56 Willie McGinnis
56 Willie McGinnis
Height: 6-3
Weight: 303
Year: Senior
Hometown: Norwich, N.Y.
High School: Bainbridge-Guilford
Position: DT

Year G UT AT Total TFL-Yds Sacks Int FF FR PD
2007 Did not play
2008 12 13 19 32 3.5-5 1 0 0 1 1
2009 11 20 21 41 6.5-16 1 0 1 1 0
2010 11 17 24 41 10.5-35 3 0 2 1 0
Career 34 50 64 114 20.5-56 5 0 3 3 1

2010: Started in the Rams' last 34 games at defensive tackle... Registered a sack in each of his last three games... Had four tackles against Buffalo (9/2)... Had four tackles, three which were solo and two tackles coming for a loss of five total yards against Fordham (9/11)... Made three tackles against New Hampshire (9/18)... Made one tackle against Brown (10/2)... Recorded four tackles against William and Mary (10/8)...Had two tackles against Delaware (10/16)... Tallied four tackles against Maine (10/23)...Had six tackles and two forced fumbles against Towson (10/30)... Recorded three tackles against Villanova (11/6)... Posted seven tackles against Richmond (11/13)... Totaled two tackles and one sack against nationally ranked Massachusetts (11/20)... Named to the CAA All-Academic team for the second-consecutive year... Received the Jackie Robinson Scholar-Athlete Award this past spring. 2009: Finished the year with 41 tackles and. 6.5 tackles for loss... Recovered one fumble in the Rams' season-opening victory over Fordham (9/5)... Had five tackles at Massachusetts (9/19)... Recorded three tackles, one tackle for loss, one sack and forced one fumble at Connecticut (9/26)... Tallied five tackles and one tackle for loss at Brown... Posted six tackles and two tackles for loss versus Towson (10/10)... Notched six tackles at Villanova (10/24)... Closed out the season with with five tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss at home against Northeastern. 2008: Picked up two tackles, one for a loss of yards against Monmouth (8/30)... Put up four tackles against Fordam (9/7)... Recorded six tackles and assisted with a sack against Hofstra (9/20)... Put up four tackles against Brown (10/4)... Grabbed four tackles, one for a loss of yards against William and Mary (10/25)... Registered four tackles against UMass (11/1)... Registered two solo tackles against Maine (11/15). 2007: Did not play... Received Most Improved Defensive Player Award following 2008 Spring Game. High School: Four-year letterwinner for head coach Tim Mattingly at Bainbridge-Guilford High School... First team all-country, all-metro, all-state, and Daily Star First Team selection as a senior, when he rushed for 860 yards and 12 touchdowns as a fullback while tallying 76 tackles on defense... First team all-country and Daily Star First Team as a sophomore and junior... Outstanding Defensive Player as a senior... Outstanding Offensive Guard as a sophomore... Also played basketball (four years, three varsity letters), baseball (three years, one varsity letter), volleyball (two years), and track & field (one varsity letter)... Member of S.A.D.D. and National Honor Society. Personal: Born January 3, 1989... Son of Christine Jeffrey... Has one sibling - Christopher McGinnis, a freshman at St. John Fisher College... Enjoys writing poetry... Lists Willie McGinest and Lawrence Taylor as his favorite athletes and the New England Patriots as his favorite team... African American studies major and communications major and political science minor at URI.