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Zechariah McPhearson

ZECH McPHEARSON      DB   5-11   175
Rivals ★★★   ESPN ★★★★   247 ★★★★   Scout ★★★

Selected Penn State over Alabama, Boston College, California, Clemson, Iowa, Kentucky, North Carolina State, Ohio State, Pittsburgh, Wake Forest, Wisconsin

ABOUT McPHEARSON
High School: Three-year letterman for head coach Caesar Nettles at Riverdale Baptist School...Was named team captain as a senior...Earned team MVP honors as a senior...Selected to the 2016 Semper Fidelis Bowl...Helped the Crusaders to the 2013 Independent Athletics Conference Championship and an 11-0 record...Named first team All-State at cornerback by Maryland Pigskin as a senior...Named the Capitol Area District MVP as a senior...Notched first team All-Capitol Area Conference as a junior and senior...Ended his prep career with 14 interceptions and 37 pass breakups...Gained more than 1,000 all-purpose yards during his junior and senior seasons, scoring 17 touchdowns...Had at least four interceptions in each of his varsity prep seasons...Rated as a four-star prospect by ESPN and 247Sports, while earning a three-star rating from Rivals and Scout...Was an ESPN 300 recruit, ranking No. 129 nationally...Rated the No. 6 recruit in Maryland and the No. 12 cornerback prospect nationally by ESPN...Ranked No. 11 in Maryland and No. 32 nationally at cornerback by 247Sports...Slotted as the No. 1 cornerback prospect in the state of Maryland and No. 33 cornerback nationally by Scout...Ranked as the No. 19 prospect in Maryland and No. 39 cornerback in the nation by Rivals...Also lettered four times in baseball...Guided the Crusader baseball team to back-to-back National Association of Christian Athletes National Championships in 2014 and 2015...Six-time Honor Roll student.

Personal: Full name is Zechariah McPhearson...Son of Kim and Gerrick McPhearson...Has six brothers, Gerrick Jr., Derrick, Emmanuel, Jeremiah, Matthew and Josh, and a sister, Kimberly...Brother, Josh, is a member of the Penn State football program...Enjoys photography and baseball...Plans to major in business...Would like to develop viable strip malls in urban areas across the United States...Born March 21, 1998.


FROM McPHEARSON'S HEAD COACH CAESAR NETTLES
"ZMAC is the type of player that has, not only the ability to do anything he wants, but also the desire and willingness to put the work into achieving whatever he desires. He is the epitome of a Christian, student-athlete, and I am proud to say I had the honor to coach him."

2016 Signing Day Central


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