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95   Kevin McNeil
Kevin McNeil

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kingsland, GA

High School:
Camden County

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 257

Position:
DE


11/04/2006

Florida State 33, Virginia 0 - November 4, 2006

Florida State 33, Virginia 0 - November 4, 2006 (photos courtesy of Associated Press)

2009 Outlook: Will enter pre-season as the starter at one defensive end spot...will be asked to replace Neefy Moffett opposite Markus White who is slated to take over for second-round draft pick Everette Brown...McNeil and White are charged with trying to replace two players who combined for 19 sacks and 32.5 tackles for loss in 2008...has played in 22 games in his career at Florida State...leads all current Seminoles in career sacks with six...just outside of the top 10 in the ACC for current career sack leaders...enters the season with 26 total tackles of which 9.5 have come behind the line of scrimmage...almost 37% of his career tackles have been for negative yardage.

2008: The back-up to Neefy Moffett at the left defensive end position...played in a career-high 12 games with action coming at the defensive end position in each game but the Seminoles' victory over Maryland...earned 10 total tackles including a single-season career-high 4.0 quarterback sacks...continued to get into the opponent's backfield as he recorded 4.5 tackles for loss giving him 9.5 tackles for loss in his first two seasons...almost half of his tackle total came as tackles for loss (4.5 of 9.0)...his season-high of two tackles came in the regular season finale versus Florida...has played in 22 games in the first two years of his career at Florida State.

2007: Did not play this season.

2006: Played in the Seminoles' final 10 games of the season and earned starting assignments against Boston College and Wake Forest at the left end position...was cleared by the NCAA Clearinghouse following the Seminoles' third game of the season and played in each of Florida State's remaining games...was cleared to play by the NCAA on Sept. 15, moved into his dormitory room on Sept. 17 and played in his first game against Rice on Sept. 23...earned two tackles and forced a fumble in his first career game...totaled 16 tackles and ranked among the team leaders in tackles for minus yardage (five) and quarterback sacks (three)...tied for third on the team in sacks with three despite playing in three fewer games than most of the regulars on the defensive line...career-high five tackles in the Seminoles' victory over Western Michigan...a career-high two quarterback sacks against Virginia.

High School: Graduated from Camden County in 2006...a four star recruit and No. 20 strong-side defensive end in the country according to Rivals.com...member of a Camden County team that has won 56 consecutive regular season games, a Georgia state record...a three-star prospect and No. 48 defensive end in the country as rated by Scout.com...named the Region 3-5A Defensive Player of the Year as a senior...earned all-state first team honors from the Atlanta Journal- Constitution in 2005 after recording 88 tackles and seven sacks...led his high school team to an undefeated finish during his senior season...earned Camden's "Super Cat" Award for a power clean of 325 lbs...selected Florida State over Georgia and Louisville.

Personal: Born Sept. 19, 1987...major is social science.

Career-Highs:
Tackles 5, Western Michigan, 2006
TFL 2.5, Virginia, 2006
Sacks 2, Virginia, 2006

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