Tommy DeVito QB--New York Giants--Marketing Overview

About Tommy

  • 25 years old
  • Has one brother
  • Grew up in Cedar Grove, New Jersey and attended Don Bosco Preparatory High School; was named first team All-State by MSG and second team All-Metro after passing for 1,800 yards and 18 touchdowns in his junior season
  • Was a highly recruited high school QB who competed in the Elite 11 quarterback competition as well as playing in the Under Armour All-American Game his senior year
  • Committed to play football at Syracuse over other offers from Yale, Boston College, Penn, Rutgers, Maryland, and Temple

College Career/Accolades

  • Played in 24 games with 15 starts over three seasons for Syracuse
  • Ranked in the top 10 all-time at Syracuse in completion percentage (7th, 58.6), passer rating (8th, 128.1), passing yards per game (7th, 144.9), touchdown passes (7th, 27), completions (9th, 305) and passing yards (10th, 3,478)
  • After three years, transferred to Illinois, where he earned the starting quarterback role in 2022; started all 13 games
  • Tied Illini record for a quarterback with three rushing TDs in win at Wisconsin (10/1/22)
  • Illinois record 69.6% completion percentage; ranked fourth in the country for total completion percentage
  • Was named All-Big Ten honorable mention (media)

Pro Career

  • Signed by the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent on April 29, 2023
  • Made his NFL debut on October 29, 2023 in Week 8 against the Jets
  • Threw his very first NFL touchdown in Week 9 against the Raiders while also passing for 175 yards
  • The following week against Dallas, threw for two touchdowns
  • His best rookie performance came in Week 11 against Washington, where he completed 18 of 26 passes for 246 yards and three touchdowns while leading New York to a 31-19 victory
  • Lead the Giants to an impressive Monday Night Football home win against the Packers; passed for 158 yards and a touchdown
  • Named NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his Week 14 performance against Green Bay

The DeVito Effect: A Media Favorite

Since his rookie coming out party in 2023, the New York/New Jersey-area native has become a local and national media-favorite...

Living at Home--Despite his NFL quarterback status, Tommy grabbed headlines by sharing that he still lives at his childhood home in Cedar Grove with his mother due to the proximity to the Giants' team facility

Proud Italian Heritage--Tommy's proud Italian heritage and last name helped give rise to his signature touchdown dance celebration...the one hand pinch above his head has quickly become a viral/fan favorite

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The legend of Tommy DeVito grows: The ‘finger pinch,’ agent Sean Stellato and Mom’s ‘Tommy Cutlets’

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