HISTORY — from college bio
2022: Named first team All-ACC ... closed career eighth in career sacks (23.5) and second in tackles for loss (43) ... led the ACC in sacks with 9.5 ... ranked 15th nationally ... closed the year fourth in the ACC and 23rd nationally with 14.5 tackles for loss ... invited to NFL Combine ... played in East-West Shrine Game ... totaled seven tackles, 2.5 sacks for a loss of 11 yards, and 3.0 tackles for loss in the win against NC State… recorded six tackles, 1.0 sacks, 1.0 tackles for loss, and two forced fumbles against Clemson… had four tackles and one quarterback hurry in the win against JMU… recorded seven tackles, 1.0 sacks for a loss of 12 yards, 1.0 tackles for loss, one forced fumble, and one quarterback hurry in the win against Wake Forest… named the ACC Linebacker of the Week on Oct. 24… totaled seven tackles, 1.0 sacks, 2.0 tackles for loss, one interception, two pass breakups, and three quarterback hurries in the win against Pitt… had one tackle, 1.0 sacks with a loss of nine yards, and 1.0 tackles for loss in the win versus Virginia… had two solo tackles and one quarterback hurry against Boston College… totaled five tackles, 1.0 sacks, and one pass breakup in the win versus USF… recorded one interception for 20 yards… had three solo tackles and five assisted with 2.0 tackles for loss versus Florida State… totaled four tackles and 1.0 tackles for loss in the win against UCF… had two tackles and 1.0 tackles for loss in the season opener against Syracuse.
2021: Named second team All-ACC ... finished as the team leader in sacks with 10 (most since 2015) ... finished the season with 17.5 tackles for loss (seventh most in a season) ... tied for 19th nationally in sacks and 12th in tackles for loss ... closed the year with 61 total tackles ... tied a season high with nine tackles, one sack and 3.5 tackles for loss in the First Responder Bowl against Air Force ... totaled four tackles and 1.0 tackles for loss versus Kentucky ... equaled a season high with nine tackles and a pair of sacks in a 41-3 win over Syracuse ... totaled five tackles and a sack against Clemson ... credited with eight tackles and a pair of sacks in a win over Florida State ... registered a season best 3.5 tackles for loss ... opened the season with four tackles and a sack versus Mississippi.
2020: Played in 11 games, seven as a starter ... ended the year with 33 tackles ... recorded a career best 7.0 tackles for loss and 3.0 sacks ... closed the season with three forced fumbles, which was the seventh best in school history ... assisted on three tackles in the season opener against Western Kentucky ... had a big day at Pitt tallying five tackles, three for loss, a sack and forcing two fumbles ... recorded three tackles and his third career sack in the win over Florida State ... set a career-high with seven tackles against Virginia Tech ... led the Cardinals with a career-best 10 tackles at Virginia, including two for loss ... had a pair of tackles, including a sack and a forced fumble in the win over Syracuse ... closed the year with a pair of tackles versus Wake Forest.
2019: Appeared in all 13 games, making eight starts ... took over as the starting outside linebacker versus Boston College ... finished with a career high 45 tackles and 4.0 tackles for loss ... totaled 1.0 sacks and one interception ... recorded a tackle against Notre Dame ... tallied three tackles and his first career sack versus Eastern Kentucky ... registered four tackles against Western Kentucky ... credited with career high five tackles and two tackles for loss against Boston College ... registered six tackles, with his first career interception and fumble recovery at Wake Forest ... made four stops against Clemson ... led the Cardinals with six tackles at Miami ... recorded four tackles at NC State ... made four tackles and recovered a muffed punt in the win over Syracuse ... tallied four tackles at Kentucky ... closed the year with two tackles in the bowl win over Mississippi State.
2018: Appeared in 11 games totaling eight tackles … made his collegiate debut versus Indiana State ... made his first tackle on special teams versus the Sycamores ... recorded one tackle in the win over Western Kentucky ... totaled two tackles versus Virginia, Boston College and Wake Forest … notched his first blocked kick, blocking a punt in the second quarter against Wake Forest.
High School: Four-star prospect from Miami Carol City by ESPN … FHSAA Class-6A state champion … tabbed the No. 134 player in the state of Florida … accounted for over 20 sacks in his career and 137 tackles … known for being a physical and hard-hitting player … team captain and three-year starter … also played as a wide receiver on offense … has been timed at 10.5 seconds in 100m and 21.2 in the 200m … chose Louisville over Miami, LSU, Purdue, Syracuse, USF and Wake Forest …
His father, Xavier McCray, played at Florida and his mother is Rafena Abdullah ... born 4/12/00 ... sports administration major.