Zakoby McClain plays professional football as an inside linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League. He is 99 kilograms and 1.83 meters tall. He was born on March 7, 2000 in Valdosta, Georgia, in the United States. attended Valdosta High School in Valdosta, Georgia, where he played football.
He was a 4-star recruit right out of high school. He was rated as the nation’s 13th best outside linebacker prospect and Georgia’s 24th top prospect. Over offers from LSU, Tennessee, and other universities, he decided to attend Auburn University. From 2018 through 2021, he played collegiate football for the Auburn Tigers.
Zakoby McClain had a limited role during his rookie season. He started every game as a sophomore the following year, and in the 2019 Iron Bowl against rival Alabama, his 99-yard pick six helped the Tigers pull off an unexpected 48-45 victory. With 113 total tackles in his junior season, he set a national record.
He was chosen for the Second-Team All-SEC Team during his senior year. Zakoby said in December 2021 that he would forego playing in Auburn’s bowl game in favor of declaring for the 2022 NFL Draft. He inked a contract with the Baltimore Ravens despite being passed over in the 2022 NFL Draft.
Who Are Zakoby McClain Parents?
Zakoby McClain was born to parents Willie Mcclain and Prettina Brown. His parents keep a low profile so there is nothing else known about them apart from their names.