19 - Cory McDonald
Cory McDonald
Height: 6-0
Weight: 190
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Redwood City, Calif.
High School: Redwood City
Position: DB
gp 12
tk 38
sac 0.5
int 1
ffum -

Originally a receiver, Cory made the move to the defensive side of the ball during 2011 spring drills and has added depth to the Tech defense each of the past two years...comes into his senior season primed to add to his playing time, and listed second on the depth chart at the "bandit" linebacker position...impressive work ethic and hustle...has been a key player as a member of the special teams...does all the little things needed to be successful...has made seven appearances on the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

AT TECH (IN 2012): Cory played in every game last season for the Golden Eagles, including a start on Sept. 29, at Murray State... made 20 tackles, five unassisted...posted a career-high six tackles in Tech's overtime victory against UT Martin.

(In 2011): Saw increased playing time his second season on the gridiron for the Golden Eagles, making appearances in all 11 games on the defensive side of the ball...totaled 18 tackles on the year with six coming against Maryville College on Sept. 8...had nine unassisted stops over the course of the season...recorded one pass breakup against EIU on Sept. 17.

(In 2010): Cory was a member of Tech's special teams during his first season in action and played on kickoff cover squad...played in six contests.

(In 2009):
Cory was a redshirt member of the Tech roster in his first season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Cory was a two-year varsity starter for Woodside High School in Woodside, California...as a junior he was chosen the team's Most Valuable Defensive Back when he had 64 solo tackles, 48 assists, three fumble recoveries, three interceptions and 12 passes defended...named to the all-county defensive team...also spent some time as the backup QB and running back...as senior, he was named team captain, was the starting quarterback on a CCS semi-finalist team....threw for more than 1,000 yards with 12 touchdowns and rushed for nine touchdowns,...was the team's second-leading rusher with 823 yards...named San Mateo County athlete of the week, Most Valuable offensive player for the team as well as all-league and all-Daily News...also a three-year starting point guard on the varsity basketball team where he was a team captain and named to all-league teams both his junior and senior years.

PERSONAL: The son of Joe and Sue McDonald, both athletic directors and coaches...full name is Cory James McDonald...birthdate is August 9, 1990, born in Redwood City, Calif...majoring in Exercise Science, Physical Education and Wellness.

Recent Games
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 13 11
Assists 25 12
Tackles 38 23
Tackles per game 3.2 2.9
Sacks 0.5 -
Sack yards 4 -
Interceptions 1 1
Returned for touchdown 0 0
Fumble recoveries - -
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - 0
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - 0
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 - - - - - 0
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - 0
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 - - - - - 0
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - - - - 0
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 - - - - - 0
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 - - - - - 0
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 - - - - - 0
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - - - - 0
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 1 - - - - 0
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 1 - - - - 0
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 1 - - - - 0
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 1 - - - - 0
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 1 - - - - 0
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 1 - - - - 0
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 1 - - - - 0
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 1 - - - - 0
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 1 - - - - 0
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 1 - - - - 0
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 1 - - - - 0
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 1 - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 0 - - - - 0 - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 0 6 6 0.5 4 1.5 5 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 0 2 2 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 0 3 3 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 2 5 7 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 2 0 2 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 0 1 1 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 2 2 4 - - 0 - - - - 1 1 0 - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 1 5 6 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 3 0 3 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 1 1 2 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 2 0 2 - - 0 - - - - - - - 1 - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
Total 12 - - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - - -
September 4 - - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 12 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 12 - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - -
September 4 - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 12 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0

Home 6 - - - - - - - 0
Away 6 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0

Wins 5 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 7 - - - - - - - 0

August 1 - - - - - - - 0
September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 3 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 12 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 12 - - - - 0 .0
Conference 8 - - - - 0 .0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -

Home 6 - - - - 0 .0
Away 6 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -

Wins 5 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 7 - - - - 0 .0

August 1 - - - - 0 .0
September 4 - - - - 0 .0
October 4 - - - - 0 .0
November 3 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - -
Conference 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - -
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
Away 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - -
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
Losses 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - -

August 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
September 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
October 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - -
November 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 12 13 25 38 3.2 0.5 4 1.5 5 - - - 1 1 1 -
Conference 8 11 12 23 2.9 - - 0 - - - - 1 1 1 -
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Home 6 5 20 25 4.2 0.5 4 1.5 5 - - - - - 1 -
Away 6 8 5 13 2.2 - - 0 - - - - 1 1 - -
Neutral - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 5 12 17 3.4 0.5 4 1.5 5 - - - - - 1 -
Losses 7 8 13 21 3.0 - - 0 - - - - 1 1 - -

August 1 0 6 6 6.0 0.5 4 1.5 5 - - - - - - -
September 4 2 10 12 3.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 4 5 8 13 3.2 - - 0 - - - - 1 1 - -
November 3 6 1 7 2.3 - - 0 - - - - - - 1 -