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Clinton McDonald
DT #98
Height:
6-2
Weight:
297
Age:
27
College:
Memphis
Hometown:
Jacksonville, AR
Experience:
6

Quick Stats (2014 PRE):

TCKL
9
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 99 59 40 5.5 0 3 1 3 -- 3 0 0 3
2013 SEA 15 1 35 19 16 5.5 -- 2 1 3 3 3 0 0 2
2012 SEA 14 0 25 17 8 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2011 SEA 15 1 35 21 14 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2010 CIN 8 0 4 2 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Signed by Tampa Bay on March 12, 2014 as an unrestricted free agent from Seattle.

 

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL:                                                           

  • Originally entered the NFL as a seventh-round pick, (249th overall) of the Cincinnati Bengals in the 2009 NFL Draft.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Has played in 52 career games, with two starts, recording 99 tackles, 5.5 sacks, three passes defensed, two fumble recoveries and one interception.
  • Has played in five career postseason games, with one start, recording 10 tackles and two fumble recoveries.
  • Won Super Bowl XLVIII with the Seattle Seahawks.
  • Played for Cincinnati (2009-10) and Seattle (2011-13) before joining Tampa Bay.
  • Tallied first career sack against Jacksonville (9/22/13), dropping Jaguars QB Chad Henne for a nine-yard loss.
  • Recorded first career interception against Minnesota (11/17/13).
  • Registered first career fumble recovery at St. Louis (11/20/11).
  • Made first career start at San Diego (11/27/11).
  • Made NFL debut against Pittsburgh (11/8/10).

                                                                                                                                                                             

2013 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Played in 15 games, with one start, recording 35 tackles, 5.5 sacks two passes defensed, one fumble recovery and one interception.
  • Started one of three postseason games, recording seven tackles and a fumble recovery.
  • A member of the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks.
  • Recorded his first career sack against Jacksonville (9/22), finishing the game with five tackles and 1.5 sacks.
  • Registered his second consecutive game with a sack against Houston (9/29), dropping Matt Schaub for a nine-yard loss.
  • Tallied his third sack of the season at Arizona (10/17).
  • Grabbed first career interception against Minnesota (11/17), adding three tackles, one pas defensed and one forced fumble.
  • Notched his fourth sack of the season at San Francisco (12/8).
  • Added his fifth sack of the year against St. Louis (12/29), while contributing five tackles.
  • Started Super Bowl XLVIII against Denver (2/2/14), recording five tackles and one fumble recovery.

 

COLLEGE/PERSONAL:

  • Played four seasons at Memphis (2005-08), starting 33-of-48 games played, totaling 141 tackles and 11.5 sacks.
  • Voted first-team All-Conference USA as a senior, recording a team-leading 7.0 sacks.
  • Against Arkansas State as a senior, tied a school record with 4.0 sacks, earning C-USA Defensive Player of the Week honors.
  • Attended Jacksonville High School (Jacksonville, Arkansas).
  • A three-year letterman on the football team, earned Class 5-A all-state honors and was named to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette’s 5-A Top Prospects list.
  • Son of Larry and Bonnie McDonald
  • Born Clinton Myers McDonald on January 6, 1987 in Jacksonville, Arkansas.

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Signed by Tampa Bay on March 12, 2014 as an unrestricted free agent from Seattle.

 

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL:                                                           

  • Originally entered the NFL as a seventh-round pick, (249th overall) of the Cincinnati Bengals in the 2009 NFL Draft.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Has played in 52 career games, with two starts, recording 99 tackles, 5.5 sacks, three passes defensed, two fumble recoveries and one interception.
  • Has played in five career postseason games, with one start, recording 10 tackles and two fumble recoveries.
  • Won Super Bowl XLVIII with the Seattle Seahawks.
  • Played for Cincinnati (2009-10) and Seattle (2011-13) before joining Tampa Bay.
  • Tallied first career sack against Jacksonville (9/22/13), dropping Jaguars QB Chad Henne for a nine-yard loss.
  • Recorded first career interception against Minnesota (11/17/13).
  • Registered first career fumble recovery at St. Louis (11/20/11).
  • Made first career start at San Diego (11/27/11).
  • Made NFL debut against Pittsburgh (11/8/10).

                                                                                                                                                                             

2013 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Played in 15 games, with one start, recording 35 tackles, 5.5 sacks two passes defensed, one fumble recovery and one interception.
  • Started one of three postseason games, recording seven tackles and a fumble recovery.
  • A member of the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks.
  • Recorded his first career sack against Jacksonville (9/22), finishing the game with five tackles and 1.5 sacks.
  • Registered his second consecutive game with a sack against Houston (9/29), dropping Matt Schaub for a nine-yard loss.
  • Tallied his third sack of the season at Arizona (10/17).
  • Grabbed first career interception against Minnesota (11/17), adding three tackles, one pas defensed and one forced fumble.
  • Notched his fourth sack of the season at San Francisco (12/8).
  • Added his fifth sack of the year against St. Louis (12/29), while contributing five tackles.
  • Started Super Bowl XLVIII against Denver (2/2/14), recording five tackles and one fumble recovery.

 

COLLEGE/PERSONAL:

  • Played four seasons at Memphis (2005-08), starting 33-of-48 games played, totaling 141 tackles and 11.5 sacks.
  • Voted first-team All-Conference USA as a senior, recording a team-leading 7.0 sacks.
  • Against Arkansas State as a senior, tied a school record with 4.0 sacks, earning C-USA Defensive Player of the Week honors.
  • Attended Jacksonville High School (Jacksonville, Arkansas).
  • A three-year letterman on the football team, earned Class 5-A all-state honors and was named to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette’s 5-A Top Prospects list.
  • Son of Larry and Bonnie McDonald
  • Born Clinton Myers McDonald on January 6, 1987 in Jacksonville, Arkansas.
 

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