12  Dan Sweeney
Dan Sweeney

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Niskayuna, N.Y.

High School:
Colonie Central

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195

Position:
QB

Major:
Business


2009: Saw action in four games ... completed one pass for 15 yards at UMass (9/26) ... threw for seven yards vs. Presbyterian (10/3).

2008: Spent the season as the backup at quarterback ... got into four games ... set career highs with 14 completions in 22 attempts for 110 yards ... best game was at Brown (9/20) where he threw for 90 yards, completing 11 of his 16 attempts ... also hit on three of five attempts vs. Hofstra (9/26) for 20 yards.

2007: Got into five games as the No. 2 quarterback ... completed three of his four pass attempts for 35 yards ... went 2-for-2 for 34 yards at Youngstown St. (9/15).

2006: Saw action in three games at quarterback ... went 2-for-2 for 11 yards at New Hampshire (9/16).

2005: Redshirted.

High School: A 2005 graduate of Colonie High School in Colonie, New York ... lettered once in football for the Raiders as a quarterback/safety/receiver ... threw for 570 yards and a pair of scores ... four interceptions on defense ... also played basketball ... team's most outstanding player in hoops.

Personal: Born Daniel Brian Sweeney on June 4, 1987 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida ... son of Brian and Deborah Sweeney ... two sisters ... enrolled in MBA program.