|Born:||June 16, 1993|
|Height:||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight:||198 lb (90 kg)|
|High school:||Wahlert Catholic|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
Riley McCarron (born June 16, 1993) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He played college football at the University of Iowa, and was signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent after the 2017 NFL Draft.
McCarron attended Wahlert Catholic High School in Dubuque, Iowa, he earned second-all-state honors as a senior and was first team all-conference as a sophomore, junior, and senior. McCarron holds records for touchdowns in a single game (6), and (36) touchdown passes in a season (17) and career punt return yards (502). As a senior McCarron completed 113-205 pass attempts for 1,749 yards and 17 touchdowns, while rushing for 866 yards and five touchdowns. McCarron recorded 45 tackles and five interceptions as a senior and 263 yards on eight punt returns. McCarron also participated in four years of baseball, basketball, and track.
McCarron hauled in 50 passes for 584 yards and five touchdowns in 46 games played with the Hawkeyes, McCarron also returned 19 punts for 179 yards and a touchdown and five kickoffs for 153 yards.
|Ht||Wt||40-yard dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert jump||Broad|
|5 ft 9 in
|10 ft 4 in|
|All values from NFL Combine/Iowa's Pro Day|
McCarron signed with the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent on May 12, 2017. He was waived by the Texans on September 2, 2017 and was signed to the practice squad the next day. He was released on September 18, 2017.
On September 22, 2017, McCarron was signed to the New England Patriots practice squad. He signed a reserve/future contract with the Patriots on February 6, 2018 after spending his entire rookie season on the practice squad.
On September 1, 2018, McCarron was waived by the Patriots and was signed to the practice squad the next day. He was promoted to the active roster on September 6, 2018. McCarron played in the season opener on September 9, 2018 and recorded one punt return but was waived by the Patriots the next day. He was re-signed to the practice squad on September 15, 2018. McCarron won Super Bowl LIII when the Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams 13-3.