McCray Looks To Reschedule Trip To Columbia

Andrew Jackson (Jacksonville, FL) defensive tackle D'Angelo McCray is no secret to college scouts around the country. The 6'3, 280 pound man child has the frame to play defensive tackle on the college level, yet he has the unparalleled athleticism at that size to play defensive end as well.

Those characteristics have helped McCray warrant offers from basically every major college football program in America, and the dominating lineman was scheduled to be in Columbia, SC this past weekend to take in the South Carolina/Georgia game. Did he end up making the visit?

"Oh no, I didn't go. I was tired from my game on Friday. I didn't get back in the house until late, so I didn't make that trip."

McCray, who is rated a 5-star prospect by Scout.com, said that he is planning on rescheduling his trip to South Carolina, but he does not yet know a date.

"Sometime, when I get a chance."

At one time, McCray was a commitment to the Florida Gators, but he decided to open up his recruiting in late July. Despite losing ground with McCray, the Gators convinced him to visit Gainesville, Fl for their week one match up against Southern Miss.

"Yeah, I went to the Florida/Southern Miss game. It went all right."

McCray, who racked up 75 tackles, 12 sacks, and 23 tackles for loss last season, says he is not sure where the Gators stand with him right now.

"I'm just waiting until after the season to see what's happening."

When asked to name a list of favorites, McCray hesitated but then named off a list of six schools that are in the mix for his services.

"Right now everything's just pretty even. I like all of them. I've got about six or seven schools that I'm looking at right now. Florida State, Florida, South Carolina, Illinois, USC, and Ole Miss."

Noticeably missing from that list is Georgia Tech, who was once considered a very strong contender to land McCray. When asked if he was still considering the Yellow Jackets, McCray gave the following response.

"No, not really, but I'm looking at them though. There's still a chance I could visit them."

McCray stated that Steve Spurrier Jr, his recruiter from South Carolina, has done a good job recruiting him, and he has developed a quality relationship with him.

"Spurrier (Jr.) is my recruiter from South Carolina. We're pretty cool."

McCray is high school teammates with running back Troy Pollard, who South Carolina is also recruiting, and McCray stated that he would enjoy playing his college ball with Pollard if given the opportunity.

"Yeah, I think so. We've talked about it before. There's a chance that could happen."

When asked if he had a timeframe to make his final decision, McCray said it all depends on how his visits go.

"It all just depends. After I take my visits, I'll choose wherever I feel like is home."

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