35  Jerry McCray
Jerry McCray


Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Romulus HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 205



With Kentucky having excellent depth at running back, coaches plan to give this athlete a look at cornerback during the spring ... Will bring good size to the position ... Has two years of practice experience.

2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Practiced with the team.

2012 (Freshman): Redshirted.

High School: Two-year starter at Romulus High School ... Named all-state and all-conference in 2011 and 2012 ... Career-best game came against Redford, where he totaled 412 yards with four touchdowns and 17 tackles ... Senior year stats featured 2,587 all-purpose yards, 127 tackles and 29 touchdowns ... Had 2,006 all-purpose yards as a junior, along with 96 tackles and 17 touchdowns ... Played running back, safety, kick and punt returner ... Coached by Thom Patterson ... Three-year letterwinner in track and field, competing in the 100 and 200 meters, along with the 4x100 and 4x200 ... Lettered two years in lacrosse ... Named all-conference in track and lacrosse ... Earned the Presidential Academic Award, which goes to students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Personal: Born in Detroit, Mich. ... Son of Ronald and Linda McCray ... Plans a major in chemical engineering.
Jerry Says ... My favorite thing about Coach Stoops is: his intensity! ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: chemical engineer ... The coolest thing about UK is: the fans of the Big Blue Nation ... My hidden talent is: play instruments, write poetry and can rap ... Something people might not know about me is: I played in a jazz band.

2014 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium