CAREER HIGHS Receiving Receptions: 1, twice (last vs. Notre Dame, Sept. 10, 2011) Yards: 15, vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 10, 2011) Touchdowns: 1, vs. Bowling Green (Sept. 25, 2011) Long: 15, vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 10, 2011)
Fifth-Year Senior (2011) ... Sugar Bowl champion ... earned third varsity letter ... Academic All-Big Ten ... appeared in 12 games; started once at fullback (Eastern Michigan) and played six other games as offensive reserve; contributed in 12 games on special teams ... ILLINOIS (Nov. 12) ... recovered first career fumble on special teams in third quarter when Fighting Illini muffed a punt ...NOTRE DAME (Sept. 10) ... second career reception went for career-best 15 yards.
Senior/Junior (2010) ... earned second varsity letter ... Academic All-Big Ten ... started two games and appeared in all 13 contests ... played 10 games at fullback ... made his first career start at fullback and contributed on special teams vs. Connecticut (Sept. 4) ... saw game action at fullback and on special teams at Notre Dame (Sept. 11) and vs. Massachusetts (Sept. 18) ... caught first career pass for two yards and a touchdown at fullback vs. Bowling Green (Sept. 25) ... appeared at fullback and special teams in Big Ten opener at Indiana (Oct. 2), notching two tackles ... contributed on special teams units vs. Michigan State (Oct. 9) ... played fullback and on special teams units vs. Iowa (Oct. 16) .. made appearance on special teams at Penn State (Oct. 30) ... assisted on a tackle on special teams vs. Illinois (Nov. 6) ... appeared at fullback and on special teams against Purdue (Nov. 13) ... started at fullback and contributed on special teams vs. Wisconsin (Nov. 20) ... saw game action as a reserve fullback and on special teams at Ohio State (Nov. 27) ... appeared as a reserve fullback and on special teams vs. Mississippi State (Jan. 1) in the Gator Bowl. Junior/Sophomore (2009) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... earned first varsity letter ... appeared in 10 games ... made career debut at fullback vs. Western Michigan (Sept. 5) ... did not see action vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 12) ... saw action at fullback and on special teams vs. Eastern Michigan (Sept. 19) ... contributed on special teams vs. Indiana (Sept. 26) ... switched to jersey #49 from #43 prior to the Michigan State (Oct. 3) game ... played special teams in road games against MSU and Iowa (Oct. 10) ... appeared at fullback and on special teams against Delaware State (Oct. 17) ... participated on special teams vs. Penn State (Oct. 24), Illinois (Oct. 31), Purdue (Nov. 7) and Wisconsin (Nov. 14) ... did not see game action vs. Ohio State (Nov. 21).
Sophomore/Freshman (2008) ... did not see game action.
Freshman (2007) ... did not see game action ... walked onto team prior to the season.
Prep ... attended Nouvel Catholic Central High School (2007) ... Bishop honor roll ... member of the International Club and Spanish Club ... Honors and Rankings ... earned all-area second team as a senior.
Personal ... John Arthur McColgan was born September 5, 1988 ... mother, Susie, graduated from the U-M School of Art and Design ... earned a Bachelor's degree from the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in economics ... enrolled in the Master of Accounting program at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business.