Patrick McGuirk

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Patrick McGuirk
No. 26
Position:Wide receiver / Defensive back
Personal information
Born: (1967-07-22) July 22, 1967 (age 51)
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
College:Cal Poly
Undrafted:1990
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career Arena statistics
Tackles:286.5
Pass breakups:81
Forced fumbles:3
Interceptions:29
Int return TDs:1
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Patrick McGuirk (born July 22, 1967) is a former American football defensive back who played five seasons in the Arena Football League (AFL) with the Fort Worth Cavalry and San Jose SaberCats. He first enrolled at the College of San Mateo before transferring to California Polytechnic State University. He was also a member of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Raleigh-Durham Skyhawks, Frankfurt Galaxy and San Francisco 49ers.

College career[edit]

McGuirk first played college football for the San Mateo Bulldogs of the College of San Mateo from 1986 to 1988.[1] He earned All-Golden Gate Conference and team MVP honors.[2] He transferred to play for the Cal Poly Mustangs. McGuirk recorded 42 tackles and an interception for the Mustangs.[2]

Professional career[edit]

McGuirk signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League in 1990.[3] He was drafted by the Raleigh-Durham Skyhawks of the World League of American Football (WLAF) in the eighth round with the 75th pick in the 1991 WLAF Draft.[4] He was selected by the Frankfurt Galaxy of the WLAF in the fifth round of the 1992 WLAF Draft.[5] McGuirk played for the AFL's Fort Worth Cavalry in 1994. He recorded 54 tackles, 21 pass blocks, 2 forced fumbles and 5 interceptions for the Cavalry.[6] In 1995, he was a member of the practice squad of the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. McGuirk was released by the 49ers in October 1995.[7] He played for the San Jose SaberCats of the AFL from 1995 to 1998, earning First Team All-Arena honors in 1995 and 1996.[8] He spent time with the San Francisco 49ers in 1996.[2][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bulldog Nation". collegeofsanmateo.edu. Archived from the original on January 1, 2015. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  2. ^ a b c "McGuirk, Patrick 'Pat'". n8d.com. Archived from the original on January 1, 2015. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  3. ^ "Pat McGuirk". tradingcarddb.com. Archived from the original on January 1, 2015. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  4. ^ Gay, Nancy (February 25, 1991). "Ucf's Ervin Goes 1st As Wlaf's Draft Ends". Orlando Sentinel. Archived from the original on January 1, 2015. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  5. ^ "1992 Frankfurt Galaxy World League Draft selections". worldleagueofamericanfootball.com. Archived from the original on January 1, 2015. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  6. ^ "Patrick McGuirk". arenafan.com. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  7. ^ "Transactions". courant.com. October 4, 1995. Archived from the original on January 1, 2015. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  8. ^ "Patrick McGuirk". arenafan.com. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  9. ^ Crumpacker, John (August 28, 1996). "49ers extend themselves for Rice". sfgate.com. Archived from the original on January 1, 2015. Retrieved January 1, 2015.

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