Mike McAdoo

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Mike McAdoo
Free agent
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1990-07-09) July 9, 1990 (age 28)
Antioch, Tennessee
Height:6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight:255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school:Antioch (TN)
College:North Carolina
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Career CFL statistics
Career Arena statistics
Forced fumbles:2
Player stats at CFL.ca
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Michael McAdoo (born July 9, 1990) is an American football defensive end who is a free agent. He was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at the University of North Carolina.

Early years[edit]

McAdoo attended Antioch High School in Antioch, Tennessee. He selected to the all-state, all-area and all-district team after collecting 36 tackles including 13 sacks and 12 tackles for a loss in his junior season at high school.[1] He was finalist for Class 5A Mr. Football Lineman in his Senior year in high school.[1]

He was an all-state performer for the high school basketball team in his junior year.[1] He was ranked the No. 13 prospect in the state of Tennessee by SuperPrep.[1] He was ranked among the top 50 defensive ends in the state of Tennessee by Scout.com.[1]

College career[edit]

McAdoo accepted a football scholarship to play defensive end at the University of North Carolina as a defensive end. In 2011, the NCAA declared him permanently ineligible for academic misconduct.[2]

In July 2011, he filed a lawsuit against the NCAA and North Carolina, but the court denied his request to be reinstated for his senior season. He was mostly a backup player that finished with 3½ sacks in his two seasons.

Professional career[edit]

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

On August 23, after the conclusion of 2011 NFL Supplemental Draft, he was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent.[3] On June 1, 2012, he tore his Achilles tendon in OTA's forcing him to miss the entire season. He was released on June 5, 2013, after the signing of Daryl Smith.[4]

Winnipeg Blue Bombers[edit]

On October 10, 2013, he signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League.[5]

Arizona Rattlers[edit]

McAdoo finished the 2015 season with 29 tackles, 11 sacks, and 2 forced fumbles.

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

On December 30, 2015, he was signed by the Dallas Cowboys to the practice squad.

On January 4, 2016, he was re-signed to a reserve/future contract.[6] On September 3, he was waived/injured by the Cowboys and was placed on the injured reserve list.[7] On September 13, he was released with an injury settlement.

Hamilton Tiger-cats[edit]

On August 7, 2017, the Hamilton Tiger-cats (CFL) signed McAdoo to their practice roster.

Saskatchewan Roughriders[edit]

He was traded on August 18 to the Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL) along with a 6th round draft pick in 2018 in exchange for wide receiver Ricky Collins Jr. and a seventh round pick in the 2018 CFL draft.[8] He was released on August 25, 2017.


  1. ^ a b c d e "North Carolina Tar Heels Profile". goheels.com.
  2. ^ Kane, Dan (July 17, 2011). "UNC honor court failed to find McAdoo's obvious plagiarism". News & Observer. Archived from the original on October 12, 2012. Retrieved March 12, 2015.
  3. ^ "Ravens agree to terms with DE Michael McAdoo". carrollcountytimes.com. Archived from the original on October 5, 2011. Retrieved August 23, 2011.
  4. ^ "Michael McAdoo tore Achilles tendon, has surgery". carrollcountytimes.com. Archived from the original on June 5, 2012. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  5. ^ "Bombers add 2 to practice roster". globalnews.ca. Retrieved October 10, 2013.
  6. ^ "Cowboys Sign Eight Practice Squad Players To Futures Contracts". dallascowboys.com. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
  7. ^ Helman, David (September 3, 2016). "Three Former Draft Picks Among Cowboys' Cuts; McFadden Moved To NFI". DallasCowboys.com. Archived from the original on February 22, 2018.
  8. ^ "Roughriders trade Collins to Tiger-Cats - Article - TSN". TSN. August 18, 2017. Retrieved August 21, 2017.

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