On O'Connor: Back-up offensive lineman, who plays mostly tackle ... Continues to get big, faster and stronger ... Add depths as he enters his second college season ... Comes from a family of UMass alums including former football player Jack O'Neil.
As a redshirt registered sophomore in 2010:Game-By-Game Statistics
As a redshirt freshman in 2009: Game-by-Game Statistics
As a freshman in 2008: Redshirt season ... Part of scout team.
Before College: Three-sport star at Iona Prep in New Rochelle, New York for coach Victor Quirolo ... Played in the Catholic High School Football League Exceptions Senior Bowl Game at Hofstra ... named to New York State Golden 50 Team ... Did not allow a sack as a senior in recording more than 50 pancake blocks ... The Gaels rushed for more than 1,500 yards and threw for close to 2,300 yards with 22 touchdowns and just five interceptions ... Helped the Gaels to the state semifinals two years in a row ... Also lettered in baseball and basketball ... Member of the Foreign Language Honor Society.
Personal: Sean Francis O'Connor ... Born Oct. 15, 1990 in White Plains, N.Y. ... Son of Kathy and John O'Connor ... Brother of Lauren ... Mother, four aunts and uncle Jack O'Neil are UMass alumni ... O'Neil lettered in football in 1970 and 1971 at UMass as he played for coach at Dick McPherson before going to New England Patriots training camp ... Sister Lauren played basketball at Springfield College ... Majoring in Psychology.