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Tim McGarigle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-10-25) October 25, 1983 (age 38)
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
College: Northwestern
NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 7 / Pick: 221
Debuted in 2007 for the St. Louis Rams
Last played in 2010 for the Florida Tuskers
Career history
* St. Louis Rams ( 2006 2007)
Career highlights and awards
* Honorable mention All-Big Ten (2003)
  • First-team All-Big Ten (2004)
  • Second-team All-Big Ten (2005)
Tackles     6
Sacks     0
Forced fumbles     0
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Timothy J. McGarigle (born October 25, 1983) is a former professional American football linebacker in the National Football League. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Northwestern. He is currently the linebackers coach at Western Michigan University.

McGarigle also played for the Florida Tuskers of the United Football League.

Early years

McGarigle played for Saint Tarcissus on the northwest side of Chicago throughout his grammar school career. He graduated from St. Patrick High School in Chicago.

College career

McGarigle played college football at Northwestern University where he holds the Football Bowl Subdivision record for most tackles in a career.[1] He graduated with a degree in communications studies.

Professional career


Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 0⅝ in 242 lb 4.73 s 1.63 s 2.74 s 4.08 s 7.10 s 38 in 9 ft 10 in x rep 30

St. Louis Rams

McGarigle was selected by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round (221st overall) in the 2006 NFL Draft. He spent the 2006 season as a member of the practice squad. In 2007, McGarigle made the active roster and played 12 games.[3] He was released from the Rams on September 3, 2008 and spent the rest of the year out of football. While out of football, he took a job teaching elementary school in Chicago.[3]

Florida Tuskers

McGarigle was drafted by the Florida Tuskers of the United Football League in the UFL Premiere Season Draft in 2009. He signed with the team on August 17.[4] In 2009, the Tuskers finished an undefeated regular season only to lose to the Las Vegas Locomotives in the 2009 UFL Championship Game.[5] McGarigle was one of the team's defensive leaders, and recorded 34½ tackles, one sack, one interception, and a forced fumble.[5] In March 2010, McGarigle was one of 20 players from the 2009 team chosen by Tuskers head coach Jay Gruden, as the team began to build its 2010 roster.[6]

Coaching career

McGarigle joined the Northwestern coaching staff as a defensive graduate assistant in 2011. He is now coaching linebackers at Western Michigan University.


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