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Tim McGee
Date of birth: August 7, 1964 (1964-08-07) (age 45)
Place of birth: Cleveland, Ohio
Career information
Position(s): Wide receiver
Jersey №: 85
College: Tennessee
NFL Draft: 1986 / Round: 1 / Pick: 21
Organizations
 As player:
1986-1992
1993
1994
Cincinnati Bengals
Washington Redskins
Cincinnati Bengals
Playing stats at NFL.com

Timothy Dwanye Hatchett McGee (born August 7, 1964 in Cleveland, Ohio) is a retired professional American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League for the Cincinnati Bengals and the Washington Redskins from 1986 to 1994. Before his NFL career, he played college football at the University of Tennessee.

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College career

McGee played for the Volunteers from 1982-1985, and left as the school's all-time leader in receptions (123), receiving yards (2,042) and receiving touchdowns (15). In 1984 he set Tennessee single season records with 54 receptions and 809 receiving yards, and set a school record for a receptions in a game (ten), a feat he accomplished in two different games during the season. In 1985, McGee was a first team selection on the College Football All-America Team, breaking his own school record with 947 receiving yards off 50 receptions. He also set a school record that year with seven touchdown catches, which would not be broken until Joey Kent caught nine touchdown receptions in 1995.

After his college career, McGee was selected in the first round of the 1986 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals.

Professional career

McGee was a major contributor in his eight seasons with the Bengals. In his rookie season, he led the NFL in kickoff return yards (1,007). In 1988, he caught 36 passes for 686 yards and six touchdowns, assisting the Bengals to a 12-4 record and a championship appearance in Super Bowl XXIII. In the Super Bowl, McGee caught two passes for 23 yards, including a key 18-yard reception that set up Cincinnati's first score of the game.

In 1989, McGee had his best NFL season, recording 65 receptions for 1,211 yards and eight touchdowns. He continued to play for the Bengals until 1993, when he joined the Washington Redskins for one season. After that, he returned the Bengals in 1994, and retired after the season ended.

In his nine NFL seasons McGee caught 321 passes for 5,203 yards and 28 touchdowns. He also rushed for 18 yards, returned three punts for 21 yards, and gained 1,249 yards on 58 kickoff returns.

Post playing career

McGee is now a sports agent, representing National Basketball Association player Ruben Patterson.[1]

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