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2023 PFN Player Profile: Getting to know Unionville LB/OL Jacob Cassidy

Tagged under: District 1, News, Player Previews

| May 23, 2023


Jacob Cassidy
Class Of 2024
Jersey # 52
HT/WT 5’10” 215Lb
Other sports Lacrosse
All chesmont 1st team all area honorable mention
Twitter @JacobCassidy20

Unionville head coach Tim Murphy says “Jacob is a very hard worker and really has a mind for the game. All-league first team player last year as a linebacker”.


Why do you play football?

I’ve been playing football almost all my life and I really enjoy the brotherhood that you share with your teammates.

Who is your favorite sports star and WHY?

Jason Kelce because he’s the best at his position and loyal to his team and teammates

Do you have a favorite play you remember the most? Explain:

I had a sack against Chichester on homecoming. It felt really good in the moment and the crowd really got into it.

What was last years season like for you?

Motivating. It showed that winning doesn’t  come easy and you have to prepared if you want to win.

What are your goals for this coming season?

Win the Chesmont and win the district

Who is the best player you ever lined up against?

Mitch Ragni from WC East

What stadium, HS/college/pro would you love to visit for a game?

Jordan Hare Stadium

What is your favorite Pro team, any sport?

Philadelphia Eagles

What game, yours, college or pro, was your favorite game you watched and why?

Week 10 against Great Valley during the 2021 season. It clinched the Chesmont for us and we got a win in senior night. It was also pouring rain.

Describe what the perfect teammate is

The perfect teammate uplifts and steers the team in the right direction. He doesn’t have to be the most vocal, he just has to be doing the right thing.

Tell everyone why you think football is good for a community

Name one thing that you’d love to do in football that may never happen?

I’d love throw a Td but that’ll probably never happen.

Who is your mentor, the person you want to be like? WHY?

My dad. He tries his best to do what he thinks is right and I try to do the same thing.

Preseason Two a Days are: 

Extremely tiring

Is there anyone in your family, besides your parents, you could consider your biggest fan? Who, Why?

My little sister. She’s been coming to my games since she was born and always cheers loud.

When you aren’t playing, practicing or training for sports, what is your go to activity and why?

I like to hike because it clears your mind and let’s you see some really nice views.

What is your favorite football memory to date?

Beating out rivals Kennett on homecoming during the 2021 season

What is your favorite play to run?


Which one? Sheetz or Wawa


What is your favorite vacation destination?

Lake Placid NY

Do you remember what the first football game you saw was?

The 1st game I remeber was the 2010 iron bowl

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