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7  Darcel McBath
Darcel McBath

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gainesville, Texas

High School:
Gainesville

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 196

Position:
Safety

Birthdate:
10/28/1985

Experience:
3L

Major:
General Studies


2007 - JUNIOR SEASON
All-Big 12 Conference Honorable Mention ... Started all 13 games ... third on the team with 73 tackles ... also had two interceptions and eight pass breakups ... had a tackle against Virginia ... made four stops in the win over Oklahoma ... tied for the team lead with 10 tackles (eight solo) at Texas ... picked up five tackles (four solo) and his team-leading seventh pass break-up at Baylor ... made seven tackles (four solo) including half a tackle for loss against Colorado ... tied for the team lead with ten tackles (six solo) at Missouri ... placed second on the defense with 10 tackles (six solo) and his team-leading sixth pass break-up against Texas A&M ... recorded two tackles, a pass break-up, and recovered his first fumble of the season, returning it 16 yards for a touchdown late in the second quarter against Iowa State ... return marked the first score of his career and put Tech ahead 27-0 ... made two tackles (both solo) and made his first interception of the season in the third quarter against Northwestern State ... interception was the fourth of his career ... tallied four tackles (all solo) at Rice ... tied linebacker Paul Williams for a team-best nine tackles (team-high six solo) against UTEP ... opened his second season as the starter at free safety with five tackles (three solo) and tied for the team-high with two pass break-ups at SMU.

2006 - SOPHOMORE SEASON
All-Big 12 Second Team selection ... 11th among the league's defensive backs in tackles ... third on the team with 75 tackles ... also led with three interceptions, including two against UTEP ... started all 13 games ... posted five tackles against Minnesota in the Insight Bowl ... closed the regular season with five tackles and recorded his team-leading third interception late in the fourth quarter against Oklahoma State ... finished the Texas game with six tackles (four solo) and tallied his fifth pass breakup of the season ... led all defensive backs with seven tackles and a pass break-up at Iowa State ... placed second on the defense at Colorado with eight tackles (six solo) for the fourth time in 2006 ... vsin the Missouri game, tied with fellow safety Joe Garcia for the team lead with eight tackles (two solo) and tallied a pass breakup ... finished third on the defense with eight tackles (two solo) in the win at Texas A&M ... tied for the team lead with five tackles and also broke up his second pass of the season against Southeastern Louisiana ... posted another solid performance against TCU, picking up six tackles (three solo) while also being credited with a quarterback hurry ... starred in only his second career game at free safety, finishing second on the team in tackles with eight and pacing the Red Raider defense with five solo stops at UTEP ... recorded the first and second interceptions of his career, the first Tech defender to come up with two picks in a game since Ryan Aycock accomplished the feat against New Mexico on Sept. 6, 2003 ... also posted his first pass breakup on the season and added half a tackle for loss ... made his first career start against SMU after converting from cornerback ... tripled his tackle total from a season ago, making three stops.

2005 - REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON
Saw action in six games ... spent the first half of the season recovering from a preseason injury ... logged a tackle against Oklahoma State.

2004 - FRESHMAN SEASON
Redshirt season.

GAINESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
Gainesville High School in Gainesville, Texas ... No. 36 cornerback in the country (Rivals100.com) ... District 9-3A Most Valuable Player (Dallas Morning News) ... helped lead GHS to 16-0 mark and Class 3A Division I title ... picked six passes as a defensive back and logged 75 tackles ... caught 14 touchdown passes as a wide receiver ... other numbers include 50 tackles, two punt returns for touchdowns and an interception return for a score ... rushed for 800 yards as a running back ... also recruited by Oklahoma State, Texas A&M and Notre Dame.

PERSONAL
Steven Darcel McBath ... born October 28, 1985, in Gainesville, Texas ... son of Twana McBath ... has three younger sisters, Tiffany, Yolanda and Brittany ... enjoys playing video games and playing basketball ... majoring in general studies.

DEFENSE	G	U-A-TT	TFL	Sack	Int	FR-FF	PBU
2005	6	0-1-1	0.0	0.0	0	0-0	0
2006	13	35-40-75	0.5	0.0	3	0-0	5
2007	13	48-25-73	0.5	0.0	2	1-1	8
TOTALS	32	83-66-149	1.0	0.0	5	1-1	13

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