Players

Robert McClain
CB #27
Height:
5-9
Weight:
195
Age:
26
College:
Connecticut
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2014 PRE):

TCKL
3
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 142 122 20 1.0 0 16 1 32 -- 32 0 2 4
2013 ATL 16 6 65 55 10 1.0 -- 5 -- -- -- -- -- 2 2
2012 ATL 15 3 61 53 8 0.0 -- 10 1 32 32 32 0 0 2
2011 JAC 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 CAR 16 2 16 14 2 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS

Selected by the Carolina Panthers in the seventh round (249th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. Waived by Carolina on September 3, 2011. Signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars on December 12, 2011. Released by jacksonville on December 29, 2011. Signed as a future reserved free agent by the Atlanta Falcons on January 10, 2012.

2012 (FALCONS)

Played in 15 games with three starts in 2012, solidifying himself as the Falcons nickel cornerback. Logged 65 tackles (55 solo) with 10 passes defensed, two fumble recoveries and one interception. Recorded his first career interception when he picked off QB Peyton Manning in the first quarter of Atlanta's Week 2 win over Denver (9/17). His interception of Manning marked the Falcons third pick against the future Hall of Famer in the first quarter of the game. It was the fourth time in team history that Atlanta has recorded three picks in a single quarter. His 10 passes defensed ranked second on the team behind CB Asante Samuel, who finished the season with 19. Notched a career-high 10 tackles (eight solo) in Atlanta's Week 11 win over the Arizona Cardinals. The Falcons defense held Cardinals' QBs Ryan Lindley and John Skelton to just 70 yards on 11 of 27 passing and a 48.5 passer rating in the game.

TRANSACTIONS

Selected by the Carolina Panthers in the seventh round (249th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. Waived by Carolina on September 3, 2011. Signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars on December 12, 2011. Released by jacksonville on December 29, 2011. Signed as a future reserved free agent by the Atlanta Falcons on January 10, 2012.

2012 (FALCONS)

Played in 15 games with three starts in 2012, solidifying himself as the Falcons nickel cornerback. Logged 65 tackles (55 solo) with 10 passes defensed, two fumble recoveries and one interception. Recorded his first career interception when he picked off QB Peyton Manning in the first quarter of Atlanta's Week 2 win over Denver (9/17). His interception of Manning marked the Falcons third pick against the future Hall of Famer in the first quarter of the game. It was the fourth time in team history that Atlanta has recorded three picks in a single quarter. His 10 passes defensed ranked second on the team behind CB Asante Samuel, who finished the season with 19. Notched a career-high 10 tackles (eight solo) in Atlanta's Week 11 win over the Arizona Cardinals. The Falcons defense held Cardinals' QBs Ryan Lindley and John Skelton to just 70 yards on 11 of 27 passing and a 48.5 passer rating in the game.

PERSONAL

Attended Patuxent High School in Lusby, Md., where he was an All-State selection. Named first-team All-Metro by The Washington Post as a defensive back after recording six interceptions, 19 passes defensed and 53 tackles as a senior. Named All-League as both a running back and a defensive back as a senior after earning the honor as a junior on defense. Rushed for 1,105 yards and 12 touchdowns while also catching 25 passes for 421 yards and four touchdowns as a senior. Also a dangerous returner, bringing back five kickoffs for touchdowns during his senior campaign, one short of the national single-season record. Majored in political science at Connecticut. Born Robert McClain III on July 22, 1988.

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