OG Connor Hanratty
Observer Sports Staff | Thursday, February 3, 2011
OG, ��ɉ�ɉ��, 300 pounds, 6’4″
New Canaan High School
New Canaan, CT
It looks like being Irish runs in the family as Conor’s father, Terry, was an All-American quarterback for Notre Dame in the 1960’s. But rather than hurling touchdowns like his father, Hanratty will be protecting the quarterback in Kelly’s offense.
The lineman learned from legendary coach Lou Marinelli at New Canaan High in Connecticut (where he won two state championships) and will probably make the switch from tackle to guard, enabling him to use his agility to serve as the critical pulling guard.
He possesses solid pass protection skills and footwork, fitting the mold of a spread-style lineman but does need work on his run blocking and downfield blocking.