A look at the Rams' 2012 defensive line
Carlton Koonce, Michael Martin, Patrick McGee, Brendan Melanophy, Patrick Murray, Chris Watkins and Blake Wayne named team captains
Maroon Moves Ball, Scores Seven Touchdowns
Offense scores nine touchdowns, Defense comes up with turnover on final drive
Head coach Joe Moorhead runs Rams through first workout
Returned for a fifth year after missing 2008 season with an injury and started all eleven games at nose guard... a three-year starter on the defensive line... enjoyed a strong spring practice season, capping it by making four tackles, including one sack, in the 2012 Spring Game... has the tools to become a dominant defensive lineman... has the strength and size to compete with big offensive tackles but also the speed to track down a running back... had solid 2010 spring season, wrapping it up with five tackles, including four solo and one for loss, in the 2010 Spring Game... moved from the offensive line to the defensive line in 2009.
2012: Started all eleven games on the defensive line as a redshirt senior... made 16 total tackles, 11 solo, including three for loss and 2.5 sacks... recorded three stops, two solo and one sack, in the Cornell win... finished with three stops, two solo, including 1.5 for loss and one sack versus Lafayette.
2011: Appeared in all eleven games, starting ten at defensive tackle... finished the season with 20 total tackles, 13 solo, including two for loss and one sack...also forced a fumble, blocked a kick and recorded a safety... made four tackles including 0.5 for loss, at Penn... recorded three solo stops, including one sack, in the season finale with Holy Cross... also made three tackles, two solo, at Colgate... finished with two solo tackles and forced a fumble at Rhode Island... also had two solo stops against Bucknell... blocked a punt and recovered it in the end zone for a safety against Lehigh.
2010: Appeared in eight games for the Rams as a junior, starting six at defensive tackle... recorded eight total tackles, four solo, including 1.5 for loss and one sack... also had a pass deflection... made three tackles, including two solo and one sack, in the win over Georgetown... finished with two stops, including one solo and one for loss, at Yale.
2009: Appeared in eight games as a sophomore in 2009... recorded seven total tackles, including 2.5 for loss and 1.5 sacks... also broke up a pass... made three stops, including 1.5 sacks, in the season-ending win at Georgetown.
2008: Did not see varsity action as a freshman.
Before Fordham: A graduate of Seton Hall Prep where he lettered in football and track... attended Canterbury School in 2007-08 where he was a member of the football, basketball and track teams... a First Team All-Conference selection at Canterbury in 2007... member of the 2007 New England Prep championship team... notched three sacks in six games at Canterbury... earned All-Area honors in football at Seton Hall Prep in 2006... 2006 All-Verducci Conference selection... made 28 tackles, including four for loss, in his final season at Seton Hall Prep... an All-Conference track performer in 2007 and 2008.
Personal: Born December 17, 1988... son of Mary Reating and Gregg McGee... has two sisters (Katherine and Christine) and one brother (Daniel)... a Sociology major.