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Robert McClain
CB #27
Height:
5-9
Weight:
195
College:
Connecticut
Hometown:
Lusby, Md.
Experience:
5
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 81 250 200 50 2.5 0 24 5 1 108 -- 47
2017 TB 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 47 47 47
2016 SD 3 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2016 CAR 11 38 21 17 0.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2015 CAR 3 7 4 3 0 -- 1 1 0 24 24 24
2014 ATL 16 60 50 10 1 -- 5 2 0 5 2.5 5
2013 ATL 16 65 55 10 1 -- 5 -- -- -- -- --
2012 ATL 15 61 53 8 0 -- 10 1 0 32 32 32
2011 JAC 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 CAR 16 16 14 2 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 81 1 0 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 TB 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2016 SD 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2016 CAR 11 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 CAR 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 ATL 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 ATL 16 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 -- 0 0 0
2012 ATL 15 -- -- 0 -- 2 -- 0 -- -- -- --
2011 JAC 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 CAR 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Punt Return
YearTeamGRetRetYAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 81 21 198 9.4 25 0 3 0 11 1
2017 TB 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2016 SD 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2016 CAR 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 CAR 3 2 5 2.5 3 0 0 0 2 0
2014 ATL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 ATL 16 19 193 10.2 25 0 3 0 9 1
2012 ATL 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 JAC 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 CAR 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

TRANSACTIONS
Waived by Carolina (12/9/16)...Signed as a free agent by Carolina (12/15/15)...Released by New England (9/5/15)...Signed as an unrestricted free agent by New England (3/18/15)...Signed as a free agent by Atlanta (1/10/12)...Waived by Jacksonville (12/29/11)...Signed as a free agent by Jacksonville (12/12/11)...Waived by Carolina (9/3/11)...Selected by Carolina in the seventh round (249th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft (4/24/10).

GP/GS
Career (66/17) [5/3]; 2015 (3/0) [3/3]; 2014 (16/6); 2013 (16/6); 2012 (15/3) [2/0]; 2011 (0/0); 2010 (16/2).

2015
Signed as a free agent by Carolina (12/15) when cornerback Bené Benwikere was placed on injured reserve…Played in the final three regular season games…Recorded seven tackles and one interception…Attended training camp with New England and was waived in the final roster cutdown (9/5)…Vs. Tampa Bay (1/3): Intercepted a pass by Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston and returned it 24 yards to set up a touchdown…POSTSEASON: Started at cornerback in NFC Divisional Playoff versus Seattle (1/17), NFC Championship versus Arizona (1/24) and Super Bowl 50 versus Denver (2/7) after cornerback Charles Tillman suffered a season-ending injury in the regular season finale…Notched 17 tackles and three passes defensed.

2014
Played in 16 games with six starts for Atlanta...Posted 58 tackles, one sack, two interceptions and five passes defensed...Contributed four special teams tackles...Started five of the last six games at cornerback in addition to starting when the Falcons opened in a nickel defense at the New York Giants (10/5)...Vs. New Orleans (9/7): Prevented a Saints score with an interception of quarterback Drew Brees in the end zone...Falcons converted takeaway into a touchdown...Vs. Chicago (10/12): Sacked Bears quarterback Jay Cutler for a one-yard loss...At New Orleans (12/21): Intercepted a pass by Brees that set up a field goal and helped seal victory.

2013
Played in 16 games with six starts for Atlanta...Equaled career high with 65 tackles...Recorded one sack, six passes defensed and two forced fumbles...Led the team with a 10.2-yard punt return average on 19 returns for 193 yards with nine fair catches and a long of 25 yards...Accounted for one tackle and one fumble recovery on special teams...Vs. St. Louis (9/15): Collected a season-high and team-leading nine tackles...At Miami (9/22): Blitzed Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill for a four-yard sack...At Buffalo (12/1): Forced a fumble by Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson in Falcons territory with 20 seconds left in the fourth quarter to send game to overtime...Vs. Washington (12/15): Caused a fumble by wide receiver Santana Moss at the Falcons 10-yard line to stop a Redskins scoring threat...Recovered a muffed punt by Moss, which resulted in a field goal.

