Boston College Edges NC State on Senior Day :: Nov. 12, 2011 (AP Photo)
EDEBALI'S CAREER HIGHS Tackles: 8, 2 times (last at NC State, Nov 24, 2012 (5-3)) Sacks: 1.0, at Northwestern, Sep 15, 2012 (1-0) Tackles for loss: 2.0, Virginia Tech, Nov 17, 2012 (2-0) Fumbles forced: 1, Virginia Tech, Nov 17, 2012 Fumbles recovered: 1, at Army, Oct 06, 2012 Pass breakups: 3, at Miami (Fla.), Nov 25, 2011
2012 (JUNIOR): Played in and started 11 games ... ranked fifth on the team with 59 tackles (32 solo) ... led the team in tackles for loss (7.5) and sacks (2.0) ... recorded four pass breakups ... forced and recovered one fumble ... career-high eight tackles against Virginia Tech (Nov. 17) and NC State (Nov. 24) ... posted two tackles for loss, forced a fumble, and tallied a pass breakup against Virginia Tech ... amassed six tackles (1.5 TFL) and a half sack versus Miami (Sept. 1) ... posted six tackles, a fumble recovery, and a pass breakup at Army (Oct. 6) ... recorded four tackles and one sack at Northwestern (Sept. 15) ... seven tackles and a assisted tackle for loss at Georgia Tech (Oct. 20) ... five tackles (one TFL) against Maryland (Oct. 27) ... four tackles (one TFL) at Wake Forest (Nov. 3) ... a half tackle for loss and two pass breakups at NC State.
2011 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 12 games; started each contest at defensive end ... registered 27 tackles, including 13 solo tackles on the year ... led the team with five pass break ups ... recorded one tackle for loss and a quarterback hurry ... competed in 699 downs on defense and special teams ... broke up three passes and assisted with one takedown at Miami (Nov. 25) ... contributed on three tackles and hurried the quarterback once at Notre Dame (Nov. 19) ... three tackles against NC State (Nov. 12) included one for loss ... registered three stops at Maryland (Oct. 29) ... recorded a season-high four tackles against Virginia Tech (Oct. 22) ... broke up two passes and tallied three tackles against Wake Forest (Oct. 1) ... posted three solo takedowns against Duke (Sept. 17).
2010 (FRESHMAN): Played in all 13 games; started four games ... registered 13 tackles and one pass deflection ... recorded two tackles in games versus Nevada (Jan. 9), at Florida State (Oct. 16) and Notre Dame (Oct. 2) ... broke up a pass at Wake Forest (Nov. 6) ... made one tackle in collegiate debut against Weber State (Sept. 4).
HIGH SCHOOL: Played two years at Kimball Union Academy as part of the USA Football International Student Program ... earned All-New England honors as a senior tight end/defensive end ... was a two-time All-Evergreen League selection ... named 2008 Evergreen League Most Valuable Lineman ... shared team MVP honors ... scored four touchdowns in his senior season ... helped the Wildcats to an 8-0 record in 2007 and a 7-1 mark in 2008; team captured NEPSAC title in 2007 ... played for head coach John Lyons ... played club football in Hamburg (Hamburg Young Huskies) for head coaches Jens Schuster and Sebastian Schulz ... gained MVP honors as a quarterback in 2004 German All-State Tournament ... played tight end for the German U19 National Team at the 2006 European Championship.
PERSONAL: Kasim Jonathan Edebali, born August 17, 1989 ... is fluent in German ... earned a bachelor's degree in communications with a concentration in Germanic studies in May 2013 ... enrolled as a graduate student in the College of Advancing Studies ... is the recipient of The King Family Football Scholarship Fund ... Kasim is the son of Nesrin Edebali.