Returning starter at cornerback ... Will be challenged to retain a starting role, as UK's entire group of corners return, along with the addition of a junior-college player ... Has shown good coverage and tackling ability ... Also has a knack for anticipation of plays, making four tackles behind the line of scrimmage last season, a good number for a cornerback ... Earned playing time as a true freshman and held his own ... Has played in 23 games in his career, including 11 starts, totaling six pass breakups.
2013 (Sophomore): Played in all 12 games with 11 starts ... Had 49 tackles, four tackles for loss, four pass breakups and two fumble recoveries ... Career high nine tackles and two tackles for loss against Mississippi State ... Had two pass breakups and a tackle for loss against Alabama State ... Posted seven tackles and a fumble recovery against WKU that set up a touchdown.
2012 (Freshman): Played in 11 games as a reserve cornerback and on special teams ... Made 27 tackles and had two pass breakups ... Season high of eight tackles vs. Georgia ... Both breakups came against Mississippi State.
High School: Outstanding athlete could play either side of the ball in college ... Three-year starter at receiver and defensive back at Clinch County (Ga.) HS ... First-team all-state by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Georgia Sports Writers Association as a senior ... Helped Clinch to a perfect 15-0 record and Class A state championship as a junior ... Caught 31 passes for 736 yards and nine touchdowns during that junior year, along with 65 tackles and five interceptions on defense ... Two years all-region ... Rated the No. 45 athlete in the nation by Rivals.com ... Coached by Jim Dickerson ... An all-region player in basketball ... Track athlete in the long jump, high jump, triple jump and the 4x100- and 4x400-meter relays.
Personal: Born in Homerville, Ga. ... Son of Diane McNair ... Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies.
Community Cats: Participated with the Big Blue U Move-In (2012) and Read Across America (2013).
Fred Says ... My favorite TV show is: Duck Dynasty ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: business or coaching ... My favorite part of game day is: running out and seeing all our fans ... The one thing I like most about football is: playing my best, winning.