Honors: 2012 – Voted by his teammates as one of five permanent team captains … Voted Second Team All-SBC … Named Second Team All-SBC by CollegeSportsMadness.com … Named Most Improved Strength Training Defensive Lineman at the conclusion of spring drills … 2011 – Named Second Team All-SBC by College Sports Madness and Third Team by Phil Steele … Presented the James E. Walker Junior Academic Award … Named Honorable Mention All-Sun Belt … 2010 – Earned the most improved defensive lineman award and the most improved strength training award for defensive linemen.
2012: Started all 12 games … Finished year with 34 tackles, including 5.0 TFLs, two sacks, a team-best four hurries and two fumble recoveries … Led all linemen with 648 snaps, including a season-high 74 against ULM … Had five tackles, including two TFLs against McNeese … Registered a sack and a fumble recovery in win over FAU … Turned in a sack at USA … Had four tackles and a fumble recovery in win over Troy … Credited with six stops in final game at ASU.
2011: Played and started all 12 games … Led all defensive linemen with 867 snaps played while earning 21 winning grades from the coaches … Ended the year with a career-best 54 tackles to go with five hurries, four pass breakups, 4.5 TFLs, 2.5 sacks, and a fumble recovery … Collected four tackles, a half sack, and three pass breakups in first start at Purdue … Registered a personal-best 10 tackles against GT … Turned in three tackles at Troy, including a sack and two TFLs … Added six tackles and four quarterback hurries against WKU … Had three tackles, including a sack and a fumble recovery at FAU … Also had three stops at Tennessee … Had five tackles at ULM … Turned in six stops and a hurry against ASU, while collecting five tackles and a pass breakup against FIU … Led MT with seven stops at North Texas.
2010: Played in all 13 games and was in on 471 total snaps ... Had 30 or more snaps in a game 12 times ... Earned nine winning grades from the coaches ... Registered 18 total tackles for year to go with one TFL ... Collected four tackles in 37 snaps against Minnesota ... Had two stops at Louisiana and ASU ... Also recorded two tackles against FAU.
2009: Saw action in 11 games and had 106 total snaps ... Saw a season-high 22 snaps against Memphis ... Earned two winning grades from the coaching staff ... Finished the year with four total tackles and an assisted sack ... Played in his first collegiate game against Memphis at defensive end ... Had one tackle each against North Texas, Troy, FAU and FIU ... Turned in a half sack in win over FIU.
High School: A two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Named the Defensive Player of the Year by the Times Georgian in 2008 ... Voted first team Region 5-AAAA ... Collected 86 tackles, 11 sacks, seven forced fumbles, and four recovered fumbles his senior year at Villa Rica as team went 8-3 ... Also lettered in basketball ... Played for Coach Rob Cleveland ... Runs a 4.7 40.
Full Name: Harold Omar McLendon ... Parents: Doug and Ola McLendon ... Born: 2/13/91 ... Major: Undecided.