Hurvin McCormack

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Hurvin McCormack
No. 99
Position: Defensive tackle / Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1972-04-06) April 6, 1972 (age 44)
Place of birth: Brooklyn, New York
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 281 lb (127 kg)
Career information
High school: Staten Island (NY) New Dorp
College: Indiana
Undrafted: 1994
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played - started: 77 - 11
Tackles: 68
Sacks: 12
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Hurvin Michael McCormack (born April 6, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York) is a former professional American football player who played defensive tackle for six seasons for the Dallas Cowboys and the Cleveland Browns. He played college football at Indiana University.

Early years[edit]

McCormack attended New Dorp High School where as a senior he recorded 58 tackles and 8 sacks, on his way to being named All-conference, All-Brooklyn and All-district.[1]

He accepted a scholarship from Indiana University, where he was a three-year starter at defensive tackle and earned All-Big Ten honors in his last 2 years.[2] He finished his college career with 114 tackles and 16 sacks, which ranked fourth in school history at the time.

Professional career[edit]

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

McCormack was not selected in the 1994 NFL Draft and was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Dallas Cowboys. The next year, he tore his right posterior cruciate ligament late in Super Bowl XXX, while moving in for a sack.

In 1996, he started 4 games at defensive end in place of an injured Charles Haley.[3] He had rotator cuff surgery on his right shoulder at the end of the season.

In 1998, he ranked second on the team with 5 sacks. He was left unprotected in the 1999 NFL expansion draft.[4]

Cleveland Browns[edit]

He was the second pick in the 1999 NFL expansion draft.[5] He started four games in the season that the Cleveland Browns returned to the National Football League. He wasn't re-signed at the end of the season.

Personal life[edit]

McCormack currently works for the National Football League Players Association. He is also employed as an Account Executive for Broadview Networks.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hurvin McCormack profile". Retrieved February 19, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Wisconsin Dominates All-Big 10". Retrieved February 19, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Chicago's Kramer out for rest of the year". Retrieved February 19, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Cowboys leave Moose on expansion draft list". Retrieved February 19, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Browns Go For The Young--and Cheap". Retrieved February 19, 2017.