2012
Played in 15 games with three starts for Atlanta after being signed to a future contract (1/10)...Compiled a career-high 65 tackles and two fumble recoveries...Notched one interception and ranked second on the team with a career-high 10 passes defensed...Added four special teams tackles...Started when the Falcons opened in a nickel defense at Philadelphia (10/28) and at New Orleans (11/11) and at cornerback in place of an injured Asante Samuel at Carolina (12/9)...Inactive at Kansas City (9/9)...POSTSEASON: Played in NFC Divisional Playoff versus Seattle (1/13) and NFC Championship versus San Francisco (1/20)...Tallied one tackle...Vs. Denver (9/17): Victimized quarterback Peyton Manning for first career interception, ending Broncos possession in the red zone...Vs. Oakland (10/14): Recovered a fumble by Raiders running back Darren McFadden...Vs. Arizona (11/18): Gathered a career-high 10 tackles...At Detroit (12/22): Scooped up a fumble by Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson and returned it 15 yards, leading to a Falcons touchdown.

2011
Signed as a free agent by Jacksonville (12/12)...Inactive for two games before being waived (12/29)...Attended training camp with Carolina and was waived in the final roster cutdown.

2010
Selected in the seventh round (249th overall) of the NFL Draft by Carolina...Played in 16 games with two starts...Registered seven tackles and one pass defensed...Finished third on the team with 11 special teams tackles...Started as an extra defensive back when the Panthers opened in a dime defense versus Atlanta (12/12) and in a nickel defense versus Arizona (12/19).

COLLEGE
Played in 46 games with 18 starts at Connecticut...Collected 129 tackles, one sack, 10 interceptions, 14 passes defensed, two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries...Returned 15 kickoffs for 271 yards and 23 punts for 274 yards and one touchdown...2009 (Sr.): Second-team All-Big East Conference choice...Started 13 games at cornerback...Ranked second on the Huskies with four interceptions and tied for first with six passes defensed...Led all defensive backs with 64 tackles to go along with one sack, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery...Finished second in the conference with a 12.6-yard average on 21 punt returns with one touchdown, scoring on an 87-yard return against Cincinnati - the longest in school history since 1936...2008 (Jr.): Played in 13 games with four starts...Served as the team's nickel back before opening the last four games at cornerback for an injured Darius Butler...Posted 30 tackles, three interceptions and five passes defensed...Returned two interceptions for touchdowns, including a 28-yard return of a Tony Pike pass against Cincinnati...2007 (So.): Played in 13 games with one start at nickel back...Recorded 30 tackles, three interceptions, three passes defensed and one fumble recovery...2006 (Fr.): Played in seven games...Contributed five tackles, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery...Averaged 19.0 yards on 13 kickoff returns.

PERSONAL
Attended Patuxent HS in Lusby, Md....Majored in political science at Connecticut.

TRANSACTIONS
Waived by Carolina (12/9/16)...Signed as a free agent by Carolina (12/15/15)...Released by New England (9/5/15)...Signed as an unrestricted free agent by New England (3/18/15)...Signed as a free agent by Atlanta (1/10/12)...Waived by Jacksonville (12/29/11)...Signed as a free agent by Jacksonville (12/12/11)...Waived by Carolina (9/3/11)...Selected by Carolina in the seventh round (249th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft (4/24/10).

GP/GS
Career (66/17) [5/3]; 2015 (3/0) [3/3]; 2014 (16/6); 2013 (16/6); 2012 (15/3) [2/0]; 2011 (0/0); 2010 (16/2).

2015
Signed as a free agent by Carolina (12/15) when cornerback Bené Benwikere was placed on injured reserve…Played in the final three regular season games…Recorded seven tackles and one interception…Attended training camp with New England and was waived in the final roster cutdown (9/5)…Vs. Tampa Bay (1/3): Intercepted a pass by Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston and returned it 24 yards to set up a touchdown…POSTSEASON: Started at cornerback in NFC Divisional Playoff versus Seattle (1/17), NFC Championship versus Arizona (1/24) and Super Bowl 50 versus Denver (2/7) after cornerback Charles Tillman suffered a season-ending injury in the regular season finale…Notched 17 tackles and three passes defensed.

