|| Tom McAndrew
AT STANFORD: Fifth-year senior who will work with Erik Lorig at defensive end...veteran player who began his collegiate career as a linebacker before moving to tight end and ultimately defensive end...also is a valuable contributor on special teams...athletic performer who has continued to add size and strength throughout his career...tough, versatile player who is an excellent run blocker...has compiled 47 total tackles, including 26 solo stops, in 35 career games since 2006.
2008 (SENIOR): Began the season listed on the depth chart at both tight end and defensive end...played in all 12 games and was credited with 20 total tackles (14 solo efforts), one forced fumble and one fumble recovery...made his only start of the season against San Jose State and recorded two sacks among his three total tackles...was his first multi-sack effort of his career...added his third sack of the season against Arizona.
2007 (JUNIOR): Played in 11 games...finished with seven tackles, including six solo efforts as a backup middle linebacker...also added 1.0 tackle-for-loss (5 yards)...made the switch from linebacker to tight end midway through the season.
2006 (SOPHOMORE): Played in all 12 games off the bench and contributed 14 tackles, including five solo stops...had at least one tackle in nine of the 12 games in which he appeared, including a season-high four against USC...had a 0.5 tackle-for-loss against Arizona...earned first team Pac-10 All-Academic honors.
2005 (FRESHMAN): Did not see game action.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from Glenbard West High School in Glen Ellyn, Ill...was an outstanding all-around player as a defensive end, outside linebacker, tight end and punter...first team all-state selection as a defensive end following his senior season...also named to the all-Midwest team by PrepStar, SuperPrep and Lemming's...two-time first team all-conference and all-area selection...recorded 47 tackles and 7.0 sacks on defense to go along with 30 receptions and two touchdowns on offense...finished his prep career with 120 tackles, 68 receptions and three touchdowns...member of the National Honor Society and the French Honor Society...earned the United States Army Reserve National Scholar-Athlete Award for "Spirit of Victory" in 2005...Illinois state scholar...majoring in science, technology and society.
McANDREW'S CAREER STATISTICS
Year G-S UT AT TT SKS-YDS TFL-YDS INT-YDS
2006 12-0 5 9 14 0-0 0.5-2 0-0
2007 11-0 7 6 13 0-0 1.0-5 0-0
2008 12-1 14 6 20 3.0-17 5.0-19 0-0
Totals 35-1 26 21 47 3.0-17 6.5-26 0-0