Will Dissly

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Will Dissly
No. 88 – Seattle Seahawks
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Born: Bozeman, Montana
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 267 lb (121 kg)
Career information
High school: Bozeman (MT)
College: Washington
NFL Draft: 2018 / Round: 4 / Pick: 120
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Will Dissly is an American football tight end for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Washington Huskies.[1] Dissly was Montana's Gatorade High School Player of the Year in 2013.[2]

High school career

Dissly's Bozeman High School team won the state championship his senior year.[3] He played on both sides of the ball, recording 57 tackles and 11 receiving touchdowns while being named Montana's Gatorade High School Player of the Year.[3] He originally committed to Boise State[4] but then followed Chris Petersen to the Washington Huskies.[5]

College career

Between his sophomore and junior seasons of college, he transitioned from defensive end to tight end.[1] His first reception, against Sacramento State, went for a 27-yard touchdown.[2] After garnering only four receptions as a junior, Dissly had 21 catches as a senior.[6] Most reports projected Dissly as a blocking tight end.[1][3][7]

Professional career

Dissly was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the fourth round (120th overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft.[8][9]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Washington Football Juggernaut, TE Will Dissly, among Mayock's Top 5". The Husky Haul. February 25, 2018. Retrieved April 29, 2018. 
  2. ^ a b "2018 NFL Draft Profiles: Tight End Will Dissly". UW Dawg Pound. April 25, 2018. Retrieved April 29, 2018. 
  3. ^ a b c Appelgate, Michael. "Homegrown player Dissly ready for NFL". Bozeman Daily Chronicle. Retrieved April 29, 2018. 
  4. ^ O'Neill, Kane. "Bozeman standout Will Dissly commits to Boise State". KECI. Retrieved April 29, 2018. 
  5. ^ Hansen, Kyle (April 25, 2018). "Bozeman's Will Dissly 'just a kid from Montana' as NFL Draft approaches". 406 MT SPORTS. Retrieved April 29, 2018. 
  6. ^ "Will Dissly College Stats | College Football at Sports-Reference.com". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved April 29, 2018. 
  7. ^ "Will Dissly - 11382 | Draft Analyst". draftanalyst.com. Retrieved April 29, 2018. 
  8. ^ Lewis, Derek (April 29, 2018). "Seahawks select Will Dissly with the 120th pick in the NFL Draft". 247Sports.com. Retrieved April 29, 2018. 
  9. ^ Boyle, John (April 29, 2018). "Seahawks Select Washington Tight End Will Dissly In Fourth Round Of 2018 Draft". Seattle Seahawks. Retrieved April 29, 2018. 

External links

  • Washington Huskies bio
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