Date of birth : 1986-01-03
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Waltham, Massachusetts
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-01
Mackenzy Bernadeau is an American football guard for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League. He was drafted with the 250th pick by the Panthers in the seventh round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Bentley University.
Selected by Carolina in the seventh round (250th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft (4/27/08).
Career (16/7) [0/0]; 2009 (16/7); 2008 (0/0) [0/0].
Played in all 16 games with seven starts...Started final seven games at left guard after Jordan Gross suffered a season-ending leg injury that forced Travelle Wharton to move from left guard to left tackle...Helped Panthers average 156.1 rushing yards per game and set team records with 2,498 rushing yards, 525 rushing attempts and 123 rushing first downs...Cleared lanes for running backs DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart to become the first set of teammates in NFL history to each rush for more than 1,100 yards in the same season...Vs. Miami (11/20): Made first NFL start...At New York Giants (12/27): Created paths for the Panthers to accumulate 247 rushing yards, the fifth-highest single-game total in team history.
Dressed but did not play in five games and was inactive for 11 games...Inactive for the NFC Divisional Playoffs versus Arizona (1/10).
Started all 37 games he played during career at Bentley College...Saw action at both left guard and left tackle...Two-time Northeast-10 Conference Offensive Lineman of the Year...2007 (Sr.): American Football Coaches Association All-American...Northeast-10 Conference Offensive Lineman of the Year...First-team All-Northeast-10 Conference selection...Started six games at left guard before being sidelined with a knee injury for the final four games...2006 (Jr.): Northeast-10 Conference Offensive Lineman of the Year...First-team All-Northeast-10 Conference selection...Named the Falcons offensive most valuable player...Started all 11 games, splitting time between left tackle and left guard...Moved to guard midway through the season...2005 (So.): First-team All-Northeast-10 Conference selection...Started all 10 games at left tackle...Contributed to offense that averaged 34.1 points and 440.6 yards per game...2004 (Fr.): Started all 10 games at left tackle...Helped Benley average 458.2 yards per game.
Attended Waltham (Mass.) HS...Majored in management at Bentley.
View the full website biography of MacKenzy Bernadeau.