Selected by Oakland Raiders in the fourth round (116th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft, May 10, 2014.
AT A GLANCE
2014: Saw action in 12 games with one start as a rookie...Inactive for four games due to a groin injury…Totaled 12 tackles (six solo), four passes defensed and one fumble recovery for a TD...Notched three tackles on special teams...(9/7) at NYJ: Made NFL debut, seeing action on special teams…Assisted on a special teams tackle on the game’s opening kickoff...(9/28) vs. Mia.: Saw limited action on defense, assisting on two tackles…(11/9) vs. Den.: Saw increased action on defense when CB DJ Hayden left the game with a groin injury...Posted two tackles (one) and registered first career pass defensed on a QB Peyton Manning pass...(11/20) vs. KC: Notched a special teams tackle on a first-quarter kickoff...(12/21) vs. Buf.: Saw first extensive action on defense, playing in the nickel package...Played 48 defensive snaps...Posted a special teams tackle in kickoff coverage...Assisted on one tackle on defense and posted a pass defensed...(12/28) at Den.: Made first career start, recording seven tackles (five) and two passes defensed...Scored first career TD, scooping up a lateral pass from Manning after it was tipped by DE Justin Tuck and returning it 18 yards for the Raiders’ only defensive TD of the season.
COLLEGE: Played two seasons at Utah after transferring from Cerritos (Calif.) Junior College, where he played two seasons…Appeared in a combined 40 games during his college career, earning 34 starts…Played safety at Cerritos and his first season at Utah before moving to cornerback for his senior season…Started 22 games at free safety and 12 cornerback…Recorded 109 tackles (62 solos) with one fumble recovery, two forced fumbles, 12 INTs, 21 passes defensed and two blocked kicks…Transitioned to cornerback for his final season and was an All-Pac 12 honorable mention...Started all 12 games, totaling 60 tackles (28 solo), one INT and 12 passes defensed…His 12 passes defensed led the Pac-12 and tied for fourth in school single-season history...Missed the entire 2012 season with an injury…Played free safety in five games his junior season before suffering a season-ending injury…Posted 12 tackles and one pass defensed on the season…Appeared in 23 games at Cerritos Junior College…Named the Northern Conference Defensive Player of the Year as well as being recognized as a first-team All-American and all-state choice his final junior college season…Registered 37 tackles (17 solos) and five passes defensed…Led the nation with 203 return yards on seven INTs...Blocked two kicks, including one that came on the final play of the Falcons’ 27-21 win over Bakersfield College…Also recovered a fumble in the end zone for a TD…Totaled 23 tackles (11 solo), four INTs and three passes defensed in 11 games during the 2009 campaign.
PERSONAL: Attended La Mirada (Calif.) High School…Earned letters in football, track and basketball…As a senior, played on all three units…On defense, recorded 20 tackles and one INT…On offense as a running back, totaled 516 rushing yards on 75 carries and (6.9 avg.) and six TDs, adding 17 catches for 297 yards…On special teams, he punted 24 times for a 32.1 average…Also played both forward positions for the school’s basketball team…Averaged 9.9 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.1 blocked shots in 26 games as a junior…Participated in the American Heart Association NFL Play 60 Challenge and the NFL Play 60 Character Camp…Father, Keith McGill, Sr., is a doctor and a USC graduate.
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Bryan Walters has the ball stripped on the kickoff and it is recovered by Oakland Raiders cornerback Keith McGill.