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Chris Casher gets it right

Struggling in classroom, UA All-American DE gives up senior season to improve grades

Originally Published: November 18, 2011
By Jamie Newberg | ESPN Recruiting Nation

MOBILE, Ala. -- Making plays on the football field has always been easy for Under Armour All-American Chris Casher. The four-star DE, who is No. 13 in the ESPNU 150, had many of the nation's top programs after him and committed to Florida State over offers from Alabama, Georgia and Auburn, among others, as a junior 11 months ago.

Making the grades in the classroom, however, was a different story. Casher was on the verge of becoming just another great football player who didn't have the grades ...

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