| Mac McWhorter*
|Height / Weight:|
6-4 / 250
Fifth-year walk-on tight end who has played in 32 career games mostly on special teams ... saw action in all 13 games in 2008 ... appeared in all 13 games in 2007 ... saw action in six games in 2006 ... a three-time first-team Academic All-Big 12 selection ... a seven-time member of UT's Athletics Director's Honor Roll ... his father, Mac McWhorter, played football at University of Georgia and is the associate head coach/offensive line coach at Texas.
Appeared in all 13 games at tight end and on special teams ... a first-team Academic All-Big 12 selection.
Appeared in all 13 games on special teams ... also provided depth at tight end ... a first-team Academic All-Big 12 selection.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2006)
Appeared in six games on special teams ... also provided depth at tight end ... a first-team Academic All-Big 12 selection ... redshirted in 2005.
Coached by Doug Fertsch at Westwood H.S. ... an all-district selection at right tackle as a senior ... missed his junior season due to a hand injury ... played soccer on traveling squads before switching to football for high school.
Born in Atlanta, Ga. ... is on pace to graduate this spring with a degree in sports management ... a three-time first-team Academic All-Big 12 selection ... a seven-time member of UT's Athletics Director's Honor Roll ... elected as the College of Education Representative for the UT Student Government ... a prep honor roll student ... active in UT's community service program ... volunteers at Zavala Elementary School ... his father, Mac McWhorter, played football at University of Georgia and is the associate head coach/offensive line coach at Texas ... great, great uncle Bob McWhorter was Georgia's first All-America selection and was inducted into the College Hall of Fame in 1954 ... grandfather, Hamilton P. McWhorter, was drafted by the Milwaukee Braves ... enjoys watching soccer and playing video games.
THE McWHORTER FILE
Nickname: Mac Dutty, Macaroni
During pregame, I like to: Listen to Rage Against the Machine
Favorite TV channel: Fox Soccer Channel
Favorite TV show: Nip/Tuck
I can't believe I watch: One Tree Hill and The O.C.
Favorite movie: Old School
Favorite actress: Cameron Diaz
Sports hero: Cristiano Ronaldo
Favorite superhero: Spiderman
Favorite CD: Sublime
Favorite cartoon character: Cartman (South Park)
Nobody Knows I am: A walking sports encyclopedia
Pet: Cat (Lucy)