Mike McGlinchey (offensive lineman)

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Mike McGlinchey
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Mike McGlinchey in 2018
No. 69 – San Francisco 49ers
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1994-01-12) January 12, 1994 (age 25)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Height:6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Weight:310 lb (141 kg)
Career information
High school:William Penn Charter School
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
College:Notre Dame
NFL Draft:2018 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Games played:16
Games started:16
Player stats at NFL.com

Mike McGlinchey (born January 12, 1994) is an American football offensive tackle for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Notre Dame.

Early years[edit]

McGlinchey attended William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Along with football, he also played basketball in high school.[1] He committed to the University of Notre Dame to play college football.[2]

College career[edit]

After redshirting his first year at Notre Dame in 2013, McGlinchey played in all 13 games with one start in 2014.[3] In 2015, he became a starter and started all 13 games at right tackle.[4][5] Prior to 2016, he moved from right to left tackle.[6][7] McGlinchey said he would be returning to Notre Dame for his fifth year of eligibility.[8] He was named a team captain. He ended his collegiate career appearing in 51 games with 39 starts.[9]

Professional career[edit]

External video
NFL Draft Profile: Mike McGlinchey
Mike McGlinchey's NFL Combine Workout
Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 7 78 in
(2.03 m)
309 lb
(140 kg)
34 in
(0.86 m)
10 in
(0.25 m)
28 12 in
(0.72 m)
8 ft 9 in
(2.67 m)
24 reps
All values from NFL Draft[10][11]

The San Francisco 49ers selected McGlinchey in the first round (ninth overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft.[12] McGlinchey was the first offensive tackle drafted in 2018 and was the second offensive linemen selected, behind Notre Dame teammate Quenton Nelson (sixth overall).[13]

External video
49ers draft Mike McGlinchey 9th overall

On July 23, 2018, the San Francisco 49ers signed McGlinchey to a fully guaranteed four-year, $18.34 million contract that includes a signing bonus of $11.41 million.[14]

McGlinchey entered training camp slated as the starting right tackle, replacing Trent Brown who departed via trade. Head coach Kyle Shanahan named him the starting right tackle to begin the regular season, opposite starting left tackle Joe Staley.[15] As a rookie, he started in all 16 games for the 49ers.[16]

Personal life[edit]

McGlinchey's cousin, Matt Ryan, plays in the NFL for the Atlanta Falcons.[17][18]


  1. ^ Fortuna, Matt (March 17, 2016). "Hardwood never too far from Mike McGlinchey's mind". espn. Retrieved April 17, 2018.
  2. ^ Arnold, Keith (March 25, 2012). "Mike McGlinchey commits, filling Irish offensive line haul". NBC Sports. Retrieved April 17, 2018.
  3. ^ Murtaugh, Eric (February 18, 2014). "Reviewing the Redshirts: OT Mike McGlinchey". One Foot Down. Retrieved March 25, 2019.
  4. ^ Stankevitz, JJ (May 1, 2015). "Mike McGlinchey settling in at right tackle for Notre Dame". NBC Sports. Retrieved April 17, 2018.
  5. ^ Hansen, Eric (October 28, 2015). "Mike McGlinchey's past helped make him larger than life at Notre Dame". ND Insider. Retrieved April 17, 2018.
  6. ^ Decamp, Scott (March 29, 2016). "Mike McGlinchey & Co. ready to 'rise to it' as Notre Dame O-line comes together". mlive.com. Retrieved April 17, 2018.
  7. ^ James, Tyler (August 14, 2016). "Ceiling continues to rise for Notre Dame OL Mike McGlinchey". ND Insider. Retrieved April 17, 2018.
  8. ^ Goodbread, Chase (October 5, 2016). "McGlinchey intends to return to Notre Dame for 2017 season". www.nfl.com. National Football League. Retrieved January 12, 2017.
  9. ^ "Mike McGlinchey". www.49ers.com. Retrieved March 25, 2019.
  10. ^ "NFL Draft Prospect Profile - Mike McGlinchey". nfl.com. March 1, 2018. Retrieved March 1, 2018.
  11. ^ "Notre Dame OT Mike McGlinchey : 2018 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile". NFLDraftScout.com. Retrieved May 12, 2018.
  12. ^ Shook, Nick (April 26, 2018). "Niners take Notre Dame OT Mike McGlinchey at No. 9". NFL.com. Retrieved March 25, 2019.
  13. ^ "2018 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 25, 2019.
  14. ^ "Spotrac.com: Mike McGlinchey contract". spotrac.com. Retrieved September 19, 2018.
  15. ^ "Ourlads.com: San Francisco 49ers Depth Chart: 09/01/2018". Ourlads.com. Retrieved September 19, 2018.
  16. ^ "Mike McGlinchey 2018 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 25, 2019.
  17. ^ Santoliquito, Joseph (September 10, 2015). "Matt Ryan's family still roots for the Eagles — just not on Monday night". Philly Voice. Retrieved April 17, 2018.
  18. ^ Skrbina, Paul (October 30, 2015). "Notre Dame's Mike McGlinchey ready to mix it up again in hometown". The Chicago Tribune. Retrieved April 17, 2017.

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