A healthy offseason has helped bring strength and confidence...has good hands and will be in competition for significant playing time...capable as a receiver and blocker.
Saw action in seven games at the tight end spot... broken ankle before the spring practice sessions cut down his off-season work.
Brought in two passes as a Sophomore, ...used mainly as a blocker, playing in seven games...catches came against Bucknell and Davidson.
Was the starter at tight end for final five games...scored first career touchdown as a Hoya against Lafayette and had four catches...hauled in seven receptions during the season for 97 yards...averaged over 13 yards a catch.
Chosen as SCC All-Conference and IHSA Special Mention All- State in 2000...also an All-Area Special Mention player as a senior...selected to both the Academic All-State and Academic All-Conference teams...helped lead Driscoll Catholic to 2000 state semi-finals...a six time varsity letterman in football and basketball...a four year honor roll student and a "Who's Who Among High School Students" selection.
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