Elite signs University of Kansas Standout

by Gridiron Media

Kansas City,MO-Elite Kansas City start their 2018 GDFL Inaugural season off by signing,former standout Kansas Jayhawk receiver Justin McCay.

“We are extremely excited to announce the first signings for the Elite Kansas City team,” said Owner Justin Barth. “It is important for us to build a strong roster with nothing but elite talent. We like the fact that we will be signing Elite players that have come from successful programs either in college or in the professional ranks. We believe that our players are not only elite athletes but are quality men and we will expect nothing but greatness from them on and off the field.” 

Height: 6′ 2″

Weight: 225 lbs

Number: 19 (Kansas Jayhawks football / Wide receiver)

Position: Wide receiver

Date joined: 2012 (Kansas Jayhawks football)

Parents: Felicia Diane White, Robert Steven McCay

Career Honors: 2014: KU's Special Teams Player of the Week vs. West Virginia and Baylor.

2014 (Sr.): Started in 11 games and caught 18 passes for two touchdowns and 189 yards on the year… Also recorded 12 tackles and two forced fumbles as a gunner on special teams… Picked up KU's Special Teams Player of the Week honors vs. West Virginia and Baylor... Started and hauled-in one pass for a career-long 26 yards against SEMO... Had two receptions for eight yards and two special teams tackles at Duke... Snagged two passes for a career-high 66 yards highlighted by a 60-yard touchdown reception against Central Michigan... Had one catch for three yards against Texas... Caught one pass for nine yards, and also contributed two tackles and a fumble recovery on special teams at West Virginia... Had one special teams tackle against Oklahoma State... Caught a touchdown and finished the game with two receptions for 23 yards along with two special teams tackles and a forced fumble at Texas Tech... Had two catches for 10 yards at Baylor... Made a season-high four catches for 24 yards and had one special teams tackle to go along with a forced fumble against Iowa State... Caught one pass for 14 yards and made one special teams stop against TCU... Made one reception for four yards at Oklahoma... Hauled in one catch for two yards at K-State.

2013 (Jr.): Played in all 12 games, starting seven, at wide receiver… Also a significant contributor on special teams… Finished the season with nine receptions for 84 yards and one touchdown… Tallied seven tackles on special teams, including five solo stops… Had two catches for 12 yards and his first career touchdown against USD... Also recorded a tackle on special teams… Made one special teams solo tackle vs. LA Tech... Caught a 10-yard pass and had two special teams tackles vs. Oklahoma... Hauled in a season-long reception of 17 yards in the win over West Virginia... Had his best offensive performance of the season vs. Kansas State grabbing a season-high five receptions for a season’s-best 45 yards… Also recorded a special teams tackle against the Wildcats.

2012 (So.): Sat out the season due to NCAA transfer rules.

2011 (RFr. at Oklahoma): Appeared in three games in his first season... Saw action versus Ball State, Kansas and Kansas State... Did not record any statistics.

2010 (Fr. at Oklahoma): Redshirted his first season at Oklahoma.

High School: A five-star recruit by Scout.com... A four-star recruit by ESPN and Rivals.com... Named to the 2009 Hovpen Sports/Rivals.com All-State team... Also named to the 2009 Kansas Football Coaches Association All-State team... Named first team all-state by the Topeka Capital-Journal, Wichita Eagle and Metro Sports Kansas City... Selected to participate in the U.S. Army All-American game... As a senior had 46 receptions for 926 yards and 15 touchdowns and 18 carries for 252 yards and four touchdowns... Also had 12 kick returns for 426 yards (35.5 average) and two TDs along with five punt returns (18.2 average) and one touchdown... Grabbed 31 receptions for 354 yards and four touchdowns in 2008... Also had 54 tackles, one forced fumble and  a sack as a linebacker as a junior... Recorded four touchdowns as a returner.

Personal: Son of Felicia Diane White and the late Robert Steven McCay... Father played collegiate basketball at Rust College in Mississippi... Majoring in liberal arts and sciences.