Conor Francis McDermott is well-known as an American football offensive tackle for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at UCLA and was drafted by the New England Patriots in the sixth round of the 2017 NFL Draft.

Conor was selected by the New England Patriots in the sixth round (211th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft. He was waived on September 2, 2017. On September 3, 2017, McDermott was claimed off waivers by the Buffalo Bills.

On September 1, 2021, Conor was placed on injured reserve. He was activated on November 13. In a December 26 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Conor recorded the first touchdown of his career, catching a pass from Zach Wilson to extend the Jets’ lead in the game.

Conor McDermott (Photo Credit: NFL Trade Rumors)

On March 9, 2022, Conor re-signed with the Jets. He was released on October 17 and re-signed to the practice squad.

Conor is currently 30 years of age and was born on October 19, 1992, in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S. His older brother, Kevin McDermott, also played college football at UCLA and is currently the starting long snapper for the Minnesota Vikings.

Is Sean McDermott related to Conor McDermott?

Conor has no relation to Sean McDermott, who is the head coach of the Buffalo Bills.

Sean was born on March 21, 1974, in Omaha, Nebraska, and he is 49 years old and grew up in the Philadelphia suburbs. His family lived in West Chester and Paoli before settling in Lansdale when McDermott was in second grade.

Sean first attended North Penn High School before transferring to La Salle College High School, where he was named All-Southeastern Pennsylvania at defensive back in 1992 and graduated in 1993.

Sean McDermott (Photo Credit: WROC)

Sean was also a national prep champion wrestler in 1992 and 1993. He received a bachelor’s degree in finance while at the College of William and Mary, where he was an all-conference safety (1997).

Sean began his NFL coaching career as an assistant for the Philadelphia Eagles in 2001, serving as defensive coordinator from 2009 to 2010, and was later the defensive coordinator of the Carolina Panthers from 2011 to 2016.



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