Conor McDermott was drafted by the New England Patriots in the sixth round (211th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft.
Began college career as a tight end before changing positions to offensive tackle.
2016 - Senior Year
Started all 12 games at left tackle.
Named to the watch list for the Outland Trophy and Rotary Lombardi Award.
Named second-team All-Pac-12 Conference as selected by the coaches.
2015 - Junior Year
Started 12 games at offensive tackle.
Was a Second-team All-Pac-12 Conference selection.
Anchored an offensive line that surrendered just 14 quarterback sacks, the second-lowest total in school history.
Helped pave the way on the ground for running back Paul Perkins, the third-leading rusher in school history who posted a second-straight 1,000-yard season.
2014 - Sophomore Year
Made his first career start as a blocking tight end vs. Oregon (10/11).
Started the last seven games of the season at left tackle.
Helped block for Pac-12 rushing leader Paul Perkins.
2013 - Redshirt Freshman Year
Saw his first playing action on special teams and as a reserve along the offensive line.
Saw action as a reserve at Stanford (10/19), but was injured and sat out the balance of the season.
Granted a substitute year of eligibility due to medical hardship.
2012 - Freshman Year
Did not see game action in his first year in the program.
Played four varsity seasons of football at tight end, offensive and defensive tackle for Ensworth, HS in Nashville, TN. His teams posted a 39-8 record in those four seasons. Was named to the 2010 Tennessee All-Conf. team after his squad won the 2010 State HS football championship.
Was the team captain for his football team in 2009 and 2011.
Also played basketball for three seasons. Team was ranked #1 in the state in 2011 and he averaged 15.2 ppg, 8.5 rpg, 1.8 spg in his senior season. Was a finalist for the McDonald's All-America team and was named Tennessee's Mr. Basketball for Div. II-AA
Team won the state basketball championship in 2009, pitching in with 17 points and 13 rebounds.
Has one brother, Kevin, a long snapper on the UCLA team from 2009-2012 who has gone on to play in the NFL with the San Francisco 49ers, Baltimore Ravens and Minnesota Vikings
Earned a spot on the Athletic Director's Academic Honor Roll in Fall 2012.