2012 - Starter in all 13 games he played in ... Third on the team in tackles with 79 ... Had six stops in the opener at Rice ... Six tackles and a fumble recovery in win over Nebraska ... Had an interception return for 50 yards vs. Houston ... Led the team with nine tackles vs. Oregon State and also had a fumble recovery ... Topped the team with nine tackles at Colorado ... Paced the squad with 10 tackles vs. Utah ... Recorded eight tackles at Washington State ... Had five stops and two pass breakups vs. USC ... Registered five tackles in P12 Championship Game at Stanford ... Sat out the Holiday Bowl after violating team policies.
2011 - Appeared in 14 games, with 11 starts ... Tied for ninth in the Pac-12 in passes defensed (0.86) ... Started the last 11 games of the season ... Named freshman All-American by Yahoo!Sports (first team), cbssports.com (first team) and collegefootballnews.com (2nd team) ... Made three tackles at Houston ... Totaled five tackles, 0.5 for loss, in his first start at Oregon State ... Five tackles at Stanford ... Made seven tackles against Washington State, 1.0 for loss ... Five tackles at Arizona ... Tied the school record with three interceptions against Cal ... Had 11 stops against Arizona State ... Six tackles at Utah ... Had two tackles at USC ... Led the team with nine tackles at Oregon ... Recorded four tackles, two for loss, and had two pass defenses against Illinois.
2010 - Did not see game action in his first year in the program.
HIGH SCHOOL - Played three seasons at Fresno, CA Edison HS for coach Tim McDonald, his dad ... Rated No. 17 safety (ESPN.com) ... No. 247 national prospect and No. 20 cornerback nationally according to scout.com ... No. 47 player in CA/NV/HI region by SuperPrep ... Rated No. 72 cornerback by rivals.com ... Scout.com's No. 33 player in California ... Earned four stars from scout.com and three stars from rivals.com ... Prep-Star All-Region selection ... Rated No. 60 player in West by scout.com ... Member of Tacoma News-Tribune Western 100 ... GoldenStatePreps.com All-State third team and All-SoCal second team (all-purpose) ... As a senior, he made 68 tackles, including three sacks, and seven interceptions ... Made 36 receptions, on offense, for 524 yards and seven touchdowns.
PERSONAL - Full Name: Tevin William McDonald ... Born: July 17, 1992... Parents: Tim and Alycia McDonald... Has one brother, Tim, Jr., (who plays at USC) and one sister, Taryn ... Dad played football for USC (two-time All-American, 1985-86) and was a second-round selection of the Cardinals in the 1987 NFL draft ... His dad played in the NFL for the Cardinals (1987-92) and 49'ers (1993-99) ... Lists NFL standouts Ed Reed and Sean Taylor as his favorite NFL athletes ... Hobbies include hanging out with friends and making music ... Undeclared major.
Tackles: 11 vs. Arizona State, 2011
Tackles for Loss: 2.0 vs. Illinois, 2011
Interceptions: 3 vs. Cal, 2011