Cortez  McDowell

20Cortez McDowell

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Locust Grove, Ga.

High School:
Locust Grove

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 235

Position:
LB

Experience:
2L

CAREER HIGHS

  • Tackles - 9 vs. App State, 9/1/16
  • Fumble Recovery - 1 vs. Chattanooga, 10/4/14

2016 - JUNIOR

  • 2016 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Back-up WILL linebacker behind Jalen Reeves-Maybin
  • Had three tackles (two solo) vs. Ohio (9/17)
  • Made three tackles (two solo) in win vs. Virginia Tech (9/10)
  • Recorded career-high nine tackles in win vs. Appalachian State (9/1)

2015 - SOPHOMORE

2014 - FRESHMAN

  • Photo Gallery
  • 2014 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 13/0
  • Played in all 13 games on special teams and as a reserve WILL linebacker, making 19 tackles
  • Led team with 14 special teams tackles
  • Three stops in win over Kentucky (11/15)
  • Three tackles vs. Chattanooga (10/11), seeing most time at linebacker
  • Four tackles in homecoming at Georgia (9/27)
  • First tackle came vs. Arkansas State (9/6)

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Lettered at Locust Grove High School in Locus Grove, Ga., for head coach Clint Satterfield
  • 247 Sports: 4-star (No. 12 safety, No. 13 prospect in Ga.)
  • ESPN: 4-star (No. 11 safety, No 14 prospect in Ga.)
  • Rivals: 4-star (No. 30 safety, No. 26 prospect in Ga.)
  • Scout: 4-star (No. 19 safety)
  • Played in 2013 Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Orlando
  • Rated No. 1 safety in Georgia
  • Georgia Class 4A All-State Defensive Back in 2013 by the Atlanta Journal Constitution
  • Georgia Class 4A All-State Defensive Back in 2013 by the Associated Press
  • Georgia Sportswriters All-State First Team defensive back as a senior
  • Named Atlanta Journal Constitution All-Metro in 2013
  • Compiled 92 total tackles including 48 solo tackles in his senior campaign
  • Made 56 total tackles, 42 of which were solo tackles in junior season
  • Intercepted five passes and forced four fumbles in his prep career
  • On offense, had 43 catches for 516 yards with seven receiving touchdowns as a senior
  • Also ran for 251 yards in high school, scoring three rushing touchdowns

PERSONAL

  • Full Name: Cortez D'Angelo McDowell
  • Born: April 11, 1996
  • Son of Deborah McDowell
  • Recipient of the Gene McEver Athletic Scholarship Endowment
  • Recipient of the George Sampson Family Athletic Scholarship
  • Recipient of the Keenan Athletic Scholarship Fund
  • Majoring in Sociology
  • Recipient of Louis Green Scholarship Endowment
 

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