Honors: 2013 – Voted Honorable Mention All-C-USA.
2013: Played in nine games and had one start … Finished with 27 total tackles, including 5.0 TFLs, and 1.0 sacks … Played 242 total snaps with 184 coming in second half of season … Made first career start as a true freshman against WCU and had two assisted tackles … Suffered a knee injury against WCU and missed the UNC, Memphis, FAU, and BYU games … Returned against ECU and had two tackles … Had five tackles, including two TFLs and a sack against Marshall in a season-high 36 snaps … Credited with four tackles, including two TFLs in win over UAB … Added four stops against FIU … Had three tackles, including a TFL in win over Southern Miss … Turned in three solo stops against UTEP … Added four tackles in bowl game against Navy.
High School: As a senior at Ware County High School he earned all-state honors while also being voted the Atlanta Journal-Constitution 5A Defensive Player of the Year and the Region Defensive Player of the Year ... Turned in 127 tackles, six sacks, 27 TFLs, three pass breakups, and blocked two field goals in 2012 ... Also had 51 knockdowns as a tight end ... Lettered in football and track ... Played for Coach Ed Dudley.
Full Name: Jimal L. McBride ... Parents: Jimmy McBride and Rhonda Burse ... Born: 11/30/94.