Tyrell McCrea

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Tyrell McCrea
No. 52 – New Orleans VooDoo
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1984-10-22) October 22, 1984 (age 33)
Del Rio, Texas
Career information
High school: Del Rio High School
University: Angelo State
Undrafted: 2007
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: In-Active

Tyrell McCrea is an American football linebacker, who formerly played for the New Orleans VooDoo in the Arena Football League.


McCrea was a linebacker at Angelo State University, where he was known for being a leader. McCrea started 4 seasons after taking a redshirt his first year on campus.

Although starting four seasons, he finished his college career in style by being named All-Lone Star Conference his senior year. McCrea also helped ASU baseball team to a NCAA Division II World Series berth in baseball.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Corpus Christi Sharks[edit]

McCrea went undrafted by the NFL and was signed as a free agent by the Corpus Christi Sharks of the af2 to play fullback and linebacker in June 2007. He spent a week with the Austin Wranglers of the AFL prior. McCrea started the last five games of the season and earned Defensive Player of the game twice. McCrea's best performance was against the Texas Copperheads where he finished with 4 tackles, sack, and a forced fumble for a 40-yard touchdown. During the summer, McCrea worked out for the Green Bay Packers. In November 2007, McCrea signed to play with the Sharks for another season.[2]

New Orleans VooDoo[edit]

In April 2011, McCrea signed with the New Orleans Voodoo of the Arena Football League. He is currently on the in-active roster.[3]


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