Contributed on one tackle at Notre Dame...posted three tackles (2 solo) against Virginia Tech...had one solo stop against Clemson...assisted with one takedown against Wake Forest ... notched one tackle against UMass ... posted two takedowns (1 solo) and was credited with 0.5 sacks (5 yards) ... tallied five tackles (3 solo), including 0.5 tackles for loss (0 yards), at Central Florida ... recorded three tackles (2 solo) against Northwestern, including 1.0 tackles for loss (1 yard).
Appeared in 11 games...recorded two tackles against Nevada in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl...made one solo tackle at Syracuse ... collected a tackle at Florida State ... had one tackle at N.C. State ... forced a fumble and made two tackles in season opener versus Weber State.
Appeared in eight games off the bench...had four tackles, a tackle for a loss and a pass break up on the season...got the tackle for a loss against Central Michigan...had his first career pass breakup against NC State...tallied a tackle at Clemson and in the season opener against Northeastern.
Earned Class 5A All-State honors as a senior offensive lineman (center) at Newsome; also played on the defensive line for the Wolves ... captured 2008 All-Hillsborough County first-team honors ... gained St. Petersburg Times All-Suncoast first-team accolades ... was a two-time All-Conference selection ... paved the way for Newsome's rushing attack, which ran for 2,044 yards in 2008 ... also anchored the defense that recorded three shutouts ... team finished as district champs with a 9-3 final record ... served as team captain ... played in Hillsborough County's East-West all-star game (December 2008 in Raymond James Stadium) ... played for head coach Ken Hiscock ... also competed on the school's wrestling team.
Conor Jameson O'Neal, born November 17, 1990 in Las Vegas, Nevada ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences ... Conor is the youngest of Sanvernetta and Henry O'Neal's four children.