Colin McCarthy (born May 30, 1988) is a former professional American football linebacker. He played college football at the University of Miami after graduating from Clearwater Central Catholic High School. He was considered one of the better linebacker prospects for the 2011 NFL Draft.
|Born:||May 30, 1988 (age 31)|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||242 lb (110 kg)|
|High school:||Clearwater (FL) Central Catholic|
|NFL Draft:||2011 / Round: 4 / Pick: 109|
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McCarthy recorded the first interception of his career when he picked off a pass from Josh Freeman on November 27, 2011. McCarthy was voted the AFC Defensive Player of the Week and Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week for his performance against the Buffalo Bills on December 4, 2011. McCarthy recorded 9 tackles, 1 forced fumble, and 2 fumble recoveries.
McCarthy missed the entire 2014 season with a dislocated shoulder.
On June 4, 2015, McCarthy announced his retirement from the NFL, at the age of 27.
- Miami Hurricanes bio Archived March 9, 2012, at the Wayback Machine Retrieved September 27, 2011.
- NFL Draft Scout
- "2011 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved February 26, 2019.