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Demario McCall

CB

Player profile

  • Height 5-9
  • Weight 191
  • Hometown North Ridgeville, Ohio
  • Last School North Ridgeville H.S.
  • Year Senior

Follow on Social Media
Twitter: @DemarioMccall
Instagram: @run_dmc3

Ohio State Overview

• Demario McCall spent six years with the Ohio State program and played five seasons of football, including a super senior “Covid” year in 2021
• Switched to cornerback as a super senior in 2021 after playing as a running back / receiver throughout his first five seasons
• He played in a total of 52 games, 41 as an offensive back/receiver and 11 as cornerback
• Totaled 1,516 all-purpose yards and averaged 9.5 yards every time he touched the ball
• Made one of the key plays in the Buckeyes’ 52-51 overtime win at Maryland in 2019 – a 42-yard kick return with under two minutes to play in regulation that set Ohio State up for a game-tying touchdown drive
• Had long rushes of 48 yards (TD) vs. Rutgers in 2017 and 39 vs. Rutgers in 2016, and long receptions of 36 yards (TD) vs. Bowling Green in 2016 and 32 yards vs. Maryland in 2016
• Accumulated 270 rushing yards as a freshman in 2016 – at the time, the most by a Buckeye true freshman in 10 years – and scored three touchdowns

Honors & Awards
2021: Graduated with his degree in sport industry
2017: OSU Scholar-Athlete
2016: OSU Scholar-Athlete

More on Demario
• Two-time Associated Press all-state running back who was a consensus 4-star prospect (ESPN, Rivals, Scout, 247Sports) and highly regarded nationally as a running back and athlete.
• ESPN rated McCall as the No. 2 running back in the class with 247Sports and Rivals ranking him as their respective No. 2 all-purpose backs
• Overall, he was ranked No. 38 on the ESPN 300, No. 44 by 247Sports and No. 66 on the Rivals 100
• The No. 34 player overall by Prepstar and a member of its Dream Team
• Named first-team all-state as a junior in 2014 after a 2,302-yard rushing season with 35 touchdowns
• In 2014 helped coach Luke Durbin and North Ridgeville to its first state playoff appearance since 2009
• Finished his career with 4,519 career rushing yards and 69 touchdowns, including 94- and 90-yard TDs
• Is the son of Rhonda Young and Jermaine Bennett

McCALL’S CAREER RUSHING STATISTICS

Year    GP/GS    Att     Yds     TD   Y/C      Lg

2016         6/0     49     270       3    5.5      39

2017          4/0      14       111        1    7.9      48

2018        10/0       8       50       0    6.3       15

2019        13/0      18      122       2    6.8      32

2020        8/0        1        12       0  12.0       12

2021         11/0         Played on defense

Totals    52/0    90    565       6    6.3      48

 

McCALL’S CAREER RECEIVING STATISTICS

Year    GP/GS   Rec     Yds    TD   Y/C      Lg

2016         6/0       4       84        1  21.0      36

2017          4/0       2        51        1  25.5      35

2018        10/0       9       110       0   12.2      35

2019        13/0       4       28       0    7.0        11

2020        8/0       4       28       0    7.0        11

2021         11/0         Played on defense

Totals    52/0    20    300       2  15.0      36