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2007 Football Roster


DeMarco McNair

Class: r-Sr.
Position: RB
Height: 5-11
Weight: 204 pounds
Previous School: Thomson
Hometown: Thomson, GA

2007: Named honorable mention All-SBC by the leagues coaches and media ... Was second on the team with 505 rushing yards while leading the team in scoring with 78 points ... Led all backs with 22 receptions for 321 yards and four touchdowns ... Played in all 12 games and earned 10 starts while playing a total of 458 snaps ... Had just 16 rushing yards and two receptions at FAU ... Rushed seven times for 72 yards and a touchdown (39 yards) at Louisville while also adding three receptions for 92 yards and a score ... McNair's 78-yard touchdown grab in the first quarter was the longest reception by a running back in school history and matched the sixth longest catch overall ... Had two receptions for 25 yards at LSU to pace the Blue Raiders ... Rushed for 23 yards and two touchdowns against WKU ... Scored twice in the win over FIU with one on the ground and the second coming on a 71-yard reception ... Had 49 yards rushing and a touchdown on 17 attempts while adding three catches against Virginia ... Rushed for 50 yards and a touchdown in win over Memphis to go with a 55-yard reception for another score ... Had 19 rushing attempts for 75 yards against Arkansas State ... Scored three touchdowns (two rushing) and rushed for 62 yards on 11 carries in win over North Texas ... Rushed for 63 yards and a touchdown against ULL to go along with three receptions ... Led the Blue Raiders with 43 yards on the ground while also adding three receptions at Troy.

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" from 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: Liberal Studies.

Rushing Att. Yds. Avg. LG TD
2004 21 112 5.3 67 2
2006 139 586 4.2 48 7
2007 149 505 3.4 39 9
Total 309 1203 3.9 67 18
Receiving Rec. Yds. Avg. LG TD
2004 1 13 13.0 13 0
2006 16 139 8.7 27 0
2007 22 321 14.6 78 4
Total 39 473 12.1 78 4
Total Off. G Plays Run Pass Tot. Avg/G
2004 11 21 112 0 112 10.2
2006 13 139 586 0 586 45.1
2007 12 149 505 0 505 42.1
Total 36 309 1203 0 1203 33.4
All-Purp. Rush Rec PR KR Tot
2004 112 13 0 0 125
2006 586 139 0 155 880
2007 505 321 0 0 826
Total 1203 473 0 155 1831


2004 Game-by-Game Stats
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