Rolando McClain is the professional football player who plays at the linebacker position. McClain was born on July 14, 1989, in Athens, Alabama. McClain started playing football for his high school team. He earned a scholarship from the University of Alabama and played football under coach Nick Saban. Rolando received his call for a professional career in the 2010 NFL Draft where Oakland Raiders picked him in the first round. This page looks closely at Rolando McClain Net Worth.
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In high school, Rolando McClain played for Decatur Red Raiders high school football team as a tight end and linebacker. His remarkable performance in the senior year led him to Parade All-American honors. In 2007, Rolando was ranked as the No. 2 inside linebacker of the nation.
McClain played college football on the Alabama Crimson Tide football team from 2007 to 2009. In the freshman year, Rolando recorded 75 tackles, one sack, and two interceptions. In 2008, McClain earned Associated Press third-team All-American honors after scoring 95 tackles, one interception, and three sacks. In the college career, Rolando also received SEC Defensive Player of the Year award.
Rolando McClain started his professional career with Oakland Raiders as their eighth pick in 2010 NFL Draft. McClain scored 85 tackles, one interception, and 0.5 sacks in this season. In his 2011 season, he played 15 games and displayed 77 solo tackles, 99 tackled, 5 sacks, and 14 passes defended.
The playing time of McClain kept decreasing in 2012. He was kicked out of the official team practice due to some Facebook comments he made. He played 11 games posting one sack, 90 tackles, one forced a fumble, and 3 passes defended. In 2013 he was dropped by Oakland Raiders.
Rolando McClain joined Baltimore Ravens in 2013. However, he declared his retirement at 23 and never appeared in a game for Ravens.
Dallas Cowboys selected McClain as their seventh pick from Raiders. He became their team leader and got knee injury after playing for 9 weeks. He completed his season with 13 games, nine tackles for loss, five passes defended, 81 tackles, five quarterback pressures, one sack, two interceptions, and one forced fumble. McClain also played for NFL playoff games but got injured in both games.
McClain signed another one-year contract with Cowboys in 2015. He was suspended for first four games by NFL for disobeying substance abuse policy of the league. During his offseason, McClain also suffered from a knee injury. Due to it, he missed the majority of the training camps. McClain completed his season with 2 sacks, 99 tackles, a return interception against Miami Dolphin, and 3 passes defended.
Rolando McClain decided to play for another season with Cowboys in 2016. He was again suspended for first 10 games for disobeying the same policy. He also failed a drug test which extended his suspension period. Later on, he was found addict to Codeine which made his NFL career on stake. In December 2016, McClain was suspended indefinitely by NFL. After three years of suspension, the NFL brought back McClain on a conditional basis in 2019, but Cowboys waived him.
Our estimate for Rolando McClain net worth is $10 Million – $12 Million. Ronaldo McClain net worth includes his million dollars deals with former teams. Rolando had signed a $40 Million contract for five years with Oakland Raiders. McClain also signed $3 Million contracts with Dallas Cowboys in 2015 and $5 Million contract in 2016. However, in December 2016, he got suspended by NFL.
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