McCann was one of the top ends in HC football history. A native of Fall River, he was known as both a great receiver and outstanding blocker. An All-East, All-New England and All-American choice for Coach Dr. Eddie Anderson, he played in the North-South Shrine Game in Miami following his senior year and was one of the top pass receivers in the East as a senior. when he caught 33 passes for 446 yards and one touchdown. The Crusaders posted an 8-2 record that year which included wins over Boston College and Marquette.