- 2014 Rimington Trophy Watch List Member
- Allstate AFCA Good Works Team Nominee
- 2014 All-Big Ten Academic Selection
- 2014 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award Recipient
As a Junior (2013): An All-Academic ACC selection ... a member of the team’s leadership council ... received The Public Service Award at the team banquet for his service to the community as a student-athlete ... started 13 games at center as a part of a line that helped Maryland pass for over 3,000 yards for the first time since 1994 ... helped Brandon Ross achieve a career-high 149 yards rushing against Old Dominion (9/7) ... helped the Terps average 179.3 yards a game on the ground over the first six contests ... helped Brown go for 122 rushing yards against Connecticut (9/14) ... helped pave the way for Brandon Ross’ 88 yards against Virginia (10/12) ... enabled C.J. Brown to tie a season high with 122 yards rushing against Virginia Tech (11/16) ... enabled the Terps to rush for 179 yards at NC State (11/30) including a season-high 138 for C.J. Brown.
As a Sophomore (2012): Started seven games at center and played in nine … helped hold William & Mary without a sack (9/1) … part of the line that helped lead Maryland to rush for 144 yards against Temple (9/8) … earned the offensive game ball for his play against the Owls … helped open lanes for Wes Brown to set career-highs with 14 rushes for 74 yards (5.3 avg.) and one touchdown vs. Connecticut (9/15) … missed the NC State (10/20) and Boston College (10/27) games with an ankle injury … returned against Georgia Tech (11/3) and played a reserve role… played a reserve role on the line that helped Maryland run for 139 yards against Clemson (11/10)… did not play in the Florida State (11/17 game … started the final game of the season at North Carolina (11/24) and helped lead the Terps to 188 yards rushing.
As a Redshirt Freshman (2011): Saw action in five games at center, including two starts …. helped the offense rank third in the ACC in rushing (169.3 yards per game) and fourth in fewest sacks allowed (1.4 pg) … saw time as a reserve in the season opener vs. Miami (9/5) … helped the team run for 198 yards against Towson (10/1), including 102 by Davin Meggett, while holding the Tigers without a sack … played extensively vs. Notre Dame (11/12) after replacing an injured Bennett Fulper … started the final two games of the season - Wake Forest (11/19) and NC State (11/26) - for Fulper.
As a Freshman (2010): Served a redshirt season … listed as a reserve at center.
At Abington Heights High School: A 2009 first-team Class AAA All-Pennsylvania selection … also selected to the Pennsylvania Sports Writers all-state team after his senior season … the No. 10-ranked offensive guard in the nation by Scout.com … the No. 15-ranked offensive guard in the nation by Rivals.com … the 18th-best player in the state of Pennsylvania according to Rivals.com … ranked the No. 21 offensive guard in the nation by Scouts, Inc. … led the Comets to the 2009 District II Championship … honored with the 2009 Hookey Reap Award, which goes to the top offensive lineman in Lackawanna County … selected to participate in the 2010 Big 33 Football Classic … also considered Pittsburgh, Rutgers, Connecticut, West Virginia and Minnesota … coached by Joe Repshis.
Personal: Born in Scranton, Pa. … father is Conan Conaboy … interned with the U.S. Marshal’s Service prior to the 2014 seasons ... president of the Maryland chapter of Uplifting Athletes ... organized hospital visits with teammates to University of Maryland Children’s Hospital and NIH ... organized the Relay for Life in high school which raised money for cancer patients … chose Maryland because of the home-like environment and football facilities … graduated with a degree in criminology and criminal justice ... currently working towards his master’s degree in business and management.