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2011 Football Roster


Sancho McDonald

Class: Sr.
Position: WR
Height: 6-3
Weight: 212 pounds
Previous School: Booker T. Washington
Hometown: Miami, FL

Honors: 2011 – Earned the most improved strength training award for wide receivers following spring drills … 2010 – Earned the most improved wide receiver award … 2009 - Earned the most improved strength training award for wide receivers at the conclusion of spring drills … 2008 - Named to the Daily News Journal All-Sun Belt Freshman Team.

Career: Ended career ranked ninth in all-time receptions and eighth in receiving yards.

2011: Played in all 12 games and had seven starts … Had 567 total snaps to rank second among receivers and had two winning grades from the coaches … Finished year with 35 receptions for 384 yards and six touchdowns … Had six plays of 20 or more yards … Turned in four receptions for 61 yards and a touchdown at Purdue … Led MT with five catches for 44 yards and a touchdown against GT … Hauled in five passes for 83 yards and a touchdown at Troy … Had four catches for 51 yards and a touchdown against WKU (TD came in first overtime) … Registered five receptions for 57 yards in win at FAU … Added three catches at Tennessee and ULM … Had two catches against ASU, including one for a touchdown.

2010: Played in 13 games and earned 11 starts ... Second among receivers with 520 total snaps ... Earned six winning grades from the coaches ... Third on the team in receptions with 21 for 321 yards and a touchdown ... Had a 22-yard touchdown reception against Minnesota ...Turned in four receptions for 39 yards against APSU ... Reeled in two receptions each against Memphis and Louisiana ... Had a 43-yard reception for his only catch against North Texas ... Hauled in three receptions for 64 yards at FIU ... Had three catches for 43 yards in bowl game against Miami.

2009: Played in all 13 games and had three starts ... Turned in 407 total snaps including a season-high 46 against FIU ... Earned seven winning grades from the coaching staff ... Finished the year with 24 receptions for 255 yards and two touchdowns ... Had two catches and a touchdown in win over Maryland ... Led the Blue Raiders with five receptions for 74 yards at North Texas ... Registered three receptions for a team-high 50 yards and a touchdown in win over FIU ... Also had three catches against Louisiana ... Had three receptions at ULM ... Added two catches for 15 yards in New Orleans Bowl win over USM.

2008: Played in all 12 games and had 373 total snaps to rank fifth among the receivers ... Finished fifth on the team with 26 catches for 308 yards and three touchdowns ... Earned five winning grades from the coaches ... Led the Blue Raiders with six receptions for 65 yards in his first college game against Troy ... Had four catches, including his first career touchdown, in a win over Maryland ... Collected two receptions for 46 yards in win over ULM ... Hauled in four catches for 56 yards and a touchdown against WKU ... Saved his best game for last as he equaled his personal-best with six catches and set a new career mark with 98 yards and a touchdown against Louisiana in the season finale.

High School: A three-star recruit by Rivals.com who was rated the number 15 dual-threat quarterback in the country ... Rated one of the top 100 recruits in the state of Florida by Rivals.com (87) ... BTW faced Summerville (Moncks Corner, SC) in an ESPN nationally televised showcase game and McDonald led BTW to a convincing 36-3 win while completing 12 of 19 passes for 244 yards and a touchdown ... Helped lead BTW to a perfect 15-0 record and a state championship his senior year ... Missed most of his senior year due to an injury ... Earned all-state honors ... Led team to 4A state semifinals as a junior.

Full Name: Sancho Deon McDonald ... Parents: Milton Coats and Tonya Coats... Born: 10/3/89 ... Major: Undecided.