Bryan McClendon
16 Bryan McClendon
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Mays

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 184

Position:
SE

Birthdate:
12/28/1983

Experience:
3VL

High School: Mays....son of former UGA TB and SEC Player of the Year ('78) Willie McClendon...THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION Top 50 in Georgia as a defensive back....PREP STAR All-American....SUPERPREP All-Dixie Team....earned team's MVP award his junior season...as a senior, rushed 62 times for 424 yards and four touchdowns...caught 37 passes for 736 yards and four touchdowns....recorded 44 solo tackles, three interceptions, and three fumble recoveries.....participated in the Georgia-Florida All-Star game.....member of track team.....helped team to AAAA state championship in track and field as junior....member of 4x100 and 4x400 state champion relay teams....High School Coach: Floyd Mack.

College: 2002 -- Played in 10 games as true freshman recording five receptions....member of team that won Georgia's first SEC championship in 20 years, defeated FSU for Nokia Sugar Bowl title, set school record for most victories in a season (13), and finished with a final national ranking of No. 3.......part of offense that finished as the SEC's top scoring offense (32.14) and passing efficiency offense (138.91) ......

2003 -- Recorded two receptions for 27 yards in annual spring G-Day game....recipient of Most Improved Receiver Award for performance during spring practice....listed as number three FLK at conclusion of spring drills....his average of 14.7 yards per reception ranked second on the team among receivers with 10 or more grabs.....hauled in a team-high six passes for 108 yards at Vanderbilt in the first start of his career.....one of three Bulldog receivers to record 100-yard games this season.....also earned the starting nod versus UAB for Homecoming.....blocked a first-quarter punt at Georgia Tech which led to Georgia's second TD of the game.....part of Georgia team that won 32 games from 2001-03 and ranked among the top five teams nationally in winning percentage during that time.

2004 -- -- Outstanding spring being named recipient of the Coffee County Hustle Award given to player(s) who demonstrate the most desire and hustle during spring practice....also named Most Consistent Receiver of the spring....caught two passes including one for a TD in annual spring G-Day game....named to the 2004 All-Spring Team by The Sporting News....recipient of the Loy D. Thompson, IV, Endowed Football Scholarship...saw action in 12 games as a receiver and kick returner, including two starts...averaged a team-best 19.8 yards per kickoff return on nine attempts...also caught five passes for 49 yards...recipient of Iron Man Award (players who do not miss a practice or summer workout during the year) at conclusion of the '04 season.....2004 SEC Academic Honor Roll....part of team that posted 42-10 record from 2001-04 (sixth best in the country), three straight seasons of 10 or more wins, three straight bowl victories, and three consecutive national top six finishes...2005 -- Caught four passes for 70 yards and one TD in annual spring G-Day game...listed as number one SE at conclusion of spring drills... led Georgia in receiving against South Carolina (three catches for 46 yards), Louisiana-Monroe (four catches for 72 yards), Vanderbilt (three catches for 59 yards) and Kentucky (four catches for 44 yards and a career-high two touchdowns)...grabbed his first career touchdown reception versus Vanderbilt and added his second against Arkansas...hauled in the game-winning touchdown (19-yard pass) versus Georgia Tech in the closing minutes...blocked a punt versus LSU in the SEC Championship Game, which led to Georgia's third touchdown of the game...Best Game - 2 TDs, 4 receptions, 44 yards vs. Kentucky. (CAREER-HIGH REC YDS, REC: 108, 6 vs. Vanderbilt - 10/18/03)....part of class that earned 44 victories--most by any senior class in Georgia history....December, 2005, UGA graduate....recipient of J.E. and W.S. Hickey Football Scholarship...Major: Recreation and Leisure Studies

Receiving Statistics

Year G/GS Rec. Yards Per/Rec. Per/Gm TD LG
2002 11/0 5 90 18.0 8.2 0 37 VU
2003 10/2 11 162 14.7 16.2 0 37 VU
2004 12/2 5 49 9.8 4.5 0 15 MU
2005 12/10 32 457 14.3 38.1 5 34 VU
Totals 45/14 53 758 14.2 16.7 5 37 VU

Kickoff Returns

Year Ret. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2004 9 178 19.8 0 27 UK
2005 8 142 17.8 0 28 BSU
Totals 17 320 18.8 0 28 BSU

Punt Returns

Year Ret. Yds. Avg. TD Long
2005* 1 18 18.0 0 18 LSU

* McClendon blocked a punt versus LSU.

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