2017 NFL Draft

Lerentee McCray, OLB

School: Florida  |  Conference: SEC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Ocala, FL
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 250 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
Career Notes
Appeared in 42 games for the Gators, making 17 starts...Had 65 tackles (40 solo, 25 assisted), 12.5 TFL, 4.5 sacks, one interception, four pass breakups, three forced fumbles, two quarterback hurries and one fumble recovery...Four year letter-winner for the Gators.
2012 Season
Started 12 games for the Gators, missing only one (Missouri) due to an injury...Named to 2012 Butkus Award Preseason Watch List...Phil Steele's 2012 Midseason All-SEC second team (DL)...Tallied 25 tackles on the year (14 unassisted) with 4.5 TFL (3.0 sacks), one interception and one fumble recovery...The 25 stops was good for the most in a season in his career...Also had one pass breakup and two quarterback hurries, with one forced fumble during the regular season...Against Bowling Green, had four tackles, all assisted...Pulled down the first interception of his career against Tennessee and then returned it 25 yards...Matched his season-high total twice in the remainder of the year against LSU and Vanderbilt, with three solo stops coming against the Commodores...Had his first fumble recovery of his career against South Carolina that occurred on the Gamecocks' first play from scrimmage and was nearly recovered in the end zone for a touchdown...Matched a career-high in sacks twice against Texas A&M and LSU...Earned his second-most tackles-for-loss in a season for his career with 1.0 against Texas A&M, LSU and Jacksonville State and 0.5 against Tennessee.
2011 Season
Appeared in nine games on the season, making five starts...Missed four games (Vanderbilt, South Carolina, Furman, Ohio State) due to injury...Tied for the team lead with four QB hurries and was fifth with 7.5 TFL (25 yards)...Recorded 24 tackles on the season, with 1.5 sacks for a total of 10 yards, while adding three pass breakups and a forced fumble...Assisted on a 5-yard sack in his return vs. Florida State...Recorded one sack before leaving the game early because of injury vs. Georgia...Notched four tackles, 2.0 TFL for 4 yards, and a QB hurry at Auburn...Recorded a career-high seven tackles at LSU...Had three tackles, a breakup and a QB hurry vs. Alabama...Forced a fumble vs. Kentucky and UF scored on the next play...Had a 3-yard TFL and two breakups vs. Tennessee...Notched two tackles, a TFL of 3 yards and a QB hurry vs. UAB...Made his first career start in the season opener vs. FAU and was second on the team with a four tackles, tying the team best with 1.5 TFL for 4 yards.
2010 Season
Dressed in all 13 games and played in 10 games (missed Tennessee, LSU and Mississippi State with a right ankle sprain)...Tallied six tackles (five solo) on the season...Returned a blocked punt 27 yards for his first-career touchdown in the second quarter of the Outback Bowl vs. Penn State...Had one tackle in Florida's victory over USF and one TFL vs. Kentucky...Had two tackles vs. South Carolina...Recorded one tackle, forced one fumble, had two quarterback hurries and graded out a Champion in Florida's defeat of Vanderbilt.
2009 Season
Played in three games for the Gators, including the victories over Charleston Southern and Troy at home and the win over LSU on the road...Had five total tackles, including four solo and one assisted...Notched one tackle in the Gators' 13-3 win over LSU in Baton Rouge...Grabbed one tackle in Florida's winning efforts over Troy the second game of the season...Notched three solo tackles in the season opener vs. Charleston Southern...Received a medical redshirt.
2008 Season
Dressed for 13 games on the season and saw action eight times, mostly on special teams and as a reserve at linebacker...Collected five tackles on the season, all solo...Recorded two tackles against South Carolina and two at Vanderbilt.
High School
Participated in the U.S. Army All-American Game and had three tackles...First-team Class 3A all-state selection at linebacker...Recognized as the top athlete with the best closing speed following the All-Star Game in San Antonio...Played in the North/South All-Star Game...Named to the Florida All-Combine team in Jacksonville...Averaged 17 tackles per game as a senior...Collected 118 tackles and nine sacks his senior year while rushing for over 500 yards and scoring 11 touchdowns...Earned 11 sacks and 97 tackles as a junior...Versatile athlete who played wide receiver, special teams and linebacker for Dunnellon...Four-star prospect by Rivals.com...No. 10 outside linebacker nationally by Rivals.com...Ranked in the ESPN 150 class...Coached by Frank Beasley.

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