McGrane: Football 2013 Outlook - DL
MW Names 39 Aztecs to Fall All-Academic Team
SDSU-Washington postgame notes
True sophomore who will look to work himself into more playing time in 2013 ... Is listed as the backup to all-MW honoree Sam Meredith at nose tackle after spring drills.
2012: Was the only true freshman to log snaps on offense or defense and was one of three overall (also P/KO Seamus McMorrow and LS Jeff Overbaugh) ... Played in eight games, registering 10 tackles (eight solo) off the bench, including 1.5 for a loss ... Was on the travel roster, but did not play in the opener at Washington ... Had his first-ever collegiate tackle vs. Army ... Had another solo stop vs. San Jose State ... Made a solo tackle off the bench vs. Hawai'i ... Had a career-high four tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss vs. Air Force ... at Wyoming (Nov. 24) ... Had a tackle for loss at Wyoming ... Came off the bench again vs. Brigham Young in the Poinsettia Bowl and had two tackles.
High school: First-team all-state selection at Guyer High in Denton, Texas ... Also named to the first-team all-Texas team and the THSCA academic all-state football team during his senior year ... Led the Wildcats to an 8-4 overall record during his senior year, including a 5-2 mark in league play ... Earned a Scouts, Inc. grade of 75 and was a three-star recruit by both ESPN.com and Scout.com ... Ranked No. 49 in the state of Texas by MaxPreps.com.
Personal: Born Nov. 22, 1993, in Fremont, Neb. ... Son of Margaret and Marvin Kottman ... Brother, Brad, plays baseball at Rice ... Also considered Arizona State, Wake Forest, Boise State, Air Force and Rice ... Intends to major in business administration.
Career highs: Tackles: 4 vs. Air Force (11/10/12); TFL: 1.0 at Wyoming (11/24/12).