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Donovan McDonald
Player Profile:
Donovan McDonald 3108846
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 181
Year: Senior
Hometown: West Orange, N.J.
High School: Montclair High School/Fork Union Military Academy
Experience: Transfer

2018: Appeared in 11 games. … Led the team with 27 kickoff returns for 484 yards. … Made 28 catches, totaling 383 yards. … Totaled 89 yards on three catches and scored one touchdown vs. Stony Brook (Nov. 17). … Returned 11 punts, with the longest return being 67 yards vs. Morgan State (Sept. 15).

2017: Appeared in all 11 games, starting seven. ... Led the Great Danes with 1,015 all-purpose yards. ... Second on the team with 339 receiving yards on 29 catches. Caught three TDs. ... Great Danes' primary punt returner averaged 10.1 yards per return, second-best in the CAA. ... Led team with an average of 23.4 yards per kick return. ... Caught five passes for 83 yards and a touchdown at Richmond (Oct. 7). ... Caught three passes for a season-high 88 yards vs. Maine (Oct. 21). 

2016: Spent season at Nebraska, where he provided depth at wide receiver and worked on the scout team. Also competed for Nebraska's track and field team as a sprinter.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Montclair High School in New Jersey as a senior after spending two years at Stroudsburg in Pennsylvania. ... Attended Fork Union Military Academy in fall of 2014. ... Also ran track in high school, competing in the 400 meters.

PERSONAL: Son of RG McDonald and Clarissa Newby. ... Majoring in communications.


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