|Date of birth||June 5, 1907|
|Place of birth||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Date of death||July 11, 1993(aged 86)|
|Place of death||Corvallis, Oregon, United States|
|Position(s)||End & Half Back|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||195 lb (88 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Awards||2-Time All-Pro (1935 & 1936)
Oregon Sports Hall of Fame - 1991
OSU Hall of Fame - 1990
McKalip chose to enroll at Oregon State for his college education and to play football. He lettered in football from 1926 through 1928. As a senior he earned All-Pacific Coast Conference First Team, Associated Press All-Northwest First Team, and United Press International All-Coast Second Team. He was also chosen to play in the 1930 East-West Shrine Game.
McKalip played in the NFL for four seasons, two with the Portsmouth Spartans and two after they became the Detroit Lions. During his time with the program, he was a two-time All-Pro selection in 1931 and 1934. In the 1931 season, he had 4 receiving touchdowns.
McKalip was named to the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame in 1991 and the Oregon State University Hall of Fame in 1990, both for his football prowess. He died in Corvallis, Oregon on July 11, 1993.
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- "Hall of Fame Roll of Honor Members". Oregon Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Retrieved February 23, 2010.[dead link]