On McDonald: Offensive lineman who walked on at Maryland in 2002 after spending his first season at the collegiate level at Concord (W. Va.) College ... became an asset in 2003 due to his versatility, as he can play guard or center ... listed as a backup center entering 2005.
2004 (Junior): Saw action in two games ... was in for a total of 32 offensive plays, allowing one sack but commiting no penalties or missed assignments.
2003 (Redshirt Sophomore): Saw action in six games ... did not allow a sack or commit a penalty in 45 plays on the season.
2002 (Sophomore): Redshirt season ... spent season working with the offensive scout team.
2001 (Freshman at CC): Lettered in both football and track at Concord College ... an honorable mention all-conference pick and team Newcomer of the Year ... threw the shot, hammer and discus in track.
High School: A four-year letterwinner and 2001 graduate of Williamsport (Md.) High School ... a second team all-state selection as a senior ... first team all-Washington County as a junior and senior ... team captain ... also ran track and wrestled ... finished second in state as a senior and set a school record for pins as a wrestler ... high school coach was Eric Michael.
Personal: Ryan J. McDonald was born September 10, 1983, in Hagerstown, Md. ... is the son of Edward and Cindy McDonald ... majoring in biological sciences ... nickname is "Mac".