Greg Comella

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Greg Comella
Date of birth (1975-07-29) July 29, 1975 (age 41)
Place of birth Wellesley, Massachusetts
Career information
Position(s) Fullback
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 240 lb (110 kg)
College Stanford
Career history
As player
1998–2001 New York Giants
2002 Tennessee Titans
2003 Houston Texans
2004 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Career stats

Gregory F. Comella (born July 29, 1975 in Wellesley, Massachusetts) is a former professional American football fullback in the National Football League.

Football career[edit]

Comella played 7 season in the NFL between 1998 and 2005 for the New York Giants, the Tennessee Titans, the Houston Texans and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was the starting fullback for the New York Giants in Super Bowl XXXV against the Baltimore Ravens.[1][2]

Comella played for the Stanford Cardinal football team between 1993 and 1996. He rushed for 498 yards and caught 48 passes in his college career. Further, he had 19 career touchdowns and 12 rushing touchdowns, both among Stanford's all-time best.[3]

Comella played for the Xaverian Hawks football team between 1989 and 1992. He was named the 1992 Massachusetts Player of the Year by numerous publications and named to Super Prep's All-America team. In his career, he had over 3,800 all-purpose yards and 40 touchdowns. Comella currently holds the Massachusetts state record for longest touchdown run, which was 94 yards set in 1992. Xaverian inducted Comella into the school's Athletic Hall of Fame in 2014.[4]

Business career[edit]

Comella is now a business manager of his family-owned Comella's Restaurants with 12 locations throughout the Greater Boston area.[5]

Education[edit]

Comella graduated from the Xaverian Brothers High School in Westwood, Massachusetts and was a National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award winner in 1993.[3][4] Comella received his bachelor's degree in psychology from Stanford University in 1998 and his MBA from the Harvard Business School in 2009.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Greg Comella NYG". gcomella. YouTube. Retrieved December 11, 2015. 
  2. ^ "NFL Under The Helmet". Sean Bennett Speedworks. YouTube. Retrieved December 11, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Greg Comella". GoStanford.com. Stanford University. Retrieved December 11, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "Hall of Fame Class of 2014-Greg Comella". xbhs.com. Xaverian Brothers High School. Retrieved December 11, 2015. 
  5. ^ Bob Harig (January 26, 2001). "Fullback is following in family's footsteps". St. Petersburg Times. 
  6. ^ Sean Silverthorne (April 18, 2005). "NFL Players Touch Down at HBS". Harvard Business School Working Knowledge. 

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