Brian McLaughlin enters his ninth season with the Buccaneers in 2022 and his first as a college scout. He spent the previous four seasons as an NFS/Combine Scout (2018-2021) before being elevated from scouting assistant (2016-17). McLaughlin started in Tampa Bay as a team operations assistant the prior two years (2014-15).
In his current role, he will be responsible for scouting the Mid-Atlantic region.
Over the past four seasons, McLaughlin covered colleges in the southeast and evaluated players, gathered information and built reports on behalf of National Football Scouting and the Buccaneers. He also assisted with the NFL Combine, Reese's Senior Bowl and the East-West Shrine Game.
As a scouting assistant, McLaughlin was responsible for college and pro player evaluations, database management, as well as assisting with day-to-day operations in the personnel department.
A Buccaneers team operations intern during the 2012 season, McLaughlin spent the 2013 season as the Assistant Director of Football Operations and Recruiting Coordinator at Florida International University. He also served as the Player Personnel Coordinator for the Jacksonville Sharks of the Arena Football League in 2014, before returning to Tampa Bay. McLaughlin also held internships with the Indianapolis Colts (2011) and Cleveland Browns (2010).
A native of Norwalk, Ohio, McLaughlin graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Cincinnati with a degree in sports administration and received the program's 'Most Outstanding Student' award. He currently resides in Tampa.