Originally a 5th-round (146th pick overall) draft choice by the Giants in 2022.
- Originally a 5th-round (146th pick overall) draft choice by the Giants in 2022.
- McFadden played in 45 games with 31 starts for Indiana…In his last 3 seasons, he was selected, in order, honorable mention, first-team and 2nd-team All-Big Ten…McFadden's career totals include 216 tackles (149 solo), 37 tackles for loss, 14.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 8 passes defensed, 3 forced fumbles… Had at least one stop for loss in 14 straight games from Nov. 14, 2020 to Nov. 6, 2021…Led the Hoosiers in tackles in each of his last 3 seasons.
- In 2021, started all 12 games at middle linebacker and paced the team with career-best totals of 77 stops, 49 solo, 15.5 stops for loss, 6.5 sacks and 2 forced fumbles…Added one fumble recovery and 3 pass breakups…Team captain…Second-team All-Big Ten…Honored as Indiana's Anthony Thompson Most Valuable Player…Led the Hoosiers in tackles 5 times and had 5 multi-TFL games.
- Posted a career-high 12 tackles (8 solo), 1.0 sack, and one pass breakup at Western Kentucky (9/25)…Notched 8 stops, 1.5 for loss, with a career-high-tying three quarterback hits at Penn State (10/2)...Racked up 9 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 2.5 for loss, and one breakup vs. Michigan State (10/16)…Matched his career-best with 3 tackles for loss to go along with 1.0 sack and 6 stops vs. Ohio State (10/23)...Credited with 8 tackles, 1.0 sack, and 2 stops for loss at Maryland (10/30).
- In 2020, played in all 8 games with 7 starts…Team captain…First-team All-Big Ten…Honored as Indiana's Anthony Thompson Most Valuable Player…Led the team with 58 tackles (44 solo, 6.0 sacks, and 10.5 for loss…Added 2 interceptions (at Rutgers and vs. Maryland)...Topped the Big Ten in sacks, tied for 2nd in solo stops and 3rd in tackles for loss…First Hoosier to lead the Big Ten in sacks since Greg Middleton in 2007.
- Finished with a game-high 11 tackles, all solos (career-best), with one for loss vs. Penn State (10/24)...Posted a team-best 9 stops and added career-highs with 2.0 sacks and 3 tackles for loss at Michigan State (11/14)...Made a game-high 10 stops, all solos, at Ohio State (11/21)…Collected a game-high 9 tackles with 2.0 sacks at Wisconsin (12/5)…Closed out the season with 6 stops, 1.0 sack, and 2 tackles for loss in the Outback Bowl vs. Ole Miss (1/2).
- In 2019, played in 13 games with 12 starts at middle linebacker…Honorable-mention All-Big Ten…Academic All-Big Ten selection…IU's Most Outstanding Defensive Player of the Year…Topped the team with 61 tackles (42 solo), 10 for loss, and 2 interceptions (tied for the team lead)...Posted 1.5 sacks.
- Credited with 11 stops (10 solo) at Nebraska (10/26)…Picked off his first career pass and added 6 solo tackles, one for loss, vs. Michigan (11/23)…Intercepted a pass and made 5 tackles, one for loss, in the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl vs. Tennessee (1/2).
- As a freshman in 2018, played in all 12 games…Tallied 20 tackles (14 solo), with one for loss, one forced fumble, and two quarterback hurries...Forced the fumble, recorded the TFL, and added 4 solos vs. Virginia win (9/8).
- SPEA management major…As a senior at Plant High School in Tampa, named the 2017 FACA Player of the Year and first-team All-Western Conference…As a senior, posted a program record 211 tackles (124 solo), 39 for loss, 7.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, and 2 fumble recoveries…Rushed for 4 touchdowns...Owns the school single-game tackles record (23)...Plant reached the 2016 7A state championship game and reached the semis in 2017...As a junior, earned first-team all-state, all-county, and all-conference honors his junior campaign…Collected 116 stops (60 solo), 45 for loss, 14 sacks, 4 forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, one interception, and 4 pass breakups…Parents are Deborah and Douglas McFadden.
|1||@Titans||W 21 - 20|
|2||Panthers||W 19 - 16||1||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|3||Cowboys||L 16 - 23||3||1||1||0||0||0||0|
|4||Bears||W 20 - 12||4||2||2||0||0||0||0|
|2022||New York Giants||4||1||8||4||3||0||0||0||0|