EAGLE ALUMNI

Brian Finneran - Villanova

Brian Finneran

Brad and Brian Finneran were not only brothers, they were twins. So it was fitting that they both received football scholarships together to Villanova where they continued to dominate their opponents at the receiver position.

In 1997 Brian Finneran won the Walter Payton award which recognizes the top Division I-AA Football player in the nation. Brian joins past winners such as NFL stars John Friesz, Steve McNair, and Dave Meggett.

Prior to the 1998 season, Brian Signed with the Seattle Seahwaks making him the second eagle to reach the professional ranks, and the first to reach the NFL. From Seattle, Brian played for the NFL Europe Barcelona Dragons where he was named All-NFL Europe. He then went on to have a lengthly career playing for the Atlanta Falcons.