On Macon: A road-grader offensive lineman ... Has great size and tremendous length at 6-6 and 315 pounds ... Has long arms ... Solid addition, who has a bright future.
As a redshirt freshman in 2007: Did not attend UMass.
As a freshman in 2006: Redshirt season as a scout team lineman ... Part of the travel squad every game.
Before UMass: Three year starter at Oliver High School in Pittsburgh, Pa. As a senior, was named to the First Team by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette and Pittsburgh Tribune Review ... Named to the Western Pennsylvania Fabulous 22 All Stars ... Ranked No. 1 lineman in the City League and seventh-best in the state of Pennsylvania ... In addition to playing football, also earned letters in basketball and track & field ... As a junior, was named Second Team All-City and won the gold medal in the discus throw.
Personal: Kevin Tyrone Macon Jr. ... Born Oct. 31, 1988 in the Bronx, N.Y. ... Son of Ferenicia and Kevin Macon ... Majoring in Sociology.