Tim McGarigle

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Tim McGarigle
Northwestern Wildcats
Position:Linebackers Coach
Personal information
Born: (1983-10-25) October 25, 1983 (age 39)
Chicago, Illinois
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school: Chicago (IL) St. Patrick
College: Northwestern
NFL Draft: 2006  / Round: 7 / Pick: 221
Career history
As a player:
As a coach:
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-Big Ten (2004)
  • Second-team All-Big Ten (2005)
Career NFL statistics
Tackles:6
Sacks:0
Forced fumbles:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Timothy J. McGarigle (born October 25, 1983) is a former professional American football linebacker in the National Football League. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Northwestern, where he is currently an assistant coach. He also played for the Florida Tuskers of the United Football League.

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Early years

McGarigle played for Saint Tarcissus on the northwest side of Chicago throughout his grammar school career. He graduated from St. Patrick High School in Chicago. At St. Patrick he played linebacker, as well as running back.[ citation needed ]

College career

McGarigle played college football at Northwestern University where he set the Football Bowl Subdivision record for most tackles in a career, with 545 total tackles. [1] He graduated with a degree in communications studies.

Professional career

Pre-draft

Pre-draft measurables
HeightWeight 40-yard dash 10-yard split20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press Wonderlic
6 ft 0+58 in
(1.84 m)
242 lb
(110 kg)
4.73 s1.63 s2.74 s4.08 s7.10 s38 in
(0.97 m)
9 ft 10 in
(3.00 m)
x reps30
All from NFL Combine. [2]

St. Louis Rams

McGarigle was selected by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round (221st overall) in the 2006 NFL Draft. He spent the 2006 season as a member of the practice squad. In 2007, McGarigle made the active roster and played 12 games. [3] He was released from the Rams on September 3, 2008 and spent the rest of the year out of football. [3]

Florida Tuskers

McGarigle was drafted by the Florida Tuskers of the United Football League in the UFL Premiere Season Draft in 2009. He signed with the team on August 17. [4] In 2009, the Tuskers finished an undefeated regular season only to lose to the Las Vegas Locomotives in the 2009 UFL Championship Game. [5] McGarigle was one of the team's defensive leaders, and recorded 34½ tackles, one sack, one interception, and a forced fumble. [5] In March 2010, McGarigle was one of 20 players from the 2009 team chosen by Tuskers head coach Jay Gruden, as the team began to build its 2010 roster. [6]

Coaching career

McGarigle joined the Northwestern coaching staff as a defensive graduate assistant in 2011, and then went on to coach linebackers at Western Michigan University. Following the 2015 season, he was hired to coach linebackers at the University of Illinois. He subsequently served as a defensive quality control coach for the Green Bay Packers. On January 4, 2018, it was announced that McGarigle would return to Northwestern as an assistant coach on Pat Fitzgerald's staff.

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References

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  2. , Tim McGarigle Pro Scout Draft.com
  3. 1 2 Tim McGarigle hopes UFL stay is a temp job en route to NFL Return
  4. "United Football League Signs 21 Players to Florida Tuskers' Roster". PR Newswire . August 17, 2009. Retrieved July 14, 2011.
  5. 1 2 Lobdell, Joshua. "2009 UFL season in review:Florida Tuskers", The Inquisitr , 2009-11-30. Retrieved on 2010-06-28.
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