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Jameel McClain
Jameel McClain 2011 stadium practice.jpg
McClain practicing at M&T Bank Stadium in 2011
No. 48, 53
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: July 25, 1985 (1985-07-25) (age 35)
Place of birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
College: Syracuse
Undrafted in 2008
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Total tackles 448
Sacks 7.0
Forced fumbles 2
Fumble recoveries 4
Interceptions 1
Defensive touchdowns 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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