Cassanova McKinzy’s NFL journey has hit a road block.
After signing with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in May as a free agent, the former Auburn linebacker was waived by the team on Monday.
— Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@TBBuccaneers) August 22, 2016
McKinzy played for Auburn from 2012-2015 where he collected 263 tackles, 8.5 sacks, three forced fumbles and two interceptions. He was a three-year starter for the Tigers and accumulated more than 70 tackles in each of his last three seasons.
The Birmingham, Ala., native picked up 74 tackles, 5 sacks and 10 tackles for loss in 2015.