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2006 Football Roster


DeMarco McNair

Class: r-Jr.
Position: RB
Height: 5-11
Weight: 192 pounds
Previous School: Thomson
Hometown: Thomson, GA

2006: Played in all 13 games and earned one start ... Was second on the team in rushing with a career-best 586 yards on 139 attempts and scored seven touchdowns during the season ... Also added 16 receptions for 139 yards ... Showed a little rust during the spring after sitting out the 2005 season but gained confidence and improved toward the end of spring drills ... Rushed for 32 yards for the Blue team in the Blue-White Spring Game ... Was listed as Eugene Gross' backup coming out of spring practice ... Rushed nine times for 51 yards in the opener against FIU and joined Eugene Gross as the only offensive players to earn a "winning performance" from the coaching staff ... Played 30 snaps against FIU (20 offense, 10 special team's) ... Had 38 plays at Maryland and rushed for 46 yards on 13 attempts to go along with a personal-best three receptions ... Earned a "winning performance" against Tennessee Tech after collecting 29 yards on just five attempts and reeling in one reception ... Led the Blue Raiders in rushing at Oklahoma with 37 yards on nine attempts while returning four kickoffs for 88 yards ... Rushed for 62 yards on 17 attempts and had a 1-yard touchdown run in the win against North Texas and earned a "winning performance" by the coaching staff ... Registered 24 yards rushing and a reception against Louisville ... Rushed for 91 yards and two touchdowns in win over Louisiana-Monroe to go along with two receptions (earned a "winning performance") ... Had a career-best four receptions for 45 yards in the win at Louisiana-Lafayette ... Rushed for 25 yards on five carries and caught a team-high two passes in win over FAU ... Led the Blue Raiders with a career-best 98 yards on just nine attempts to go along with two touchdowns in win over Arkansas State ... Had a 48-yard touchdown run against the Indians ... Registered 33 yards rushing on just seven carries at South Carolina ... Led the Blue Raiders with 62 rushing yards on 15 attempts against Troy ... Rushed for 23 yards and a touchdown in the Motor City Bowl against Central Michigan.

2005: Earned the Blue Raiders' Blue Dawn award in 2005 for his performance in the team's off-season conditioning program ... Sat out the year due to NCAA academic guidelines ... Was able to practice with the team on a daily basis.

2004: Played in all 11 contests, mostly on special teams until the final games of the season ... Rushed 21 times for 112 yards and two touchdowns and caught one pass ... Ranked third on the squad with six special teams tackles, three each on kickoff and punt returns ... First career carry was for a 10-yard score against Arkansas State ... Rushed four times for 11 yards at Florida ... Had two carries versus Idaho and at New Mexico State ... Totaled season-high seven rushes for 13 yards against Louisiana-Monroe ... Carried five times for 71 yards and one TD including team season-long 67-yard run in finale at Troy ... Also caught a 13-yard shuttle pass at Troy.

2003: Sat out the year due to NCAA academic guidelines.

High School: Selected the Georgia AAAA State Player of the Year ... Voted to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Class AAAA all-state team in 2002 while also earning Offensive Player of the Year honors ... During his career, McNair rushed for 4,066 yards and 68 touchdowns while leading Thomson to a 42-8 record in four years ... A three-year letterman and starter for Thomson ... Led team to 2002 AAAA state championship by rushing for 163 yards on 20 carries against Thomson County Central ... Was an honorable mention all-state selection as a junior after rushing for 1,370 yards and 19 touchdowns ... Team went 11-2 in 2001.

Personal: Parent: Jeannie McNair ... Born: 3/21/85 ... Major: Physical Education.



2004 Game-by-Game Stats
2006 Game-by-Game Stats
2007 Game-by-Game Stats