AS A JUNIOR IN 2011:
• Played in 10 games with one start as a backup linebacker and on special teams.
• Made six tackles on the season.
• Had a season-high five tackles and one pass breakup against Dartmouth in his first career start.
• Registered one tackle for loss during the victory at Fordham.
• Broke up a pass in the Georgetown game.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010:
• Saw action in seven games, primarily on special teams.
• Played against Georgetown, Fordham, Dartmouth, Colgate, Lehigh, Lafayette and Bucknell.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009:
• Did not see any varsity action.
• Played for head coach Gary Doherty at Framingham High School.
• Totaled 102 tackles, two interceptions and two sacks during his senior season.
• Finished his career with 309 total tackles, five forced fumbles, five sacks and three interceptions.
• Named first team All-Bay State Conference following his senior year.
• Served as team captain in both 2007 and 2008.
• Three-time recipient of his team’s Khari Samuel Defensive Most Valuable Player award.
• Son of Tim and Mary O’Connell.
• Has one brother (Sean).
• Majoring in Economics.
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