Colin McCarthy

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Colin McCarthy
No. 52
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: May 30, 1988 (1988-05-30) (age 28)
Place of birth: Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 242 lb (110 kg)
Career information
College: Miami (FL)
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 4 / Pick: 109
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-ACC (2009)
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 117
Interceptions: 3
Touchdowns: 1
Player stats at

Colin McCarthy (born May 30, 1988) is a former professional American football linebacker. He played college football at the University of Miami after graduating from Clearwater Central Catholic High School.[1] He was considered one of the better linebacker prospects for the 2011 NFL Draft.[2]

Professional career[edit]

McCarthy was selected in the 4th round, 109 overall, by the Tennessee Titans.

McCarthy recorded the first interception of his career when he picked off a pass from Josh Freeman on November 27, 2011.

McCarthy was voted the AFC Defensive Player of the Week and Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week[3] for his performance against the Buffalo Bills on December 4, 2011. McCarthy recorded 9 tackles, 1 forced fumble, and 2 fumble recoveries.

On June 4, 2015, McCarthy announced his retirement from the NFL, at the age of 27.


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