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A non-scholarship player entering his third year in the program... a local player who joined the program in 2010.
2011 (redshirt freshman):
Did not see game action.
2010 (true freshman):
Woodward Academy... played four seasons of football as a kicking specialist and wide receiver for coach Mark Miller... earned all-area honors as a punter in 2009... also earned three varsity letters in soccer... helped lead soccer team to three straight regional championships... named to the academic honor roll four straight years... member of the National Honor Society.
Full name is Michael Robert McDonald... parents are Robert McDonald and Chris Wood... has one sibling, Brandon Wood... chose Tech because of the engineering school, athletics and because it's close to home... hobbies include fishing... began playing football in 8th grade... majoring in material sciences and engineering.