2014
Played in 16 games with six starts for Atlanta...Posted 58 tackles, one sack, two interceptions and five passes defensed...Contributed four special teams tackles...Started five of the last six games at cornerback in addition to starting when the Falcons opened in a nickel defense at the New York Giants (10/5)...Vs. New Orleans (9/7): Prevented a Saints score with an interception of quarterback Drew Brees in the end zone...Falcons converted takeaway into a touchdown...Vs. Chicago (10/12): Sacked Bears quarterback Jay Cutler for a one-yard loss...At New Orleans (12/21): Intercepted a pass by Brees that set up a field goal and helped seal victory.

2013
Played in 16 games with six starts for Atlanta...Equaled career high with 65 tackles...Recorded one sack, six passes defensed and two forced fumbles...Led the team with a 10.2-yard punt return average on 19 returns for 193 yards with nine fair catches and a long of 25 yards...Accounted for one tackle and one fumble recovery on special teams...Vs. St. Louis (9/15): Collected a season-high and team-leading nine tackles...At Miami (9/22): Blitzed Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill for a four-yard sack...At Buffalo (12/1): Forced a fumble by Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson in Falcons territory with 20 seconds left in the fourth quarter to send game to overtime...Vs. Washington (12/15): Caused a fumble by wide receiver Santana Moss at the Falcons 10-yard line to stop a Redskins scoring threat...Recovered a muffed punt by Moss, which resulted in a field goal.

2012
Played in 15 games with three starts for Atlanta after being signed to a future contract (1/10)...Compiled a career-high 65 tackles and two fumble recoveries...Notched one interception and ranked second on the team with a career-high 10 passes defensed...Added four special teams tackles...Started when the Falcons opened in a nickel defense at Philadelphia (10/28) and at New Orleans (11/11) and at cornerback in place of an injured Asante Samuel at Carolina (12/9)...Inactive at Kansas City (9/9)...POSTSEASON: Played in NFC Divisional Playoff versus Seattle (1/13) and NFC Championship versus San Francisco (1/20)...Tallied one tackle...Vs. Denver (9/17): Victimized quarterback Peyton Manning for first career interception, ending Broncos possession in the red zone...Vs. Oakland (10/14): Recovered a fumble by Raiders running back Darren McFadden...Vs. Arizona (11/18): Gathered a career-high 10 tackles...At Detroit (12/22): Scooped up a fumble by Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson and returned it 15 yards, leading to a Falcons touchdown.

2011
Signed as a free agent by Jacksonville (12/12)...Inactive for two games before being waived (12/29)...Attended training camp with Carolina and was waived in the final roster cutdown.

2010
Selected in the seventh round (249th overall) of the NFL Draft by Carolina...Played in 16 games with two starts...Registered seven tackles and one pass defensed...Finished third on the team with 11 special teams tackles...Started as an extra defensive back when the Panthers opened in a dime defense versus Atlanta (12/12) and in a nickel defense versus Arizona (12/19).

COLLEGE
Played in 46 games with 18 starts at Connecticut...Collected 129 tackles, one sack, 10 interceptions, 14 passes defensed, two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries...Returned 15 kickoffs for 271 yards and 23 punts for 274 yards and one touchdown...2009 (Sr.): Second-team All-Big East Conference choice...Started 13 games at cornerback...Ranked second on the Huskies with four interceptions and tied for first with six passes defensed...Led all defensive backs with 64 tackles to go along with one sack, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery...Finished second in the conference with a 12.6-yard average on 21 punt returns with one touchdown, scoring on an 87-yard return against Cincinnati - the longest in school history since 1936...2008 (Jr.): Played in 13 games with four starts...Served as the team's nickel back before opening the last four games at cornerback for an injured Darius Butler...Posted 30 tackles, three interceptions and five passes defensed...Returned two interceptions for touchdowns, including a 28-yard return of a Tony Pike pass against Cincinnati...2007 (So.): Played in 13 games with one start at nickel back...Recorded 30 tackles, three interceptions, three passes defensed and one fumble recovery...2006 (Fr.): Played in seven games...Contributed five tackles, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery...Averaged 19.0 yards on 13 kickoff returns.

PERSONAL
Attended Patuxent HS in Lusby, Md....Majored in political science at Connecticut.