12 Ryan McDonald
12 Ryan McDonald
Height: 6-3
Weight: 210
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Annandale, N.J.
High School: North Hunterdon
Position: QB
Major: Economics
Dream Job: Working in pharmaceuticals
Favorite Place on Campus: Tisch Sports and Fitness Center
Favorite Professional Athlete: Aaron Rodgers
Favorite Pregame Meal: Spaghetti
Pregame Superstition: Throw the ball as far as I can
Hobbies: Football, basketball, weight lifting, frisbee
gp 9
yds 1811
td 17
yds/g 201.2

2017 (Junior): Set Tufts’ single-season total offense mark (2,601 yards) in 2017… compiled 1,879 passing yards and 722 yards rushing…his 289 yards of total offense per game in 2017 was ranked in the NCAA top 30…passed for 11 touchdowns and ran for four more in 2017…finished second in NESCAC for passing yards…completed 26 of 35 passes for 267 yards and two TDs in a season-opening victory over Hamilton…threw for four TDs in a victory at Bates…had a season-high 336 yards passing in a win at Williams in 2017…was third in NESCAC rushing last season including 145 yards at Middlebury and 122 at Wesleyan…was NESCAC’s Offensive Player of the Week twice for the Bates and Williams games…team’s Arthur F. Harrison Award winner for outstanding offensive skill in ’17.

2016 (Sophomore): Playing during all eight of the Jumbos games during his sophomore season...finished the season 44-for-83 for 487 total yards passing...also carried the ball 104 times for 647 total yards, averaging 80.9 yards per game...scored five rushing touchdowns and added five touchdowns passing...was 5-for-10 for 26 yards passing and carried the ball twice for four yards in the Jumbos 17-14 season-opening win over Wesleyan...carried the ball 11 times for 75 yards and a touchdown in the 12-7 win over Bates...in the 41-21 win over Bowdoin he carried the ball 11 times for 146 yards and two touchdowns and was also 9-for-9 passing for 92 yards and a touchdown...when the Jumbos beat Williams 35-16 he carried the ball 11 times for 58 yards and was 3-for-5 passing...in the win over Amherst he was 8-for-11 passing for 108 yards and a touchdown and added 20 carries for 104 yards and a touchdown...carried the ball ten times for 84 yards in the win over Colby...finished the season going 10-for-16 for 145 yards and two touchdowns and carrying the ball 27 times for a season-high 161 yards and a touchdown in the 48-35 win over Middlebury.  

2015 (Freshman): Member of the Jumbo team that finished the season with a 6-2 record. 

Before Tufts: Played for North Hunterdon High School…also played basketball and ran track and field…was a member of the National Honor Society and the Academic Honor Society.

Personal: Son of Katherine and Jim…has a brother, Matt (26)…brother, Matt, ran track at Princeton and now runs for the Atlanta Track Club.


