Tommy Sweeney

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Tommy Sweeney
No. 89 – Buffalo Bills
Position:Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1995-07-01) July 1, 1995 (age 24)
Ramsey, New Jersey
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High school:Don Bosco Prep
(Ramsey, New Jersey)
College:Boston College
NFL Draft:2019 / Round: 7 / Pick: 228
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 15, 2019
Receptions:3
Receiving yards:38
Receiving touchdowns:0
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Tommy Sweeney (born July 1, 1995) is an American football tight end for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Boston College Eagles.

Early years[edit]

Sweeney grew up in Ramsey, New Jersey and attended Don Bosco Preparatory High School.[1] He caught 27 passes for 539 yards and five touchdowns in his senior season.[2]

College career[edit]

Sweeney played five seasons for the Boston College Eagles, redshirting his freshman season. As a redshirt junior, he led the team with 36 receptions, 512 receiving yards, and four touchdown receptions and was named third team All-Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC).[3] He capped off the season with seven catches for 137 yards and a touchdown against Iowa in the 2017 Pinstripe Bowl. In his final season with the Eagles, Sweeney had 32 catches for 348 yards and three touchdowns and was named first team All-ACC.[4] Sweeney finished his collegiate career with 99 receptions for 1,281 yards and 10 touchdowns in 38 career games.[5]

Professional career[edit]

Sweeney was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the seventh round (228th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft.[6] He signed a rookie contract with the team on May 9, 2019.[7]

Sweeney made his NFL debut in the on September 8, 2019 in the Bills season opener, catching two passes for 35 yards in a 17-16 win over the New York Jets.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Caliguri, Peter (April 25, 2019). "2019 NFL Draft Profiles: Tommy Sweeney". BCInterruption.com. SB Nation. Retrieved April 27, 2019.
  2. ^ "Tight end Tommy Sweeney plays key role in offense for Boston College". Boston Herald. December 25, 2016. Retrieved April 27, 2019.
  3. ^ Patsko, Scott (March 2, 2019). "Tommy Sweeney: Why the Browns should draft the Boston College tight end". Cleveland.com. Retrieved April 27, 2019.
  4. ^ Shurski, Jay (April 27, 2019). "Bills close out draft with selection of tight end Tommy Sweeney". The Buffalo News. Retrieved September 25, 2019.
  5. ^ "Bills take tight end Tommy Sweeney with final pick of NFL Draft". ESPNRochester.Radio.com. April 29, 2019. Retrieved June 28, 2019.
  6. ^ Maiorana, Sal (April 27, 2019). "Tommy Sweeney: 3 things to know about Buffalo Bills 7th round pick from Boston College". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.
  7. ^ "Bills complete contracts with seven draft picks". The Citizen. Associated Press. May 9, 2019. Retrieved May 31, 2019.
  8. ^ Kramer, Derek (September 8, 2019). "Bills come back with 17 unanswered points to beat the Jets, 17-16". WGR550.Radio.com.

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