A three-year starter as the short-snapper (PAT/FG) ... enabled the Terps to go without a blocked kick his final three seasons.
as a Senior (2007): Played in all 13 games, serving as the short-snapper on place kicks ... no Terp place-kicks were blocked.
as a Junior (2006): Played in all 13 games, serving as the Terps' short-snapper on place kicks ... unit did not allow a blocked kick.
as a Sophomore (2005): Played in all 11 games, serving as the Terps' first stringer on short snaps (kicks) ... was part of a unit that did not allow a blocked kick.
as a Redshirt Freshman (2004): Did not see game action.
as a Freshman (2003): Redshirt season.
at River Hill High School: A three-year letterwinner ... recorded nine tackles on special teams his senior year ... received the Minds In Motion Scholar-Athlete Award in 2000, 2001 and 2002 ... a recipient of the Boosters Athletic Scholarship Award for excellence in athletics and academics in 2003 ... coached by Brian Van Deusen.
Personal: Born Aug.12, 1984 in Philadelphia, Pa. ... parents are Diane and James McDermond ... majored in criminology and criminal justice, and maintained over a 3.0 GPA ... graduated in December, 2007.