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Shane McCord

| | College: Kentucky
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2007 Season

Appeared in five games as a true freshman … Logged three tackles on the season … Made a high of two tackles in the win over Kent State.

High School

A pass-rush power during his career at Hart County HS in Hartwell, Ga. … Totaled 24 quarterback sacks during his junior and senior seasons … Three-year starter at defensive tackle, he also saw playing time at defensive end, linebacker, offensive tackle, and tight end … Despite being limited early in his senior season because of a knee injury, he made 66 tackles, 18 tackles for loss, including six sacks, along with 12 quarterback hurries … His junior stats featured 84 tackles, 28 for loss, including 18 sacks … Team went 27-10 during his three seasons and advanced to the state playoffs each year in the challenging Georgia Class AAA ranks … Best year came when he was a senior, when Hart County was 10-3 and reached the quarterfinals before losing to the eventual state champion … All-state as a senior by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution … Two-year selection on the All-Northeast Georgia team … Played in the Georgia North-South All-Star Game and blocked a field goal for the winning North team … The No. 27 prospect in the talent-rich state of Georgia according to SuperPrep … An All-South Region honoree by PrepStar … The No. 60 defensive tackle in the nation by Scout.com … Rejoins his cousin and former Hart County teammate Sam Maxwell at UK … Coached by Joby Scroggs … "Shane has tremendous strength and speed," Scroggs said. "He's also one of the most personable young men you'd ever want to meet. He's full of life, always smiling. He loves football, loves practice, loves the games. He made it fun to coach." … A four-year letterman in wrestling, winning the area meet twice and placing second in the state in the heavyweight division his junior year … A three-year letterman in track and field, competing in the shot put, discus throw, and 4x400-meter relay … Also played soccer his freshman year before switching to track and field … Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes … Won a national scholar-athlete award … Picked Kentucky over Clemson.


Born in Royston, Ga. … Son of Janie McCord, Leonard Oglesby, and Larry McCord … Plans a major in physical therapy.

Latest News
11/29/2010 - Senior DT Shane McCord has risen to starter status with Mark Crawford suspended for the rest of the season. Sophomore SLB Ridge Wilson made his first start of the season against Tennessee. Sophomore CB Martavius Neloms sat out the first half of the Tennessee game due to being suspended by the SEC for a fighting ejection against Vanderbilt on Nov. 13. - The Sports Xchange

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