2010 Q&A: Brookville DE/TE Zack McCray

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6-5, 235-pound Zack McCray plays defensive end and tight end for head coach Jeff Woody and the Brookville Bees (Lynchburg, VA) varsity football squad. McCray, who has been verbally offered by six Division 1A program, is one of the top players in the state of Virginia’s 2010 class.

“If you ask why he is so good, you see him physically with the way he looks and also with the way he works,” Woody said. “Those things are paired with the performance he put together last year. He caught passes and looked real athletic doing so. At defensive end, when he does it right he is pretty good and he is only going to get better.”

McCray has joined his cousin, Logan Thomas, on the recruiting trail this off-season and has taken a number of unofficial visits. He discusses a possible early college decision, among other things, in this “Q&A.”

Q&A with Zack McCray

TechSideline.com: First of all, Coach Woody mentioned in late July that you had a sprained foot. Is everything all right now?

Zack McCray: “I’m ready to go. I’m fine.”

TechSideline.com: Brookville had a great season last year in capturing a region championship. How is the team feeling heading into the 2008 season?

Zack McCray: “Our motto at school is never satisfied. We’re looking to go farther than last year.”

TechSideline.com: It seems like your off-season has been pretty busy on the recruiting front.

Zack McCray: “It has been crazy. I’ve been everywhere, from Virginia Tech to West Virginia. I’ve been all up and down the ACC and SEC.”

TechSideline.com: Which schools have “verbally” offered so far?

Zack McCray: “I’ve been offered by West Virginia, Boston College, Maryland, Virginia, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest.”

TechSideline.com: When you made those trips, was there anything in particular you were looking to discover at each program?

Zack McCray: “I’m just trying to find a place I’m comfortable with to go ahead and commit. I’m looking for the best possible college experience.”

TechSideline.com: What factors are most important in your finding that “best possible college experience”?

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