|Born:||August 6, 1945|
|Died:||August 26, 1997 (aged 52)|
Garrett County, Maryland
|NFL Draft:||1968 / Round: 4 / Pick: 92|
|Career highlights and awards|
Brendan B. McCarthy (born August 6, 1945 – August 26, 1997) was an American football running back in the National Football League and American Football League. He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the fourth round of the 1968 Common Draft. In August of that year he was traded to the Detroit Lions for undisclosed future draft pick. McCarthy then moved on to the Atlanta Falcons, where he played in 7 games before being released by coach Norm Van Brocklin. McCarthy played 9 games over two seasons with the Denver Broncos before eventually moving on to real estate.
- "1968 Green Bay Packers". databasefootball.com. Archived from the original on 2007-04-10. Retrieved 2008-06-10.
- "Lions Acquire McCarthy to Fill In for Eddy". The Washington Post. August 17, 1968. Retrieved 2008-06-10.
- Estrada, Louie (August 28, 1997). "Real Estate Executive Brendan McCarthy Dies". The Washington Post. Archived from the original on October 20, 2012. Retrieved 2008-06-10.
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