Jameel McClain

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Jameel McClain
Jameel McClain 2011 stadium practice.jpg
McClain (right, #53) practices at M&T Bank Stadium against tight end Dennis Pita in August, 2011
No. 53     Baltimore Ravens
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: July 25, 1985 (1985-07-25) (age 29)
Place of birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
College: Syracuse
Undrafted in 2008
Debuted in 2008 for the Baltimore Ravens
Career history
Roster status: Exclusive-Rights FA
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Tackles 280
Sacks 4.5
Interceptions 1
Stats at NFL.com

Jameel Leshawn McClain (born July 25, 1985 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA) is an American football linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League. He was signed by the Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Syracuse. McClain scored his only official professional touchdown on October 4, 2011 after recovering a fumble against the New York Jets. He won Super Bowl XLVII with the Ravens when they defeated the San Francisco 49ers 34-31.

McClain grew up poor in Philadelphia and basically lived at a Salvation Army center. He now often helps in the community.

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