Patrick Downey
Date of birth: (1974-06-21) June 21, 1974 (age 46)
Place of birth: Salem, Massachusetts
Career information
Position(s): Center
College: New Hampshire
 As player:
1999, 2001
San Diego Chargers
Nashville Kats (AFL)
New England Patriots
Atlanta Falcons
Washington Redskins
Colorado Crush (AFL)
Playing stats at

For the New Zealand Lawyer see: Pat Downey

Pat Downey (born June 21, 1974 in Salem, Massachusetts) is a former American football center in the National Football League for the San Diego Chargers, the New England Patriots, and the Washington Redskins. Downey was also with the Atlanta Falcons in 2002 as a member of their Practice Squad. He played in the NFL Europe League in 2002 for the Frankfurt Galaxy where he started at both Center and Guard. Downey also got after it in the Arena Football League for the Nashville Kats, where he played in the Arena Bowl in 2000 and 2001, and for John Elway's Colorado Crush in 2004. He was a two sport all-star in football and track & field at Bishop Fenwick High School in Peabody, Massachusetts. Downey was a two-time all-star in football and was named captain of the Harry Agganis All-Star Classic. He also holds the school record in the shot put (53'6") for track & field. Pat did a postgraduate year at Worcester Academy where he was named MVP of the Hilltoppers 1992 Football Team as a center. Downey received a full-athletic scholarship to play college football at the University of New Hampshire, a national powerhouse Division 1-AA program. At UNH, Downey was named Team Captain in 1997 and was a Two-Time All-Star. He was named First Team All-Atlantic 10, First Team All-East and First Team All-New England for the Wildcats.

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