Oct 11 Wayne State W, 24-7 1 - - - - 0
Oct 20 at Hillsdale L, 34-17 1 - - - - 0
Oct 27 Michigan Tech W, 34-23 1 - - - - 0
Nov 3 at Northern Michigan L, 33-28 1 - - - - 0
Nov 10 Grand Valley State W, 55-52 1 - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 1 Valdosta St. W, 28-24 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Malone W, 37-14 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Findlay L, 29-27 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Lake Erie W, 51-24 0 - - - - 0 - - - - - -
Sep 29 Ferris State W, 31-24 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Northwood W, 28-20 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 11 Wayne State W, 24-7 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Hillsdale L, 34-17 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Michigan Tech W, 34-23 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Northern Michigan L, 33-28 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Grand Valley State W, 55-52 0 - - - - 0 - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 1 Valdosta St. W, 28-24 2 9 11 - - 1.5 3 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Malone W, 37-14 4 3 7 1 5 1 5 - - - - - - 1 - -
Sep 15 Findlay L, 29-27 3 13 16 - - 0.5 0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Lake Erie W, 51-24 5 5 10 0.5 1 2 9 - - - 1 16 0 - - -
Sep 29 Ferris State W, 31-24 3 7 10 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Northwood W, 28-20 5 8 13 - - 0 - - - - - - - 1 - -
Oct 11 Wayne State W, 24-7 1 9 10 0.5 3 0.5 3 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Hillsdale L, 34-17 8 5 13 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Michigan Tech W, 34-23 1 2 3 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Northern Michigan L, 33-28 5 4 9 - - 0 - 1 - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Grand Valley State W, 55-52 2 5 7 - - 0 - - - - 1 20 0 - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
2012-13 11 - - - - - - - - -
Total 11 - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2012-13 11 - - - - - - - -
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2012-13 11 - - - - - - -
Total 11 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2012-13 11 - - - - - - - 0
Total 11 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2012-13 11 - - - - - - - -
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2012-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2012-13 11 - - - - 0 .0
Total 11 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2012-13 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - -
Total 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2012-13 11 39 70 109 9.9 2 9 5.5 20 1 - - 2 36 2 -
Total 11 39 70 109 9.9 2 9 5.5 20 1 - - 2 36 2 -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
Total 11 - - - - - - - - -
Conference 10 - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 8 - - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - - - -

September 5 - - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
Conference 10 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 8 - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - - -

September 5 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 11 - - - - - - -
Conference 10 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -

Wins 8 - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - -

September 5 - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 11 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 10 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0

Home 6 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0

Wins 8 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 3 - - - - - - - 0

September 5 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
Conference 10 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 8 - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - - -

September 5 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -

September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 11 - - - - 0 .0
Conference 10 - - - - 0 .0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -

Home 6 - - - - 0 .0
Away 5 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -

Wins 8 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 3 - - - - 0 .0

September 5 - - - - 0 .0
October 4 - - - - 0 .0
November 2 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - -
Conference 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - -
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - -
Away 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - -
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - -
Losses 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -

September 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - -
October 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
November 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 11 39 70 109 9.9 2 9 5.5 20 1 - - 2 36 2 -
Conference 10 37 61 98 9.8 2 9 4 17 1 - - 2 36 2 -
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Home 6 12 45 57 9.5 0.5 3 2.5 6 - - - 1 20 - -
Away 5 27 25 52 10.4 1.5 6 3 14 1 - - 1 16 2 -
Neutral - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Wins 8 23 48 71 8.9 2 9 5 20 - - - 2 36 2 -
Losses 3 16 22 38 12.7 - - 0.5 0 1 - - - - - -

September 5 17 37 54 10.8 1.5 6 5 17 - - - 1 16 1 -
October 4 15 24 39 9.8 0.5 3 0.5 3 - - - - - 1 -
November 2 7 9 16 8.0 - - 0 - 1 - - 1 20 - -