Wakefield, MA–Former Warrior captain, Tom Kelleher, has been named a captain of the North Shore Generals. The General football team is a member of the New England Football League (NEFL), a highly-regarded semi-professional football league founded in 1994.
Kelleher was a two-way standout for the Warriors in the early 2000’s. He was quarterback of the 2001 Superbowl Finalist team that finished 9-2 his junior season. He was named a Middlesex League All-Star his senior season and competed in the Carole Classic All Star game. He was a recipient of the Bob Connor’s Memorial Award in 2002 and was also a captain of the Warriors.
After graduating from Wakefield High School, Kelleher went on to play football at Saint Anselm College. Kelleher was dominate from his linebacker position recording 94 tackles in 2006 and tallying 249 career tackles from 2003 to 2006.
Kelleher recently caught up with Coach Boyages and said, “as far as I know, I am the only rookie to ever be named Captain of this organization. I definitely attribute it to what I learned at Wakefield High School and from the coaching staff of the Warriors.”