Recent Games
Oct 6 at Bowdoin W, 28-0
Oct 13 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-24
Oct 20 Williams W, 28-21
Oct 27 at Amherst L, 19-13
Nov 3 Colby W, 48-0
Nov 10 at Middlebury W, 35-13
Statistics category Overall Conf
Completions 167 167
Attempts 271 271
Completion % 61.6% 61.6%
Yards 1811 1811
Yards per game 201.2 201.2
Yards per attempt 6.7 6.7
Touchdowns 17 17
Interceptions 7 7
Sacks 10 10
Yards lost 71 71
Pass Efficiency 133.3 133.3
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 15 at Hamilton W, 29-2 15 26 57.7% 99 3.8 0 0 1 10
Sep 22 Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 16-13 15 28 53.6% 172 6.1 2 1 1 10
Sep 29 Bates W, 47-14 15 36 41.7% 207 5.8 2 0 1 4
Oct 6 at Bowdoin W, 28-0 19 25 76.0% 231 9.2 2 1 0 0
Oct 13 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-24 25 40 62.5% 293 7.3 2 1 1 1
Oct 20 Williams W, 28-21 17 28 60.7% 187 6.7 2 0 2 14
Oct 27 at Amherst L, 19-13 17 34 50.0% 137 4.0 0 2 2 20
Nov 3 Colby W, 48-0 19 23 82.6% 223 9.7 2 1 1 10
Nov 10 at Middlebury W, 35-13 25 31 80.6% 262 8.5 5 1 1 2
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 15 at Hamilton W, 29-2 15 98 6.5 32 4 - -
Sep 22 Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 16-13 16 28 1.8 9 0 - -
Sep 29 Bates W, 47-14 23 161 7.0 40 1 1 0
Oct 6 at Bowdoin W, 28-0 8 39 4.9 20 0 1 1
Oct 13 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-24 8 27 3.4 10 1 - -
Oct 20 Williams W, 28-21 4 -2 -0.5 8 0 - -
Oct 27 at Amherst L, 19-13 12 33 2.8 25 1 - -
Nov 3 Colby W, 48-0 12 51 4.3 17 2 - -
Nov 10 at Middlebury W, 35-13 10 23 2.3 7 0 - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 15 at Hamilton W, 29-2 - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 16-13 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Bates W, 47-14 - - - - - 1 0
Oct 6 at Bowdoin W, 28-0 - - - - - 1 1
Oct 13 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-24 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Williams W, 28-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Amherst L, 19-13 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Colby W, 48-0 - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Middlebury W, 35-13 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 15 at Hamilton W, 29-2 - - - - - 0
Sep 22 Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 16-13 - - - - - 0
Sep 29 Bates W, 47-14 - - - - - 0
Oct 6 at Bowdoin W, 28-0 - - - - - 0
Oct 13 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-24 - - - - - 0
Oct 20 Williams W, 28-21 - - - - - 0
Oct 27 at Amherst L, 19-13 - - - - - 0
Nov 3 Colby W, 48-0 - - - - - 0
Nov 10 at Middlebury W, 35-13 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 15 at Hamilton W, 29-2 - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 16-13 - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Bates W, 47-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Bowdoin W, 28-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-24 - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Williams W, 28-21 - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Amherst L, 19-13 - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Colby W, 48-0 - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Middlebury W, 35-13 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 15 at Hamilton W, 29-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 16-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Bates W, 47-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Bowdoin W, 28-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Williams W, 28-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Amherst L, 19-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Colby W, 48-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Middlebury W, 35-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 15 at Hamilton W, 29-2 1 98 - - - 98
Sep 22 Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 16-13 1 28 - - - 28
Sep 29 Bates W, 47-14 1 161 - - - 161
Oct 6 at Bowdoin W, 28-0 1 39 - - - 39
Oct 13 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-24 1 27 - - - 27
Oct 20 Williams W, 28-21 1 -2 - - - -2
Oct 27 at Amherst L, 19-13 1 33 - - - 33
Nov 3 Colby W, 48-0 1 51 - - - 51
Nov 10 at Middlebury W, 35-13 1 23 - - - 23
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 15 at Hamilton W, 29-2 24 4 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 22 Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 16-13 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 29 Bates W, 47-14 6 1 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 6 at Bowdoin W, 28-0 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 13 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-24 6 1 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 20 Williams W, 28-21 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 27 at Amherst L, 19-13 6 1 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 3 Colby W, 48-0 12 2 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 10 at Middlebury W, 35-13 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 15 at Hamilton W, 29-2 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 16-13 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Bates W, 47-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Bowdoin W, 28-0 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-24 1 0 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Williams W, 28-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Amherst L, 19-13 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Colby W, 48-0 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Middlebury W, 35-13 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2016-17 8 44 83 53.0% 487 60.9 5.9 5 1 67 119.8
