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Calvin
McCarty
#31 Running Back
Calvin
McCarty
#31 Running Back
Height 5'10
Weight 235 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1984-11-02 (36)
Born Muskogee, OK
School Western Washington
Status NAT
Rushes 0
Yards 0
Touchdowns 0
Average 0.00

CFL: 14th season

Stamps: 1st season

 

Games played through 2019

Regular season: 203 (16 with Edm. in 2019, 18 with Edm. in 2018, 18 with Edm. in 2017, 11 with Edm. in 2016, 12 with Edm. in 2015, 18 with Edm. in 2014, 18 with Edm. in 2013, 12 with Edm. in 2012, 18 with Edm. in 2011, 15 with Edm. in 2010, 11 with Edm. in 2009, 18 with Edm. in 2008, 18 with Edm. in 2007)

Playoffs: 13 (2 with Edm. in 2019, 1 with Edm. in 2017, 1 with Edm. in 2016, 1 with Edm. in 2015, 2 with Edm. in 2014, 1 with Edm. in 2012, 2 with Edm. in 2011, 1 with Edm. in 2009, 2 with Edm. in 2008)

Grey Cup: 1 (with Edm. in 2015)

Grey Cup wins: 1 (with Edm. in 2015)

Acquired

Signed as a free agent on July 25, 2021.

 

Pro path

McCarty was selected by Edmonton in the fourth round (27th overall) of the 2007 CFL draft.

 

2019

(Edmonton) McCarty played 16 regular-season games including the 200th regular-season contest of his career in Week 17 at Hamilton. He became just the fourth running back in CFL history to hit the 200-game milestone. For the season, McCarty had three carries for eight yards and two touchdowns, 10 receptions for 39 yards and two special-teams tackles. He played in both of Edmonton’s playoff games and had six receptions for 42 yards and one touchdown as well as one carry for two yards.

 

2018

(Edmonton)  McCarty started played all 18 contests and finished with 14 receptions for 110 yards, one carry for four yards and six special-teams tackles.

 

2017

(Edmonton) McCarty played and started all 18 regular-season games, accumulating 22 23 catches for 143 yards and one touchdown and 13 carries for 56 yards. He also had three special-teams tackles. McCarty was in uniform for both of Edmonton’s post-season contests and had one catch for seven yards.

 

2016

(Edmonton) In 11 regular-season contests, McCarty had 15 carries for 59 yards and two touchdowns, 11 catches for 79 yards as well as three special-teams tackles. He went on the six-game injury list in Week 13 and was activated for the Eastern Final against Ottawa.

 

2015

(Edmonton) McCarty played and started 12 games, making nine receptions for 68 yards and adding one carry for 20 yards, five special-teams tackles, one forced fumble and one kickoff return for 17 yards. He went on the six-game injury list in Week 12 and was activated in Week 18. McCarty had one special-teams tackle in the West final and one carry for three yards in Edmonton’s Grey Cup victory over Ottawa.

 

2014

(Edmonton) McCarty played and started all 18 games and made 16 catches for 123 yards and two touchdowns. He also carried the ball eight times for 37 yards, returned one kickoff for two yards and made 12 special-teams tackles. McCarty played two playoff games for Edmonton and had three catches for 25 yards and four special-teams tackles.

 

 

 

 

2013

(Edmonton) McCarty played all 18 games and made 11 starts. In Week 9 against Saskatchewan, he appeared in his 100th career regular-season contest. For the season, McCarty had 20 catches for 186 yards and two touchdowns, nine rushes for 48 yards and nine special-teams tackles.

 

2012

(Edmonton) McCarty played 12 games and carried the ball 12 times for 36 yards and one touchdown, made five receptions for 23 yards and one touchdown and recorded four special-teams tackles. He was injured during the Labour Day rematch against Calgary and returned to the lineup for Week 16. McCarty dressed for Edmonton’s appearance in the East semifinal.

 

2011

(Edmonton) McCarty played all 18 regular-season games and made eight starts. He carried the ball 52 times for 209 yards and had 22 catches for 150 yards and one touchdown. McCarty also made nine special-teams tackles. He scored a one-yard rushing touchdown in the West semifinal and also had three catches for 17 yards and two special-teams tackles. In the West final, McCarty had two catches for four yards, one carry for six yards and one special-teams tackle.

 

2010

(Edmonton) McCarty played 15 games and made six starts. He made 36 catches for 278 yards and two touchdowns and carried the ball 62 times for 287 yards and three majors. McCarty also made eight special-teams tackles and returned one kickoff for five yards. He was Edmonton’s nominee for the CFL’s Most Outstanding Canadian award.

 

2009

(Edmonton) McCarty appeared in 11 regular-season contests and had 67 rushes for 348 yards and five touchdowns, 20 catches for 124 yards and two touchdowns as well as seven special-teams tackles. He was named the CFL Canadian player of the week after rushing for 76 yards and scoring two touchdowns in Week 4 and was the league’s Canadian player of the month after scoring five total touchdowns – three rushing and two receiving – in July. In the West semifinal, he had one carry for five yards and two receptions for 13 yards.

 

2008

(Edmonton) McCarty played all 18 games, including his first three career starts. McCarty carried the ball 88 times for 490 yards and four touchdowns and had 70 catches for 583 yards and one score. He also made 11 special-teams tackles. McCarty twice earned the CFL’s Canadian player-of-the-week award including in Week 15 when he racked up 88 rushing yards and a touchdown as well as eight catches in his first career start. He played in two playoff games and had 11 catches for 66 yards.

