UNC Football Bio
52 Tommy Hatton
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Highly-rated talent who is quick off the ball and has a bright future. 

Redshirt Freshman Season - 2016
Talented redshirt freshman who helped solidify the left guard position after Caleb Peterson was lost for the year due to injury • Had a pair of knockdowns against NC State • Graded out at 82 percent with nine knockdown blocks in the win over The Citadel • Tallied 10 knockdown blocks and graded out at 79 percent at Duke • Continued his strong play in the win over Georgia Tech, grading out at 90 percent and registering a team-high nine knockdowns • Had perhaps his best game to date in the win at Virginia, finishing with a team-best 90 percent grade • Earned ACC Offensive Lineman and Rookie of the Week honors for his performance in Charlottesville • Tied a season high with 10 knockdowns in the win at Miami • Had four knockdowns against Virginia Tech • Returned to the lineup at Florida State after missing three games • Started the season opener against Georgia at right guard.

St. Joseph's High School
Four-star prospect at center by Scout.com • Played in the Under Armour All-American game • Tough, physical player who plays hard • Played his senior season while recovering from surgery on his leg • Listed the No. 1 player in New Jersey, the No. 1 player in the Northeast and the No. 2 center in the country by Scout.com • Member of the Scout 300 team • Listed as the No. 2 center in the country by ESPN.com • Ranked the No. 4 center in the country by 247sports.com • Considered the No. 2 center nationally by Rivals.com • Member of the Rivals250 • Played nearly every position on the offensive line for an offense that generated nearly 4,000 rushing yards with four tailbacks and a 1,900-yard passer • Earned all-state honors from NJ.com • Was MVP of “The Opening,” prestigious invite-only national offseason football showcase held at Nike headquarters in Oregon prior to his senior season • Honor roll student • High school head football coach was Augie Hoffmann.

Nickname is “TT” • If he could choose an NFL team to play for, it would be the New York Giants • His dream job is to be a financial planner • His New Year's resolution was to get into UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School • People say he looks like a penguin • His favorite TV show is “The Blacklist” • His favorite food is New Jersey style pizza • The people who had the biggest impact on his life are his parents Mindy and Ken Hatton • Birthday is April 30 • Enrolled in the General College.

Position: Center
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 285
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Glen Rock, N.J.
High School: St. Joseph's
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