|This article relies largely or entirely upon a single source. (December 2012)|
|Date of birth:February 16, 1977|
|Place of birth: Baton Rouge, Louisiana|
|High School: Baton Rouge (LA) Central|
|Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)||Weight: 296 lb (134 kg)|
|College: Louisiana State|
|NFL Draft: 1999 / Round: 7 / Pick: 237|
|Debuted in 2000 for the Atlanta Falcons|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Todd McClure (born February 16, 1977) is an American football center for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Falcons in the seventh round of the 1999 NFL Draft. He played college football at Louisiana State.
College career[edit | edit source]
He graduated from Central High School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and from there played college ball. McClure played his college football for the LSU Tigers. As a senior and junior he was a consensus All-Southeastern Conference first-team choice.
Professional career[edit | edit source]
McClure was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the seventh round of the 1999 NFL Draft. During training camp of his rookie season he suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee and missed the entire season. During his second season he took over as the Falcons starting center after Calvin Collins was moved to guard. Since then he has missed only one game and has been the Falcons starting center since 2000.
McClure made the first start of his career at center against the Carolina Panthers on October 29.In 2004 Playoffs, McClure was part of a line that set the fourth-highest NFL postseason record with 327 rushing yards, including a Falcons record 142 yards by Warrick Dunn and an NFL record for quarterbacks with Michael Vick collecting 119 yards on the ground.
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