Football

@NDFootball


 

  Mike McNair
Mike McNair
Player Profile
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Corona del Mar, CA

High School:
Mater Dei

Weight:
242

Position:
Fullback

Birthdate:
03/24/1980

HS Coach:
Bruce Rollinson

A definite part of the '99 mix at fullback, where Joey Goodspeed, Tom Lopienski and Jason Murray all could also play roles in filling vacancy left by graduated starter Jamie Spencer . . . proved he had a role to play right away as freshman in '98 . . . excellent runner who has worked hard to perfect blocking skills . . . solid, all-around athlete with skills to make even greater impact this fall . . . finished strong last spring, with 46 rushing yards on 11 carries to lead Gold unit in '99 Blue-Gold spring finale.

AS A FRESHMAN: Played in 11 games in '98 as rookie Irish fullback, including vs. Georgia Tech in '99 Gator Bowl . . . worked mainly in short-yardage and goal-line situations as blocking back . . . merited playing time in every '98 contest except LSU . . . made 30 regular-season special team appearances.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: USA Today first-team prep All-American . . . rated 20th best player nationally by Chicago Sun-Times and 47th best player by The Sporting News . . . rated one of top 100 players nationally by Dallas Morning News . . . first team selection on Best of the West team by Long Beach Press-Telegram . . . earned three letters in football at Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, Calif.. . . . rushed for school-record 2,671 yards as senior in '97, carrying 336 times and scoring 33 touchdowns . . . career totals included 4,112 rushing yards, 563 carries and 55 TDs while helping team to three straight league crowns . . . led team to Southern Section Division I California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) title and was named CIF player of the year . . . Orange County Register co-player of the year . . . captain of team and MVP as senior . . . helped team to state title as junior and combined three-year record of 39-1 . . . also played linebacker, making 54 tackles, nine sacks as junior . . . two-time first-team all-state and all-CIF . . . rushed for 1,269 yards and 18 TDs as junior . . . selected for California-Texas Shrine prep all-star game and Orange County all-star game . . . earned four letters in track (sprints) . . . has run 21.17 in 200 (he won state title as junior), 10.55 in 100 and 4.36 in 40 as track sprint standout . . . ranked in top 10 nationally in 100 and 200 as both junior and senior . . . CIF champion as senior in 100 and 200, as junior in 200 . . . helped team to three straight league titles in track while earning all-league honors each of those seasons . . . captain of track team as senior . . . selected as South Coast League athlete of the year . . . from same high school as senior Irish defensive tackle Brad Williams . . . father Kevin is speed development specialist who works with various professional athletes and teams after running track at Stanford collegiately . . . full name is Michael Kevin McNair . . . second oldest of four children . . . born 3-24-80 in Orange, Calif. . . . enrolled in College of Business Administration.

       G-GS   Time
1998  10-0    6:19

Event Calendar

Delta

September 4
TBA
Texas
Austin, Texas

TBA
September 10
TBA
Nevada
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
September 17
TBA
Michigan State
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
September 24
TBA
Duke
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
October 1
TBA
Syracuse
East Rutherford, N.J.(MetLife Stadium)

TBA
October 8
TBA
North Carolina State
Raleigh, N.C.

TBA
October 15
TBA
Stanford
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
October 29
TBA
Miami
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
November 5
11:30 AM
Navy
Jacksonville, Fla. (EverBank Field)

CBS
November 12
TBA
Army
San Antonio, Texas(Alamodome)

NBC
November 19
TBA
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
November 26
TBA
USC
Los Angeles, Calif.

TBA

Shop Now

Medifast

Auctions

Official ND Online Auctions // Bid Now »

Gear Store

Get your Official ND Gear // Shop Now »

Photo Galleries

Canon

St. Joseph Health System Medifast Delta Canon Visit South Bend Mishawaka