Calvin McCarty
31  Calvin McCarty
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Surrey, BC

High School:
St. Thomas More Collegiate

Last College:
Boise State/Reedley College

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 215

Position:
RB

Age:
22


COLLEGE: Second-team North Central Conference all-star last season ... Started first seven games before suffering season-ending foot fracture ... Ranked fifth among North Central Conference rushing leaders with 492 yards (70.3 avg. per game, 3.8 avg. per carry) and 5 touchdowns on 130 carries with long of 26 yards ... Also caught 30 passes for 278 yards with long of 32 (4.3 receptions per game, ninth in NCC) ... Had all-purpose yardage total of 770 (110.0 avg. per game), sixth in NCC ... Ran for three touchdowns, the most by a Viking player since 2002, and 139 yards on 30 carries in season opener at Humboldt State on 8/31/06 ... Three times named WWU Offensive Player of the Game ... One letter ... Transfer from Reedley College CA ... Had 620 rushing yards, 500 receiving yards and scored 14 touchdowns as sophomore for Tigers, helping them to 10-1 record, Valley Conference championship and No.5 ranking in final national poll (rated No.1 for last six weeks of regular season) ... Lost to San Francisco City College, 44-40, in the NorCal Championship game ... Also played one year at Boise State University ... Ran 10 times for 104 yards and 1 touchdown on an 11-1 squad that won the Western Athletic Conference championship and ranked No.12 in final Associated Press Poll after losing 44-40 to Louisville in Liberty Bowl on New Year's Day ... Redshirt for Broncos in 2003.

HIGH SCHOOL: B.C. Provincial Player of the Year as senior at St. Thomas More Collegiate (Burnaby, B.C.) ... Ran for 2,400 yards and scored 33 touchdowns in nine games (266.7 avg.) as senior ... Had 380 yards rushing and three touchdowns in 21-20 loss to eventual champion W.J. Mouat Senior Secondary in Class 3A quarterfinals of B.C. playoffs ... Helped Knights to provincial championships as freshman and sophomore and semifinals as junior ... Named MVP of provincial championship game as sophomore, being youngest player ever to receive that honor ... Had school-record 84 career touchdowns ... Started and lettered four years ... Also lettered in basketball.

PERSONAL: Major is communications ... His mother, Jackie Conway, played softball at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (Miami OK) and his father, Orlando, played basketball at Bacone College OK and football in U.S. Army ... His sister, Tiffany Conway, played at softball at McPherson College KS.