McDougald in 2015.
|No. 30 Tampa Bay Buccaneers|
|Date of birth:||November 15, 1990|
|Place of birth:||Dublin, Ohio|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||209 lb (95 kg)|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2015|
Bradley "Scottish Thunder" McDougald (born November 15, 1990) is an American football 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.
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.
McDougald was invited to the 2013 NFL combine but was not drafted.
|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|
Kansas City Chiefs
Following the draft, McDougald signed with the Chiefs as an undrafted free agent. 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. On September 18, 2013, he was signed to the Chiefs Practice Squad. McDougald was again signed to the active roster October 13, 2013. McDougald was waived by the Chiefs on November 6, 2013. During his tenure he played one game on special teams but did not record any stats.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
McDougald was claimed off waivers by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on November 7, 2013. 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 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,7 pass breakups and 1 interception on the year in Lovie's Tampa 2 system earning high praise from Lovie and the defensive coaching staff.
On March 5th 2015 McDougald was resigned to a restricted free agent tender locking him up for the 2015 season.
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