Nineteen earn academic honors for the spring semester
Yellow Jackets one-third through spring drills
The Yellow Jackets have won five straight and 12 of their last 13 home openers
A non-scholarship player who joined the program in August of 2010... a hard-worker from Marist School, which has been a pipeline to Tech over the years... maintains a good attitude while working with the scout team.
2012 (sophomore): Saw action in one game -- vs. Presbyterian (Sept. 8).
2011 (redshirt freshman): Saw action in two games -- vs. Western Carolina and Kansas.
2010 (true freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Marist School... played four seasons of football for coach Alan Chadwick... served one year as team captain... played quarterback, running back and safety... played in the state championship game as a senior... that game was played in the Georgia Dome... also ran track for three seasons under former Yellow Jacket Antonio McKay.
Personal: Full name is Samuel Joseph Vincent McNearney... parents are Gerry and Lisa... has four siblings -- Gerard, Stephen, Jack and Gus... Stephen graduated from Georgia Tech in 2009... cousin, Mehan Loftis, also graduated from Tech in `07... born Aug. 30, 1991 in Overland Park, Kan... lived for three years in Lawrence, Kan... made the Dean's List in the fall of 2012... majoring in management.