Justin McCray
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McCray in the 2017 NFL season
No. 64 – Houston Texans
Position:Guard
Personal information
Born: (1992-05-31) May 31, 1992 (age 29)
Miami, Florida
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:315 lb (143 kg)
Career information
High school:Miami Southridge
(Miami, Florida)
College:UCF
Undrafted:2014
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:64
Games started:27
Player stats at NFL.com · ArenaFan.com

Justin Dominique McCray (May 31, 1992)[1] is an American football guard for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL).[2][3] He played college football at Central Florida.[4]

College career

McCray attended the University of Central Florida, playing from 2010 to 2013.[2][5][6]

Professional career

Tennessee Titans

McCray signed with the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent on May 12, 2014.[7] He was waived on August 30, 2014, and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[8][9] After spending his entire rookie season on the practice squad, he signed a futures contract with the Titans on December 29, 2014.[10]

On August 30, 2015, McCray was waived by the Titans.[11]

Arena Football League

McCray then joined the Arena Football League with the Orlando Predators, where McCray played with his brother Jordan.[12][13][2] On October 14, 2016, McCray was assigned to the Tampa Bay Storm during the dispersal draft.[14]

Green Bay Packers

On March 29, 2017, McCray signed with the Green Bay Packers.[15] After making the Packers 53-man roster, McCray earned his first career start in Week 2 at right tackle in place of an injured Bryan Bulaga. He then made his eighth start in the last game of the season on December 31, 2017.

He was re-signed on March 12, 2018.[16]

Cleveland Browns

On August 31, 2019, McCray was traded to the Cleveland Browns.[17]

Atlanta Falcons

On March 27, 2020, McCray signed a one-year contract with the Atlanta Falcons.[18]

Houston Texans

McCray signed a two-year contract with the Houston Texans on March 22, 2021.[19]

References

  1. ^ "Justin McCray". ESPN. Retrieved October 11, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "Justin McCray beats the odds to make Packers' 53". Retrieved October 11, 2017.
  3. ^ "Justin McCray Stats | Pro-Football-Reference.com". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved October 11, 2017.
  4. ^ "ЕКСКЛУЗИВНО ЗА ЖУРНАЛ - Џастин Мекреј пред Супербол: Дошло је време Бенгалса". СПОРТСКИ ЖУРНАЛ. Retrieved February 15, 2022.
  5. ^ "Justin McCray". National Football League. Retrieved October 11, 2017.
  6. ^ "#BuiltByUCF – Week 2". UCF Athletics. Retrieved October 11, 2017.
  7. ^ Peters, Craig (May 12, 2014). "Titans Agree to Terms with 13 Undrafted Free Agents". TitansOnline.com. Retrieved October 19, 2017.
  8. ^ "Titans Make Final Roster Cuts to 53 Players". TitansOnline.com. August 30, 2014. Retrieved October 19, 2017.
  9. ^ "Titans Make Roster Moves". TitansOnline.com. August 31, 2014. Archived from the original on October 20, 2017. Retrieved October 19, 2017.
  10. ^ "Titans Sign Eight Players to Futures Contracts". TitansOnline.com. December 29, 2014. Archived from the original on October 20, 2017. Retrieved October 19, 2017.
  11. ^ "Titans Waive 10 Players, Move Closer to 75-Man Limit". TitansOnline.com. August 30, 2015. Archived from the original on August 28, 2017. Retrieved October 19, 2017.
  12. ^ Hall, Jason (March 12, 2016). "Former UCF linemen give Predators best shot". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved October 11, 2017.
  13. ^ "Orlando Predators Land UCF's McCray Brothers – OurSports Central". oursportscentral.com. Retrieved October 11, 2017.
  14. ^ "AFL Holds Dispersal Draft". ArenaFootball.com. October 14, 2016. Archived from the original on October 15, 2016. Retrieved October 15, 2017.((cite web)): CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  15. ^ "Packers sign G McCray". Packers.com. March 29, 2017. Retrieved October 19, 2017.
  16. ^ "Packers' Justin McCray: Slapped with exclusive rights tender". cbssports.com. March 12, 2018.
  17. ^ "Browns acquire G Justin McCray from Packers". ClevelandBrowns.com. August 31, 2019.
  18. ^ McFadden, Will (March 22, 2020). "Falcons agree to terms with offensive lineman Justin McCray". AtlantaFalcons.com.
  19. ^ "Houston Texans Transactions (3-22-2021)". HoustonTexans.com. March 22, 2021. Retrieved March 22, 2021.