Lerentee McCray
McCray with the Denver Broncos in 2014
No. 55 – Jacksonville Jaguars
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1990-08-26) August 26, 1990 (age 31)
Gainesville, Florida
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school:Dunnellon (Dunnellon, Florida)
College:Florida
Undrafted:2013
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 10, 2021
Total tackles:68
Sacks:4.0
Forced fumbles:2
Fumble recoveries:0
Interceptions:0
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Lerenteé Zavonne McCray (born August 26, 1990) is an American football defensive end for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida. McCray was signed by the Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent in 2013. He has also been a member of the Green Bay Packers and Buffalo Bills.

Early years

McCray attended Dunnellon High School, where he played wide receiver, linebacker, and on special teams.[1] As a junior, he recorded 97 tackles and 11 sacks.[1] McCray produced 118 tackles and nine sacks during his senior year, averaging 17 tackles a game.[1] Rivals.com ranked him as the 10th best outside linebacker and a four-star prospect.[1]

College career

McCray played college football for the Florida Gators football team from 2008 to 2012.[1]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span
6 ft 2+18 in
(1.88 m)
250 lb
(113 kg)
33+38 in
(0.85 m)
10 in
(0.25 m)
All values from NFL Combine[2][3]

Denver Broncos

After going undrafted in the 2013 NFL Draft, McCray signed with the Denver Broncos on April 27, 2013.[4] In the 2015 season, McCray and the Broncos reached Super Bowl 50. The Broncos would defeat the Carolina Panthers by a score of 24–10.[5]

Green Bay Packers

McCray was signed by the Green Bay Packers on April 18, 2016.[6]

Buffalo Bills

On August 30, 2016, McCray was traded to the Buffalo Bills in exchange for a conditional seventh round draft pick in 2018.[7]

Jacksonville Jaguars

On March 9, 2017, McCray signed a one-year contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars.[8]

On March 16, 2018, McCray re-signed with the Jaguars on a one-year contract.[9]

On November 18, 2019, McCray was placed on injured reserve.[10]

McCray re-signed with the Jaguars on March 30, 2020.[11] On August 1, 2020, he announced he would opt out of the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[12]

Statistics

Source: NFL.com

Year Team Games Tackles Interceptions Fumbles
GP GS Comb Total Ast Sck SFTY PDef Int Yds Avg Lng TDs FF FR
Regular season
2014 DEN 13 0 6 4 2 1.0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 0
2015 DEN 11 0 15 9 6 0.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2016 BUF 13 0 16 8 8 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 0
2017 JAX 13 0 12 7 5 1.5 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Total 50 0 49 28 21 3.0 0 2 0 0 0.0 0 0 2 0
Postseason
2014 DEN 1 0 2 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2015 DEN 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2017 JAX 3 0 3 0 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Total 7 0 5 1 4 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0

References

  1. ^ a b c d e "Florida Gators: Lerentee McCray". GatorZone.com. Archived from the original on September 6, 2015. Retrieved August 31, 2016.((cite web)): CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  2. ^ "Lerentee McCray Draft and Combine Prospect Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved December 5, 2021.
  3. ^ "Lerentee McCray, Florida, OLB, 2013 NFL Draft Scout, NCAA College Football". draftscout.com. Retrieved December 5, 2021.
  4. ^ "Broncos add college free agents". DenverBroncos.com. April 27, 2013. Retrieved August 31, 2016.
  5. ^ "Super Bowl 50 - Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers - February 7th, 2016". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved August 7, 2017.
  6. ^ "Packers sign free-agent LB McCray, re-sign OL Barclay". Packers.com. April 18, 2016. Archived from the original on April 21, 2016. Retrieved August 31, 2016.
  7. ^ "Bills acquire Lerentee McCray from Packers". ESPN.com. August 30, 2016. Retrieved August 31, 2016.
  8. ^ Day, Ryan (March 9, 2017). "Lerentee McCray signs with Jaguars on one-year deal". BigCatCountry.com.
  9. ^ Alper, Josh (March 16, 2018). "Jaguars re-sign Lerentee McCray". ProFootballTalk.NBCSports.com.
  10. ^ "Jaguars place rookie TE Josh Oliver and DE Lerentee McCray on season-ending IR". Big Cat Country. SB Nation. November 18, 2019.
  11. ^ Oehser, John (March 20, 2020). "Official: McCray agrees to terms". Jaguars.com.
  12. ^ Florio, Mike (August 1, 2020). "Lerentee McCray opts out for 2020". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.