Cedric McKinley

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Cedric McKinley
No. 92     Free agent
Born: (1987-03-26) March 26, 1987 (age 31)
Demopolis, Alabama
Career information
CFL status International
Position(s) DT
Height 6 ft 6 in (198 cm)
Weight 300 lb (140 kg)
College Minnesota
Career history
As player
20102011 Minnesota Vikings*
2011 New England Patriots*
20142016 Edmonton Eskimos
2016 Saskatchewan Roughriders
*Pre-season and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career stats
  • Playing stats at CFL.ca
  • Playing stats at NFL.com

Cedric McKinley (born March 26, 1987) was a professional Canadian football defensive lineman. He played college football at the University of Minnesota. Prior to being traded to the Saskatchewan Roughriders, McKinley played in three seasons for the Edmonton Eskimos.

College career

McKinley played college football for the Minnesota Golden Gophers as a defensive end from 2008 to 2009. In 23 games, he achieved 43 tackles, three fumble recoveries, and two forced fumbles.[1]

Professional career

McKinley signed as an undrafted free agent with the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League on July 4, 2010 but was released on June 28. He was again signed by the Vikings on July 31, 2011, but was waived prior to the start of the regular season on September 3. He spent some time on the Vikings' practice squad before being released on October 25.[2] He joined the practice squad of the New England Patriots from December 20–26, 2011.[3][4][5]

He was signed to the Edmonton Eskimos on August 28, 2014 as a defensive tackle. In his first season with the Eskimos, he played in seven CFL regular season games, starting in one.[1] McKinley started the 2015 season on the practice roster.[6]

On July 10, 2016, the Eskimos traded McKinley to the Saskatchewan Roughriders. The Roughriders released McKinley in August 2016.[7]

Statistics

Year Team GP Tackles Interceptions Fumbles
Tkl STT Sck Int Yds Avg Lng TDs FF FR
2014 EDM 7 8 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 EDM 6 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Total 13 10 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

References

  1. ^ a b "Cedric McKinley". Edmonton Eskimos. Archived from the original on 10 June 2015. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Transactions". Minnesota Vikings. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Transactions". New England Patriots. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  4. ^ "Patriots Place DE Andre Carter on IR; Sign DL Cedric McKinley to Practice Squad". New England Patriots. 20 December 2011. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  5. ^ "Patriots release DB Ross Ventrone; DL Cedric McKinley released from practice squad". New England Patriots. 26 December 2011. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  6. ^ Scott, Morley (20 June 2015). "Eskimos trim roster". AM 630 CHED. Retrieved 8 July 2015.
  7. ^ Mills, Peter (July 10, 2016). "Roughriders trade Edmonton for defensive lineman Cedric McKinley". CBC News. Retrieved July 10, 2016.
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