UND Roster

2017-18 Football Roster

#68 Mike McGlinchey

Offensive Line

Height 6'8''
Weight 315 lbs.
Class Fifth Year
Hometown Philadelphia, PA
High School William Penn Charter


Notre Dame captain (2017, 2016)Associated Press Second Team All-American (2016)Phil Steele Third Team All-American (2016)Maxwell Award Watch List (2017)Outland Trophy Watch List (2017, 2016)

Lombardi Award Watch List (2016)


Started all 12 games at left tackleHelped running back Josh Adams run for over 100 yards four times (Nevada, Syracuse, Virginia Tech and USC), including a career-best 180 yards at rival USC (Nov. 26)

Part of the offensive line that paved the way for 417.6 total yards per game


Started all 13 games at right tackle on an offensive line which was a finalist for the inaugural Joe Moore AwardPart of an offensive line that helped the Irish average 5.63 rushing yards per carry (eighth-best in the FBS) — a modern (post WWII) school recordNotre Dame ranked 27th nationally in total offense, averaging 466.4 yards per game, its third-best mark since setting a school record in 1970 by averaging 510.5 yards per gameNotre Dame was one of 11 programs nationally to average 205 yards rushing and 250 yards passing per game in 2015 (Irish had not accomplished this feat since 1970)Notre Dame averaged 207.6 rushing yards per game (28th in the FBS), the best rushing output since 2000, including six games with 200+ yards (Texas, Virginia, Georgia Tech, UMass, USC and Stanford)Paved the way for first-year RB C.J. Prosise, who rushed for 1,032 yards (second-fewest carries needed to reach 1,000 yards) and recorded the 18th 1,000-yard rushing season in school history, and freshman RB Josh Adams, who set a freshman single-season school record with 835 yards rushingBlocked for an Irish rushing attack that recorded 457 yards vs. UMass (Sept. 26) — the best single-game rushing total by Notre Dame in 23 years, and 299 yards at Stanford (Nov. 28) — the most by an opponent in David Shaw’s five seasons (35 carries for an 8.5 per-carry average against nation’s No. 22 rush defense)Helped the Irish register a pair of 90+ yard TD rushes (Adams 98 vs. Wake Forest, Prosise 91 vs. Georgia Tech)Notre Dame had just two rushes of at least 90 yards in the first 126 seasons of Irish footballThe 98-yard TD run by Adams vs. Wake Forest was the longest play from scrimmage in Notre Dame history and longest rush by a freshman in NCAA historyBlocked for 10 individual 100-yard rushing games — the most by the Irish since 1983 (11)

Three different Notre Dame players recorded 100-yard rushing games


Played in all 13 games, predominantly on special teams before earning his first career start at right tackle in the 31-28 victory over No. 22 LSU in the Music City Bowl (Dec. 30)One of 20 Irish players who made his career debut in the season-opening victory over Rice (Aug. 30)Earned a spot on field goal/PAT block unit midway through the season and registered his first career field-goal block vs. Northwestern (Nov. 15)

Played the majority of offensive snaps at right tackle at USC (Nov. 29)


Did not see action during the season


First-team offensive lineman on 2012 Pennsylvania Sports Writers AAAA All-State football teamFirst-team offensive lineman on Philadelphia Inquirer All-Southeastern Pennsylvania teamFirst-team offensive lineman on Philadelphia Daily News All-City squad for William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaRanked 131st player nationally on 247Sports list of top 247 playersRanked 24th on Rivals.com list of offensive tacklesRanked 90th overall and eighth among offensive tackles on Scout 300 by Scout.comCaptain of team as a senior in 2012Began as a high school tight end but shifted to offensive tacklePlayed virtually everywhere on the field on both sides of the ball, other than secondaryPlayed basketball for Penn CharterSelected for Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl and played for East squadFirst cousin of former Penn Charter, Boston College and current Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt RyanPlayed for coach Jeff HumbleSon of Mike McGlinchey Sr. and Janet McGlincheyGraduated in May 2017 with a degree in film, television and theatre from the College of Arts and Letters