James Castleman

300 lbs

James Castleman


What the Oklahoma State Cowboys have in the 6-2, 300-pound James Castleman is an athletic defensive tackle with the ability to make plays up and down the line. Probably had the biggest play of the season for Oklahoma State in 2013 when he forced and then recovered a fumble at the goal line in the win over No. 3 Baylor. Castleman earned honorable mention all-Big 12 honors in 2013 after posting 33 tackles and blocking a pair of kicks. With 2014 dawning, Castleman must take up the slack, both statistically and from a leadership standpoint, left by the departure of a pair of all-conference defensive linemen.

High School

Originally was a Texas Tech commit after starring at Amarillo High School in Amarillo, Texas. Chose the Cowboys late in the recruiting process after being a two-time all-state...