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Bryant McKinnie

Bryant Douglas McKinnie (born September 23, 1979) is an American football offensive tackle for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Miami, where he was twice recognized as an All-American. The Minnesota Vikings picked him in the first round of the 2002 NFL Draft, and he has played professionally for the Vikings and Ravens. McKinnie was born in Woodbury, New Jersey. He attended Woodbury High School in Woodbury, New Jersey, and played high school football for the Woodbury Thundering Herd. McKinnie played college football for two years at Lackawanna College in Scranton, Pennsylvania. There, he gained 70 pounds and switched from his high school position as defensive lineman to offensive tackle. After junior college, he received a scholarship to transfer to the University of Miami and play for the Miami Hurricanes football team. After redshirting in 1999, McKinnie started his junior and senior years at left tackle for the Hurricanes. During his college career he was an extraordinary blocking tackle, not allowing a sack on a quarterback against opposition such as future NFL star Dwight Freeney from Syracuse. McKinnie

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NFL Star Bryant McKinnie -- Really, Really, Enjoying Unemployment

NFL Star Bryant Mckinnie
Really, Really, Enjoying Unemployment

Former Super Bowl champ Bryant McKinnie has still not signed with an NFL team this year ... but it's clear, he's handling unemployment quite well.  The ex-Baltimore Ravens lineman has been… READ MORE >

NFL Star Bryant McKinnie -- REPO MAN TAKES CAR ... You Don't Pay, You Don't Drive!

NFL Star Bryant McKinnie
REPO MAN TAKES CAR You Don't Pay, You Don't Drive!

More problems for unemployed NFL star Bryant McKinnie -- TMZ Sports has learned the former lineman's fancy car has been REPO'D ... after he stiffed his lawyers on a HUGE bill. Here's the deal ...… READ MORE >

- 141 days ago
Baltimore Ravens Coach John Harbaugh -- Rips Players After Brawl ... Nothing Good Happens After Midnight

Ravens Coach Rips Players
Nothing Good Happens After Midnight

Jacoby Jones and Bryant McKinnie better like milk bones -- their coach just made it clear that they're in his doghouse for the party bus brawl that went down early this morning.Baltimore Ravens… READ MORE >

- 426 days ago
Baltimore Ravens' Brawl In Washington, D.C. -- Jacoby Jones Injured

Baltimore Ravens Brawl
Jacoby Jones Injured

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones was hurt early this morning after a brawl erupted on a party bus filled with his Ravens teammates ... TMZ has learned.It happened after a night of… READ MORE >

- 426 days ago
NFL Star Bryant McKinnie -- $4 Million Mistake After Vikings Cut Me Loose

NFL Star Bryant McKinnie
$4 Million Mistake After Vikings Cut Me Loose

Baltimore Ravens lineman Bryant McKinnie took a HUGE gamble on the eve on the 2011 NFL lockout ... but his gamble didn't pay off ... and now he's gotta come up with $4 million QUICK ... or else.… READ MORE >

- 955 days ago
Ex-Viking Bryant McKinnie -- I WANTED Out of My Contract!

Ex-Viking Bryant McKinnie
I WANTED Out of My Contract!

The Minnesota Vikings officially released him moments ago -- but 335-pound left tackle Bryant McKinnie tells TMZ, it was his decision ... after the team sidelined him over health concerns.McKinnie… READ MORE >

- 1209 days ago
Vikings Star: I've Been Training w/ the Williams Sisters!

Vikings Star:
I've Been Training w/ the Williams Sisters!

Minnesota Vikings stud Bryant McKinnie is all set for the new NFL season to start -- telling TMZ he's kept himself in tip-top shape during the lockout by training with Venus and Serena… READ MORE >

- 1217 days ago
Serena Williams -- Game, Set, Rapper?!

Serena Williams
Game, Set, Rapper?!

Tennis superstar Serena Williams doubles as a fashion designer, spokeswoman, and part owner of the Miami Dolphins -- but now TMZ has learned she's adding RAPPER to her resumé. We're told… READ MORE >

- 1308 days ago
NFL Studs Travel to Africa for Charity Mission

NFL Studs Travel to Africa for Charity Mission

They may be out of work ... but several NFL superstars, including Adrian Peterson, Bryant McKinnie and Santonio Holmes have been using their downtime to help the less fortunate in Africa ... TMZ… READ MORE >

- 1334 days ago
NFL Stud Drops $100K in Hollywood Nightclub

NFL Stud Drops $100K in Hollywood Nightclub

Minnesota Vikings superstar Bryant McKinnie was the ULTIMATE baller during a celebrity party at a Hollywood nightclub Thursday night -- dropping more than $100,000 on his bar tab ... TMZ has… READ MORE >

- 1372 days ago

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