Old Dominion vs. Football; photos by Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports
Honors 2014 SEC Freshman of the Week (Nov. 1)
2014 McCrary was one of four Commodore quarterbacks that saw action during the 2014 season... Participated in seven games, earning starting assignments in the team's final five games... Concluded the season completing 78 of 152 passes (51.3 percent) for 985 yards and nine touchdowns... All season totals topped the team's quarterback corps... Season was highlighted by sensational performance in win over Old Dominion, tying school record with five touchdown passes after hitting 20-of-29 passes... 281-yard passing total vs. ODU also marked team season high... ODU effort also earned McCrary SEC Freshman of the Week honors... Completed 17-of-31 passes for 186 yards and two touchdowns at Missouri... Posted season rushing totals of 36 yards on 22 carries.
Spring 2013 Enrolled in Vanderbilt last January and participated in spring drills as prospective quarterback... Did not play during his freshman season on campus.
High School Senior captain at Cedar Grove... Concluded career as leading passer in DeKalb County history, posting staggering career pass stats: 567 of 831 (68.2%) for 9,025 yards and 78 TDs... Guided team to three straight AAA playoff berths... As senior at Atlanta school, was 203 of 270 (75.2%) for 2,927 yards, 25 TDs and just nine INTs, earning First Team All-State and Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Super 11" honors... Also surpassed 300 passing yards in five games as senior... Participated in postseason U.S. Army All-American Bowl... Achieved rarity by earning AAA All-State QB recognition for three straight years.
Personal Johnathon Malcom McCrary... Majoring in Sociology... Son of the late Gregory McCrary Sr... Born Sept. 6, 1994... Has one brother, Gregory Jr., and one sister, Leah... Dad was a school teacher and also enjoyed seven-year career as NFL tight end... Involved in youth activities at hometown church.
Career Highs Completions: 20, at Old Dominion, 11/1/2014 Pass Attempts: 31, at Missouri, 10/25/2014 Total Passing Yards: 281 yards, at Old Dominion, 11/1/2014 Passing TD's: 5, vs. Old Dominion, 11/1/2014 Longest Pass: 65 yards, vs. Charleston Southern, 10/11/2014 Longest Rush: 12 yards, at Mississippi State, 11/22/2014