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#25 Tony McRae
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 172
Year: Junior
Hometown: Laurinburg, N.C.
High School: Scotland County

Breakdown: Had an excellent freshman campaign in which he played a significant role on defense and special teams…Doubled as a backup safety and cornerback…Also returned kick offs for the Aggies…Has big-play ability with speed, but also has big-hit ability with his strength…Comes from a strong high school program in Scotland County High School…Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.4 seconds…Can also broad jump 10-feet, 3 ½ inches and possesses a vertical jump of 33 inches…Bench presses 320 pounds, power cleans 240 pounds and squats 365 pounds…Can bench press 225 pounds 13 times.

2012 Season: Played in 11 games with three starts…Made 14 solo and nine assisted tackles for a total of 23…Also had four passes defended and a recovered fumble…Made three starts at left cornerback to replace Ayodeji Olatoye who had to play free safety in place of an injured Isaiah Martin…Ranked fourth among Aggie defensive backs in tackles during the season…Made his first career start at Bethune-Cookman on Oct. 6…Broke up two passes in the Aggies’ 38-10 win over Howard on Oct. 13…Made five tackles, all assisted, and had one pass breakup in the Aggies 24-12 loss…Also had a start against Florida A&M on Nov. 3, where he made six tackles, all solo, in the Aggies’ 16-3 win.

High School: Led his team to a 15-0 record and a No. 1 ranking in the state (N.C.) and the Class 4A Championship title...McRae ran for 96 yards and three touchdowns in the title game against New Bern High School....Earned honorable mention all-conference honors...Named to the 2011 All-Cape Fear Region team by the Fayetteville Observer.

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