Height /Weight: 6-4 / 200
Hometown: Myrtle Beach, S.C.
High School: Stephen Decatur HS (Md.)
At Delaware: Third-year quarterback on the team...will battle with projected starter Trevor Sasek and redshirt freshman Justin Burns to replace All American and CAA Player of the Year Pat Devlin...expected to take over holding duties on placements for Ed Wagner…athletic quarterback with a strong accurate arm...has added 15 lbs. to his frame…can make throws on the run...makes quick reads to find the open receiver...not afraid to run with the ball if no one is open down field….has seen action in two career games, both against league foe Towson…completed 9 of 15 passes for 73 yards, fired a 17-yard scoring pass to Bobby Russo, rushed for a two-yard touchdown, and caught his own five-yard pass in the spring game…has switched number from No. 10 to 9.
2010 Season: Saw action in one game for the Blue Hens...entered game vs. Towson midway through the fourth quarter and led the team on a scoring drive resulting in Walter Davis' 10-yard touchdown...completed his only pass attempt of the year to Bobby Russo for 30 yards...also ran three times but lost eight yards...was spun around in mid-air while gaining a first down on one of the running plays…team went 12-3 and advanced to the FCS national title game under head coach K.C. Keeler.
2009 Season: Made great improvements throughout his true freshman season and saw an increased role as the No. 2 quarterback behind Devlin with the departure of backup Sean Hakes mid-season…saw first career game action vs. Towson in week seven…had three carries for 24 yards (8.0 avg.) vs. Towson with one incomplete pass attempt…had season-long run of 13 yards in same game…team went 6-5 under Keeler.
High School: Attended Punahou Academy in Honolulu, Hawaii for two years before moving to the mainland and attending Stephen Decatur High School for two years...two-year junior varsity standout in football and basketball and Punahou...competed in football, basketball, and track and field at Stephen Decatur...two-year starter at quarterback in football for head coach Bob Knox...led team to 8-3 mark as a senior and 7-3 record as a junior...earned honorable mention All-State honors as a senior when he was named the Bayside Conference Player of the Year...set conference and school records for passing yards and touchdowns in a season...two-year starting point guard in basketball...team's leading scorer as a senior when he earned all-conference honors...competed just one season in track but captured conference triple jump and 4 x 400 meter relay title as a junior...National Honor Society student.
Personal: Timothy Mark Donnelly...born January 8, 1991 in Florida...son of Mark and Diane Donnelly...older brother, Ben, attends Elon University...communications major at Delaware...worked on campus television show with teammate MikeMilburn last seaon...will serve as a volunteer in UD athletics media relations office in 2011-12…avid golfer...father attended University of Massachusetts and mother attended Appalachian State...cousin, Sean Glennon, played quarterback at Virginia Tech…cousin, Mike Glennon, Sean's brother, plays quarterback at North Carolina State and could be the starter this fall.
Career Offensive Statistics at Delaware
Career-High Passing Yards: 30 yards vs. Towson, 2010
Career-High RushingYards: 24 yards vs. Towson, 2009