20   Dan Sheeran
Dan Sheeran

RS Senior

Golden Bridges, N.Y.

High School:
John Jay H.S.

Last College:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 211


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Career Honors

  • 2010 CAA All-Conference First Team

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    On Sheeran: Transferred along with roommate Mike Mele from Syracuse ... Second Syracuse receiver on the roster joining Jeremy Horne ... Excellent student ... Very fast and physical receiver ... Great character player ... Will make a difference in his time at UMass.

    As a redshirt senior in 2010:
    • Syracuse transfer in second and final season at UMass. Seeing lots of time as a receiver in various set-ups. Also serving as holder on kicks.
    • Played in all 11 games as a primary receiver. Has made 37 catches for 473 yards and three touchdowns.
    • Third-most catches and receptions on the team.
    • Had more catches in first four games this season than entire career coming into 2010 (14 -to-10).
    • Had a career-high seven catches for 85 yards including a 30-yard touchdown against Rhode Island (11/20).
    • Career-long 41-yard reception as part of two catches for 65 yards vs. #2 Delaware (11/13).
    • Six catches for 52 yards and a 19-yard touchdown in win over Maine (11/6).
    • After just one catch in a two-game span, had three catches for 38 yards at #15 James Madison (10/30). Tied the game at 14-14, with a reception on a two-point coversion, team's first successful try of the year.
    • Four receptions for 37 yards at Towson (10/2).
    • Six catches for 74 yards at Stony Brook (9/25).
    • Made four catches for 37 yards at #20 Michigan (9/18).
    • Best game as a collegiate player came vs. Holy Cross (9/11). Career highs of four catches for 77 yards and first-career touchdown from 19 yards out to start scoring in win.
    • Played at Syracuse from 2006-08, made six catches for 55 yards in 14 games with the Orange.

    As a redshirt junior in 2009: Game-by-Game Statistics
    Saw action in all 11 games... Caught four passes for a total of 35 yards ... Saw lots of action on special teams. ... Made a 13-yard catch vs. New Hampshire (10/17).

    As a redshirt sophomore in 2008 (At Syracuse): Played in final two games of the season, making one catch in each contest ... Grabbed a 6-yard catch against Cincinnati (11/29) ... Hauled in a 25-yard reception in stunning win at Notre Dame (11/22).

    As a redshirt freshman in 2007 (At Syracuse): Played in all 12 games, starting once at Pittsburgh (11/3) ... Made four catches for 24 yards ... Closed year with a catch for two yards against #17 Cincinnati (11/24) ... First multiple catch game against South Florida (11/10) with two for 17 yards ... First-career reception came against #20 Illinois (9/15), for five yards.

    As a freshman in 2006 (At Syracuse): Redshirt season for the Orange.

    Before College: Played at John Jay High School in Cross River, N.Y. for coach James Clark ... Rated the No. 16 prospect in New York by ... Ranked the ninth-best prospect in New York by SuperPrep ... PrepStar All-Region ... Played in 2006 Governor's Bowl for the New York team ... First-team 2005 Class AA All-State selection ... Named Westchester Journal News Player of the Year as a senior ... Caught 26 passes for 527 yards and eight touchdowns despite facing double and triple coverage throughout the year ... Rushed for 589 yards and eight touchdowns, and returned punts and kickoffs ... Two-time Journal News All-Star ... In 2005, team was undefeated in the regular season and had first loss in the Class AA sectional championship (9-1 final record).

    Personal: Daniel James Sheeran ... Born August 1988 in Yonkers, N.Y. ... Son of Joan and Mark Sheeran ... Two sisters and two brothers ... Majoring in Sociology.


    Year	GP/GS	No.	Yds.	Avg.	TD	Lg.
    2007 SU	12/1	4	24	6.0	0	13
    2008 SU	2/0	2	31	15.5	0	25
    2009	11/0	4	35	8.8	0	13
    2010	11/3	37	473	12.8	3	41
    Totals	36/6	47	563	10.8	3	41


    Catches: 6, two times last vs. Maine (11/6/10)
    Rec. Yards: 77 vs. Holy Cross (9/11/10)
    Touchdowns: 1, two times, last vs. Maine (11/6/10)
    Long Catch: 28 vs. Holy Cross (9/11/10)% at S. Brook (9/25/10), 41 vs. Delaware (11/13/10)
    2-Point Conversion: 1 at James Madison (10/30/10)

      Event Calendar

      July 25
      vs Gridiron Club Golf Event, Pine Hills G.C. TBA
      September 3
      at Florida TBA
      September 10
      vs Boston College 12:00 PM
      September 17
      vs Florida International TBA
      September 24
      vs Mississippi State TBA
      October 1
      vs Tulane TBA
      October 8
      at Old Dominion TBA
      October 15
      vs Louisiana Tech TBA
      October 22
      at South Carolina TBA
      October 29
      vs Wagner TBA
      November 5
      at Troy TBA
      November 19
      at BYU TBA
      November 26
      at Hawai'i TBA
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