Former Titans Linebacker Colin McCarthy Announces His Retirement

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Former Titans linebacker Colin McCarthy has announced that he is retiring from the NFL.

The 27-year-old former Miami Hurricane confirmed in a message to Susan Miller Degnan of the Miami Herald that he is “officially retiring today.”

“Truly blessed to have played the game as long as I have!!” McCarthy wrote on Twitter. “To my family, friends, teammates and fans, Thank You!!”

He was a fourth-round pick in 2011 by the Titans, and spent the 2014 season on injured reserve after undergoing shoulder surgery, McCarthy also battled a concussion and ankle and hamstring problems earlier in his career.

The LB started 19 of his 36 games, recording 161 career tackles, forcing three fumbles, and snagging three interceptions, including one for a touchdown.

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One Response to “Former Titans Linebacker Colin McCarthy Announces His Retirement”

  1. BJ Rassam says:

    So many NFL players continue to walk away from the game they love, in the hopes of living a somewhat normal and healthy remainder of their lives.

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