Gerald McRath

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Gerald McRath
No. 51
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1986-06-16) June 16, 1986 (age 32)
Powder Springs, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 231 lb (105 kg)
Career information
High school: McEachern
(Powder Springs, Georgia)
College: Southern Mississippi
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 4 / Pick: 130
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Conference USA All-Freshman (2006)
  • Third-team All-Conference USA (2006)
  • Sporting News Freshman All-American (2006)
  • 2× First-team All-Conference USA (2007–2008)
  • Conference USA Defensive P.O.Y. (2007)
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 120
Sacks: 1.5
Interceptions: 1
Player stats at

Gerald McRath (born June 16, 1986) is a former American football linebacker. He was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. McRath played college football for the Southern Miss Golden Eagles. He is currently an Assistant Defensive Coach (Cornerbacks) at Division III Berry College in Rome, Georgia.

Early years

He played high school football at McEachern High School in Powder Springs.

Professional career

McRath ran a 4.59 sec 40-yard dash, best among linebackers in the 2009 NFL Draft.[1]

McRath was suspended for the first 4 games of the 2010 season for violating NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances.


  1. ^ 2009 NFL Combine: Top Performers

External links

  • Southern Miss Golden Eagles bio
  • Official Gerald McRath Website
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