Three-year letterwinner as Columbia’s long and short snapper … Played in 30 consecutive games as Columbia’s long snapper … Snapped 194 punts, 60 point after attempts and 40 field goals during his three-year career.
Saw action in all 10 games on season as Columbia’s junior long and short snapper … Snapped 50 punts, 28 point after attempts and 13 field goal attempts as a junior …Made two tackles on the season, both on special teams … Made assisted tackle at Marist (Oct. 7) … Registered first tackle of the season in season opener vs. Wagner (Sept. 16).
Played in all 10 games as Columbia’s sophomore long and short snapper … Snapped 78 punts, 16 point after attempts and 13 field goals in 2016 … Made one tackle at Harvard (Nov. 5) on punt coverage.
Played in all 10 games as a first-year long and short snapper ... Snapped 66 punts, 16 point after attempts and 14 field goals in 2015 … Made one unassisted tackle, his first career tackle vs. Brown (Nov. 20).
A 2015 graduate of Loyola Blakefield High School in Towson, Md., where he played three years of varsity football for head coach Brant Hall … Earned the Dennis Woolford Special Teams award and was named a Baltimore Football Foundation Scholar Athlete … Three-sport athlete for the Dons, offensive lineman and a long-snapper on the football field … Ranked the nation’s No. 4 long snapper by Kohl’s 2014 National Scholarship Camp with average snap time of 0.74 … Invited to compete at the National Underclassment Challenge in 2014, a premier camp for underclassmen specialists … Also participated in lacrosse as a defender and track & field as a shot put and discus thrower … His top throw in the discus was a 109-4 throw in 2015.
Born Patrick John Eby on May 24, 1997 … Son of Edward and Laurie Eby … Both parents attended Loyola, Md. … Nationally known for his magic tricks and long snapping tricks … Known for his hustle down the field after long snapping on punts … Made ESPN Sports Center top-10 for his snap in the dorm video in August, 2016 in which he knocked both an apple and paper cup off a friend’s head … Enrolled at Columbia College … Majors in Psychology.