Hurvin McCormack

Hurvin McCormack
No. 99
Position: Defensive tackle / Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1972-04-06) April 6, 1972
Place of birth: Brooklyn, New York
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 281 lb (127 kg)
Career information
High school: Staten Island (NY) New Dorp
College: Indiana
Undrafted: 1994
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played - started: 77 - 11
Tackles: 68
Sacks: 12.0
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Hurvin Michael McCormack (born April 6, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York) is a former professional American football player who played defensive tackle for six seasons for the Dallas Cowboys and the Cleveland Browns. He played college football for Indiana University.

Early years

McCormack attended New Dorp High School where as a senior he recorded 58 tackles and 8 sacks, on his way to being named All-conference, All-Brooklyn and All-district.[1]

He accepted a scholarship from Indiana University, where he was a three-year starter at defensive tackle. He earned co-captain, honorable mention All-American and All-Big Ten honors as a senior.[2] He finished his college career with 114 tackles and 16 sacks, which ranked fourth in school history at the time.

Professional career

Dallas Cowboys

McCormack was not selected in the 1994 NFL Draft and was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Dallas Cowboys. The next year, he tore his right posterior cruciate ligament late in Super Bowl XXX, while moving in for a sack.

In 1996, he started 4 games at defensive end in place of an injured Charles Haley.[3] He had rotator cuff surgery on his right shoulder at the end of the season.

In 1998, he ranked second on the team with 5 sacks. He was left unprotected in the 1999 NFL expansion draft.[4]

Cleveland Browns

He was the second pick in the 1999 NFL expansion draft.[5] He started four games in the season that the Cleveland Browns returned to the National Football League. He wasn't re-signed at the end of the season.

Personal life

McCormack currently works for the National Football League Players Association.


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