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Shane McGregor
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Shane McGregor

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ebensburg, Pa.

High School:
Central Cambria

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 211

Position:
QB

Experience:
SR

H.S. Coach:
Ken Bussard


12/20/2012

Thirty-one Penn State Student-Athletes Receiving Diplomas This Weekend

Thirteen Teams with Graduates; List Includes 10 Football Squad Members

12/18/2012

Record 100 Penn State Student-Athletes Honored with Academic All-Big Ten Awards

Penn State leads all Big Ten institutions in Fall honorees

12/18/2012

Record 100 Penn State Student-Athletes Honored with Academic All-Big Ten Awards

Penn State leads all Big Ten institutions in Fall honorees

12/09/2012

Mauti Named MVP at Nittany Lion Football Banquet

All-America Linebacker and Co-Captain Among Players Honored at Senior Banquet

11/21/2012

Honoring A Historical Senior Class

Nittany Lions host Wisconsin on Senior Day at 3:30 p.m.

10/06/2012

Football vs. Northwestern (Oct. 6, 2012)

Penn State Football vs. Northwestern

There is no questioning whether Shane McGregor is making sure he maximizes his opportunities as a Penn State student-athlete. The fifth-year senior has put forth tremendous effort in the classroom, off the field and in his preparations as a Nittany Lion quarterback. He has made significant progress on the practice field and in the weight room and will be ready to compete for more playing time. A Dean's List student, McGregor possesses a 3.85 cumulative grade-point average and is on schedule to graduate in December with degrees in English and journalism. He is a probable Academic All-Big Ten honoree this fall. In 2011, he was selected one of five students from across the nation to receive a $5,000 scholarship through a national essay competition sponsored by the Jim Murray Memorial Foundation. McGregor's essay was about Joe Paterno, also a quarterback during his career at Brown University. During the 2011 fall semester, McGregor was part of a team of students that completed an independent study and wrote stories for The Centre Daily Times. Immediately after Penn State's Jan. 2 bowl game, McGregor joined another College of Communications student at the BCS National Championship game as part of a partnership with Penn State's John Curley Center for Sports Journalism. The duo wrote stories about the teams and activities surrounding the title game for BCSfootball.org. During the midst of 2012 winter strength and conditioning workouts, McGregor was selected to dance in THON, spending 46 consecutive hours on his feet in mid-February. The former Central Cambria High School standout helped secure a record total of $10.69 million to support the Four Diamonds Fund and the pediatric cancer patients, families and researchers it supports.

2011 Senior Season
McGregor ran for a three-yard touchdown against Indiana State and completed a pass for 12 yards in the non-conference matchup against Eastern Michigan. He saw his most extensive career action with 10 snaps against the Eagles. McGregor also played the opposing team's signal-caller on the foreign team to help prepare the Penn State defense in practice.

2010 Junior Season
McGregor helped prepare the Nittany Lion defense each week as a foreign team quarterback, but did not see any game action.

2009 Sophomore Season
McGregor did not see any game action.

2008 Freshman Season
Redshirt season.

High School
McGregor earned first-team Laurel Highlands all-conference honors under Coach Ken Bussard at Central Cambria HS. The J.L. Coole Outstanding Student-Athlete Award winner was selected second-team all-area by the Altoona Mirror. As a senior, he threw for 1,722 yards and 16 touchdowns. He tallied 2,445 career yards with 21 touchdown passes. McGregor led his squad to the Laurel Highlands Conference Section 1 co-championship and PIAA District VI Class AA title game and played in the Ken Lantzy Finest 40 All-Star game. He also played safety and was a punter. McGregor also was a three-time letterman in basketball and baseball, gaining first-team all-conference accolades on the diamond.

Personal
Full name is Shane Mulvehill McGregor. He is the son of Bernie and Beth McGregor and has one sister, Maura. His mother is a Penn State graduate. His father played baseball at Harvard and a cousin, Pat Fisher, was a punter at LSU. In his spare time, McGregor enjoys writing, sailing, playing tennis and hanging out with friends. He has a double major in English and journalism and owned a superlative 3.89 cumulative grade-point average after the 2011 spring semester. Born September 14, 1989 in Atlanta, Ga.

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