GAINESVILLE, Fla. Lerentee McCray certainly looked the part at last weeks SEC Football Media Days.
Dressed in a dark pinstripe suit, crisp purple dress shirt and smooth silky tie, McCray roamed from interview to interview as if he had been there, done that.
The truth is McCrays UF career remains rooted in potential more than production. In 30 games over the past four seasons, the fifth-year senior has managed a modest 40 tackles.
I want to take advantage of this opportunity, he said. This is it for me. I definitely want to have a good season and help this program get back on top.
McCrays low profile compared to some of his teammates didnt stop Gators coach Will Muschamp from bringing him to the leagues annual media bonanza to face the bright lights in Hoover, Ala. If the Gators are going to fulfill their promise in 2012, Muschamp knows McCray will need to fill his.
Hes a guy I think can be a very productive player for us this year, Muschamp said. He works extremely hard and is...