Spring 2013 McCrary enrolled in Vanderbilt last January and participated in spring drills as prospective quarterback... He 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... 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.