"He originally was an outside linebacker and he could have played the position, but the coaches thought it was a better fit, as to what we needed, at defensive end," said Ravens defensive end Arthur Jones, who was a teammate of McClain's for two seasons at Syracuse. "It worked for him. Once he got to defensive end, he balled out. He definitely has great rush ability to get after it. That's why they kept him around. That's why they paid him."