79 - Cassidy Curtis
Cassidy Curtis
Height: 6-7
Weight: 295
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Denver, Colo.
High School: Cherry Creek HS '11
Position: OL
Experience: 2L*

*** Honors Candidate ***

2014: Listed as the starter at right offensive tackle on the preseason depth chart.

2013: Earned honorable mention All-Big Sky honors. Started 10 games at right offensive tackle, and made the first start of his career at Toledo (9/14/13). He helped Eastern set Big Sky and school records with 592 points, 83 touchdowns and 8,002 yards of offense in the 2013 season. As a team, EWU led FCS in passing efficiency (school record 182.6), and fourth in total offense (533.5 per game), fourth in passing (349.8), 41st in rushing (183.7) and seventh in scoring (39.5). Eastern’s offensive line was selected as the FCS Offensive Line of the Week by Beyond Sports Network twice during the season. The first time came when EWU had 625 yards of offense in a 49-46 upset of 25th-ranked Oregon State (8/31/13) to open the season. The second time came in a 55-34 win at Idaho State (11/2/13) when the Eagles finished with a school record 743 yards of offense. At the conclusion of spring, he was selected as Eastern’s most improved offensive player.

2012: Played in nine games as a backup offensive tackle. He helped EWU rank seventh in the FCS in passing yards per game (318.9), 14th overall in total offense (442.0) and 17th in scoring (33.7).

2011: Redshirted. Was selected as the team’s offensive scout team player of the week once.

HS: Graduated from Cherry Creek HS in 2011. Honorable mention 5A All-State selection as an offensive tackle by the Denver Post. First team All-Creek Conference as well. Ranked as the No. 19 prospect overall in the state of Colorado, according to rivals.com. Helped lead his team to a 7-4 record as they advanced to the second round of the State 5A playoffs before losing to eventual champion Mullen. Also played basketball for Cherry Creek, helping the Bruins finish 15-9 his senior season.

Personal: Criminal justice major. Born 7/8/93 in Denver, Colo. His parents are Chris and Sheryle Peterson.

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