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Drew McLaughlin
42   Drew McLaughlin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Midwest City, Okla.

High School:
Midwest City HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 228

Position:
Defensive End

Experience:
3L



Tulsa: A three-year letterwinner and two-year starter . . . has played in 32 career games and has started 19 contests . . . has tallied 108 career tackles and has nine stops for -40 yards . . . 2000 -- Started 11 of 12 games at defensive end . . . did not start the season opener against North Carolina . . . ranked third on the team in tackles with 62 stops . . . led the Hurricane in tackles for lost yardage with eight for -37 yards and sacks with 2.5 for -16 yards . . . was a first-team all-WAC selection by The Sporting News . . . had a career-best 10 stops against New Mexico State and TCU . . . had four tackles including two stops for -13 yards against Louisiana Tech . . . also had nine tackles against SMU, and tallied six stops and forced one fumble against Nevada . . . was an all-WAC Academic selection . . . 1999 ?? Played in eight games and started all eight contests at defensive end . . . missed the San Jose State, Rice and SMU games due to injury . . . tallied 31 total tackles and had one sack for -3 yards in his first year on defense . . . had a season-best seven tackles against Texas A&M, before suffering an injury in that game . . . also added six stops vs. Fresno State . . . made the switch from tight end to defensive end in spring drills '99 . . . was an all-WAC Academic selection . . . 1998 ?? Played in all 11 games . . . was listed as a tight end . . . saw most of his playing time on special teams . . . tallied 15 tackles on special teams units . . . totalled a season-best four tackles against Oklahoma State . . . was named to the WAC's All-Academic team . . . was named the Special Teams Player of the Game three times, including Rice, UNLV and SMU . . . had three tackles on coverage units vs. Rice . . . had three tackles and graded 88-percent against UNLV . . . graded 92-percent with two stops vs. SMU . . . 1997 ?? Was one of several true freshmen to sit out the 1997 season due to redshirt status . . . . Overall -- A very athletic and talented player . . . has emerged as a team leader . . . has a knack for making plays . . . has good speed . . . gets off blocks well and makes plays . . . very coachable . . . will have an opportunity to be an all-conference peformer.

High School: Was a four-year letterwinner at Midwest City High School . . . was a starter at tight end both his junior and senior seasons . . . started at outside linebacker as a senior . . . was on two state championship teams (sophomore and junior years) and one runner-up squad (senior year) . . . helped lead his team to a 14-0 record both his junior and sophomore seasons and a 11-3 mark during his senior season . . . caught 42 passes for 552 yards and seven touchdowns during his final two years . . . had 27 receptions for 402 yards and two touchdowns as a senior, while on defense he totalled 88 tackles, one caused fumble, one recovered fumble, one sack for -15 yards and four interceptions for 30 yards . . . earned all-city, all-district and all-conference honors as a senior . . . earned honorable mention all-state merits from the Daily Oklahoman . . . caught 15 passes for 150 yards and five TDs as a junior . . . also lettered two years in basketball . . . high school coach was Brian Vaverka.

Personal: Favorite TV show is "Seinfeld" . . . his favorite NFL team is the San Francisco 49ers . . . lists Barry Sanders as his favorite NFL player . . . former NBA star Larry Bird is his favorite athlete . . . a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes . . . his father, Stan, played basketball at Tulsa . . . was named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll the last two years . . . majoring in accounting . . . born Andrew Paul McLaughlin on September 14, 1978 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Career Statistics

DefenseGUTATTotLossSackFRPBUInt
1997Redshirt
1998 (Fr)11411150/00/00000
1999 (So)91417311/-31/-30000
2000 (Jr)123230628/-372.5/-160100
Totals3250581089/-403.5/-190100