1 Derek O'Connor
1 Derek O'Connor
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185
Year: RS Sophomore
Hometown: Bourbonnais, Ill.
High School: Bishop McNamara
Position: WR

2012: Played in 10 games in 2012 and caught 49 balls for 661 yards and three touchdowns. He also returned 10 punts for 46 yards, or a 4.6 yard average. He was also named to the Academic All-Pioneer League First Team.

2011:  PFL Academic Honor Roll...played against both Davidson and Morehead State.

2010:  Did not see varsity action in his initial season at Butler...named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll.

Personal:  Chemistry major...born 2/7/92...son of Kelly and Linda O’Connor.

High School:  Two-year All-Conference performer at Bishop McNamara High School...played both wide receiver and quarterback...team captain and MVP as a senior...earned All-Area and Academic All-State honors in 2009...caught 37 passes, including nine touchdown catches as a junior...passed for more than 1000 yards and 14 TDs as a senior...four-year varsity starter on high school’s basketball squad (two-time MVP and All-Area performer)...High School Coach:  Rich Zinanni.