|J.D. McKissic Bio|
2014: Paul Hornung Award Watch List . . . Lindy’s “Special Teams Demon” . . . Preseason All-Sun Belt Conference selection by Sporting News (first team WR), Lindy’s (first team AP), Athlon Sports (first team KR, second team WR and PR), USA Today Sports (first WR) and Phil Steele’s (second team WR, second team KR, third team PR).
2013: Named to Sports Illustrated’s All-America Team as an honorable mention selection . . . Athlon Sports third team Sophomore All-America choice . . . First Team All-Sun Belt Conference selection at both the wide receiver and all-purpose positions . . . Second Team All-SBC choice as a return specialist . . . Phil Steele’s First Team Midseason All-SBC . . . Biletnikoff Award Watch List . . . Preseason First Team All-Sun Belt Conference . . . Preseason First Team All-Sun Belt pick by Athlon Sports, CBSSports.com, College Sports Madness, Phil Steele’s and Sporting News . . . As just a sophomore, McKissic set the school record for career receptions (185) and ended the season just two shy of the fifth most in Sun Belt history . . . Also ended the year ranked seventh for career receiving yards (1,672) and ninth for career receiving touchdowns (9) . . . Became the only player in school history with 70 or more receptions in two different seasons . . . Recorded 82 receptions in 2013, which were the third most in school history . . . 629 kickoff return yards were the fifth most in A-State history, and his 30.0 average per return were the third most . . . Ranked third in the nation in kickoff returns (3o.0 ypr), 30th in receptions per game (6.3 avg.), 34th in punt returns (8.5 ypr), 45th in all-purpose yards (121.2 ypg) . . . Led the Sun Belt in kickoff return average and receptions, while also ranking third in all-purpose yards, fourth in punt return average and ninth in receiving yards (50.0 ypg) . . . Named both the Sun Belt Conference Special Teams Player of the Week and the College Football Performance Awards National Kick Returner of the Week on Oct. 14 after posting two returns for 125 yards, including a 98-yard return (tied the third longest in school history) for a touchdown . . . Tallied at least nine receptions in three games, including a school-record 15 for 117 yards against Missouri . . . Also posted nine receptions for 72 yards and added 21 rushing yards on two attempts in the GoDaddy Bowl . . . Caught at least one pass in every game, running his streak of consecutive games with a reception to 26 . . . Also completed 1-of-1 passing attempts for six yards and a touchdown . . . Athletics Directors Honor Roll.
2012: Sun Belt Conference Freshman of the Year . . . Second Team All-Sun Belt Conference . . . One of 30 FBS players named to the Football Writers Association of America Freshman All-America Team . . . GoDaddy.com Bowl Offensive MVP . . . Finished the season with a school-record 103 receptions for 1,022 yards, the second most in ASU history, and five touchdowns . . . Responsible for the most receptions and receiving yards ever by a Sun Belt freshman . . . Ranked second in receptions and third in receiving yards among all Sun Belt players, while his receptions total was also the fourth most all-time in the conference’s history . . . McKissic’s 103 receptions this season led the nation among freshmen and his 1,022 yards were the third most . . . Among all players, McKissic ranked seventh in catches and 34th in receiving yards in the nation . . . Caught at least four passes in every game this season and recorded eight or more in eight contests, including a career-high 12 against both ULM and Troy that tied the third most in ASU history . . . Tied the school record for receptions in a postseason game with 11 for 113 yards against Kent State in the GoDaddy.com Bowl . . . Tallied a career-high 138 receiving yards against Troy and finished the year with four total 100-yard receiving games, tying the third most in school history for a single season . . . Played in every game, including seven as a starter.
2011: Redshirted and participated on the scout team . . . ASU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll member.
HIGH SCHOOL: Named to the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer’s All-Bi-City football team . . . Recorded 25 receptions for 571 yards and six touchdowns, 411 rushing yards and 22 kickoff returns for 486 yards . . . Accounted for 26 total touchdowns and 1,454 all-purpose yards . . . Named first team all-area (large school) as a senior by the Opelika-Auburn News . . . Other 2010 accolades include all-bi city first team and Outstanding Offensive Performance by Sports Vision . . . Rivals.com 3-star recruit . . . Helped lead the Red Devils to the Alabama Class 6A state playoffs and a 9-2 record in 2010 . . . Varsity basketball letterman.
PERSONAL: Born Aug. 15, 1993 . . . Son of Patricia Dobbie.
McKISSIC’S CAREER RECEIVING STATISTICS
Yr. No. YDS AVG. TD LG
2012 103 1,022 9.9 5 74
2013 82 662 8.1 4 40
Totals 185 1,684 9.1 9 74
McKISSIC’S CAREER RUSHING STATISTICS
Yr. ATT YDS AVG. TD LG
2012 2 13 6.5 0 7
2013 18 139 7.7 1 32
Totals 20 152 7.6 1 32
McKISSIC’S CAREER PASSING STATISTICS
Yr. COMP ATT INT PCT. YDS TD LG
2012 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
2013 1 1 0 1.000 6 1 6
Totals 1 1 0 1.000 6 1 6
McKISSIC’S CAREER KICK RETURN STATISTICS
Yr. No. YDS AVG. TD LG
2012 0 0 0.0 0 0
2013 21 629 30.1 1 98
Totals 21 629 30.1 1 98
McKISSIC’S CAREER PUNT RETURN STATISTICS
Yr. No. YDS AVG. TD LG
2012 2 -10 -5.0 0 0
2013 17 145 8.5 0 43
Totals 19 135 7.1 0 43