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Jon McGraw
38  Jon McGraw
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Manhattan, Kan.

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200

Position:
Free Safety

2001 (Senior) - Will serve as a team representative and team captain... Leading returning tackler for Wildcats.

2000 (Junior) ? VERIZON ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA FIRST TEAM as selected by College Sports Information Directors of America... VERIZON ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT VII... BANK OF AMERICA COMMUNITY CHAMPION HONOREE... FIRST TEAM ACADEMIC ALL-BIG 12... HONORABLE MENTION ALL-BIG 12 by coaches and AP... Chevrolet/ABC Player of Game for Wildcats vs. Oklahoma (10/14) and Texas A&M (10/28)...

Second on team with 81 tackles? Fifth on team with 10 tackles for loss from defensive back position? Most TFLs by a K-State D-back since Jarrod Cooper had 13 in 1998? Third on team with 10 passes defensed and three interceptions? Five tackles vs. Oklahoma in Big 12 Championship Game (12/2)? Career-high 13 tackles (career-high nine solo) at Texas A&M (10/28) to earn ABC Player of the Game honors... Nine tackles (eight solo), two TFL, two quarterback hurries vs. Texas Tech (10/21)... 12 tackles (eight solo), two sacks (minus-13 yards), interception vs Oklahoma (10/14) to earn ABC Player of the Game honors... Four passes defensed (including a 71-yard touchdown return) at Colorado (9/30).

1999 (Sophomore) - FIRST TEAM ACADEMIC ALL-BIG 12 selection? BANK OF AMERICA COMMUNITY CHAMPION Award winner for K-State in 1999... Saw significant action as a backup safety and in certain passing situations? Special teams standout? Grabbed his only interception of the season in win over Colorado.

1998 (Freshman) - FIRST TEAM ACADEMIC ALL-BIG 12... Made 11 tackles on the season, including seven assisted stops... Forced a fumble against Northeast Louisiana... Made a season-high five stops, including one for a loss in the season-opener against Indiana State... Was placed on scholarship in the spring of 1999 after beginning career as a walk-on.

1997 - Redshirt season as a non-scholarship player.

Riley County HS - Four-year letterwinner and three-year starter in football... Lettered four times in basketball and three times in track... First team all-league, second-team all-area and honorable mention all-state as a junior in 1995... All-Class 3A, third team all-state and 1996 All-Flint Hills Player of the Year by the Manhattan Mercury in 1996... Played in 1997 Kansas Shrine Bowl... First team all-league, second team all-area and honorable mention all-state basketball selection in 1996... State weight-lifting qualifier... Led Riley County to 11-1 mark in 1996 while rushing for 1,066 yards and throwing for another 710, accounting for 28 TDs and 13 PATs... Football coach was Steve Wagner.

Personal - Born April 2, 1979... Parents are Joseph and Darlene McGraw... Business major... Accomplished violin player... Grandfather, William Daniels, played football at K-State from 1928-30.

Bowl Performances ? Played, no stats vs. Purdue in 1998 Builder?s Square Alamo Bowl; one tackle, pass defensed vs. Washington in 1999 Culligan Holiday Bowl... Tied for team-high with four tackles, including three unassisted in 2001 Southwestern Bell Cotton Bowl Classic... Also had two passes defensed, including an interception.

Career stats

?

G

UT-AT-TT

TFL

Sack

QBH

INT

PBU

1998

12

7-4-11

1-1

0-0

n/a

1-3

1

1999

10

18-3-21

0-0

0-0

1

1-0

2

2000

12

57-24-81

10-37

2-2.0

3

3-71

10

Totals

34

82-31-113

11-38

2-2.0

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5-74

13

Career highs - Tackles: 13 at Texas A&M (10/28/00); solo tackles: 9 at Texas A&M (10/28/00); INT: 2 at Colorado (9/30/00); INT return: 71t at Colorado (9/30/00); PBUs: 4 at Colorado (9/30/00).

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