Bradley McDougald

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Bradley McDougald
No. 30  Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Position: Strong safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-11-15) November 15, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth: Dublin, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 209 lb (95 kg)
Career information
College: Kansas
Undrafted: 2013
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 16, 2014
Tackles: 50
Sacks: 0.0
Interceptions: 1
Stats at NFL.com

Bradley McDougald (born November 15, 1990) is an American football strong safety for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). McDougald played in college at the University of Kansas.

McDougald signed with the Kansas City Chiefs as undrafted free agent in 2013.

College career[edit]

McDougald originally committed to Ohio State University out of Dublin Scioto High School as a wide receiver, but changed his commitment to the University of Kansas. Following his sophomore year, McDougald switched permanently to safety.

Professional career[edit]

NFL draft[edit]

McDougald was invited to the 2013 NFL combine but was not drafted.

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 0 in 215 lb 32 1/2 in 9 1/8 in 4.74 s 4.44 s 7.07 s 34.5 in 10 ft 2 in 19 reps
All values from NFL Scouting Combine[1]

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

Following the draft, McDougald signed with the Chiefs as an undrafted free agent.[2] McDougald was released on September 1, 2013 but was signed again by the Chiefs two days later. He was released again by the Chiefs on September 16, 2013.[3] On September 18, 2013, he was signed to the Chiefs Practice Squad.[4] McDougald was again signed to the active roster October 13, 2013.[5] McDougald was waived by the Chiefs on November 6, 2013.[6] During his tenure he played one game on special teams but did not record any stats.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

2013 Season[edit]

McDougald was claimed off waivers by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on November 7, 2013.[7] He spent the 2013 season in a primary back up Role for Buccaneers safety Mark Barron recording no tackles or interceptions as a Buccaneer for his 2013 campaign.

2014 Season[edit]

2014 would be a good year. McDougald would see significant playing time when Tampa Bay traded Mark Barron to the St. Louis Rams for draft picks. Though not the starter, his time in rotation with Veteran Safety Major Wright proved productive earning 50 tackles and 1 interception on the year in Lovie's Tampa 2 system earning high praise from Lovie and the defensive coaching staff.

2015 Season[edit]

On March 5th 2015 McDougald was resigned to a restricted free agent tender locking him up for the 2015 season.

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