SUMMARY: In just one season at the position, he developed into one of the best cornerbacks in the Pac-12 as a senior … initially played safety in 2011 before injuries cost him the most of that season and all of the 2012 season … invited to play in the Senior Bowl.
2013 (SENIOR): Honorable mention All-Pac-12 … 12 pass breakups led the Pac-12 and tied for fourth in school single-season history … finished second in the Pac-12 in passes defended per game (1.08) … 37 total tackles included 28 solo stops … returned an interception for a touchdown against UCLA … four tackles and three pass breakups vs. BYU … six tackles, two pass breakups and an assisted TFL vs. Colorado.
2012 (REDSHIRT JUNIOR): Missed entire season with an injury.
2011 (JUNIOR): Played free safety in five games and started in one (USC) … suffered a season-ending injury against Arizona State … 12 total tackles … one pass breakup … seven tackles against USC … four tackles vs. BYU.
HIGH SCHOOL: First-team All-America safety … 11th-rated player (all positions) in the Rivals.com Juco Top 50 players … first-team all-state and all-conference … Northern Conference Defensive Player of the Year … Cerritos College was the Northern Conference co-champion and played in the 2010 Southern California Bowl … in 2010, he had 37 tackles, seven interceptions (returned for 203 yards and a touchdown), five pass breakups and two blocked kicks … blocked a field goal attempt by Bakersfield College on the last play of the game, finishing the play by receiving a lateral at the 35-yard line and scoring the game-winning touchdown … at La Mirada High, he earned letters in football, track and basketball.
PERSONAL: Son of Keith McGill, Sr. and Shoundelle Paxton … father is a doctor and a USC graduate … two sisters … has a daughter (Khiani) … hobbies include paintball and cars … communication major needs one semester to earn his bachelor’s degree … full name is Keith William McGill II … born Mar. 9, 1989.