Coastal Carolina will learn its postseason fate Sunday when ESPNU telecasts its NCAA FCS selection show from 11 am-Noon.
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2016 (So.): Played in all 12 games, starting each of the first seven … For the second straight year, split time at center with Dom DiGalbo … Although he didn’t start the Presbyterian game, he was still the unit’s top-graded offensive lineman for the contest … Overall, was the team’s top-graded OL a team-best four times (Jacksonville State, Furman, Gardner-Webb and Presbyterian) ... Earned a perfect grade of 100 versus Bryant, but played less than normal ... Ironically, he was not top-graded lineman versus Charleston Southern even though he earned a near CCU record grade of 95 percent.
2015 (Fr.): Played in all 12 games, splitting time at center with Dom DiGalbo and starting the last three games due to an injury to DiGalbo ... Also played on the PAT/FG unit ... Ended up taking nearly 100 more snaps at center ... n his first start, helped Alex Ross tie a school and Big South record with five touchdown passes in a game ... Graded out at 92 percent in his first two starts (Kennesaw State and at Liberty) while getting a grade of 89 in the NCAA playoff game versus The Citadel ... Had 17 knock down blocks and only surrendered 1.5 sacks.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Selected to play in the South Carolina North-South All-Star game … First team AAAA All-State by HSSR.com … Led Hillcrest to 14-1 record a AAAA state championship … As the starting center and starting nose guard, McBride was a part of the school's most stingy defenses and productive offenses in school history … Rams’ head coach Greg Porter said, “McBride is our best overall athlete” … Credited with 36 tackles, including 2.5 sacks and 12.0 for losses … Helped quarterback Colin Sneed throw for over 3,000 yards and 37 touchdowns and running backs Quintavis Ballenger and JD Ballenger rush for over 2,000 yards and 37 TDs.