CFL: 2nd season
Stamps: 2nd season
Games played through 2022
Regular season: 10
Grey Cup: 0
Grey Cup wins: 0
Signed as a free agent on May 2, 2022.
McClain was selected in the third round (65th overall) by the Carolina Panthers in the 2011 National Football League draft. He was released by the Panthers on Sept. 2, 2012. McClain has played 92 NFL games (34 starts) with Carolina, New England, Houston, Dallas, Washington, Atlanta, Kansas City and Oakland. He recorded 133 tackles including 12 tackles for loss, 7.5 sacks, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries.
(Calgary) In his first year with the Stampeders, McClain played 10 regular-season games including one start at defensive tackle. After beginning the season on the practice roster, he was activated for a Week 11 game in Toronto. McClain finished the season with 11 tackles and two sacks. He was also in uniform for the Western Semi-Final.
First game: Aug. 20, 2022, at Toronto
First defensive tackle: Aug. 25, 2022, at Winnipeg
First sack: Sept. 5, 2022, vs Edmonton
McClain played four seasons (2007-10) at South Florida, making 33 starts in 49 career games. He accumulated 89 tackles including 17 tackles for loss, 7.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and one pass breakup for the Bulls. McClain was named first-team all-Big East as a senior after starting all 13 games at defensive tackle.
McClain was Class 3A first-time all-state at Pensacola (Fla.) High School. He made 65 tackles and had eight sacks in his senior season with the Tigers and was named MVP of the Pensacola East-West all-star game. McClain majored in social sciences at South Florida.