ASU: Freshman All-American who returns for his sophomore campaign...former walk-on who earned a scholarship at Camp Tontozona last fall...has a strong leg...listed as the 17th-best punter in the nation by the Sporting News...was recognized as a Hard Hat Player for his work in ASU's winter strength and conditioning program. 2004: Played in all 12 games...earned Freshman All-America honors from the Sporting News, Rivals.com and the Football Writers Association of America...was a first-team Pac-10 All-Academic selection...ranked third in the Pac-10 and 15th in the nation with a 43.1 yards per punt on 64...recorded 11 50-yard punts...placed 16 kicks inside the 20-yard line...recorded three tackles (two solo) on the season...also completed a pair of passes for 60 yards on fake punt plays...placed three punts inside the 20 in the season opener against UTEP...averaged a season-high 51.3 yards per punt, including two 50-yard kicks, against Iowa...against Oregon State, booted three 50-yard punts, including a long of 61 yards, and placed two inside the 20-yard line...kicked two 50-yard punts against Stanford, including a 60-yarder...kicked a career-long 72 yard punt and completed one pass for 34 yards vs. Washington State. 2003: Redshirted as a member of the scout team.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2003 graduate of Red Mountain High School in Mesa, Ariz....earned All-East Valley Region honors in 2002...was a member of the All-Tribune and All-Republic teams...earned first-team all-state honors...selected as the team MVP...started at wide receiver, defensive back, punter and kicker...played all special teams...led his team in scoring with 63 points...drilled a school-record 53-yard field goal in the playoffs...made 9-of-13 field goals and averaged 41.0 yards per punt as a senior...helped his team to the state 5A championship in 2001 and 2002...led his team with 22.3 yards per catch in 2002...coached by Jim Jones.
PERSONAL: Majoring in marketing...has aspirations of being an entrepreneur...parents are Lloyd (car dealership owner) and Paula (music teacher) MacDonald of Las Cruces, N.M....has a sister, Michelle (24), and a brother, Sean (15)...born Dec. 13, 1984 in El Paso, Texas...full name is Chris L. MacDonald.