UAlbany Football BIO
Michael Nicastro
Player Profile:
Michael Nicastro 817687
Position: Defensive Assistant
Hometown: Clarksville, Md.
High School: Our Lady of Good Counsel
Alma Mater: UAlbany

2015: Team captain … Recorded two tackles, including one for a loss of 16 yards at Buffalo (Sept. 5) before suffering a season-ending knee injury in the game.

2014: Third-Team All-CAA Linebacker … Started all 12 games … Ranked third in the CAA with 120 tackles (54 solo), averaging 10.0 per game … Totaled three sacks for a loss of eight total yards … Recorded a 40-yard fumble recovery at Villanova (Nov. 15) and had a key interception for 14-yards in UAlbany’s win over Stony Brook (Nov. 22) … Also picked off a pass for 24-yards against Richmond (Oct. 11) … Had seven 10+ tackle performances, including a season-high 14 vs. Richmond … Logged 13 at Maine (Oct. 18) and Colgate (Oct. 25), 12 vs. James Madison (Oct. 4), and 10 at CCSU (Sept. 6), Villanova (Nov. 15), and Stony Brook (Nov. 22) … Accrued a season-best nine unassisted tackles at New Hampshire (Nov. 1).

2013: Played in all 12 games and started the last five of the season … Ranked sixth on the team with 62 tackles (29 solo) … Led the squad with two fumble recoveries … Recorded seven tackles (6 solo) at Duquesne (Aug. 31) … Totaled 10 tackles (5 solo) at Old Dominion (Sept. 28) … Brought down seven (3 solo), including a tackle for a loss of 7-yards … Recorded 10 tackles (2 solo) at Delaware (Oct. 12) … Recovered a fumble for 49-yards vs. Towson (Oct. 19) … Logged eight tackles (5 solo) at Richmond (Nov. 1).

2012: Redshirt season.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2011 team captain... Second-Team WCAC selection.

PERSONAL: Son of Maria and Glenn Nicastro … Has two siblings: Logan and Donovan … Business major.

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