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Signed by Tampa Bay to the practice squad on October 9, 2017. Promoted to the active roster on November 29, 2017.
ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL:
Originally entered the NFL as a seventh-round pick (250th overall) with the Detroit Lions in the 2017 NFL Draft.
Spent the offseason and preseason with Tampa Bay, then spent the regular season on the team's practice squad.
Played in three games during his rookie season. Made NFL debut at Green Bay (12/3).
Played in a reserve role vs. Detroit (12/10).
Played in a reserve role vs. Atlanta (12/18).
Inactive at Carolina (12/24).
Played in 49 games at Eastern Michigan (2012-16), recording 166 tackles, 33.5 tackles for loss, 20.0 sacks, eight passes defensed and seven forced fumbles.
Recorded a career-best 14.5 tackles for loss, 8.5 sacks and five forced fumbles as a senior (2016), accumulating 42 tackles in 13 games.
Sat out the 2015 season as a medical redshirt.
Named first team All-MAC as a junior (2014), leading the MAC with 7.5 sacks and adding a career-best 64 tackles with 14 tackles for loss and two forced fumbles in 12 games played.
Honored with the John E. Borowiec Most Valuable Defensive Player Award in back-to-back seasons (2013-14) during his time with the Eagles and as the 2014 Team MVP at the end-of-year banquet.
Played in all 12 games as a sophomore (2013), collecting 44 tackles, five tackles for loss, four sacks and three passes defensed.
Appeared in all 12 games as a freshman (2012), recording 16 tackles.
Recognized as the E-Gridiron Group Defensive Newcomer of the Year at the team's 2012 banquet.
Majored in communications.
Attended Saint Rita High School (Chicago, Illinois).
Named 2011 Chicago Tribune All-State honorable mention, Chicago Sun Times All-Area honorable mention and first team All-Catholic League Blue.
Led his team to a Catholic League Championship in 2010.
Son of James O'Connor and Donna Craig.
Born Patrick Joseph O'Connor on November 1, 1993.