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 D.J McFadden
D.J McFadden

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
Independence

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 220

Position:
Quarterback

Experience:
HS


High School: A two-year starter who earned a pair of all-state selections as a junior and senior at Independence High School ... Helped guide the Patriots to back-to-back state titles as their starting quarterback with identical 16-0 records ... Kept IHS's winning streak active, which now spans a national-best 108 straight games, during career (in addition to the program's unprecedented run of seven straight state titles) ... Engineered offensive unit that produced 45.4 points per contest during Independence's five-game post-season schedule which resulted in a 49-19 win over Riverside in the championship game at Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham ... Completed 13-of-20 passes for 159 yards against Riverside, which also included a 13-yard TD pass in the opening quarter, to earn offensive player-of-the-game honors ... Overall, completed 143-of-278 passes for 2,271 yards and 15 touchdowns during senior season which included a No. 1 state rank and a No. 9 national rank according to USA Today ... Accounted for 3,877 air yards and 33 touchdowns on 230-of-464 passing (49.6 percent) as a junior in 2005 ... Named to the Charlotte Observer's all-conference and all-area teams ... Prep coach was Tom Knotts ... Timed at 4.70 in the 40-yard dash ... Possesses a 37.0" vertical leap and a 4.30 shuttle time ...Listed among the top 100 (85th) signal-callers in the nation by Rivals.com... A strong performer in the classroom who owns a 3.00 grade point average.