A big and physical tight end who is solid in run blocking but saw an increased role in the passing game as the 2011 season progressed... Will continue to see time in two-tight end sets as he battles for starting duties.
2011: Played in 12 games, including starts against Missouri, Oklahoma State and Texas A&M... Began the season with a 15-yard reception against Kent State and a career-long 34-yard catch at Miami... Also hauled in one pass for 18 yard against Missouri... Recorded a 15-yard reception against both Oklahoma State and Texas A&M... Hauled in a three-yard touchdown with under a minute left before halftime in the Cotton Bowl.
2010: Saw time in all 13 games, while earning the start against UCF... Recorded the first two catches of his career against the Knights for 23 yards, including an 18-yarder... Caught a 29-yard touchdown reception at Kansas... Also had a two-reception game at Colorado for 24 yards, while also hauling in a two-point conversion.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered three seasons at tight end for the Yellow Jackets... Also lettered one season in basketball and three seasons in baseball.
PERSONAL: Born December 19, 1990... Son of Andre and Robin McDonald... Pursuing a degree in social sciences.