Overview
Stephen McGee is a quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys, who selected him with the 101st overall pick in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. McGee played four seasons of college football at Texas A&M and was the 2008 winner of the Bobby Bowden Award. McGee is 6-feet, 3-inches tall and weighs 207 pounds.
Prep Career
At Burnet High School in Burnet, Texas, McGee led his team to a 36-5 record. He was the No. 4-ranked pro-style quarterback in the class of 2004 according to rivals.com. After considering offers from Georgia, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas, he signed with Texas A&M.
College Career
McGee sat out the 2004 season as a redshirt, and then spent the next three seasons playing an option-style offense under head coach Dennis Franchione. Despite the focus on the running game, McGee threw for more than 2,000 yards in both 2006 and 2007, earning honorable mention all-Big 12 honors in both seasons. McGee went into the 2008 season as the starter for new head coach Mike Sherman, but struggled with a shoulder injury and played only seven games. He threw for 586 yards and two touchdowns. After the season, McGee was named the winner of the 2008 Bobby Bowden Award, given annually to the "student athlete who conducts himself as a faith model in the community, in the classroom and on the field".
NFL Career
Stephen McGee was selected in the fourth round (101st overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys. Before the 2009 season, McGee signed a four-year/$2.282M contract with Dallas.
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