Caleb McSurdy

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Caleb McSurdy
No. 56
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-02-24) February 24, 1990 (age 27)
Place of birth: Boise, Idaho
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 241 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school: Borah (ID)
College: Montana
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 7 / Pick: 222
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Caleb McSurdy (born February 24, 1990) is a former professional American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys and St. Louis Rams. He played college football at the University of Montana.

Early years[edit]

Born and raised in Boise, Idaho, McSurdy graduated from Borah High School in 2008. He attended the University of Montana in Missoula, where he competed in football and track for the Grizzlies.

He became a starter at middle linebacker in 2010 and led the team with 112 tackles (7.5 for loss). As a senior, he finished with 114 tackles (7.5 for loss).

Professional career[edit]

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

McSurdy was selected in the seventh round (222th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys. He was drafted with the intention of playing him at inside linebacker in the Cowboys' 3-4 defense and also at fullback.[1] He suffered an Achilles injury in training camp and was placed on the injured reserve list on August 26, 2012.

The next year the defense changed to a 4-3 scheme, with him competing for the backup position at middle linebacker.[2] He was released on August 31, 2013.[3]

St. Louis Rams[edit]

The St. Louis Rams signed him to their practice squad on December 10, 2013.[4] He was waived on July 21, 2014.

Cleveland Browns[edit]

The Cleveland Browns signed him on August 13, 2014.[5] He was released on August 24.[6]


  1. ^ "Caleb McSurdy takes fullback snaps". Retrieved February 19, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Rookie review: Caleb McSurdy". Retrieved February 19, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Dallas Cowboys cut down to 53 players". Retrieved February 19, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Austin sits, Wells to injured reserve". Retrieved February 19, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Browns sign Caleb McSurdy". Cleveland Browns. Retrieved 14 August 2014. 
  6. ^ Browns make roster moves

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