Saw action in 11 games as a defensive back and the Eagles? primary punt returner?returned 14 punts for 155 yards (11.1 avg.) with a season long of 43 in the Notre Dame game?one solo at Connecticut?had one assist vs. Penn State?four punt returns for 21 yards, a long of 13 yards, and one kickoff for six yards vs. Ball State?one solo vs. Temple?one punt return for 12 yards at Temple?one punt return for a 15-yard loss vs. Syracuse?one punt return for career-long 43 yards, also had one assist vs. Notre Dame?one punt return for 13 yards, one kickoff return for 43 yards vs. Pittsburgh?one punt return for 17 yards, one solo vs. West Virginia?returned two punts for 52 yards, a long of 39, also returned one kickoff for 30 yards?registered a 28-yard kickoff return at Virginia Tech.
Following solid spring campaign, listed as backup at cornerback in the 2002 season?valuable member of Eagles spcial teams?returned four punts for 27 yards, including a long of 21, vs. Temple.
Played the 2000 season at Bridgton (Maine) Academy after enjoying a stellar career at Xaverian (Mass.) High School.
Played wide receiver during his one year at Bridgton Academy; filled in at quarterback for the final four games of the season?made 15 receptions for 500 yards in 2000?earned Boston Globe and Boston Herald all-scholastic honors as a senior at Xaverian?captured all-state first team accolades in 1999?earned all-Catholic Conference honors and gained team MVP honors in 1999?led Xaverian to the 1998 Eastern Massachusetts Super Bowl title?played in the 2000 Massachusetts Shriners Football Classic.
Nathanael Nicholas Hasselbeck, born December 8, 1981?enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences?Nathanael is the youngest of Mary Beth and Don Hasselbeck?s three sons; both his brothers ? Matt and Tim ? played quarterback at Boston College?Matt (1994-97) is now a member of the Seattle Seahawks, while Tim (1996-2000) is with the Washington Redskins?sister-in-law Elisabeth is a former contestant on Survivor: Australian Outback and now is a permanent co-host on the ABC show The View?his father played nine years in the NFL after a fine collegiate career at the University of Colorado.