99 Ira McCune
99 Ira McCune
Height: 6-2
Weight: 251
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Marietta, Ga.
High School: Hillgrove
Position: DE

2012 — Appeared in all 11 games as a backup, primarily at defensive end but also at defensive tackle...credited with 26 tackles, including three for-loss, and a sack...season high five tackles came in season finale versus The Citadel...had four stops against both Samford and Chattanooga...registered his sack for loss of 10 yards against UTC.  2011 — Saw action as a true freshmen, playing in 10 games as a backup at defensive end...tallied a pair of tackles in two games:  versus Presbyterian (63-21 win) and Georgia Southern. 

High School:  2011 graduate of Hillgrove (5A) High School...football coach was Phil Ironside...played defensive end and tight end...registered 64 tackles and 9.5 sacks in 2010 to key Hillgrove to an 11-3 record and third round state playoff appearance...season included a 28-26 road win over top-ranked and two-time defending state champion Camden County...named 2010 Associated Press second team all-state...Atlanta Journal-Constitution all-area pick...two-time all-region...also played basketball, helping his team to a state Sweet 16 appearance as a sophomore and Elite 8 finish his junior year.

Personal:  Full name is Ira Cornelius McCune, II...born September 21, 1992, in Atlanta, Georgia...son of Vickie and Ira McCune...has a sister, Olivia...economics major.