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Yale linebacker Will McHale invited to Saints camp

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Senior linebacker Will McHale (Greenwich, Conn.) has been invited to a New Orleans Saints mini-camp from May 10-12. McHale made 211 tackles in a Yale uniform and will get a chance to show his skills to a National Football League team this spring.

McHale, the elected team captain for 2012, led last fall’s squad with 78 tackles while starting every game.

A three-year starter, McHale earned All-Ivy League honors on the field in 2011 and academic All-Ivy accolades as a senior.

Meanwhile, the Yale coaches tabbed him as the Hammer Award winner and the Robert Gardner Anderson Award recipient as a junior and senior respectively.

The former Greenwich High School standout finished his career with three interceptions and five sacks.