Hennessy was a three-year letter winner while playing high school football at Don Bosco Preparatory High School in Ramsey, New Jersey.
He was a significant contributor to the team’s success, which resulted in a record of 35-0 over the course of three years.
In addition, the school won three titles at the state level and was recognized as the national champion by USA Today in both 2009 and 2011.
According to Kohl’s, he was the ninth best long snapper in the country for the class of 2012 in the United States.
Between the years 2013 and 2016, Hennessy was a member of the Duke University Blue Devils football team. In 2012, he featured in the unofficial “redshirt” season.
He played 149 total snaps in 2013 while starting all 14 games. Additionally, Hennessy recorded a single solo tackle.
During the 2014 season, he started all 13 games and played 133 total snaps. Additionally, he had one solo tackle and one assisted tackle on his stat sheet. During the 2015 season, Hennessy started all 13 games and played a total of 144 snaps.
According to NFLDraftScout.com, Hennessy was ranked as the 19th best long snapper available in the 2017 NFL Draft.
What position is Thomas Hennessy?
Thomas Hennessy plays as a long snapper for the New York Jets of the National Football League.