Rotating image8
15   William McCray
William McCray

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jacksonville, FL

High School:
Bolles

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 228

Position:
Fullback


At Florida State: Returns for his senior year as the starter at fullback...started the first nine games in 2000 before spraining an ankle prior to the Clemson game...led the team with eight rushing touchdowns in 2000...should contend for all-conference honors this season...making the jersey number switch to #15 for his senior campaign after wearing #36 throughout his career...an excellent athlete who has also lined up at tailback during his career at FSU... also a reliable receiver out of the backfield...slated to open the season as the starter at fullback in 1999, but took a medical redshirt after fracturing his right leg in the season opener.

Junior Year (2000): Started the first nine games of the season at fullback before spraining an ankle prior to the Clemson game...led the team with eight rushing touchdowns and ranked fifth on the squad with 131 yards on the ground...also caught four passes for 22 yards...scored two touchdowns against Maryland and Virginia... found the end zone in four other games (Georgia Tech, UNC, Duke and Florida)...ran for 25 yards on five carries against BYU...carried a career-high 10 times for 30 yards at Maryland.

1999: Forced to take a medical redshirt after winning starting fullback duties for the season opener...suffered a fracture in his right lower leg during the off week following the Louisiana Tech game... had successful surgery with a plate and five screws inserted to support the ankle...rushed three times for eight yards and a touchdown in the opener.

Sophomore Year (1998): Played in 10 games after missing the Texas A&M and NC State games...suffered a sprained knee in preseason drills which kept him out of the first two games...recorded 10 carries for 22 yards and two touchdowns on the season...added two receptions for eight yards...scored his first touchdown of the year on a one-yard plunge against Duke and recorded a season-high five attempts for seven yards against the Blue Devils...added a TD run in the victory over Miami...rushed the ball four times for nine yards and a touchdown in the National Championship game vs. Tennessee...named to the Victor's Club after four games...also saw time on special teams.

Freshman Year (1997): One of 14 true freshmen to play... appeared in every game at fullback and on special teams...ran six times for 22 yards during the regular season but did not score on the ground...added eight catches for 77 yards and a TD out of the backfield...touchdown came on a nine-yard pass from Chris Weinke against Maryland...capped his rookie season with a pair of touchdowns in the Sugar Bowl win against Ohio State...TDs came on a pair of one-yard plunges.

High School: Rushed for over 3,000 yards during his final two seasons at the Bolles School...carried his team to the state title as a junior with a 274-yard, two-touchdown rushing performance...was a three-year starter...considered the state's top fullback prospect as a senior...combined for over 1,500 all-purpose yards, including 976 rushing, and scored 35 touchdowns as a senior...twice earned Class 4A first team all-state honors...rated as the No. 21 prospect in Florida and the country's No. 4 fullback by SuperPrep...was an honorable mention All-America selection by USA Today...earned Florida Times Union Player of the Year honors... chose the Seminoles over Alabama...prep teammate of former FSU All-ACC offensive tackle Char-ron Dorsey.

Personal: Born on January 31, 1979...majoring in criminology.

McCray's Career Stats

YearCarriesYardsAvgTDLong
19976223.7010
199822733.3230
1999*382.715
2000451312.9811
TOTALS762343.11130

*Medical Redshirt

Shop Now

at the Official
Online Store

    Rotating image Multimedia Guide
    Printroom Photos Memorabilia
    FSU on YouTube