Antoine McClain

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Antoine McClain
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McClain in the 2015 NFL preseason.
No. 74 – Baltimore Brigade
Position:Offensive guard
Personal information
Born: (1989-12-06) December 6, 1989 (age 29)
Anniston, Alabama
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:336 lb (152 kg)
Career information
High school:Anniston (AL)
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Antoine McClain (born December 6, 1989) is an American football offensive guard for the Baltimore Brigade of the Arena Football League (AFL). He initially signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2012. Originally from Anniston, Alabama, McClain played college football at Clemson University. He currently coaches offensive line for the Phoenix Phantoms of the Arizona Gridiron Football League.

High school[edit]

Antoine McClain played his high school career at Anniston High School in Anniston, Alabama. He was named to the ASWA First-Team All-State after his senior season.[1] He participated in the ESPN/Under Armour All-American game.[1]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Antoine McClain
Anniston, Alabama Anniston HS 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 317 lb (144 kg) 5.4 Feb 6, 2008 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247SportsN/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 9 (OT), 11 (school)   Rivals: 108 (national), 13 (OT), 7 (AL), 12 (school)
  • ‡ Refers to 40 yard dash
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height, weight and 40 time.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.


  • "2008 Clemson Football Commitment List". Retrieved August 19, 2012.
  • "2008 Clemson Football Recruiting Commits". Retrieved August 19, 2012.
  • " Team Recruiting Rankings". Retrieved August 19, 2012.
  • "2008 Team Ranking". Retrieved August 19, 2012.

College career[edit]

He played college football at Clemson. During his time in Clemson, he participated in 2,438 snaps and he played in 54 games and started 41 of them.[1]

In his freshman year, he played in 13 games and was involved in 149 snaps.[1]

In his sophomore year, he started 14 games.[1] He was named the starting offensive guard and recorded 66 knockdown blocks.[1]

In his junior year, he played in 13 games and started all 13 games and he was involved in 704 snaps.[1] He was selected to the Third-team All-ACC and ACC All-Academic Honor Roll.[1]

In his senior year, he played in 14 games and started all 14 games.[1]

Professional career[edit]

2012 NFL Combine[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 6 in
(1.98 m)
329 lb
(149 kg)
34 38 in
(0.87 m)
10 14 in
(0.26 m)
5.57 s 1.92 s 3.19 s 4.82 s 8.13 s 27 in
(0.69 m)
7 ft 7 in
(2.31 m)
19 reps
All values from the NFL Scouting Combine [2][3]

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

On April 30, 2012, after going undrafted in the 2012 NFL Draft, he signed with the Baltimore Ravens.[4] On August 31, 2012, he was released. On September 1, 2012, he re-signed with the team and was assigned to the practice squad.[5] He was released by the Ravens on August 31, 2013.[6]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

On September 1, 2013, the Oakland Raiders signed McClain. He was released by the Raiders on October 5, 2013.[7]

Buffalo Bills[edit]

On October 7, 2013, McClain was claimed off waivers by the Buffalo Bills. He was released by the Bills on August 30, 2014.[7]

New Orleans Saints[edit]

McClain was signed to the practice squad of the New Orleans Saints on September 1, 2014. He was released by the Saints on September 24, 2014.[7]

Chicago Bears[edit]

McClain was signed to the practice squad of the Chicago Bears on November 12, 2014.[7]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

On December 31, 2014, McClain was signed by the Arizona Cardinals. On September 5, 2015, he was released by the Cardinals.[8] On September 7, 2015, McClain was brought back to the team and was placed on the practice squad.[9] On January 26, 2016, McClain signed a futures contract with the Arizona Cardinals.[10] On September 3, 2016, he was released by the Cardinals.[11]

Baltimore Brigade[edit]

On May 17, 2017, McClain was assigned to the Baltimore Brigade.


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Antoine McClain's Clemson Tigers profile". Retrieved 26 August 2012.
  2. ^ Antoine McClain NFL Combine profile
  3. ^ "Antoine McClain". NFL Draft Scout. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
  4. ^ "Anniston native Antoine McClain signs free-agent contract with Baltimore Ravens". Retrieved 19 August 2012.
  5. ^ "Ravens Sign Five To Practice Squad". Retrieved 1 September 2012.
  6. ^ "Antoine McClain". Archived from the original on September 6, 2015. Retrieved September 5, 2015.
  7. ^ a b c d "Antoine McClain". Retrieved September 5, 2015.
  8. ^ Urban, Darren (September 5, 2015). "Cardinals Make Final Roster Cuts". Retrieved September 11, 2015.
  9. ^ Urban, Darren (September 7, 2015). "Practice Squad Set For Cardinals". Retrieved September 11, 2015.
  10. ^ "Cardinals sign 11 players to future contracts". Arizona Sports. Retrieved 2016-01-28.
  11. ^ Urban, Darren. "Final Cuts Take Cardinals to 53".

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