Will compete with Sean Young and Mike Douglas for the starting spot at tight end … Has played in 22 career games, with six starts.
2002: Backup tight end … Saw action in nine games on the season, starting five times … Had two receptions on the season for 57 yards … Caught a pass for 47 yards in the victory at Richmond … Made one catch for 10 yards in the win over Villanova.
2001: Received a medical redshirt … Played in the first two games of the season at tight end, before missing the remainder of the year due to injury.
2000: Saw action in every game of the season at tight end, starting once … Returned a kickoff for 16 yards against Rhode Island … Caught a pass for four yards at Northeastern.
Before UMass: Played one year of prep ball for coach James Burner at Valley Forge Military Academy in Wayne, Pa. … Caught eight passes for 115 yards and a touchdown in 1999 … Served as team captain in 1999, while also earning team MVP honors … Played his high school ball for Paul Callahan at Camden Catholic High School in Cherry Hill, N.J. … Had 20 receptions for 560 yards and four touchdowns as a senior … Earned first team All-Conference and second team All-South Jersey honors following his senior season.
Personal: Full name is Eugene Walter Sigmund … Son of John and Rita Sigmund … Born January 29, 1980, in Philadelphia, Pa. … Brother, John, played tight end at the University of Wisconsin … Majoring in Legal Studies.
Sigmund's Receiving Statistics
Sigmund's Career Highs
Receptions 1 three times, last vs. Villanova, 10/19/02 Receiving Yards 47 at Richmond, 10/5/02 Longest Reception 47 at Richmond, 10/5/02 All-Purpose Yards 47 at Richmond, 10/5/02