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Kyle McCann

Hometown:
Creston, IA

High School:
Creston/Orient-Macksburg HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 214

Position:
Quarterback

Birthdate:
09/10/1978

Hawk Items - - One of five seniors selected to team Leadership Group for 2001 season . . . career totals include 357-603 for 4,349 yards and 23 TDs, with 21 interceptions . . . ranks fifth in career completions and passing yards, and is tied for fifth in passing TDs . . . ranks fifth in career total offense (4,215) and sixth in pass attempts . . . season totals include 167-252 for 2,028 yards and 16 TDs . . . completion percentage of 66.3% in 2001 ranks third best among Iowa QBs with over 1,500 passing yards in a season . . . passing yards for 2001 ranks 12th best for a single season, 16 TD passes in 2001 ranks fifth best and 2,106 yards total offense ranks 10th best . . . ranked second in the Big Ten in pass efficiency (146.1), seventh in passing yards per game (169.0) and 10th in total offense (175.5).

2001 Honors - - Academic all-Big Ten . . . permanent team captain on offense . . . Big Ten Conference Offensive Player of the Week vs. Miami, OH . . . 2001 - - started all 12 games . . . game captain vs. Kent State, Penn State, Minnesota, Iowa State and Texas Tech . . . completed 12-18 passes for 165 yards vs. Kent State and rushed for three yards . . . completed 13-16 passes for 201 yards and four touchdowns vs. Miami, with one interception . . scoring strikes covered 15, 52, 18 and 32 yards and he rushed five times for 32 yards . . . completed 16-25 passes for 225 yards and no interceptions vs. Penn State, with a seven-yard touchdown pass . . . completed 21-32 passes for 167 yards at Purdue, with scoring passes of eight and seven yards and two interceptions . . . completed 22-40 passes for 220 yards and one score at Michigan State, with four interceptions . . . also rushed eight times for 36 yards, scoring twice from the one-yard line . . . completed 12-16 vs. Indiana for 223 yards and three TDs . . . completed 75-yard scoring strike to Kahlil Hill on third play of the game and Iowa never trailed . . . completed 15-26 passes vs. Michigan for 169 yards . . . completed five of 11 passes at Wisconsin for 51 yards . . . completed 9-14 passes at Northwestern for 156 yards and one TD . . . completed 10-11 passes for 159 yards and three TDs vs. Minnesota and also rushed for one score . . . completed 13-17 passes at Iowa State for 131 yards and one TD . . . completed 19-26 passes for 161 yards in Alamo Bowl win over Texas Tech and rushed seven times for 26 yards . . . completed first 12 attempts of the game in leading Iowa to 10-3 halftime advantage . . . completed three of five passes for 41 yards and rushed for 16 yards on final scoring drive in last four minutes of narrow 19-16 win over Texas Tech . . . for the season had 16 scoring passes and rushed for three touchdowns . . . 2000 - - started final four games of the season, leading Iowa to two wins and two narrow losses . . . for the season completed 79-136 passes for 862 yards, with five touchdown passes and four interceptions . . . saw limited action at Illinois, completing only pass attempt for eight yards . . . played just over two quarters vs. Ohio State . . . took every offensive snap in final four games . . . completed nine of 20 passes vs. Ohio State for 91 yards, with no touchdowns and no interceptions . . . completed 13-27 passes for 122 yards vs. Wisconsin, with one touchdown and two interceptions . . . led offensive attack in win at Penn State . . . completed 25-37 passes for 232 yards and one touchdown, while also rushing 16 times for 49 yards . . . 25 completions at Penn State were a career high . . . had a season-best 47-yard completion to Kevin Kasper in the first quarter that led to Iowa?s first touchdown, a six-yard pass to Kahlil Hill . . . completed 17-27 passes for 250 yards in win over Northwestern, with two TD passes and no interceptions . . . completed 11-yard scoring pass to Kahlil Hill just before halftime to give Iowa a 13-3 advantage and then connected with Kevin Kasper for 42-yard touchdown on Iowa?s opening possession of the third period . . . also gained 10 yards on 10 rushing attempts . . . completed 14-24 passes for 159 yards at Minnesota, with one TD and one interception . . . 1999 - - saw action in four games, with two starts . . . completed 25-56 passes for 280 yards, with one interception . . . earned starting assignment in season-opener vs. Nebraska and completed 11-27 passes for 112 yards . . . completed 14-28 passes for 168 yards at Iowa State . . . 1998 Honors - - Academic all-Big Ten . . . offensive MVP vs. Central Michigan and Arizona . . . 1998 - - played in eight games and started five times . . . missed three full games and parts of others due to ankle injury before returning to starting spot for season finale at Minnesota . . . first freshman to lead Iowa in passing since Chuck Long in 1982 . . . completed 86 of 159 attempts for 1,179 yards, with two TDs and five interceptions . . . passed for 147.4 yards per game with an efficiency rating of 114.24 . . . came off the bench to complete five of seven passes for 148 yards and one TD in opening win over Central Michigan . . . was 19-30 for 229 yards vs. Iowa State . . . completed 18-36 for 274 yards at Arizona, with two interceptions . . . completed 7-17 attempts for 132 yards and one TD in win at Illinois . . . 9-16 for 93 yards in the rain vs. Michigan . . . completed 13-24 for 120 yards vs. Ohio State . . . returned to the starting line-up at Minnesota, completing 9-20 passes for 115 yards . . . 1997 - - redshirted . . . offensive scout team MVP vs. Northwestern.

High school honors - - Named to Des Moines Register Elite all state team as a senior . . . first team all conference honors . . . named to Prep Football Report All Midland team and SuperPrep All Midland team . . . selected to compete for South squad in Iowa's Shrine Bowl this summer . . . Career - - passed for 1,732 yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior, completing 127 of 200 passes, with just four interceptions . . . completed 110 of 187 passes for 1,585 yards and 15 TDs, with just two interceptions as a junior . . . tossed 28 touchdown passes with just six interceptions in final two seasons . . . earned all-tournament honors at state basketball tournament for second straight season as a senior, sharing co-captain honors as team won statt 3A title . . . in three games at state led Class 3A in scoring (70 points) and was second in rebounding (24) . . . for the year averaged 29.8 points and 5.8 rebounds as team won final 17 games and posted 23-1 overall record . . . shot 54.7% from the field, 40.3% from three-point range and 86.2% from the free throw line as a senior . . . earned second team Class 3A all state honors and first team all District honors in basketball as a junior when he averaged 28.4 points in helping team place third in state tournament.

Personal - - Born 9/10/78 . . . business major . . . three year first team academic all District and member of National Honor Society . . . parents are Jane and Steve McCann . . . high school coach was Dick Bergstrom.

Career Stats
Passing Comp. Att. Pct. Yds. TDs Int. Lng
Freshman86159.5411,1792562
Sophomore2556.4462800142
Junior79136.5818625447
Senior167252.6632,028161175
Career 357 603 .592 4,349 23 21 75
Rushing Att. Yds. Avg. TD Lng
Freshman54-175----119
Sophomore14-14----010
Junior56-23----124
Senior58781.3323
Career 182 -134 ---- 5 24
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