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Ren McKinnon
Ren McKinnon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
West Charlotte

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 220

Position:
QB


2006: Did not see any action due to recovery from an injury, earning a medical redshirt to return this season...

2005: Played in 10 games during his junior year... Had his first collegiate reception during the Mansfield game for 17 yards... Racked up 16 kickoff returns that totaled 386 yards... His strongest game was at Appalachian State with five kickoff returns for 126 yards, the longest return being 35... Had a season long 38-yard return in the home win over Mansfield... Shifted from quarterback to wide receiver during the 2005 spring drills...

2004: Played in seven games, starting the last three of the year... Was third on the team in rushing with 24 carries for 317 yards and four touchdowns, averaging 13.2 yards per carry... Sealed CCU's win at Gardner-Webb by coming off the bench and rushing for 75 yards on eight carries and one touchdown in just over one quarter of play... Had a career-high 116 rushing yards on seven carries, including a 59-yard run, and was 8-for-10 passing for 79 yards and a touchdown in the season-ending victory over Charleston Southern... Had a season-high 84 yards passing and a touchdown in the home win over Savannah State... 2003: Saw action in nine games his freshman season, starting against North Greenville and Gardner-Webb... Had his best passing game of the year at Jacksonville, going 12-for-19 for 128 yards and no interceptions... Also rushed for 189 yards on 39 carries for the season, fourth most on the squad, and added four rushing touchdowns... Scored on a 49-yard run against Davidson, the second-longest run from scrimmage of the season...

High School: A three-year letterwinner in football... Paced the Lions to a berth in the Sweet 16 in North Carolina's Class 4A playoffs his final year... Led his team to a 28-20 win in the playoffs over North Forsyth... Threw for 2,165 yards and 20 touchdowns as a senior, completing 158 of 282 attempts on the year... Also ran for 712 yards and 12 touchdowns on 100 carries... His 2,165 passing yards ranked 14th in the state... Earned Charlotte-area Player of the Week honors after recording 108 yards rushing with five touchdowns and 181 yards passing and another touchdown... Was a finalist for Student-Athlete of the Year in the Charlotte Observer area... Served as team captain of both the football and baseball teams as senior... A three-sport athlete, he earned three letters in baseball and one in swimming at West Charlotte... A member of the National Honor Society, Order of the Lion, Who's Who and the National Vocational-Technical Honor Society...

Personal: Full name: Elliott Reynolds McKinnon, Jr. ... Son of Elliott and Anne McKinnon... Double major in management and marketing.