McRoy has offers from a bundle of schools, including Rutgers, Florida, Florida State, Tennessee, Miami, North Carolina, West Virginia and Florida International, but a school in the state of Texas is the one he is thinking the most about.
"I see myself at Texas Tech,'' said McRoy, who was asked if he talked to coach Mike Leach. "No, but I talk to all the other coaches all the time.''
McRoy's rationale for liking the Red Raiders is simple: it's about family. …his family.
McRoy's brother, Ben, a senior at Lakeland, holds one scholarship offer, and it is from the Lubbock, Texas-based Red Raiders. If other schools want to get in the mix, it seems like it will take an offer for the elder McRoy.
"Whoever offers, we're going to decide,'' Javares McRoy said. "And Texas Tech already offered my brother, so that is my No. 1 school. We've been together all our lives, and want to be together in college.''
McRoy said he has not been to Texas Tech, but "we're visiting in January.''
He said his top three schools are Texas Tech, Florida and Florida State. He says he wants to play offense because "I just like catching the ball.''
McRoy added he has spoken to members of Rutgers' coaching staff "just to keep in touch,'' but doesn't know much about the school. And there is a chance McRoy may not take the time to learn more because he is not thrilled with the recruiting process.
"I'm just trying to get it over with it, to tell you the truth,'' he said.