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88   Eugene Sigmund
Eugene Sigmund

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sewell, N.J.

High School:
Valley Forge (Pa.) Military Academy

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 256

Position:
Tight End


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

YearNoYdsAvgTDLong
2000144.004
2001000.000
200225728.5047
Totals36120.3047

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

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