John William FitzPatrick is currently playing the position of a tight end for the National Football League’s Atlanta Falcons, was born on March 9, 2000. At Georgia, he played collegiate football.
FitzPatrick attended Marist High School while growing up in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a three-star prospect who chose Georgia over offers from Alabama, UCLA, and Virginia to play collegiate football. FitzPatrick sat out his actual freshman year.
He caught ten passes for 95 yards and one touchdown as a redshirt sophomore. As the Bulldogs won the 2022 College Football Playoff National Championship, FitzPatrick caught six passes for 83 yards while playing in all 15 of Georgia’s games with seven starts as a redshirt junior.
With fractures in both of his feet, he had played for the majority of the season. FitzPatrick announced his intention to participate in the 2022 NFL Draft after the season ended.
Who Drafted John FitzPatrick?
The Atlanta Falcons drafted John FitzPatrick with the 213th pick in the sixth round of the 2022 NFL Draft. On September 1, 2022, he was put on injured reserve.
Following the end of the preseason, John FitzPatrick was added to the 53-man roster of the Falcons.