Last updated on April 9, 2013
2012 (Redshirt Freshman): Appeared in two games ... first appearance was Sept. 15 against Colorado ... carried the ball for six yards against the Buffaloes ... also played on Nov. 3 against Hawai'i.
2011 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Signed with the Bulldogs in 2010, but elected to attend Hargrave Academy prep school, (where he saw interest from Miami (Fla.) and West Virginia) ... threw for 2,435 passing yards, averaging 202.9 per game ... rated by one service as the 26th-best player in California ... connected on well over half his passes, maintaining a 58.3 completion percentage ... threw 31 touchdown passes with only two interceptions ... boasted a 128 quarterback rating his senior year ... showed evasive mobility, adding 228 rushing yards along with five rushing touchdowns ... AMP recruiting ranked him among the top five in the country in quarterback arm strength ... named first team All-Tri-City Athletic League Football Team ... was outstanding Offensive Player of the Year ... teammate of Josh Harper is a wide receiver for the Bulldogs.
Personal: Born Feb. 17, 1992 in Oakland, Calif. ... parents are Marcus McDade Sr. and Stephanie Owens ... has two siblings, Drew and Camille ... father was a cornerback at San Jose State ... lists his hobbies as playing basketball and ping pong ... favorite athlete is Michael Vick because he loved watching him when he was little ... biggest athletic thrill is throwing a touchdown ... admires his grandmother the most because she raised him from a little kid and was always there in his life ... recruited out of St. Mary's by Oregon, Oregon State and Washington ... chose Fresno State because it's not too far from home, great tradition and the great coaches ... undecided on a major.
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