Fernand Kashama
#80 Fernand Kashama
Position: Defensive End
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 221
Year: Senior
City/State: Toronto, Ontario
High School: Notre Dame Secondary School
Experience: Redshirt

2007:  Converted to defensive lineman during season ... appeared in 12 games ... totaled two tackles vs. Indiana (9/8) ... had three tackles vs. Central Conn. State (9/22) ... had one tackle at Iowa (11/17) ... recorded first-career sack for a loss of three yards vs. Temple (11/24).

2006: Appeared in one game ... made season debut against Temple (9/23), taking field for 13 plays.

2005: Appeared in six games ... made collegiate debut at Virginia (9/3) ... finished season having played five offensive snaps and 33 special teams plays ... took the field for a career-high 14 plays at Toledo (9/24) ... member of the offensive scout team.

2004: Redshirted ... Offensive Stallion of the Week (10/25).

SECONDARY SCHOOL: Receiver, free safety ... chosen to the Toronto Sun All-Star team ... rated as 10th-best prospect at the Ron Diaz All-Star Football Camp ... three-time all-conference selection ... snagged 30 receptions for 700 yards and eight touchdowns senior season ... recruited by Boise State, Marshall and Rutgers ... coached by Dario Pretto.

PERSONAL: Majoring in criminal justice ... enrolled at WMU in January, 2004 ... son of Ferdinand and Mary Kashama ... has brothers who play at Michigan and UConn ... born Feb. 26, 1985 in Kinshasha, Congo.