68 Mike McDermott
Mike McDermott


Stewartsville, N.J.

High School:
Bethlehem Catholic (Pa.)

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 269




2011 Season Outlook: Offense

Army returns plenty at skill positions; must rebuild offensive line.


Stan Brock Announces 2008 Football Recruiting Class

Army head coach Stan Brock welcomed the newest members of the Black Knights' football program into the fold on Monday as he announced his club's 2008 recruiting class.


The senior offensive tackle talks about preperations for Saturday's season opener.

The senior talks about the development of the offensive line before Saturday's game at Northern Illinois.


Army vs. Northwestern Photo Gallery

Sept. 17, 2011 | Michie Stadium | West Point, N.Y.

About McDermott: Experienced member of Army's offensive line cast ... filled reserve role in 2010 ... earned varsity letter in 2009.

2010: Drew field duty in one game ... part of an offensive line that has helped Army's offense rank 10th nationally in rushing yards per game (256.0) ... saw action in Army's road win at Duke in late-September.

2009: Saw action in all 12 games ... garnered four starting berths ... listed with lead unit for dates against Eastern Michigan, Duke, Ball State and Tulane ... drew reserve role opposite Iowa State, Vanderbilt, Temple, Rutgers, Air Force, VMI, North Texas and Navy.

2008: Did not appear in a varsity contest.

High School: All-conference performer at Bethlehem Catholic High ... played for head coach Tarik Haddad ... split time between offensive tackle and defensive end positions ... earned first-team all-conference honors during junior and senior campaigns ... served as team captain as a senior ... lettered three times in track and field as well ... specialized in discus, shot put and 110 meter hurdles events ... participated in ice hockey as well.

Personal: Born June 20, 1990 ... given name is Michael William McDermott ... parents' names are Barley and Linda McDermott ... twin sister, Kerry, competes in track and field at Cornell University ... specializes in pole vault event ... paternal grandfather, Edward McDermott, served in U.S. Air Force during Korean War ... maternal grandfather, William Braun, served in U.S. Navy during World War II ... two uncles served in U.S. Army ... lists buffalo wings as favorite food ... majoring in Systems Engineering.

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