2 - A.J. McEwen
A.J. McEwen
Height: 5-9
Weight: 164
Year: Jr.
Hometown: East Grand Rapids, Mich.
Position: DB

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Moved to defensive back during spring drills after playing at receiver last fall . . . Appeared in 10 games during the the 2012 campaign . . .  Over the season, he caught 13 balls for 111 yards . . . Was also a key punt returner for the Bulldogs, returning the ball 16 times and racking up 148 yards (9.2 average) . . . His longest punt return was 35 yards against Northwood . . . Had his best receiving performance against Ashland, in which he caught five passes for 54 yards . . . He racked up 104 all-purpose yards against Ashland . .  Threw a 73-yard touchdown pass against St. Francis in the season opener . . . Over the season, he averaged an impressive 8.5 yards per catch . . .  Appeared in six games as a reserve in 2011 . . . Caught two passes for six yards . . . Also carried the ball one time . . . Returned two kicks for 15 yards and two punts for 19 yards . . . Joined the team at the semester break prior to 2011 season and participated in spring ball . . . All-State defensive back at East Grand Rapids ....... Son of former Bulldog standout and Arena Football League head coach Sparky McEwen, now a Bulldog assistant ..... Also played basketball at East GR ..... Began his prep career as a quarterback at East Kentwood and was a DB, RB and receiver at East GR ..... West Michigan All-Star ....... Had 10 interceptions, five pass deflections, 25 solo tackles and 14 assists as a senior ....... Also caught 31 passes for 575 yards and scored eight touchdowns ....... Coached by Peter Stuursma ........ Helped team to fourth-straight state title in 2009 ....... Was a Division 3-4 First-Team All-State pick as a senior ...... Attended classes at Grand Rapids Community College in 2010, but did not compete . . . FSU Letters: Two.

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