Kelcie McCray

Kelcie Jerome McCray[1] (born September 21, 1988) is an American football strong safety who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2012. He played college football at Arkansas State.

Kelcie McCray
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McCray in 2014
Free agent
Position:Strong safety
Personal information
Born: (1988-09-21) September 21, 1988 (age 31)
Columbus, Georgia
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:202 lb (92 kg)
Career information
High school:Hardaway (Columbus, Georgia)
College:Arkansas State
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2016
Total tackles:99
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:1
Pass deflections:4
Player stats at

McCray has also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Kansas City Chiefs, Seattle Seahawks, and Buffalo Bills.

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 1 34 in
(1.87 m)
202 lb
(92 kg)
32 14 in
(0.82 m)
8 78 in
(0.23 m)
4.54 s 4.29 s 7.00 s 30.5 in
(0.77 m)
10 ft 2 in
(3.10 m)
12 reps
All values from NFL Combine[2]

Miami DolphinsEdit

On May 2, 2012, McCray signed with the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent.[3][4] On July 31, 2012, he had scheduled surgery on his broken foot.[5] On August 26, 2012, he was placed on Injured reserve due to a broken foot, causing him to miss the entire 2012 NFL season.[6]

Tampa Bay BuccaneersEdit

On October 2, 2013, he was claimed off waivers by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Kansas City ChiefsEdit

On August 21, 2014, McCray was traded to the Kansas City Chiefs for guard Rishaw Johnson. On March 13, 2015, he re-signed with the Chiefs.[7]

Seattle SeahawksEdit

On September 5, 2015, McCray was traded to the Seattle Seahawks for a fifth round draft pick.[8] With the trade McCray joined the defensive unit nicknamed the Legion of Boom.

In Week 12 vs the 8-3 Vikings, he had 5 special team tackles. In Week 15 against the Cleveland Browns, McCray played his first game as a starter for the Seattle Seahawks, as teammate Kam Chancellor was injured. He recorded 8 tackles and 1 pass defended.

McCray would start again in Week 16 against the St. Louis Rams, and again in Week 17 at the Arizona Cardinals, recording 10 tackles and 1 pass defended against the Rams, and 3 tackles against the Cardinals. He finished his first season with the Seahawks with 36 tackles and 2 pass deflections.

Buffalo BillsEdit

On January 17, 2018, McCray signed a reserve/future contract with the Buffalo Bills.[9] He was released on September 1, 2018.[10]


  1. ^ "ESPN Profile".
  2. ^ "Kelcie McCray Combine Profile". Retrieved January 14, 2020.
  3. ^ "Miami Dolphins sign 16 undrafted free agents". Retrieved May 4, 2012.
  4. ^ "Miami Dolphins Confirm List of Undrafted Free Agent Signings". Retrieved May 4, 2012.
  5. ^ "Kelcie McCray". Archived from the original on December 4, 2014. Retrieved July 31, 2012.
  6. ^ "Dolphins Place DB Kelcie McCray On IR, Cut WR Julius Pruitt". Retrieved August 26, 2012.
  7. ^ Patra, Kevin (August 21, 2014). "Rishaw Johnson acquired by Buccaneers from Chiefs". Retrieved August 21, 2014.
  8. ^ "Chiefs Roster down to NFL-Mandated 53". September 5, 2015. Retrieved April 19, 2017.
  9. ^ Brown, Chris (January 17, 2018). "Bills sign S Kelcie McCray".
  10. ^ "Bills make these moves to reach the 53-man roster limit". September 1, 2018.

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