Acquired: Re-signed on December 19, 2008. Originally drafted in the fourth round (27th overall) in the 2007 CFL Canadian Draft.
2013: (Edmonton) In 17 games McCarty has 20 catches for 186 yards (9.3 yd. avg.) and two touchdowns and nine rushes for 48 yards and nine special teams tackles this season. McCarty had touchdowns in back-to-back games in Week 5 and Week 6 against Montreal and Hamilton respectively.
2012: (Edmonton) McCarty played in 12 games and had 12 rushes for 36 yards and a touchdown and five receptions out of the backfield for 23 yards. He also had four tackles on special teams. He left the Labour Day rematch early with an injury and was on the injured list for Weeks 11-14 and Weeks 16-17. He returned to the lineup for Week 15 but was re-injured. He returned for the final game of the season and played in the Eastern Division semifinal.
2011: (Edmonton) McCarty played all 18 games (eight starts) and had 52 carries for 209 yards (lg: 53 yds) and 22 catches for 150 yards and a touchdown. He also had nine special teams tackles. McCarty also played in the Western Division semifinal recording two special teams tackles and three catches for 17 yards and one carry for a one-yard touchdown. In the Western Division final, McCarty carried the ball once for six yards and two catches for four yards and one special teams tackle.
2010: (Edmonton) McCarty played 15 games (six starts) at running back and on special teams recording 62 carries for 287 yards and three touchdowns and 36 catches for 278 yards and two touchdowns. He had eight special teams tackles and one kick return for five yards. In Week 6 he caught a pass from punter Noel Prefontaine on a fake punt for a first down and in Week 17 he took a direct snap on a fake punt and ran for a first down. He was on the reserve list for Week 7 and the 1-Game Injured liist for Weeks 8-9 with a hand injury. McCarty was the Eskimos nominee for Most Outstanding Canadian.
Career: In 2007 McCarty played in 18 games his rookie season, rushing six times for 13 yards and making seven receptions for 99 yards, including a spectacular touchdown catch against. Saskatchewan on Oct. 26. He was also a stand-out on special teams. McCarty played in all 18 games (three starts) in 2008. He filled in when starting running back AJ Harris was injured on Sept. 13 and earned CFL Canadian Player of the Week honours. He got his first CFL start on Oct. 4 against Winnipeg and again earned Top Canadian honours. In 2009, McCarty earned Canadian Player of the Week in Week 4 with nine carries for 76 yards and two touchdowns. He was also named CFL Canadian Player of the Month for July.
College/Personal: McCarty started the first seven games at Western Washington in 2006 before suffering a season-ending foot fracture. The Burnaby, B.C. native was a second-team North Central Conference All-Star and was ranked fifth among NCC rushing leaders with 492 yards and five touchdowns on 130 carries. He also caught 30 passes for 278 yards. He majored in Communications. He began is college career at Boise State before transferring to Reedley College (California) and finally to Western. He attended high school at St. Thomas More Collegiate in Burnaby, B.C. where he was named Provincial Player of the Year as a senior and had a school record 84 career touchdowns. He lettered in both football and basketball. Growing up he also played basketball and baseball. He represented Canada in the 2001 Big League World Series where the team placed third. His mother, Jackie Conway, played softball at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College and his father, Orlando, played basketball at Oklahoma’s Bacone College and Southeastern Oklahoma State. His sister, Tiffany Conway, played softball at McPherson College in Kansas. McCarty's brother Jordan is currently a quarterback at Reedley College, McCarty's alma mater.