At Delaware: Fourth-year member of the squad as a walk-on • junior who will add support to the Blue Hen wide receiver corps.
2012 Season: Backup wide receiver • saw first action of career when he played in second half of late season win over Rhode Island • did not record a statistic • team went 5-6 for head coach K.C. Keeler.
2011 Season: Backup wide receiver as a redshirt freshman • did not see game action • team went 7-4 under Keeler.
2010 Season: Backup wide receiver • did not see game action and retained freshman eligibility • team went 12-3 and advanced to the NCAA FCS national championship game under Keeler.
High School: Three-sport standout in football, basketball, and baseball at Audubon High School • attended same high school as former Delaware All-American quarterback and current Baltimore Ravens star Joe Flacco • played wide receiver, tight end, defensive end, and linebacker for head coach Ralph Schiavo in football • did not play football as a senior after breaking his arm for a second time • three-year letterwinner in football and team captain as a senior • played forward in basketball and was a two-year letterwinner and senior captain • played outfield, first base, and pitcher in baseball • two-year letterwinner and captain as a senior • earned first team all-conference honors and led team to state final • Spanish and math National Honor Society.
Personal: Joseph Ryan "Joe" Furlong, Jr. • born Sept. 18, 1991 • son of Joe and Jen Furlong • exercise science major with a minor in strength & conditioning • oldest of our children • father is a former New Jersey state trooper • enjoys reading and music in his spare time • cousin, Brandon Hill, plays quarterback for former Delaware rival Massachusetts • cousin, Jim Ryan, played professional football for the Denver Broncos.