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|Date of birth:||August 28, 1972|
|Place of birth:||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
|NFL Draft:||1996 / Round: 6 / Pick: 205|
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Mike Cawley (born August 28, 1972 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a former professional American and Canadian football quarterback who played in the Canadian Football League, NFL Europe and the XFL. He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the sixth round of the 1996 NFL Draft. He played college football at James Madison.
Cawley was signed as a free agent by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on June 1, 1997. He played in eight games for the Ticats in 1997, ranking third on the team with 181 yards rushing. He also threw for 547 yards on 43 of 79 passing attempts with five touchdowns and four interceptions. During the 1998 season, Cawley saw action in two games for Hamilton completing five of eight passes for 47 yards. He was released on October 19, 1998.
Cawley was signed by Saskatchewan Roughriders on October 2, 1999. He was released on October 16.
Cawley was signed by the Calgary Stampeders on September 20, 2000. He was released on November 10.
Las Vegas Outlaws
Cawley was selected 13th overall by the Las Vegas Outlaws in the XFL supplemental draft on December 29, 2000. Cawley served as the backup quarterback, but because of injuries to starter Ryan Clement, Cawley played several games as the Outlaws' starter. Cawley himself would end up injured, eventually ending his career.
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