Duke Football BIO
57 Thomas Hennessy
2015: Returning starting long snapper ... over the past two seasons, has helped Duke convert 32-of-40 (.800) field goal attempts and all 108 PAT tries as the Blue Devils have averaged 32.59 points per game ... Duke joins Florida State and Wake Forest as the only ACC teams without a missed PAT attempt over the past two seasons ... has helped the Blue Devils rank among the ACC’s leaders in net punting in each of the past two seasons (4th in both 2013 & 2014) ... integral member of Duke’s special teams units which include All-America kicker Ross Martin and All-America punter Will Monday ... in 27 games (27 starts), has three tackles ... on the field for 282 career snaps.
2014: Started all 13 games as the long snapper on both punts and placement kicks ... part of a kick placement unit that converted 19-of-21 field goal attempts and all 50 PAT tries as Duke led the ACC in both field goal percentage (.905) and PAT percentage (1.000) ... member of a punt unit that ranked fourth in the ACC in net punting (39.73) after yielding a league-low 33 total return yards ... component of Duke’s placement kick unit that helped K Ross Martin establish school single-season record for total points (107) and set Duke standard for consecutive PATs (110) ... logged a pair of tackles ... played 133 snaps.
2013: Started all 14 games as the long snapper on both punts and placement kicks ... helped the Blue Devils convert 13-of-19 field goals and all 58 PAT attempts while setting a school single-season record with 459 total points ... part of a punt unit that ranked fourth in the ACC in net punting (37.8) ... credited with one tackle ... played 149 snaps.
2012: Did not see game action.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Three-year letterman at Don Bosco Prep under coach Greg Toal … rated the No. 9 long snapper in the nation by Kohl’s … helped team to three-year ledger of 35-0 with two national championships (2009 & 2011 by USA Today) and three state crowns.
PERSONAL: Son of Andrea and Tom Hennessy … born June 11, 1994 ... majoring in biology while minoring in psychology ... also pursuing a certificate in markets and management.