Kimario McFadden
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-04-13) April 13, 1991 (age 29)
Place of birth: Jonesboro, Georgia, U.S.
Career information
College: South Carolina State
Undrafted in 2014
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Atlanta Falcons ( 2014)*
Roster status: Active
CFL status: International
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Tackles     2
Quarterback sacks     0.0
Interceptions     0

Kimario McFadden (born April 13, 1991) is a Canadian football safety/linebacker for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at South Carolina State University. He signed as an undrafted free agent with the Atlanta Falcons in 2014.

Professional careerEdit

Atlanta FalconsEdit

After going unselected in the 2014 NFL Draft, McFadden signed with the Atlanta Falcons on May 12, 2014.[1] He was waived on August 29, 2014.[2]

Tampa Bay BuccaneersEdit

McFadden signed to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' practice squad on September 1, 2014.[3] McFadden was terminated from the practice squad on September 22, 2014.[4]

Atlanta Falcons (second stint)Edit

McFadden signed to the Atlanta Falcons' practice squad on September 30, 2014.[5] He was terminated from the practice squad on October 30, 2014.[6]

Carolina PanthersEdit

McFadden signed to the Carolina Panthers' practice squad on December 2, 2014.[7] He signed a futures contract with the Carolina Panthers on January 13, 2015.[8] On May 21, 2015, he was waived.[9]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (second stint)Edit

On July 29, 2015, he was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.[10] On August 30, he was waived.[11] On November 10, the Buccaneers re-signed McFadden.[12] On November 30, McFadden was waived by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.[13] On December 2, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed McFadden to the practice squad.[14] On December 30, was signed to the active roster.[15]

On April 29, 2016, McFadden was waived.[16] On August 28, 2016, McFadden was again waived by the Buccaneers.[17] Two days later, he was resigned.[18] On September 5, he was cut.[19]

Toronto ArgonautsEdit

On June 1, 2017, McFadden signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.


  1. Adams, Jay (May 12, 2014). "Falcons Add 20 College Free Agents".
  2. Alper, Josh (August 29, 2014). "Falcons drop to 63 players".
  3. Smith, Scott (September 1, 2014). "Bucs Fill Out Practice Squad".
  4. Smith, Scott (September 23, 2014). "Murphy Returns in Bucs' Receiver Swap".
  5. Adams, Jay (September 30, 2014). "Slew of Moves Made Tuesday for Injured Falcons".
  6. Adams, Jay (October 30, 2014). "Falcons Sign S Baker to Practice Squad".
  7. Person, Joseph (December 2, 2014). "Panthers let go 2 players who gave up TDs in loss to Vikings". The Charlotte Observer.
  8. "Nine signed to "future" contracts". January 13, 2015.
  9. Strickland, Bryan (May 21, 2015). "Safety Ball signed; safety McFadden waived".
  10. Smith, Scott (July 29, 2015). "Bucs Add Three DBs to Camp Roster".
  11. Kania, Joe (August 30, 2015). "Buccaneers Waive 10 Players".
  12. "Tampa Bay Signs McFadden to 53-man Roster". November 11, 2015.
  13. "Smith confident Buccaneers can hang in NFC playoff race". November 30, 2015.
  14. "Bucs Sign S McFadden to Practice Squad". Retrieved 2015-12-28.
  15. Alper, Josh (December 30, 2015). "Knee injury ends Vincent Jackson’s season".
  16. "Buccaneers Waive Eight Players".
  17. Smith, Scott (August 28, 2016). "Jacob Schum, Major Wright Among 12 Cuts".
  18. Smith, Scott (August 30, 2016). "Sweezy, Murphy Moved to Reserve/PUP".
  19. Smith, Scott (September 5, 2016). "Buccaneers Trim Roster to 53".

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