Tim McGill (born June 24, 1979) is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Carolina Cobras as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He played college football at Illinois.

Tim McGill
Position:Defensive lineman
Personal information
Born: (1979-06-24) June 24, 1979 (age 40)
Chicago, Illinois
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:330 lb (150 kg)
Career information
High school:Chicago (IL) Lake View
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Retired
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Career Arena statistics as of 2013
Forced fumbles:8
Fumble recoveries:3
Pass breakups:9
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

McGill has also been a member of the New York Dragons, New York Jets, Miami Dolphins, Green Bay Packers, Tampa Bay Storm, and Montreal Alouettes.

Early lifeEdit

McGill attended Lake View High School in Chicago, Illinois. As a member of the football team, McGill played both running back and defensive line.[1] He also participated in track & field as a discus thrower.

College careerEdit

On February 8, 1998, McGill accepted a football scholarship to Illinois to play fullback, drawing comparisons to Byron Morris.[2]

Professional careerEdit

In 2003, McGill was a member of the Carolina Cobras before being traded to the New York Dragons for Matt Nagy.[3] He was selected with the 3rd pick by the Utah Blaze during the 2005 expansion draft,[4] but never played with the Blaze because he was trying to make the Packers roster. On October 11, 2006, McGill's rights were traded to the Nashville Kats, along with Thal Woods, for Frank Carter.[5] Before the season started McGill was traded to the Storm for Demetrius Bendross.[6]


  1. ^ Bill O'Connor (October 25, 1997). "Barrington Gains State Playoffs". www.chicagotribune.com. Chicago Tribune. Retrieved August 27, 2015.
  2. ^ Taylor Bell (February 8, 1998). "From unknown to renown // Lake View's McGill gets act together, earns scholarship". www.highbeam.com. Chicago Sun-Times. Archived from the original on September 24, 2015. Retrieved August 27, 2015.
  3. ^ "Carolina Cobras Team Transactions". ArenaFan. Retrieved February 19, 2019.
  4. ^ "Utah Blaze expansion draft selections". www.desertnews.com. Deseret News. September 27, 2005. Retrieved August 27, 2015.
  5. ^ Jay Drew (October 11, 2006). "Blaze swing trade to bolster defense". www.sltrib.com. The Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved August 27, 2015.
  6. ^ "Kats Sign Maurice Brown, Fitu Tuua, Brandan Givan, Make Additional Changes". www.oursportscentral.com. OurSports Central. March 14, 2007. Retrieved August 27, 2015.

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