Height: 6' 5" Weight: 305 lbs
Experience: Indianapolis Colts, New York Jets, Washington Redskins
College Experience: Iowa St.
Jake McDonough begins his second season with the Portland Thunder switching from defensive line to offensive line in 2015. McDonough tallied nine starts last season recording 9.5 tackles, one tackle for loss, and three pass breakups. Prior to the Thunder, McDonough was signed as an undrafted free agent for the New York Jets. At the end of 2013, McDonough was a practice squad member of the Indianapolis Colts. The Washington Redskins invited McDonough to be a training camp participant in 2014.
The former Iowa State Cyclone left quite a mark in his senior season where he garnered honors that included: Iowa State Defensive Lineman of the Year (2012), All-Big 12 First Team (as voted on by coaches), All-Big 12 Honorable Mention (AP, 2012), Big 12 Defensive Lineman of the Year Honorable Mention (2012), and Phil Steele’s College Football Preview All-big 12 Second Team (2012). He recorded 89 tackles, 13 tackles for loss, five sacks, and three pass breakups in a stellar senior season. In his junior season, he posted 34 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss, and two sacks where he played in all 13 games, starting in 12 of them. His sophomore season, McDonough played in every game finishing with 17 tackles and started one game.
2014: Week 1 vs SJ: Start...Week 2 vs Iowa: Start, 1 PBU...Week 3 vs LA: 2.0 tkl, PBU...Week 5 vs SPK: Start...Week 6 vs SJ: 1 tkl... Week 16 vs NO: 2.0 tkl... Week 17 at CLE: 0.5 tkl... Week 18 vs LA: Start, PBU...Week 19 vs ARI: 1.0 tkl...