Fifth-year senior, quick, athletic defensive end... 2012 Holiday Bowl Defensive MVP... Led team (fifth in Big 12) with six sacks in 2012... Veteran with 39 career games played (tied for second-most on squad) and 15 career starts entering 2013 season... Has started 13 straight games entering 2013... Team-high 8.5 career sacks entering 2013... Played two seasons at linebacker (two starts as freshman) before moving to end... Has benched 415 pounds and recorded a hang clean of 390 pounds... Recorded 32 reps on 225-pound bench press...Timed at 4.56 in 40-yard dash, broad jump measured at 10 feet, 2.5 inches... Three-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll member... 2010 second-team Academic All-Big 12... Born in Aschaffenburg, Germany... Graduated in May 2013 with degree in communications specialist.
2012 (Junior): Starting defensive end in all 13 games, one of 10 players to start every game...Defensive MVP of 2012 Holiday Bowl... Ranked in fifth-place tie in Big 12 with 0.46 sacks-per-game... Totaled 45 tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss (-38 yards), team-high six sacks (-34 yards), six PBUs, five QB hurries, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovered on season... Named to Fall 2012 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Made first career start at DE (third overall) in season-opening win over SMU, made two pass knockdowns and one tackle... Had 13-yard sack and QB hurry in win over Sam Houston State in second game... Made three tackles, including 4-yard sack, and recovered fumble in win at ULM in third game... Had five tackles and hurry vs. TCU in fifth game... Made season-high seven tackles, 1.5 for loss of 4 yards, at Iowa State in seventh game... Had five tackles, including 5-yard sack, and pass breakup in historic upset of No. 1 Kansas State in 10th game... Made four solo stops and forced fumble in win over Texas Tech in 11th game... Had career-high three QB hurries, three tackles and one breakup in win over No. 24 Oklahoma State in 12th game... Named defensive MVP of 2012 Holiday Bowl after compiling five tackles, two sacks (-4 yards) and one breakup in win over No. 17 UCLA.
2011 (Sophomore): Played in all 13 games as reserve defensive end and on special teams... Played snaps from scrimmage in 10 of 13 games... Totaled 10 tackles (six solo), including 1.5 sacks... Had two tackles including 0.5 sack in win over Rice in third game... Posted 6-yard sack in win over Iowa State in fifth game... Notched at least one tackle in seven games... Moved to defensive end from linebacker during spring 2011... Named to spring 2012 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2010 (Redshirt Freshman): Played all 13 games, started two at middle linebacker, as redshirt freshman to earn first collegiate letter... Totaled 42 tackles (26 solo), 4.5 for loss, one sack and one fumble recovery... Earned second-team 2010 Academic All-Big 12 honors... Reserve backer for season's first 10 games, started final two regular-season contests, came off bench in Texas Bowl... Made collegiate debut in season-opening win over Sam Houston State, finished with two assisted tackles... Had seven tackles (5 solo), including one for 2-yard loss, in win over Buffalo in second game... Recorded three tackles, including sack for 9-yard loss, in win at Colorado in seventh game... Made six stops at No. 19 Oklahoma State in 10th game... Had season-high nine tackles, 1.5 for loss, vs. No. 23 Texas A&M in 11th game... Made two tackles, one for loss, and returned recovered fumble for 4 yards vs. No. 16 Oklahoma in 12th game... Had three stops in Texas Bowl vs. Illinois.
2009 (True Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated on practice squad, redshirted to retain eligibility... Earned Baylor Co-Defensive Bear Squad Award for efforts on scout team... Broad jump measured at 10'1"... Has benched 400 pounds... Named to fall 2009 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
High School: Three-year starter at Judson High School in Converse, Texas... National position ranking among outside linebackers: No. 53 by Scout.com, No. 82 by Rivals.com and No. 150 by ESPN.com... Waco Tribune-Herald Top 100 selection... Played for victorious South squad in 2009 THSCA All-Star game, totaled seven tackles and 7-yard TD catch on goal-line play... Led head coach Jim Rackley's 2008 Rockets to 8-3 record and District 27-5A championship... 2008 District 27-5A Defensive MVP as senior... First-team San Antonio Express-News All-Area 5A selection as senior... Totaled 112 tackles, six tackles for loss, two sacks and three fumble recoveries as senior... Helped Judson to 11-5 mark and 2007 5A state championship game as junior... Earned third-team 5A All-State honors in 2007... Made 145 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, five sacks and one interception as junior... San Antonio Express-News All-Area 5A selection as junior... Moved from defensive end to linebacker during junior season... Teammate at Judson of former Baylor teammate Anthony Moore.
Personal: Son of Gerald and Karen McAllister... Full name is Christopher Adam McAllister... Born March 3, 1991, in Aschaffenburg, Germany... Graduated in May 2013 with degree in communications specialist.