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 Sean Devine
Sean Devine
Position:
Tight Ends

Experience:
18th Year Coaching

Alma Mater:
Colby, '94

AS A COACH

  • Is in his fourth season as a member of Frank Spaziani's staff; is in his first season at tight ends coach.
  • Served as offensive line coach in each of his first three seasons (2009-11) at Boston College.
  • Coached two-time All-ACC first-team performer Anthony Castonzo, a 2011 NFL first-round draft choice (22nd pick overall) of Indianapolis.
  • Mentored an offensive line that cleared the way for All-ACC running back Montel Harris as he rushed for 1,243 yards on 269 carries with an average of 4.6 yards a carry and eight touchdowns. Harris finished his junior season 126 yards away from breaking the all-time BC rushing record, as well as the active ACC rushing leader with 3,600 yards (the most ever recorded by a junior in the ACC).
  • Coached a pair of All-Atlantic Coast Conference offensive line selections in 2009 - center Matt Tennant, a finalist for the Rimington Trophy, and Anthony Castonzo.
  • Mentored one of the biggest - and most effective - offensive lines in the nation in 2009. The group blocked for running back Montel Harris, who recorded the fourth-most carries in the country (308) and the 10th-most rushing yards (1,457). The line helped Harris record eight 100-yard games and ranked second in the ACC in sacks against, allowing only 19 in 13 games.
  • Spent 13 seasons at New Hampshire (1995-2001); served as offensive coordinator from 2006-08.
  • Led one of the best offenses in the FCS in 2007 and 2008. The Wildcats ranked eighth nationally in scoring offense (35.62) and passing efficiency (154.81), 19th in total offense (404.23) and 25th in passing offense (243.23) in his first seasons as offensive coordinator. In Devine's first year as offensive coordinator, his unit averaged 35.8 points and 407.2 yards per contest and was one of the most productive in the nation. Devine mentored one of the top players in the history of FCS football in All-American and Walter Payton Award winning QB Ricky Santos.
  • In his first seven seasons with the Wildcats, he served as the coach of the defensive line (1995-01).
  • Served as New Hampshire's offensive line coach and recruiting coordinator for four seasons (2002-06) prior to being promoted to offensive coordinator in 2006.
  • Recruiting Areas included Northern New Hampshire, Western New York and Western Pennsylvania and Northeast Ohio.
  • Coached the defensive line at Colby College from 1994-95. At Colby, he ran the scout team and assisted with the implementation of the strength program.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

  • Is a 1994 graduate of Colby College with a bachelor's degree in physics.
  • A four-year starter at outside linebacker; served as captain of the football team in 1993.
  • Earned All-NESCAC and All-ECAC honors during his senior campaign.

NOTABLE PROFESSIONALS COACHED

  • OT Anthony Castonzo, Boston College
    2011 NFL first-round choice of Indianapolis; All-ACC first team

  • OT Matt Tennant, Boston College
    2009 Rimington Award finalist; All-ACC second-team choice

  • QB Ricky Santos, New Hampshire
    2006 Walter Payton Award recipient as top offensive player in I-AA

THE DEVINE FILE

BirthdateMay 1, 1972
Age on Sept. 140
HometownWaterford, Conn.
High SchoolWaterford High School
CollegeColby (Physics, 1994)
WifeNicole
ChildrenDaughters: Amelie (8) and Maelle (2)

Coaching Career

1994-95ColbyDL
1995-2001New HampshireDL
2002-06New HampshireOL/Recruiting Coordinator
2007-08New HampshireOffensive Coordinator
2009-2011Boston CollegeOL
2012Boston CollegeTE

Bowls Coached

2009Boston CollegeEmerald
2010Boston CollegeKraft Fight Hunger

Playing Experience

1990-94ColbyLinebacker

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