NCAA Career-Record Results…Among active NCAA players, Jerick McKinnon ranks eighth in rushing yardage and is one of just nine FBS active players to gain over 3,500 yards on the ground…His 42 touchdown runs rank fourth and his yards-per-carry average rank sixth among active players…
Southern Conference Career-Record Results…McKinnon placed seventh on the league all-time list with an average of 6.30 yards per rushing attempt…
School Career-Record Results…McKinnon is sixth in school history with 619 carries, tied with Ernest Thompson (1985-89) for sixth with 42 touchdown runs and is fifth with an average of 82.96 yards per game rushing…His 3,899 rushing yards are third in school annals behind Adrian Peterson (6,559; 1998-2001) and Jermaine Austin (5,411; 2002-05)…Ranks seventh with 43 total touchdowns and ninth with 260 points…Ran for over 100 yards 17 times for Georgia Southern.
2013 Season…McKinnon was not listed on any injury report, but he sat out the Eagles' tenth game on the schedule vs. Elon College for undisclosed reasons.
4.41 in the 40-yard dash…1.53 10-yard dash…2.50 20-yard dash…4.12 20-yard shuttle…6.83 three-cone drill…40 ½-inch vertical jump…11'-0" broad jump…Bench pressed 225 pounds 32 times…29 ½-inch arm length…8 3/8-inch hands…71-inch wingspan.
McKinnon attended Sprayberry (Marietta, Ga.) High School, playing football for head coach Billy Shackelford…Atlanta Journal-Constitution first-team All-State pick at quarterback and also tabbed first-team All-State the by Georgia Sports Writers Association as an athlete, along with being named Region VII AAAA Player of the Year as a senior…
Lettered four times on the gridiron for the Yellow Jackets, starting in each of his final three seasons…Threw for 1,500 yards and ran for 1,300 as a senior, picking up Cobb County Touchdown Club Quarterback of the Year honors in 2009…Member of the team that won the region championship as a junior and played as a wide receiver en route to earning MVP accolades for the National Underclassmen Ultimate 100…Lettered twice for the Yellow Jackets track and field team, competing in the 100-meter dash (season-bests of 11.05 as a junior, capturing the Region VII-AAAA title and 11.48 as a senior), 200-meter (22.61 in 2010; 24.36 in 2009) and in the long jump (second at the 2010 Region VII finals at 20'-9") for the outdoor squad…Also a member of the 4X100 relay team.
McKinnon was a General Studies major…Brother, Lester Norwood, was a free safety at the University of Florida (1998-2002)…Son of Frances and Rungie McKinnon…Born Jerick Deshun McKinnon on 5/03/92 in Atlanta, Georgia.