2023 PFN Player Profile: Getting to know CB East TE/LB Jack Donnelly
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Billy Splain | May 5, 2023
TE/ HBack / LB
Central Bucks East
Class Of 2024
HT/WT 6’2 235
36 Receptions 571 Yards 4 TDs 10 TFLs
1st Team All State 1st Team All Area 1st Team All League
Head Coach John Donnelly says “Jack was a 1st Team All State (6A), 1st Team All Area, and 1st Team All League selection at Tight End in his junior season. He lead the state at the 6A level for tight ends with receptions and yards gained. He has shown the ability to play on and off the ball as well as attached and detached. He will be moving from outside to inside LB this season. Jack has also handled the punting duties the last two seasons. We expect him to be a leader for us on both sides of the ball this year”.
LET’S GET TO KNOW JACK
Why do you play football?
I was surrounded by the sport at a young age and fell in love with it.
Who is your favorite sports star and WHY?
Michael Mayer TE at Notre Dame. I try to replicate my game after his.
Do you have a favorite play you remember the most? Explain:
I had a big 3rd down conversion on a catch vs North Penn to help set up a score.
What was last years season like for you?
Pretty solid we finished 8-3
What are your goals for this coming season?
Win the CB Cup, win the league, and advance in playoffs.
Who is the best player you ever lined up against?
Yazeed Haynes from North Penn
What stadium, HS/college/pro would you love to visit for a game?
What is your favorite Pro team, any sport?
What game, yours, college or pro, was your favorite game you watched and why?
Eagles Super Bowl win
Name one thing that you’d love to do in football that may never happen?
Do a backflip after a touchdown
Who is your mentor, the person you want to be like? WHY?
I have certain people I look up to. However, I am trying to be my own person.
When you aren’t playing, practicing or training for sports, what is your go to activity and why?
Reselling sneakers, I enjoy learning about all the different shoes. Also it makes me money but does not feel like work.
What is your favorite football memory to date?
Beating North Penn this year
What is your favorite play to run?
What restaurant is your go to when you need a big meal?
Which one? Sheetz or Wawa
Wawa all day
What is your favorite vacation destination?
New Hampshire Lake Region
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