- He attended Harvard University, and led the nation in receiving in 1973.
- He suffered a broken leg in the 1976 College All-Star Game, which forced him to miss his rookie season, and was part of the reason the College All-Star Game was cancelled after the '76 edition
- Prior to the 1975 draft, McInally scored what is the only verified perfect score on the Wonderlic Test, which is given to draft prospects at the combine
- In the 1981 season, McInally became the first NFL player from Harvard to play in the Super Bowl and the Pro Bowl (as a punter). He was also named to the All-Pro team that season.
I'm very fortunate in my current job, I occasionally have the chance to go on some interesting web surfing tangents, which often lead me to finding out random information about things that I never knew about things & people that interest me. Pat McInally, who played for the Cincinnati Bengals from 1975 to 1985. The reason his name jumped out at me when I saw it on another Wiki page (I believe I was looking at the 1975 draft), was that when I was younger, McInally's cards would always fascinate me--I'd heard of guys playing multiple positions, but how often do you see a guy that split time between wide receiver and punter? And later in his career, a punter wearing #87 on his jersey? (And yes, I know Danny White was often listed as QB-P--but for some reason, that never seemed quite as unusual to me). Beyond the oddity of his WR/P position, I had never looked much into McInally's career--what I found was actually kind of interesting:Today, my surfing led me to the Wikipedia page for