2017-18 9 158 268 59.0% 1879 208.8 7.0 11 10 59 123.9
2018-19 9 167 271 61.6% 1811 201.2 6.7 17 7 41 133.3
Total 26 369 622 59.3% 4177 160.7 6.7 33 18 67 127.5
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2015-16 - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 8 104 647 80.9 6.2 5 75 2 0
2017-18 9 163 722 80.2 4.4 4 51 4 3
2018-19 9 108 458 50.9 4.2 9 40 2 1
Total 26 375 1827 70.3 4.9 18 75 8 4
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2015-16 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 8 - - - - - - -
2017-18 9 - - - - - - -
2018-19 9 - - - - - - -
Total 26 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2015-16 - - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 8 - - - - 0 0 - 0
2017-18 9 - - - - 0 0 - 0
2018-19 9 - - - - - - - 0
Total 26 - - - - 0 0 - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2015-16 - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 8 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 9 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 9 - - - - - - - -
Total 26 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - -
2018-19 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2015-16 - - - - - 0 -
2016-17 8 647 - - - 647 80.9
2017-18 9 722 - - - 722 80.2
2018-19 9 458 - - - 458 50.9
Total 26 1827 - - - 1827 70.3
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2015-16 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 30 3.8 5 - - - - - 0 - 0 0
2017-18 24 2.7 4 - - - - - 0 - 0 0
2018-19 54 6.0 9 - - - - - - - - 0
Total 108 4.2 18 - - - - - 0 - 0 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2015-16 - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 8 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 9 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 9 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 26 1 0 1.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 9 167 271 61.6% 1811 201.2 6.7 17 7 41 133.3
Conference 9 167 271 61.6% 1811 201.2 6.7 17 7 41 133.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 4 66 115 57.4% 789 197.3 6.9 8 2 28 134.5
Away 5 101 156 64.7% 1022 204.4 6.6 9 5 41 132.4
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 7 125 197 63.5% 1381 197.3 7.0 15 4 41 143.4
Losses 2 42 74 56.8% 430 215.0 5.8 2 3 40 106.4
-
September 3 45 90 50.0% 478 159.3 5.3 4 1 30 107.1
October 4 78 127 61.4% 848 212.0 6.7 6 4 40 126.8
November 2 44 54 81.5% 485 242.5 9.0 7 2 41 192.3
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 9 108 458 50.9 4.2 9 40 2 1
Conference 9 108 458 50.9 4.2 9 40 2 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 55 238 59.5 4.3 3 40 1 0
Away 5 53 220 44.0 4.2 6 32 1 1
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 88 398 56.9 4.5 7 40 2 1
Losses 2 20 60 30.0 3.0 2 25 - -
-
September 3 54 287 95.7 5.3 5 40 1 0
October 4 32 97 24.3 3.0 2 25 1 1
November 2 22 74 37.0 3.4 2 17 - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 9 - - - - - - -
Conference 9 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - -
Losses 2 - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 9 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 9 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 2 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 9 - - - - - - - -
Conference 9 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - -
Losses 2 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 9 458 - - - 458 50.9
Conference 9 458 - - - 458 50.9
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 4 238 - - - 238 59.5
Away 5 220 - - - 220 44.0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 7 398 - - - 398 56.9
Losses 2 60 - - - 60 30.0
-
September 3 287 - - - 287 95.7
October 4 97 - - - 97 24.3
November 2 74 - - - 74 37.0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 54 6.0 9 - - - - - - - - 0
Conference 54 6.0 9 - - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 18 4.5 3 - - - - - - - - 0
Away 36 7.2 6 - - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 42 6.0 7 - - - - - - - - 0
Losses 12 6.0 2 - - - - - - - - 0
-
September 30 10.0 5 - - - - - - - - 0
October 12 3.0 2 - - - - - - - - 0
November 12 6.0 2 - - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 9 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 9 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 1 0 1.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 2 1 0 1.0 .5 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 4 1 0 1.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -