Born on August 16, 1986, Colin Cassady, who is best known as CaZXL or Big Cass. He debuted on the WWE developmental series NXT in 2013. Willian is an American professional wrestler, performing on the independent circuit. He is a regular roster member of WWE.
He formed a tag team with Enzo Amore and won several matched from 2013 to 2017. Together they won the NXT Year-End Championships for Tag Team of the Year in 2015.
With an enormous built and brute strength, those who got on the wrong side of Colin Cassady often end up getting a harrowing lesson. This seven-foot bruiser from Queens initially made his name in the wrestling business in the tag team division with Enzo Amore.
But, he later decided to get to bigger things and his superhuman power, surprising agility, and mean streak has been too much for those that come his way.
|Full Name||William Morrissey|
|Ring Name||Colin Cassady / Big Cass / CaZXL|
|Date of Birth||August 16, 1986|
|Birthplace||Queens, New York|
|Net Worth||$600 k|
|Height||7 ft 0 in (213 cm)|
|Weight||276 lb (125 kg)|
Born in the Glendale neighborhood of Queens, New York, he is of Irish and Italian descent. Colin Cassady served as a peer tutor, and homeless shelter volunteer while attending Archbishop Molloy High School.
During the senior year, he played basketball and was also featured in the Catholic High School Athletic Association Senior Classic All-Star game.
He received a scholarship at New York University (NYU) after graduating high school. Even though his primary major was pre-medical, he later shifted to economics.
While being at NYU, he played as a center for the NYU Violets from the 2005-2006 and 2008-2009 seasons. For his final season, he handled the team as a co-captain. Morrisey founded a ticket brokerage specializing in events that took place at Madison Square Garden and Yankee Stadium after his graduation.
Colin Cassady Age and Height
Big Cass is 33 years old, weighing about 130 kg and has an awesome height of 6’9″.
Colin Cassady Career
Morrissey began his wrestling career with Florida Championship Wrestling in June 2011. He made his first televised appearance at the University of Florida in June 2011.
Eventually, Cass teamed up with Enzo on 19 July and drafted to RAW at the WWE plan. The Duo helped John Cena from an attack by the club on the 4 July 2016 episode of RAW.
Enzo and Cass teamed up with Cena to fail the club in a six-man tag match. On 18 September 2018, with his release, WWE imposed a 90-day no-compete assignment on Morrissey, which is still in effect.
He moved to SmackDown after returning from Superstar Shake-up 2018. With his best friend Erick Arndt, Collin won WWE NXT and Year-End Award for the tag team in 2015.
Cassady could not finish up his team match due to severe knee injury.
Exit From WWE
However, the sad news broke when WWE confirmed CaZXL’s departure from the company. It was reported that Big Cass caused a scene while speaking to Carmella, whom he had been in a romantic relationship earlier in his NXT days. This may not have been the sole reason for WWE parting their ways with him.
It was also reported that WWE officials were upset with Colin Cassady when he attacked a little person dressed as Bryan for longer than scripted. This happened during a segment of SmackDown Live.
This wasn’t all, folks! Reports came about him breaking the bathroom door of a tour bus owned bu WWE. It was also said that he was drunk most of the time during WWE’s European Tour and had attitude issues when drunk.
So, it can be said that a mix of multiple things led to Colin Cassady parting ways with WWE. We all sure do miss him and hope for his best in the future.
Personal Life of Colin Cassady
Big Cass was romantically involved with a fellow wrestler Carmella, with whom he started dating in 2014. During this time, Colin Cassady and Enzo Amore were a tag team in NXT, and Carmella was their manager.
But sadly, in January 2018, Carmella wiped off all her references of a lover from her Instagram account, dropping a hint of a possible split between the two.
Cassady has featured in video games like WWE 2K16, WWE 2K17, and WWE 2K18.
Championships and Accomplishments
Pro Wrestling Illustrated
Ranked in the position of 94 in the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2017.
Won championship of NXT Year-End Award for Tag Team of the Year (2015) with Enzo Amore
Colin Cassady Social Media Presence
This bad boy seems to have a lot of support and followers in his social media.
Instagram: 476 k Followers
Twitter: 140.3 k followers