|51 Connor Itani
Vying for the backup long snapper role behind two-year starter Kelly Mason ... Impressed the coaches with his work habits ... Played in the Blue/White Spring Game, handling his snaps capably.
2013 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: A three-year starter at McLean High School, where he played for Coach Jim Patrick ... Played linebacker in addition to long snapper ... Helped the Highlanders to an 8-3 record as a sophomore ... Was named "Highlander Scholar-Athlete" ... Lettered twice as a long-stick midfielder on the lacrosse team ... Three-year letterman in track and field, handling the shot put and discus throw ... Won the Angus Award in recognition of his total of eight varsity letters in high school ... Also received scholar-athlete recognition in lacrosse and track ... Head of his school's "Undeniable Challenge" project and also worked Food for African Aid ... Received the school's Community Service Award .. Honor-roll student.
Personal: Born in Fairfax, Va. ... Son of Lori Lenehan and Maher Itani ... Lori was a cheerleader at George Washington University ... Plans a major in mechanical engineering ... One of his hobbies is taking care of foster dogs.
Connor Says ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: doing research and development for the Department of Defense ... I couldn't live without: my dog, Bear ... If I could witness any event, past, present or future, it would be: D-Day ... My favorite part of game day is: running on the field ... My hidden talent is: fun facts.