80 Steve Sweeney
80 Steve Sweeney
Height: 5-10
Weight: 174
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Ridgewood, N.J.
High School: Don Bosco Prep
Position: WR
Major: Kinesiology: Athletic Training

The son of Stephen and Susan Sweeney... born 12-27-91 in Ridgewood, N.J. ... father was a three-year letterwinner at Ithaca College and signed free agent contract with Miami Dolphins


Redshirt season

Before UNH
Coached by Rick Marcella at Bridgton Academy for one postgrad season... served as slot receiver in Wolverines' spread offense... led team with 45 receptions, 570 yards and 8 touchdowns... recognized by coaching staff as leading offensive weapon and awarded Most Outstanding Offensive Player award... three-year letterwinner at Don Bosco Prep, one of the premier football programs in nation... led school to 39 consecutive victories as featured receiver... finished H.S. career with four straight NJISAA Group 4 state championships and a consensus No. 1 ranking in USA Today Super 25 in 2009 when Ironmen posted 12-0 record... team was also ranked No. 1 by maxpreps.com and rivals.com... head coach Greg Toal named '09 USA Today High School Coach of the Year... Sweeney named to non-public All-League Team and represented school in 32nd North vs South All-Star Classic... as 8th grader, was WR for Upper Saddle River youth team that won division title and N.J. Super Bowl

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