#25 David Mackall
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 245
Year: Senior
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
High School: Edmonson-Westside (Maryland)
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At Delaware: Second-year transfer from the University of Maryland who hopes to finally see action at Delaware • looking to come back at full strength after missing the entire 2012 season and 2013 spring drills with injuries • projected to battle sophomore Derek Battle for a starting spot at outside linebacker (Will) • could also be a key member of special teams unit • teammate of current Blue Hen players Zach Kerr, Travis Hawkins, and Mario Rowson at Maryland • solid run-stopper • tough-minded, aggressive defensive player who has a good motor.

2012 Season: Was projected to play a key role in Delaware linebacker corps but suffered an injury in pre-season that sidelined him for the entire year • team went 5-6 for head coach K.C. Keeler.

At Maryland: Played linebacker and defensive end for two seasons at Maryland for head coaches Ralph Friedgen and Randy Edsall • teams went 11-14 in his two seasons • played in 20 career games with seven starts over two seasons and recorded 48 tackles • also had six sacks and nine tackles for loss.

2011 Season: Played in eight games with seven starts at defensive end for first-year head coach Randy Edsall • team went 2-10 • dismissed from team over final four games • ranked among Terrapin leaders with 30 tackles, including 13 solo stops • also had six tackles for loss (23 yards), three sacks (18 yards), and was second on the team with two forced fumbles •  recorded a career-high seven tackles vs. Georgia Tech and added six vs. Temple and four each against Towson and Miami • had two sacks and forced a fumble vs. Towson • had two tackles for loss vs. Georgia Tech and added a sack and a forced fumble against West Virginia.

2010 Season: Reserve linebacker for team that went 9-4 under Friedgen • team was ranked No. 23 in final Associated Press poll after defeating East Carolina 51-20 in Military Bowl •  played in 12 games after joining the team in the spring • served as the backup to first team All-ACC performer Alex Wujciak • also saw action on special teams • recorded 18 tackles (9 solo) and was third on team with three sacks •  tied for third in the Atlantic Coast Conference among freshmen in sacks • one of five true freshmen to see time during the year • posted a career-high seven tackles, including a career-best two solo stops, vs. Morgan State •  had three tackles vs. Florida International and Wake Forest • posted career-highs in tackles for loss (two) and sacks (two) vs. Miami • had one sack for eight-yard loss vs. North Carolina State • recorded his first career interception vs. East Carolina in the Military Bowl and returned the pick 34 yards to set up a touchdown.

At Fork Union Military Academy: Ranked No. 5 nationally among prep school recruits by in 2009 • signed with Maryland in February but attended the Virginia-based prep school in the fall • coached by John Shuman.

High School: Labeled a four-star recruit by as a senior at Edmonson-Westside High School for head coach Dante Jones • ranked No. 24 in SuperPrep's Mid-Atlantic 54 •  rated the ninth-best player in Maryland and the 15th-best strongside defensive end in the nation by Rivals •  rated the 83rd-best defensive end nationally by Scout •  tallied 91 tackles, including six sacks, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries despite playing through a wrist injury as a senior in 2008 •  helped lead Red Storm to an 8-4 record and a berth in the Class AA North regional championship game •  selected to the ESPN Small School All-State team •  named defensive MVP of the Offense-Defense Bowl after recording two sacks and blocking a punt • contributed 13 sacks as a junior •  helped Red Storm claim its first Class 2A state championship in 2006 • also played basketball and lacrosse for the Red Storm •  also recruited by Georgia, Clemson, Syracuse, Rutgers and Purdue.

Personal: David Mackall ("mackle") • born March 20, 1991 in Baltimore • son of Ava Mackall •  has three older sisters • enjoys drawing in his spare time • criminal justice major with a minor in sociology at Delaware • worked at Klondike Kate's Restaurant in Newark during the summer.
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