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Chiefs Select TE Jake O'Connell in 7th Round

Apr 26, 2009, 5:52:39 PM

oconnellTIGHT END
MIAMI (OH)
6-3 250
NAPLES, FLORIDA

OVERVIEW
Saw action in 39 games … Recorded 46 receptions for 453 yards (9.8 avg.) with four TDs.

2008 SEASON
Played in 10 games … Caught 25 passes for 258 yards (10.3 avg.).

2007 SEASON
Played in all 13 games, starting contests against Kent State, Temple and Central Michigan … caught a career-high 14 passes for 152 yards, an average gain of nearly 11 yards … had four catches for 52 yards vs. Temple, including a 19-yard TD … also had four grabs for 41 yards vs. Akron … caught an 11-yard TD pass vs. Kent State.

2006 SEASON
Played in 11 games, catching seven passes for 43 yards … two of his seven grabs went for touchdowns, one at Purdue and one at Buffalo … also saw time with special teams units.

2005 SEASON
Saw action in five games.

2004 SEASON
Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered three years at Gulf Coast High School as a wide receiver and free safety … all-county selection at wide receiver in 2002 … honorable mention all-region and all-county defensive back as a senior … led team in interceptions for three straight seasons … totaled 83 tackles and two interceptions as a senior … captain of his team as a senior … coached by Frank Tudryn.

PERSONAL
Born November 6, 1985 … son of Jerry and Ronda O’Connell … majoring in Sport Studies.

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