2010: Appeared in three games. Posted nine tackles (five solo). Made a career-high five tackles (two solo) against New Haven (10/2). Finished with three tackles (all solo) in shutout victory at Pace (10/16).
2009: Appeared in seven games. Finished with three tackles (two solo) and a blocked kick. Had a tackle assist in collegiate debut at Glenville State (8/27). Posted a solo stop against American International (9/11). Blocked a punt that set up a touchdown in win over Saint Anselm (10/24). Capped season with a solo tackle in win over #24 Bentley (11/7).
Prep: Prepped one year at Saint Thomas More School. Served as team captain. Earned Player of the Week honors three times. Also played lacrosse.
High School: 2008 graduate of Stonington High School. Four year letterwinner for coach A.J. Massingale, serving as team captain his junior and senior years. Earned All-Conference honors as a senior. Named Offenseive Lineman of the Year his senior season, helping team to ECC Championship. Also lettered in basketball, track and field, and lacrosse.
Personal: Born September 25, 1989, in Stonington, Conn. Son of Edward and Karen Gaffney of Stonington. Has a brother, Dan (31) and two sisters, Amy (28) and Christina (25). Majoring in communication, with a minor in business management. Greatest sports moment was winning his high school's Thanksgiving Day game. Aspires to become a football coach. Supports the New England Patriots, Boston Celtics and New York Yankees. Lists Ray Lewis as a favorite athlete.