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Sam McNearney
Sam McNearney

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Marist School

Height / Weight:
5-6 / 178

Position:
AB

Birthdate:
08/30/1991



08/17/2014

#TGW: A Hard-Working Trio

Sam McNearney, Joshua Rogers and Adrian Gardner went from walk-ons to scholarship athletes

08/17/2013

Jackets End #GTCAMP13 With Saturday Scrimmage

Tech scrimmaged under unseasonable conditions at Bobby Dodd Stadium

05/10/2013

Dean's List Includes 19 Yellow Jacket Football Players

Nineteen earn academic honors for the spring semester

04/01/2013

Spring Practice Update #5

Yellow Jackets one-third through spring drills

09/05/2012

Tech Hosts Presbyterian Saturday Night On The Flats

The Yellow Jackets have won five straight and 12 of their last 13 home openers

A fifth-year senior non-scholarship player... a hard worker who has played a key role on the scout team... comes from Atlanta's Marist School, which has been a pipeline to Tech over the years... a good student who made the Dean's List and the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2013 (junior): Played in three games -- vs. Elon, Syracuse and Alabama A&M... both rushing attempts came vs. Alabama A&M (Nov. 23).

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, 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.

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