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SOPHOMORE YEAR (2009) Appeared in four games and made a tackle in the win at Norfolk State ...


REDSHIRT FRESHMAN YEAR (2008) Saw action in seven games primarily on special teams ... Registered a tackle in the win at New Hampshire ... SENIOR YEAR (2010) Played in just two games before suffering a season-ending injury ...

FRESHMAN YEAR (2007) Scout team defensive back ...

JUNIOR YEAR (2009) Appeared in all 14 games as a reserve defensive end and fullback ... Finished the season with 13 tackles, a sack and a safety ... Registered two tackles and a safety in the win at Rhode Island ... Honored as the QB Club Special Teams Player of the Week in the victory against Towson and in the NCAA Semifinal game versus Villanova ...

HIGH SCHOOL Two-year varsity letterwinning running back and defensive back for coach Bob Brinkley ... Earned All-Colonial District honors at running back as a junior ... Served as team captain as a senior ... Lettered four years running hurdles in outdoor track and two years of indoor track ... Twotime team captain (2005, 2006) for both indoor and outdoor track and field teams ... Also lettered one season in wrestling ... Vice President of National Honor Society as a senior ... Latin Club President as a senior and Interact Club President as a junior and senior ... Beta Club member ...

SOPHOMORE YEAR (2008) Key reserve at defensive end who appeared in all 11 games ... Finished the year with 18 tackles ... Recorded a career-high six tackles (three solo) in the victory against Norfolk State ... Made three stops in the season opener at N.C. State ... Totaled a pair of tackles versus New Hampshire, Towson and James Madison ... REDSHIRT FRESHMAN YEAR (2007) Missed season due to ACL surgery ... FRESHMAN YEAR (2006) Joined the program as a walk-on in the fall and redshirted as a scout team linebacker ... HIGH SCHOOL Played under coach Dom Damico ... Earned all-county honors at linebacker and was named honorable mention all-state for big schools in Maryland ... PERSONAL Son of Terry and Susan O’Brien ... Enjoys lacrosse, fishing and water sports ... Majoring in economics ... Born on April 15, 1988 in Baltimore, Md.

JUNIOR YEAR (2010) Appeared in all 12 games and earned a start in the regular-season finale against Richmond ... Finished the year with 11 tackles and an interception ... Recorded a career-high five tackles (four solo) and an interception in the win at New Hampshire ... His interception came in the end zone and halted a UNH scoring opportunity just before halftime ... Made a pair of solo stops at North Carolina ...




PERSONAL Son of John and Suzy O’Connor ... Father played baseball at Richmond (1977-80) ... Enjoys guitar, snowboarding and reading ... Majoring in English with a economics minor ... Born on January 25, 1989 in Blacksburg, Va. Year 2009 2010 Totals

G/S 4/0 12/1 16/1

T 1 8 9

O’Connor’s Career Defensive Stats A Total TFL/Yds Sacks/Yds FF FR/Yds INT/Yds PBU QBH Blk 0 1 0.0/0 0.0/0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 3 11 0.0/0 0.0/0 0 0/0 1/0 1 0 0 3 12 0.0/0 0.0/0 0 0/0 1/0 1 0 0

FRESHMAN YEAR (2010) Scout team quarterback ... HIGH SCHOOL Served as a team captain during his senior year ... Threw for 1,610 yards and 18 touchdowns as a senior ... Three-time participant in NJSIAA Non-Public, Group IV


2011 W&M Tribe Football Media Guide  

2011 W&M Tribe Football Media Guide

2011 W&M Tribe Football Media Guide  

2011 W&M Tribe Football Media Guide