Mika'il McCall
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    Mika'il McCall

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Dolton, Ill.

    High School:
    Thornridge

    Last College:
    Iowa

    Weight:
    226

    Position:
    FB

    Birthdate:
    02/14/1993

    Experience:
    4th


    08/31/2013

    Illinois Post-Game Notes

    The Saluki defense has now recorded a sack in 40 of its previous 41 games.

    04/19/2013

    Good give-and-take characterizes Saluki Football Spring Game

    Offense made big plays in passing game, but defense forced four turnovers.

    04/13/2013

    Offense bounces back with strong performance in second spring scrimmage

    Kory Faulkner passed for 239 yards and four TDs.

    04/06/2013

    Defense dominates first scrimmage of Spring Ball

    Salukis record eight sacks and limit running backs to 55 yards on 30 carries

    02/06/2013

    National Signing Day press conference transcript

    Coach Dale Lennon unveiled the 2013 signing class.

    2013 (Junior)
    2013 Game-by-Game
    Started the season-opener at Illinois...Left the team after the Illinois game for disciplinary reasons...Reinstated to the team prior to the 2014 season.

    2012 (Sophomore)
    2012 Game-by-Game
    Played in all 11 games, started four games at running back...Led the team with eight rushing touchdowns...Second on the team with 489 rushing yards...Tied for eighth in the MVFC with nine total touchdowns...Third on the team in all-purpose yards (662)...Recorded 146 yards of total offense in the season opener against Eastern Illinois, tied for the second highest total by an SIU player in 2012...Ran for a season-high 81 yards on 16 carries against Southeast Missouri State...Recorded season highs for receptions (4) and receiving yards (90) at Eastern Illinois...Caught a 74-yard touchdown pass, the longest by a Saluki on the year, and ran for two six-yard touchdowns against Eastern Illinois.

    Prior to SIU
    Appeared in two games during the 2011 season at Iowa...Rushed for 61 yards on nine carries in the season opener, leading the team in rushing vs. Tennessee Tech, including a long of 22 yards, before breaking an ankle...Returned in Game 11 and had two carries for four yards against Purdue.

    High school
    Earned honorable mention All-State honors as a junior...First-team All-Conference selection as a junior and senior...Rushed for 1,328 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior...Gained 962 yards and scored 16 touchdowns as a junior...Scored 12 touchdowns while rushing for 1,208 yards as a sophomore...Rushed for 1,072 yards and 10 touchdowns as a freshman...Also lettered in track and basketball.

    Personal
    Born Feb. 14, 1993, in Martinsville, Va....Mother is Shirley Watson...Father, Oliver, is former heavyweight boxing champion...Brother of Saluki thrower Jeneva McCall...High school coach was Mike Morrissey.

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