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  • Fri., Apr. 25, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

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  • Mon., Apr. 28, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

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  • Tue., Apr. 29, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

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  • Wed., Apr. 30, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

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  • Thu., May. 01, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

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  • Fri., May. 02, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

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  • Mon., May. 05, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

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  • Tue., May. 06, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

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  • Wed., May. 07, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

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  • Thu., May. 08, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

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  • Fri., May. 09, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

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  • Mon., May. 12, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

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  • Tue., May. 13, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

    Big Blue Kickoff Live is the Giants only web radio show and is the perfect way to start your morning if you’re a Giants fan. Every weekday at 9:30AM, our hosts talk for sixty minutes about the latest Giants news and take your calls about the Big Blue. John Schmeelk, Lance Medow, Anita Marks and Paul Dottino are joined by special guests, break down each week’s game, and get your opinion on the New York Giants. Participate by calling in at 201-939-4513 or by sending questions to #giantschat

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SPOTLIGHT:
Dan Connor
ILB #53
Height:
6-2
Weight:
241
College:
Penn State
Hometown:
Wallingford, PA
Experience:
6

Biography

TRANSACTIONS:
Originally a 3rd round (74th pick overall) draft choice by the Carolina Panthers in 2008…Signed as a free agent by the Dallas Cowboys on March 15, 2012…Signed as a free agent by the Giants on March 16, 2013.
TRANSACTIONS:
Originally a 3rd round (74th pick overall) draft choice by the Carolina Panthers in 2008…Signed as a free agent by the Dallas Cowboys on March 15, 2012…Signed as a free agent by the Giants on March 16, 2013.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
Has played in 56 career games with 27 starts…Career totals include 224 tackles (138 solo), two passes defensed, a sack, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery.

In 2012, played in 14 games with 8 starts in his only season in Dallas…Started 3 games on the weak side and 5 games at middle linebacker…Inactive for 2 games – at Atlanta (11/4) and at Philadelphia (11/11) with a neck injury…Finished season with 58 tackles (41 solo) and a pass defensed…Made his 1st start at weakside backer vs. the Giants (10/28) and had 2 tackles (1 solo)…After missing 2 games, started each of the last 7 contests…Had a season-high 11 tackles (7 solo) vs. New Orleans (12/23)…Followed with 9 tackles (5 solo) at Washington (12/30)…Contributed 6 tackles (4 solo) vs. Philadelphia (12/2) and Pittsburgh (12/16).

In 2011, played in 15 games with a career-high 11 starts and finished 3rd on the team with 87 tackles (53 solo) and 1forced fumble…Added 3 special teams tackles…Took over as the starting middle linebacker in Week 2 following a season-ending injury to Jon Beason at Arizona (9/11)…Was inactive with a shoulder injury at Detroit (11/20)…Forced a fumble, which led to a Panthers touchdown, vs. Tampa Bay (12/24).

In 2010, started all 8 games in which he played at middle linebacker before going on injured reserve with a hip injury on Nov. 9…Recorded 60 tackles (34 solo), 1 sack and 1 pass defensed…Got his 1st career sack at the Giants (9/12)…Credited with a career-high 14 tackles vs. Chicago (10/10)…Suffered a bone chip in his left hip vs. New Orleans (11/8), forcing him to go on I.R.

In 2009, played in all 16 games, primarily as a reserve linebacker…Posted 19 tackles (10 solo), 1 fumble recovery and led the Panthers with 14 special teams tackles…Saw his most extensive action of the season at New England (12/13), where he recorded a season-high 10 tackles and recovered a fumble.

As a rookie in 2008, played in 3 games, primarily on special teams, before suffering a season-ending left knee injury at Minnesota (9/21)…Recorded 4 special teams tackles prior to the injury…Placed on injured reserve on Sept. 23.

COLLEGE:
Played in 45 games with 37 starts at Penn State, where he set a school record with 419 career tackles…Added 14.0 sacks, 3 forced fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries, 4 interceptions, 16 passes defensed and 1 safety…As a senior in 2007, won the Bednarik Award as the nation’s top defensive and was a finalist for the Butkus Award as the nation’s top linebacker)…Named 1st-team All-America and 1st-team All-Big 10…Started all 13 games at middle linebacker, recording a career-high and team-leading 145 tackles, the 2nd-highest single-season total in school history…Added 6.5 sacks, 2 fumble recoveries, 1 interception and 6 pass breakups…Credited with career-best 18 tackles vs. Ohio State and at Temple…As a junior, was a 2nd-team All-America and 2nd-team All-Big 10 and a finalist for the Bednarik Award…Started all 13 games at outside linebacker and finished 2nd on the team with 113 tackles while adding 5 sacks, 3 forced fumbles, 2 interceptions and 2 pass breakups…As a sophomore, played in 9 games with 7 starts, compiling 76 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 1 fumble recovery for a touchdown and 8 pass breakups….As a freshman, was named All-America by The Sporting News…Played in 10 games with 4 starts and ranked 2nd on the team with 85 tackles…Also had a sack and an interception.

PERSONAL:
Majored in crime, law and justice…Earned consensus All-America honors and selected by Parade as the nation’s top prep linebacker at Strath Haven High School in Wallingford, Pa…A 4-year starter, he also rushed for 4,556 yards and 77 touchdowns…Lettered in basketball and track and field.
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 62 216 147 69 1 0 2 0 0 0 -- 0
2013 CAR 5 2 1 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 NYG 1 2 1 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 DAL 14 56 32 24 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2011 CAR 15 75 54 21 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 CAR 8 47 33 14 1 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2009 CAR 16 30 22 8 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 CAR 3 4 4 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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