Antoine McClain
McClain in the 2015 NFL preseason.
No. 74     
Offensive guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-12-06) December 6, 1989 (age 30)
Place of birth: Anniston, Alabama
Career information
College: Clemson
Undrafted in 2012
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Baltimore Ravens ( 2012 2013)*
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
* Super Bowl champion (XLVII)

Antoine McClain (born December 6, 1989) is an American football offensive guard for the Baltimore Brigade of the Arena Football League (AFL). He initially signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2012. Originally from Anniston, Alabama, McClain played college football at Clemson University. He currently coaches offensive line for the Phoenix Phantoms of the Arizona Gridiron Football League.

High schoolEdit

Antoine McClain played his high school career at Anniston High School in Anniston, Alabama. He was named to the ASWA First-Team All-State after his senior season.[1] He participated in the ESPN/Under Armour All-American game.[1]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Antoine McClain
Anniston, Alabama Anniston HS 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 317 lb (144 kg) 5.4 Feb 6, 2008 
Scout:75px   Rivals:75px
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 9 (OT), 11 (school)   Rivals: 108 (national), 13 (OT), 7 (AL), 12 (school)
  • ‡ Refers to 40 yard dash
  • Note: In many cases, Scout and Rivals may conflict in their listings of height, weight and 40 time.
  • In these cases, an average of the two was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.


College careerEdit

He played college football at Clemson. During his time in Clemson, he participated in 2,438 snaps and he played in 54 games and started 41 of them.[1]

In his freshman year, he played in 13 games and was involved in 149 snaps.[1]

In his sophomore year, he started 14 games.[1] He was named the starting offensive guard and recorded 66 knockdown blocks.[1]

In his junior year, he played in 13 games and started all 13 games and he was involved in 704 snaps.[1] He was selected to the Third-team All-ACC and ACC All-Academic Honor Roll.[1]

In his senior year, he played in 14 games and started all 14 games.[1]

Professional careerEdit

2012 NFL CombineEdit

Pre-draft measureables
Ht WtArm lengthHand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 6 in 329 lb3438 in1014 in 5.57 s 1.92 s 3.19 s 4.82 s 8.13 s 27 in 7 ft 7 in 19 reps

Baltimore RavensEdit

On April 30, 2012, after going undrafted in the 2012 NFL Draft, he signed with the Baltimore Ravens.[2] On August 31, 2012, he was released. On September 1, 2012, he re-signed with the team and was assigned to the practice squad.[3] He was released by the Ravens on August 31, 2013.[4]

Oakland RaidersEdit

On September 1, 2013, the Oakland Raiders signed McClain. He was released by the Raiders on October 5, 2013.[5]

Buffalo BillsEdit

On October 7, 2013, McClain was claimed off waivers by the Buffalo Bills. He was released by the Bills on August 30, 2014.[5]

New Orleans SaintsEdit

McClain was signed to the practice squad of the New Orleans Saints on September 1, 2014. He was released by the Saints on September 24, 2014.[5]

Chicago BearsEdit

McClain was signed to the practice squad of the Chicago Bears on November 12, 2014.[5]

Arizona CardinalsEdit

On December 31, 2014, McClain was signed by the Arizona Cardinals. On September 5, 2015, he was released by the Cardinals.[6] On September 7, 2015, McClain was brought back to the team and was placed on the practice squad.[7] On January 26, 2016, McClain signed a futures contract with the Arizona Cardinals.[8] On September 3, 2016, he was released by the Cardinals.[9]

Baltimore BrigadeEdit

On May 17, 2017, McClain was assigned to the Baltimore Brigade.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 "Antoine McClain's Clemson Tigers profile". Retrieved 26 August 2012.
  2. "Anniston native Antoine McClain signs free-agent contract with Baltimore Ravens". Retrieved 19 August 2012.
  3. "Ravens Sign Five To Practice Squad". Retrieved 1 September 2012.
  4. "Antoine McClain". Archived from the original on September 6, 2015. Retrieved September 5, 2015.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "Antoine McClain". Retrieved September 5, 2015.
  6. Urban, Darren (September 5, 2015). "Cardinals Make Final Roster Cuts". Retrieved September 11, 2015.
  7. Urban, Darren (September 7, 2015). "Practice Squad Set For Cardinals". Retrieved September 11, 2015.
  8. "Cardinals sign 11 players to future contracts" (in en-US).
  9. Urban, Darren. "Final Cuts Take Cardinals to 53".

External linksEdit

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