Conor McDermott
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McDermott with UCLA in 2016
No. 75 – New England Patriots
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1992-10-19) October 19, 1992 (age 30)
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Height:6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Weight:310 lb (141 kg)
Career information
High school:The Ensworth School
(Nashville, Tennessee)
NFL Draft:2017 / Round: 6 / Pick: 211
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 4, 2022
Games played:38
Games started:6
Receiving touchdowns:1
Player stats at · PFR

Conor Francis McDermott (born October 19, 1992) is an American football offensive tackle for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at UCLA, and was drafted by the New England Patriots in the sixth round of the 2017 NFL Draft.[1][2]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 8+18 in
(2.04 m)
307 lb
(139 kg)
34+34 in
(0.88 m)
11 in
(0.28 m)
5.18 s 1.81 s 3.01 s 4.58 s 7.52 s 28.5 in
(0.72 m)
8 ft 9 in
(2.67 m)
22 reps

New England Patriots

The New England Patriots selected McDermott in the sixth round (211th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft.[5] He was waived on September 2, 2017.[6]

Buffalo Bills

On September 3, 2017, McDermott was claimed off waivers by the Buffalo Bills.[7]

On October 3, 2019, McDermott was waived by the Bills.[8]

New York Jets

On October 4, 2019, McDermott was claimed off waivers by the New York Jets.[9]

On November 20, 2020, McDermott signed a one-year contract extension with the Jets.[10]

On September 1, 2021, McDermott was placed on injured reserve.[11] He was activated on November 13.[12] In a December 26 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, McDermott recorded the first touchdown of his career, catching a pass from Zach Wilson to extend the Jets' lead in the game.[13]

On March 9, 2022, McDermott re-signed with the Jets.[14] He was released on October 17 and re-signed to the practice squad.[15]

New England Patriots (second stint)

On November 22, 2022, McDermott was signed by the New England Patriots off the Jets practice squad.[16]

Personal life

His older brother, Kevin McDermott, also played college football at UCLA and is the former starting long snapper for the Minnesota Vikings.


  1. ^ Bean, DJ (April 29, 2017). "Pats trade up in sixth for UCLA tackle Conor McDermott".
  2. ^ Cox, Zack (April 29, 2017). "Patriots Trade Up To Pick UCLA Tackle Conor McDermott In Sixth Round Of NFL Draft".
  3. ^ "Conor McDermott Draft and Combine Prospect Profile". Retrieved August 9, 2022.
  4. ^ "2017 Draft Scout Conor McDermott, UCLA NFL Draft Scout College Football Profile". Retrieved August 9, 2022.
  5. ^ "Patriots select OT Conor McDermott 211th overall in 2017 NFL Draft". April 29, 2017. Retrieved May 14, 2017.
  6. ^ "Patriots reach 53-man limit". September 2, 2017. Archived from the original on November 28, 2017.
  7. ^ Brown, Chris (September 3, 2017). "Bills part ways with RB Williams, WR Brown, LB Hodges; awarded claims on three players". Archived from the original on January 12, 2018.
  8. ^ Brown, Chris (October 3, 2019). "Bills release OT Conor McDermott".
  9. ^ Allen, Eric (October 4, 2019). "Jets Claim OL Conor McDermott, Waive DL Bronson Kaufusi".
  10. ^ Greenberg, Ethan (November 20, 2020). "Jets Sign OL Conor McDermott to Contract Extension".
  11. ^ "Jets Sign 3, Place 3 on Injured Reserve". September 1, 2021.
  12. ^ Greenberg, Ethan (November 13, 2021). "Jets Activate P Braden Mann, OL Conor McDermott; Place OL Chuma Edoga on IR".
  13. ^ "Jets' Conor McDermott with incredible grab for big man touchdown". December 26, 2021.
  14. ^ Alper, Josh (March 9, 2022). "Jets re-sign Conor McDermott". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.
  15. ^ Greenberg, Ethan (October 17, 2022). "Jets Sign T Mike Remmers to Active Roster; Release T Conor McDermott".
  16. ^ "Patriots Sign OL Conor McDermott from the New York Jets Practice Squad". November 22, 2022.