Scouting Report: Tommy Sweeney, TE, Boston College

Ramsey, NJ | 6044 | 260 | 4.78E | 2019

Big, stocky tight end with some intriguing athleticism. He won’t out run anyone but he will surely run over someone, Fred Flintstone style. He shows dependable hands, is a solid route runner and is built like a wrecking ball. A lethal weapon on the playaction; he possesses the natural knack to find the open seams in the defense and barrels over defenders in the open field. His blocking technique is not fundamentally sound but he is strong, aggressive and physical, so he can be coached up on technique—he saw limited action early on during his Eagles playing career due to subpar blocking ability. Shades of Mark Bavaro style of play, albeit a much lesser version, as this player will likely have to earn a roster spot as an undrafted free agent.

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2016: Started all 13 games at tight end … third on the Eagles with 353 receiving yards on 26 catches … averaged 13.6 yard per catch on the year and scored three touchdowns on the year … recorded 30 receiving yards on two catches at Virginia Tech (Sept. 17) … hauled in two catches for 30 yards against Buffalo (Oct. 1) … tallied four receptions for 48 yards against Clemson (Oct. 7) … set career highs in receptions and receiving yards against NC State (Oct. 29), finishing the game with seven catches for 78 yards and first career touchdown … earned the Golden Helmet Award from the Eastern Massachusetts NFF chapter … recorded four receptions for 39 yards against Wake Forest (Nov. 26) and hauled in the game-winning touchdown … registered a career-long, 24-yard pass and scored on a two-yard TD grab in the Quick Lane Bowl victory over Maryland (Dec. 26).

2015: Played in 12 games … hauled in five catches for 68 yards … recorded first career reception for 10 yards against Howard (Sept. 12) … secured a career-high two catches for 18 yards against Virginia Tech (Oct. 31) … tallied a career-long 22-yard reception against No. 3 Notre Dame (Nov. 21).

2014: Redshirted.

High School: Earned all-state honorable mention, National Underclassmen Combine (NUC) Tight End MVP, first-team all-county and first-team all-league as a senior … tallied 27 receptions for 539 yards and five touchdowns in his final high school season.

Personal: Thomas Sweeney … enrolled in the Carroll School of Management … recipient of the Molinaro Family Endowed Athletics Scholarship … Tom and his older sister Moriah are the children of Annette and Bob Sweeney.

 

Rick Serritella

Established in 2002, NFL Draft Bible Founder Ric Serritella began his independent scouting service as a publication used by all 32 NFL teams. Eventually, it would evolve into an online scouting resource that reaches millions of people each month. An early adaptor to technology, the NFL Draft Bible produced the first ever livestream video show and live podcast on location from the NFL Draft. The NFL Draft Bible network extends to professional football leagues all over the world and includes general managers, executives, scouts, coaches, agents, trainers, advisors, along with other media outlets and draftniks. In addition to owning the NFL Draft Bible, Serritella has also served as executive producer of the T.Ocho Show (2010) on NBC Sports, producer for The Mike & The Mad Dog Show (2002) on YES Network, producer for NFL Now with Mike Francesa, one of the only nationally syndicated NFL shows at that time (2003), producer on ESPN Hollywoood (2005) and helped start up the Wall Street Journal YouTube channel (2007). He has interviewed the likes of Donald Trump, Roger Goodell, Archie Manning, Shaquille O'Neal, Allen Iverson, Danica Patrick, Venus Williams, Howard Stern, Don King, Jay-Z, Madonna, Bon Jovi and hundreds of other celebrities/athletes. Other involvements include helping build the fiber-optic system for MLB Network during his time as manager at HTN Communications, writing for USA TODAY, working for CBS and AEG Live. Since 2015, he has served as the Director of Media for the Parabolic Performance NFL Draft Prep program. In 2017, Serritella served as the Director of Player Personnel for the College Gridiron Showcase & Symposium. A graduate of Johnson & Wales University (JWU) in Providence, RI, Serritella earned a B.A. in Sports Entertainment & Event Management and was honored with the Inaugural Sports Entertainment & Event Management Success Board Achievement Award by the school in 2009. While attending JWU, he interned for the New England Patriots and ESPN X-Games. A proud member of the Pro Football Writers of America and the Football Writers Association of America, Serritella currently resides in his home state of New Jersey.

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