96  David McNair
David McNair

RS Senior

Dunn, NC

High School:
Hargrave Military

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 256

Defensive End


A returning Tiger letterman in the defensive front who enters the fall as a starter at defensive end ... Was named as one of the winners of the Chris Faros Most Improved Player Awards in spring drills ... Received his first letter as a Tiger while working as a defensive end in 2002 ... Was moved from defensive line to tight end in the fall of 2001 but went back to defense in the spring of 2002 ... 2003: Worked as a backup at defensive end until starter Treveco Lucas was injured in the UAB game ... Played every series against the Blazers except the opening series of plays ... Logged three tackles against UAB ... Was his most extended play since arriving at Memphis ... Started his first game as a Tiger against Mississippi State ... Had three tackles and one quarterback sack in the MSU contest ... Started the Conference USA game with Houston and was credited with four tackles and his second quarterback sack of the season ... Had a season and career-high four tackles in the Tigers' road win over Tulane in the Superdome ... Registered two stops against East Carolina ... Had tipped pass that led to Eric Taylor's interception return for a touchdown against Louisville ... Credited with two tackles in the Tigers' win over Cincinnati ... Logged one solo tackle in Memphis' win over North Texas in the 2003 New Orleans Bowl ... Finished the season with 22 tackles, including 14 solos, two tackles for lost yardage, three quarterback sacks for minus 23 yards and three pass breakups ... 2002: Appeared in three games for Memphis in 2002 ... Lettered while playing in three games for the Tigers in 2002 ... Appeared in the Murray State game, where he registered two tackles ... The appearance against Murray State marked his first collegiate action, and his two tackles were the first of his career at Memphis ... Also logged game time in the Tigers' win over Tulane and in the victory of Army ... Worked as a defensive end for Memphis playing behind Mowbray Rowand and LaVale Washington ... Finished the season with two tackles ... Worked at defensive end with Treveco Lucas and Shakorr Bryant during the spring of 2002 ... 2001: Spent part of the fall of 2001 rehabbing his knee ... Worked at tight end after recovering from knee surgery in July ... Returned to the practice field in late September and was immediately moved to tight end to fill the void left by the injury to Marcus West ... Spent the fall working with the offensive scout team ... Worked each day against the number one defense ... Did not participate with the Tigers in the spring of 2001 ... 2000: A defensive lineman/defensive end for the Tigers who was redshirted during the 2000 season ... Spent the fall working with the Memphis defensive scout team and worked against the number one offensive unit ... Has four years of eligibility remaining at Memphis ... Prep: Lettered at Hargrave Military Academy while working as both a defensive end and outside linebacker ... Posted a 40-yard dash time of 4.81 at Hargrave ... Committed to North Carolina State after prep career ... Is the son of David and Vickie McNair ... Played for coach Lonnie Messick at Hargrave Military Academy ... Born: 3/26/80.

Tackles	G/S 	UT 	AT 	Tot. 	FR 	Int 	TFL	Sack
2002	3/0	2	0	2	0	0-0	0-0	0-0
2003	13/3	14	8	22	0	0-0	2-15	3-23

2004 12/12 25 24 49 0 0-0 3-5 1-2 Total 28/15 40 33 73 0 0-0 5-20 4-25

McNAIR'S CAREER HIGHS Most Tackles/Game: 4 vs Houston & Tulane (`03) Most Solo Tackles/Game: 4 vs Tulane (`03) Most Assisted Tackles/Game: 2 vs UAB & Houston (`03) Most Quarterback Sacks/Game: 1 three times

Rotating image
Twitter Facebook YouTube Instagram Tumblr FourSquare Pintrist