Kevin O’Connell: New England’s REAL Future


Published: March 28, 2009


... with the Patriots, and in the NFL.

"He shows great poise, good arm strength and good accuracy with excellent mobility," said Belichick.

Playing at the underachieving San Diego State University, he was not highly recruited coming out of college even though he set multiple records in SDSU's passing records, and rushing records.

However, O'Connell shined at the NFL combine last year, and it earned him an early-round draft pick with the New England Patriots.

For O'Connell he couldn't have been put in a better situation. Not only was he on a winning team that could compete for Super Bowl's every year, he was going to be mentored by arguably one of the best quarterbacks in the game; Tom Brady.

With Tom Brady's injury, Matt Cassel became the starter and took his team to an 11-5 record. It also got him a starting job with the Kansas City Chiefs.

That leaves O' Connell to be the second quarterback on the depth chart right behind future Hall of ...

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