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Lance McDowdell

Lance McDowdell

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Mount Vernon, N.Y.

High School:
Mount Vernon

Last College:
Nassau C.C.

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 310

Position:
Defensive Line

JUNIOR SEASON (2014)
-Had tackles against Bethune-Cookman, UConn and SMU

PRIOR TO UCF
-Coached by Joe Osovet and Curtis Gilliam for two seasons at Nassau Community College
-247Sports gives him four stars and lists him as the No. 7 JUCO defensive tackle in the country as well as No. 21 overall and third in the state of New York
-A three-star defensive tackle by ESPN, ranked No. 49 in the ESPN Junior College 50 (No. 15 among DT)
-Rated three stars by Rivals, which placed him at No. 68 overall in its 2014 top JUCO rankings
-Named a JUCO All-American honorable mention defensive lineman following the 2013 season
-Tallied 30 tackles, four sacks and 11.5 tackles for loss to help Nassau to a 9-2 record
-Named to the 2013 Northeast Conference First Team, and was the league's Defensive Player of the Week Sept. 17, 2013
-A 2012 All-Northeast Conference Second Team selection
-Coached by Ric Wright at Mount Vernon High School
-Attended Biondi High School, but played for Mount Vernon since Biondi did not have a football program
-Earned a spot on the all-state first team as a senior in 2011
-A Class AA all-section performer his final two years
-Earned sectional MVP honors while playing basketball for Biondi
-Picked up football offers from Alabama, Auburn, Boston College, Georgia, Miami (Fla.), Nebraska, Syracuse, Tennessee and USC

PERSONAL
-Born in Mount Vernon, N.Y.
-Son of Lance McDowdell and Tyia Patrick

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