Leighton Mccarthy

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Orlando Sentinel

Former Wekiva star Leighton McCarthy inks free-agent contract with Bucs

Leighton McCarthy didn’t start playing football until his junior year at Wekiva High in Apopka. Five years later he has the possibility of becoming a member of the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Bucs. McCarthy, who went on from Wekiva to play at FAU, went undrafted during this past weekend’s NFL Draft, but that didn’t bother him. He figured he’d get his NFL opportunity in some ...
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South Florida Sun Sentinel

FAU’s BJ Emmons, Leighton McCarthy sign NFL deals as undrafted free agents

FAU may not have had a player selected in the 2021 NFL draft, but that didn’t stop a couple of former Owls from finding an NFL home. A few hours after the draft ended Saturday evening, running back BJ Emmons signed with Seattle Seahawks while linebacker Leighton McCarthy signed with the reigning Super Bowl champions, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, as undrafted free agents. Emmons, who was the No. 4 ...
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