Gamble pays off for McGarrell

It's plays like this that has led to Cyrus McGarrell earning a D1 scholarship to Northern Illinois. This is McGarrell tracking down and thwarting what should have been a Herman touchdown during the 2018 WECSSAA championships.



With dreams of playing NCAA football Cyrus McGarrell wasn't about to let the pandemic ruin his chances. The 18-year old chose to leave Holy Names and play in Florida at Clearwater Academy. McGarrell got noticed and eventually got an offer from Northern Illinois. It's a great accomplishment considering the cornerback lost his grade 11 year after breaking his collarbone during the first game of the season.


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Cyrus McGarrell of Holy Names track down Herman's Wes Simpson during the 2018 WECSSAA final.
Cyrus McGarrell earn scholarship

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