Brendan

Flaherty

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Wide Receiver
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 201
Year: Senior
Hometown: Beverly, Mass.
High School: Beverly

Bio

• Enters the 2016 season ranked first all-time at Holy Cross in career receptions per game (5.3) and 10th in receptions (138).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2015:
• Earned second team All-America honors from both Stats and College Sports Madness.
• Named first team All-Patriot League, All-New England and All-ECAC.
• Selected as the Crusader Most Valuable Player and the WEEI Offensive Player of the Year.
• Played in all 11 games at wide receiver, starting 10 times.
• Led the team with 106 receptions for 1,082 yards and 12 touchdowns.
• Also rushed the ball eight times for 46 yards and two scores.
• Finished the year with 1,182 all-purpose yards, 84 points and 14 total touchdowns.
• Broke the Holy Cross and Patriot League single-season records for receptions.
• Also placed first on the school single-season list for receptions per game (9.6), third for receiving yards and receiving touchdowns, seventh for total touchdowns and eighth for points scored.
• Led the Patriot League in receptions and receiving yards, while standing third in scoring and seventh in all-purpose yards.
• Finished the season ranked second in the nation in receptions, ninth in receiving yards, 29th in scoring and 79th in all-purpose yards.
• Had a season-best 13 catches for 141 yards and a touchdown in the victory over Bryant, while rushing for another score.
• His 13 receptions against Bryant were the second-highest single-game total in school history.
• Caught seven passes for 95 yards and four touchdowns in the win over Lafayette, tying the school single-game record for receiving touchdowns and placing fifth on the single-game lists for total touchdowns and points scored (24).
• Earned GoHolyCross.com Crusader of the Week honors following the Lafayette game.
• Totaled 11 receptions for a season-best 143 yards and a score at Fordham, in addition to rushing nine yards for a touchdown.
• Recorded 12 catches for 123 yards and a score against Brown.
• Made 12 catches for 79 yards against Colgate.
• His 12 receptions against both Brown and Colgate tied for the sixth-highest single-game total in school history.
• Had 10 receptions for 119 yards and a touchdown in the win over Georgetown.
• Caught nine passes for 121 yards at Lehigh.
• Totaled 11 catches for 100 yards in the victory at Bucknell.
• Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2014:
• Played in eight games at wide receiver, starting five times.
• Caught 30 passes on the season for 309 yards and a touchdown.
• Brought back six kickoffs for 147 yards and two punts for 17 yards.
• Rushed seven times for 48 yards.
• Had a season-best 11 receptions for 95 yards at Brown.
• Made seven receptions for 81 yards against Bucknell.
• Caught a seven-yard touchdown pass and rushed for a two-point conversion at Dartmouth.
• Had two receptions for 41 yards and threw a two-yard touchdown pass at Colgate.
• Tallied a season-high 122 all-purpose yards in the Georgetown game.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013:
• Saw action in seven games at tailback.
• Rushed 13 times for 63 yards and one touchdown on the season, while catching two passes for 23 yards.
• Carried five times for a season-high 27 yards and a touchdown during the victory at Central Connecticut.
• Ran four times for 17 yards against Georgetown.
• Caught a pass for 21 yards against Lafayette.

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Played for head coach Dan Bauer at Beverly High School in Beverly, Mass.
• Served as team captain during his senior season.
• Earned All-State honors as a senior.
• Named the Northeast Conference MVP in 2012, after earning All-Northeast Conference honors in 2010 and 2011.
• Chosen to the Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic teams.
• Helped lead the Panthers to a 13-0 overall record and the Division 2A state championship as a senior.
• Team also won the Division 3 state championship in 2010.
• Carried the ball 160 times for 1,496 yards and 18 touchdowns as a senior, in addition to catching 10 passes for 236 yards and four scores.
• Finished his career with 3,503 yards and 41 touchdowns on 423 carries, to go along with 38 receptions for 719 yards and 14 scores.
• Set school career records for points scored (380) and touchdowns (61).
• Also lettered in both lacrosse and track.
• Member of National Honor Society.

PERSONAL:
• Son of Tim and Anne Flaherty.
• Has two brothers (Bryan and Kevin) and one sister (Mary Cate).
• Father was a member of the football and track teams at Northeastern.
• Mother played basketball at Canisius.
• Majoring in Economics.

 

FLAHERTY'S CAREER STATISTICS
RUSHING                G   Att    Yds  TD  Lg Avg/C Avg/G
2013................   7    13     63   1   9   4.8   9.0
2014................   8     7     48   0  12   6.9   6.0
2015................  11     8     46   2  24   5.8   4.2
TOTAL...............  26    28    157   3  24   5.6   6.0

PASSING           G  Att- Cmp- Int    Yds  TD  Lg   Pct Avg/P Avg/G  Effic
2013...........   7    0-   0-   0      0   0   0   0.0   0.0   0.0    0.0
2014...........   8    1-   1-   0      2   1   2 100.0   2.0   0.2  446.8
2015...........  11    0-   0-   0      0   0   0   0.0   0.0   0.0    0.0
TOTAL..........  26    1-   1-   0      2   1   2 100.0   2.0   0.1  446.8

TOTAL OFFENSE          G  Rush  Pass  Total Avg/G
2013................   7    63     0     63   9.0
2014................   8    48     2     50   6.2
2015................  11    46     0     46   4.2
TOTAL...............  26   157     2    159   6.1

RECEIVING              G   Rec    Yds  TD  Lg Rec/G Avg/C Avg/G
2013................   7     2     23   0  21   0.3  11.5   3.3
2014................   8    30    309   1  25   3.8  10.3  38.6
2015................  11   106   1082  12  34   9.6  10.2  98.4
TOTAL...............  26   138   1414  13  34   5.3  10.2  54.4

SCORING             G    TD  Rush  Pass Retn  PAT 2PAT   FG  Total Avg/G
2013.............   7     1     1     0    0    0    0    0      6   0.9
2014.............   8     1     0     1    0    0    1    0      8   1.0
2015.............  11    14     2    12    0    0    0    0     84   7.6
TOTAL............  26    16     3    13    0    0    1    0     98   3.8

PUNT RETURNS           G   No.    Yds  TD  Lg Avg/R Avg/G
2013................   7     0      0   0   0   0.0   0.0
2014................   8     2     17   0  10   8.5   2.1
2015................  11     0      0   0   0   0.0   0.0
TOTAL...............  26     2     17   0  10   8.5   0.7

KICK RETURNS           G   No.    Yds  TD  Lg Avg/R Avg/G
2013................   7     1     14   0  14  14.0   2.0
2014................   8     6    147   0  46  24.5  18.4
2015................  11     0      0   0   0   0.0   0.0
TOTAL...............  26     7    161   0  46  23.0   6.2

ALL PURPOSE            G  Rush   Rec    PR    KR    IR  Total Avg/G
2013................   7    63    23     0    14     0    100  14.3
2014................   8    48   309    17   147     0    521  65.1
2015................  11    46  1082     0     0     0   1128 102.5
TOTAL...............  26   157  1414    17   161     0   1749  67.3

TACKLES                G    UA     A Total    TFL-Yds    PD   FF   FR Blkd
2013................   7     0     0     0      0-0       0    0    0    0
2014................   8     1     0     1      0-0       0    0    0    0
2015................  11     1     1     2      0-0       0    0    0    0
TOTAL...............  26     2     1     3      0-0       0    0    0    0
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