WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (April 11, 2012) - William and Mary tight end Nolan Kearney recently sat down with TribeAthletics.com to discuss his offseason preparation as well as his future goals both on and off the field.
Below is a quick look at the Tribe's spring two-deep at the tight end position.
Tight ends coach Mike Godsil:
"We have a solid group that has great ethic and potential. Nolan Kearney gives us a solid veteran who will anchor the position, while our younger guys continue to gain experience. I think as we gain experience and confidence at the position, this will be an impact group in the fall."
, Sr. (6-4, 250)|
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Big, athletic player with good hands ... Converted quarterback who is asked to serve a variety of roles in offense, from H-back to blocking tight end ... We be counted on to be key part of Tribe offense, working underneath coverages ... Saw action in all 11 games last season and earned a pair of starts ... Finished the season with seven receptions for 77 yards with two touchdowns ... Recorded a game-winning touchdown catch with just two seconds remaining in the fourth quarter at Richmond.
, So. (6-6, 260)|
Converted quarterback who has turned in excellent spring ... improved both his routes and blocking technique ... Reliable hands and provides big target in the open field ... Reserve tight end who saw action in 10 games on special teams.
, Jr. (6-4, 240)|
Walk-on who has worked his way into challenging for reps this fall as the second tight end ... Good hands and routes ... Might see reps at H-back, as well ... Has translated his gains in the weight room to production on the field ... Reserve who was on the travel squad for six games last season.