GREEN BAY, Wis. - Former Holy Cross offensive tackle Mike McCabe (Watertown, Conn.) has signed a free agent contract with the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League. The signing was officially announced by the Packers on Friday, May 11. McCabe also took part in the Packers' three-day rookie mini-camp from May 11-13.
McCabe was selected first team All-Patriot League and first team All-New England in 2011, marking the third straight year he earned All-Conference honors and the second consecutive season has was named All-Region. He started all 11 games for the Crusaders at left tackle this year, as the leader of an offensive line which paved the way for Holy Cross to average 22.9 points and 400.9 yards of total offense per game. McCabe and the offensive line also allowed just 21 sacks this season, while the team attempted 431 passes (just one sack for every 21.5 times the team dropped back to pass).
During his time at Holy Cross, he played in 47 career games with 36 starts along the offensive line, including a streak of 34 consecutive starts to end his career.