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Marcus McNeill
Marcus McNeill

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Decatur, GA

High School:
Cedar Grove

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 338

Position:
OT

Birthdate:
11/16/1983

Experience:
3L

2005: Presented the Pat Dye Leadership Award for the offense by the coaching staff after spring drills.

2004:
Coaches' All-SEC First-Team selection ... Associated Press All- SEC First-Team member ... Started 28 games in career ... Ended game against Alabama with a 98 percent overall grade, highest among Auburn's starters ... Finished with six rodeo blocks and two pancake blocks against the Crimson Tide ... Finished with highest grade of starters with 99 percent overall with two pancakes and helped Auburn accumulate 404 yards of offense against Georgia ... Graded 91 percent overall with three pancakes against Ole Miss ... Posted the highest grade of the starters with a 97 percent overall including four pancakes against Kentucky ... Named the SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week for his performance against Kentucky ... Helped Auburn accumulate 522 yards of total offense against Arkansas ... Posted highest grade of starters with 94 percent overall with three pancakes against Louisiana Tech ... Had three pancakes and posted a 96 overall grade against Tennessee ... Finished with 98 percent grade on assignments and 93 overall against The Citadel ... Named the Coaches' Offensive Player of the Game for his performance against The Citadel ... For the second straight game, had an overall grade of 92 percent including 97 percent on assignments against LSU ... Posted overall grade of 92 percent with four cockroach blocks and one pancake against Mississippi State ... Graded 92 percent on assignments against Louisiana-Monroe.

2003:
Started 10 games at tackle ... Posted an overall grade of 90 percent against Georgia ... Helped open holes for Carnell Williams to rush for 150 and 185 yards in consecutive games against Arkansas and Tennessee ... Posted a 95 percent on assignments against Arkansas ... Finished with an 89 percent on assignments against Tennessee and helped pave the way for 421 yards of offense ... Held out of the Louisiana-Monroe, Mississippi State and Western Kentucky games ... Finished with an overall grade of 97 percent against Vanderbilt ... Posted highest grade of starters with an 88 percent against USC ... Has started 16 games in his career at tackle.

2002:
Named to SEC All-Freshman team by conference coaches and The Sporting News ... Started six games at tackle and played in 11 games ... Posted the highest grade on the team with an 86 percent on 53 plays against Alabama ... Played 69 plays in a start against Georgia ... Started at tackle and posted an 85 percent grade on 22 plays against Louisiana-Monroe ... Tied for the team lead with 90 percent grade and three pancakes on 67 plays against Ole Miss ... Played 30 plays against LSU at tackle ... Part of the offensive line that earned the Coaches' Offensive Players of the Week honors after the LSU game... Started and played 55 plays against Florida ... Finished with an 82 percent grade on 28 plays against Arkansas ... Started at tackle against Mississippi State and played 48 plays ... In first action against Western Carolina, posted a 89 percent grade on 48 plays ... On 29 plays at tackle, posted a 96 percent grade with one pancake and two rodeo blocks against Vanderbilt.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Graded over 95 percent as an offensive lineman ...Also played defense and totaled 43 tackles and nine sacks as a senior ... A four-year starter on defense ... Orlando Sentinel All-Southern Team ... Atlanta Journal Constitution Georgia Top 50 ... Played in the Georgia/Florida High School All-Star Game ... Rated one of the top three players in Georgia by SuperPrep Magazine ... SuperPrep All-American ... Prep Star/ CBS SportsLine.com Dream Team ... Rated the second best offensive line prospect in the nation by Prep Star ... Max Emfinger Top 125 ... Ranked as the #12 offensive tackle in the nation by Rivals100.com ... Also lettered in basketball, baseball and track ... Finished second in the Class 4A state meet in the shot put.

PERSONAL:
High School teammate of Jonathan Palmer ... Born November 16, 1983 ... Son of James and Leola McNeill.

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