Justin O'Connell

Justin O’Connell joined Double G Sports in May of 2012. He is a New Jersey native and currently 21 years old. Justin loves and appreciates almost every sport; he also follows pretty much every sport and has a great deal of knowledge of most sports subjects. Justin currently attends Rutgers University and will be covering the sports there, along with the New York Jets. You can follow him on Twitter @j0c1990.

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By Justin O'Connell On Sunday, March 16th, 2014

Women’s History Month Interview Series: Maggie Parker, The Women Who Made History On A Bull

In a sport that is dominated by testosterone, Maggie Parker has proven you do not need a pair of balls to become a professional bull rider, instead all you need is desire and drive. Maggie Parker has made history More...

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By Justin O'Connell On Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Women’s History Month Interview Series: Former Rutgers Softball Star Lindsey Curran Now Coaching Scarlet Knights

Lindsey Curran during her playing days at Rutgers. (Image via Rutgers Athletics) For Lindsey Curran, four years at Rutgers was not enough. After an exceptional four-year playing career on Rutgers softball team, More...

By Justin O'Connell On Friday, January 31st, 2014

Cromartie Will Not Need Hip Surgery: Gets the A-OK from Doctor

(USATSI) Antonio Cromartie has been a staple for the New York Jets secondary during his entire duration with the team, as he has the ability to run, jump, and cut with the most elite defensive backs and opposing More...

By Justin O'Connell On Friday, January 17th, 2014

Extending Rex Ryan’s Contract Was Right Move for New York Jets

(USATSI) One of the worst positions to be in, in any professional sport is a lame-duck coach, the only thing that is worse is getting fired. ESPN broke the story early on Thursday that the New York Jets and head More...

By Justin O'Connell On Saturday, November 16th, 2013

NY Jets Sign Ed Reed

Old friends reunited Thursday in New York as Ed Reed joined the New York Jets to play for Rex Ryan one last time. The two seem to be giddy that they are working together and it may just spark the fire that Reed More...

By Justin O'Connell On Friday, November 15th, 2013

Jets Returning From Bye Healthier And Ready To Make Run At Playoffs

(Robert Deutsch/USA TODAY Sports) The once ranked 32nd (in ESPN preseason power rankings), the New York Jets are now 5-4 and in position to make the playoffs. What is even more impressive is that they did this More...

By Justin O'Connell On Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Key To Success: 5 Reasons the Jets Defeated the Saints

This NFL season has been just as unpredictable as the play of the New York Jets. Sunday marked the day that the Jets announced to the NFL that they are a legitimate playoff contender and can compete with the best More...

By Justin O'Connell On Thursday, October 24th, 2013

Geno Smith Looking for More Consistent Play As Development Continues

Geno Smith (Photo: Getty Images) Through the first seven games of the 2013 NFL schedule, the New York Jets have taken on the style of their quarterback. This is not uncommon in football, but when the quarterback More...

By Justin O'Connell On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Pushing Through: Jets Come Back For Overtime Win

Nick Folk celebrates his game-winning field goal in overtime. (Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports) After two consecutive seasons without a win against the New England Patriots, the New York Jets played their best More...

By Justin O'Connell On Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

What We Learned From Jets Loss to Steelers

This week spelled upset for the New York Jets, as they were coming off of a short week and the Pittsburgh Steelers had two weeks to prepare for them. Not to mention the Jets were probably still on a high from the More...

By Justin O'Connell On Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Jets vs. Titans Preview: Back to Music City

A win against the Tennessee Titans could change the way everyone looks at the Jets. Granted the Titans are not a powerhouse in the AFC, but their record is still 2-1, and they are 1-0 at home. The Titans have a More...

By Justin O'Connell On Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Fordham Rams Remain Undefeated After Dominating Columbia

(Photo from FordhamObserver.com) Bronx, NY – After two close games, the Fordham Rams took their frustration out on the Columbia Lions, with a 52-7 victory, in the Bronx on Saturday. The Rams went into halftime More...