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40   Frank McDonald
Frank McDonald

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Lunenburg, Mass.

High School:
Kent

Last College:
Northeastern

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 235

Position:
FB

Birthdate:
10/01/1982


As A Redshirt Junior In 2005:Played in seven games as a reserve fullback ... Started season opener at Richmond (9/1) ... Caught one six-yard pass against Rhode Island (9/24).

General: Starting fullback heading into training camp ... Transferred to UMass prior to the 2004 season from Northeastern to continue to play for Coach Don Brown, who recruited him and coached him two years with the Huskies ... Expected to make a tremendous impact in his first season playing for the Minutemen ... Can run the ball and block well.

As A Junior In 2004: Sat out the season after transferring to UMass from Northeastern.

As A Sophomore In 2003: Did not play football.

As A Freshman In 2002 (at Northeastern): Played in nine games as a reserve fullback ... Rushed eight times for 16 yards including one touchdown ... Caught two passes for 11 yards.

Before UMass: Spent one postgraduate year at the Kent School in Kent, Connecticut ... Graduated from Fitchburg High School ... Played fullback and linebacker for head coach Ray Cosenza ... Led team to 12-0 record as a senior winning the Central Mass Division 1 Super Bowl ... Rushed for more than 1,500 yards and 28 touchdowns as a senior ... Served as team captain ... Named to All-State, All-Powerbar All-Star Teams ... Member of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette Super Team and the Fitchburg Sentinel and Enterprise All-Star Team ... Named Team MVP as a senior and team's Defensive MVP as a sophomore.

Personal: Frank Lloyd McDonald ... Born October 1, 1982 in Fitchburg, Mass. ... Son of Debra and Frank McDonald ... Brother of Nicholas, Megan and Justin ... Majoring in Sociology.

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