Medal of Honor Bowl Spotlight: Citadel cornerback Brandon McCladdie
Each Friday, The Post and Courier spotlights a player on the watch list for the Medal of Honor Bowl college football all-star game, set for 2 p.m. Jan 11 at Johnson Hagood Stadium. Tickets are available at www.mohbowl.com and and at www.etix.com.
Name: Brandon McCladdie
School: The Citadel
Position: Cornerback. YEAR: Senior.
Height: 6-1. WEIGHT: 200.
2013: McCalddie is committed to play in the Medal of Honor Bowl. He was fourth on the Bulldogs' defense with 58 tackles, including 1.5 for loss. He tied for the team lead with two interceptions, and took one of them back 92 yards for a touchdown against Wofford. He broke up a team-best eight passes and defended a team-best 10, and both recovered and forced a fumble. He was named all-Southern Conference this season and finished his career with eight interceptions.
Quote: "Brandon projects well as a late-round draft pick. He's above average in both pass coverage and run support. The Medal of Honor Bowl provides him with the perfect opportunity to showcase his skills against Division I receivers." - Brian Woods, Medal of Honor Bowl executive director.
Other cornerbacks committed to Medal of Honor Bowl: Travis Carrie, Ohio; Brian Dixon, Northwest Missouri; Devin Wallace, Virginia Union.
Next week: Punters.