2006 (Junior) - Played in 10 games as reserve halfback ... rushed for 60 yards on 13 carries ... averaged 4.6 yards per carry ... season bests of three carries for 19 yards at San Diego State ... two carries for 10 yards vs. Notre Dame.
2005 (Sophomore) - Played in 11 games as a backup halfback ... recorded 16 carries for 84 yards on the year ... career-high 26 yards rushing on two carries vs. New Mexico ... three carries for 19 yards vs. BYU ... career-high four carries for 18 yards vs. UNLV.
2004 (Freshman) - Played on the junior varsity all season.
High School - Lettered two years in football, baseball and track ... first-team all-district running back as a junior and senior ... Red River 22 (all-area) running back as a senior ... picked for 2003 Oil Bowl (Texas preps vs. Oklahoma preps) ... first-team all-district as a center fielder on baseball team as a senior ... high school football coach was Chris Ross.
Personal - Born Dec. 23, 1984 ... member of Squadron 20 ... parents are Mark and Louise McCarthy ... has one brother, Matt (17) ... majoring in management ... attended USAFA Prep School ... completed Operation Air Force at Vandenberg, AFB, Calif., as the Cadet in Charge this past summer ... was the Basic Training assistant flight commander this past summer and completed a summer academics class in astronautical engineering ... enjoys golfing, water skiing and playing the John Madden football game ... favorite NFL team is the Detroit Lions and his favorite player is Lions' wide receiver Roy Williams ... favorite movie is Wedding Crashers ... favorite bands are The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Fall Out Boy and Sublime ... favorite non-traditional sport to watch is UFC ... credits his father, Mark, was having the biggest influence on his sports career.
McCarthy's Career Statistics
Year G Att Yds Avg TD LG
2006 10 13 60 4.6 0 9 (SDSU)
2005 11 16 84 5.2 0 13 (Utah)
Total 21 29 144 5.0 0