 

2007

(Edmonton) McCarty appeared in all 18 games during his rookie season and recorded six carries for 13 yards, seven receptions for 99 yards with one touchdown and five special-teams tackles. He made his first career catch in the Labour Day Classic against Calgary and had five receptions for 76 yards and his first career touchdown in Week 18 against Saskatchewan.

 

Notable

First CFL game: June 28, 2007, vs Winnipeg

First reception: Sept. 3, 2007, at Calgary

First touchdown: Oct. 26, 2007, vs Saskatchewan

100th career game: Aug. 14, 2013, vs Saskatchewan

200th career game: Oct. 4, 2019, at Hamilton

Honoured: Won two Canadian player-of-the-week awards in 2008 and one in 2009

Honoured: Named Canadian player of the month for July of 2009

Honoured: Edmonton’s nominee for Most Outstanding Canadian in 2010

 

College

McCarty was a second-team North Central Conference all-star at Western Washington in 2006. He started the first seven games of the season and was leading the Vikings in both rushing and receiving yards when he suffered a season-ending foot injury. McCarty had 492 rushing yards and five touchdowns as well as 30 catches for 278 yards. He transferred to Western Washington after one season at Reedley College in California. McCarty had 14 touchdowns and more than 1,100 yards from scrimmage in leading the Tigers to a 10-1 record and a conference championship. He played his freshman season at Boise State and had 10 carries for 104 yards and one touchdown.

 

Personal

McCarty was named British Columbia’s player of the year after rushing for more than 2,400 yards and scoring 33 touchdowns in nine games during his senior season at St. Thomas More Collegiate in Burnaby. He also lettered in basketball for the Knights and played for a Surrey team that represented Canada at the 2001 Big League World Series of baseball.

Seasons

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC ATT YDS YAC TD AVG LG
2007
EDM 18 7 10 99 - 1 14.1 44
2008
EDM 18 70 89 583 - 1 8.3 27
2009
EDM 11 20 28 124 - 2 6.2 17
2010
EDM 15 36 44 278 - 2 7.7 22
2011
EDM 18 22 27 150 - 1 6.8 22
2012
EDM 12 5 6 23 - 0 4.6 9
2013
EDM 18 20 32 186 - 2 9.3 23
2014
EDM 18 16 22 123 - 2 7.7 18
2015
EDM 12 9 11 68 - 0 7.6 26
2016
EDM 11 11 11 79 69 0 7.2 17
2017
EDM 18 23 26 143 104 1 6.2 14
2018
EDM 18 14 19 110 86 0 7.9 17
2019
EDM 16 10 13 39 27 0 3.9 7
2021
CGY 3 1 2 7 7 0 7.0 7
Total
206 264 340 2012 293 12 7.6 44

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2007
EDM 18 6 13 0 2.2 11
2008
EDM 18 88 490 4 5.6 34
2009
EDM 11 67 348 5 5.2 37
2010
EDM 15 62 287 4 4.6 46
2011
EDM 18 52 209 0 4.0 53
2012
EDM 12 12 36 1 3.0 7
2013
EDM 18 9 48 0 5.3 23
2014
EDM 18 8 37 0 4.6 14
2015
EDM 12 1 20 0 20.0 20
2016
EDM 11 15 59 2 3.9 9
2017
EDM 18 13 56 0 4.3 9
2018
EDM 18 1 4 0 4.0 4
2019
EDM 16 3 8 2 2.7 6
2021
CGY 3 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
206 337 1615 18 4.8 53

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2007
EDM 18 0 5 0 0 0 0
2008
EDM 18 3 12 0 0 0 0
2009
EDM 11 1 7 0 0 0 0
2010
EDM 15 1 8 0 0 0 0
2011
EDM 18 1 9 0 0 0 0
2012
EDM 12 0 4 0 0 0 0
2013
EDM 18 3 9 0 0 0 0
2014
EDM 18 2 12 0 0 0 0
2015
EDM 12 0 5 0 0 0 1
2016
EDM 11 0 3 0 0 0 0
2017
EDM 18 0 3 0 0 0 0
2018
EDM 18 0 6 0 0 0 0
2019
EDM 16 0 2 0 0 0 0
2021
CGY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
206 11 85 0 0 0 1

Kickoff Returns

YEAR TEAM GP KOR YDS AVG LG TD
2007
EDM 18 0 0 0.00 0 0
2008
EDM 18 0 0 0.00 0 0
2009
EDM 11 0 0 0.00 0 0
2010
EDM 15 1 5 5.00 5 0
2011
EDM 18 0 0 0.00 0 0
2012
EDM 12 1 0 0.00 0 0
2013
EDM 18 0 0 0.00 0 0
2014
EDM 18 1 2 2.00 2 0
2015
EDM 12 1 17 17.00 17 0
2016
EDM 11 0 0 0.00 0 0
2017
EDM 18 0 0 0.00 0 0
2018
EDM 18 0 0 0.00 0 0
2019
EDM 16 0 0 0.00 0 0
2021
CGY 3 0 0 0.00 0 0
Total
206 4 24 6.0 17 0

Game Log

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC ATT YDS TD AVG LG
09-06
5 EDM 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-11
6 EDM 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-17
7 HAM 1 2 7 0 7.0 7
Total
1 2 7 0 7.0 7

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
09-06
5 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-11
6 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-17
7 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
0 0 0 0.0 0

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
09-06
5 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-11
6 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-17
7 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
0 0 0 0 0 0