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Dan McGwire

Hometown:
Claremont, CA

High School:
Claremont HS

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 218

Position:
QB

Birthdate:
12/18/1967

1987 - - Started Tennessee and Michigan State games . . . completed 41 of 72 passes for 506 yards and four TDs . . . a 126.0 pass efficiency rating tied for fourth in the Big Ten . . . hit 10 of 17 passes for 129 yards in the Kickoff Classic vs. the Vols . . . completed 11 of 18 attempts for 139 yards and two scores vs. Kansas State . . . started Big Ten opener vs. Michigan State . . . connected on 16 of 26 throws for 159 yards and two TDs vs. the Spartans . . hit five passes for 95 yards at Northwestern including a 52-yarder . . . the intended receiver on two-point PAT vs. Tennessee . . . 1986 - - connected on six of 12 attempts for 174 yards and two scores . . . led the team in yards/completion (29.0) . . . a pass efficiency rating of 210.1 in limited action . . . hit two of three including 59 and 54-yard TD throws to Devon Harberts vs. Texas-El Paso . . . connected on two of four against both Northern Illinois (14 yards) and Purdue (47).

High school honors - - Parade Magazine all-America at Claremont . . . made Street & Smith's top 50 list . . . honorable mention all-America by USA Today . . . completed 203 of 328 passes (61.9 percent) for 3,172 yards and 33 TDs as a senior . . . punted for a 40-yard average . . . led team to California's East Sectional title (includes 550 teams) . . . California's 1985 Offensive Player of the Year . . . named to Cal-Hi Sports first team all-state squad . . . quarterbacked squad to three-year record of 36-3-1 including 13-1 mark as a senior . . . passed for 345 and 303 yards in sectional championship games as junior and senior . . . 1984 state MVP . . . three-year varsity totals of 6,559 yards passing and 65 TDs . . . double figure scorer and rebounder his last two seasons in basketball.

Personal - - Born 12/18/67 . . . business major . . . brother is baseball great Mark McGwire

Career Stats
Passing Att Comp Pct. Yds Int TDs Lng
Freshman126.5001741259
Sophomore 7241.5695063452
Career 84 47 .560 680 4 6 59
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