At Michigan ... three-year letterman ... appeared in 22 career contests and started six games along offensive line (five at left guard and another at right guard).
Fifth-Year Senior (2009) ... earned third varsity letter ... returned to practice at midseason following injury during fall camp ... played in three games ... saw first action of the season at center vs. Delaware State (Oct. 17) ... appeared at right guard against Illinois (Oct. 31) ... played on special teams vs. Purdue (Nov. 7).
Junior (2008) ... earned second varsity letter ... played in all 12 games and started five contests at left guard ... started at left guard vs. Utah (Aug. 30), Miami (Sept. 6) and at Notre Dame (Sept. 13) ... saw action as backup left guard vs. Wisconsin (Sept. 27) ... contributed on special teams vs. Illinois (Oct. 4) and Toledo (Oct. 11) ... returned to the starting lineup at left guard at Penn State (Oct. 18) ... earned starting nod at left guard against Michigan State (Oct. 25) ... contributed on PAT protection unit at Purdue (Nov. 1) ... played second half at left guard and on special teams at Minnesota (Nov. 8) ... contributed on PAT/field goal protection unit vs. Northwestern (Nov. 15) ... played at left guard and on field goal protection unit at Ohio State (Nov. 22).
Junior (2007)... earned first varsity letter ... started one game at right guard and played in five contests along the offensive line ... saw action on field goal protection in five contests ... saw action at left guard against Oregon (Sept. 8) ... played as reserve center vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 15) ... played as backup right guard against Penn State (Sept. 22) ... made first career start at right guard against Northwestern (Sept. 29) ... missed the Eastern Michigan (Oct. 6) and Purdue (Oct. 13) games due to injury ... did not see game at Illinois (Oct. 20) ... took snaps as backup right guard vs. Minnesota (Oct. 27).
Sophomore (2006)... made career debut as reserve center against Michigan State (Oct. 7) ... played backup center at Indiana (Nov. 11).
Freshman (2005)... did not see game action.
Prep... attended Bloomington High School (2005) coached by Rigo Schmelzer ... won a regional Architecture Computer Aided Design competition in March 2005 ... ran 40-yard dash in 4.9 seconds and bench pressed 325 pounds ... played tight end and, offensive line and defensive line during career ... team compiled a 39-4 record during his final three seasons ... Key Statistics... made eight receptions for 110 yards and one touchdown as a tight end during career ... caught four passes for 59 yards and one touchdown as a senior ... led team to back-to-back Illinois 6A runner-up finishes during junior and senior years ... made four receptions for 51 yards junior year ... Honors and Rankings... All-State honoree in both Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times and Champaign News-Gazette during his senior season ... Illinois High School Coaches Association All-State, all-area, all-conference and academic all-conference as a senior ... All-American, No. 16 player in Midwest and No. 14 offensive lineman according to SuperPrep Magazine ... rated a three-star prospect, the No. 16 prospect in state of Illinois and the No. 29 offensive tackle in the country by Rivals.com ... ranked No. 20 interior lineman in the country by Tom Lemming ... rated an all-region Midwest prospect by Prep Star Magazine ... collegefootballnews.com ranks him as No. 40 offensive lineman in nation ... named all-conference and all-area after helping lead the Purple Raiders to the class 6A state championship game as a junior ... Other Sports... played two years of basketball and threw discus and shot put his junior year.
Personal... Tim James McAvoy was born June 15, 1987 ... father, Tim, played football at Illinois and was coached by Lloyd Carr ... enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... general studies major.
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