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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.[1] He was considered one of the better linebacker prospects for the 2011 NFL Draft.[2]

Colin McCarthy
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Personal information
Born:May 30, 1988 (1988-05-30) (age 31)
Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:242 lb (110 kg)
Career information
High school:Clearwater (FL) Central Catholic
College:Miami (FL)
NFL Draft:2011 / Round: 4 / Pick: 109
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-ACC (2009)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Professional careerEdit

McCarthy was selected in the 4th round with the 109th pick by the Tennessee Titans in the 2011 NFL Draft.[3]

Tennessee TitansEdit

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[4] 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.


  1. ^ Miami Hurricanes bio Archived March 9, 2012, at the Wayback Machine Retrieved September 27, 2011.
  2. ^ NFL Draft Scout
  3. ^ "2011 NFL Draft Listing". Retrieved February 26, 2019.
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