Junior college transfer Marque McCray adds depth to a talent collection of receivers and returns at Nebraska. A late addition to Nebraska's roster before fall camp, McCray has three years to complete two seasons of eligibility at Nebraska.
Before Nebraska (College of San Mateo/Menlo-Atherton)
McCray played running back and returned kickoffs for two seasons at the College of San Mateo. He produced nearly 600 yards receiving and 650 yards in returns as a sophomore in 2003. The 5-9, 195-pounder also ran for more than 200 yards. McCray's explosiveness and versatility helped him earn All-America honors in 2003, while also earning All-Golden Gate Conference accolades. McCray helped the Bulldogs to a 10-1 overall record and a win in the Silicon Valley Bowl. College of San Mateo finished No. 6 nationally, while averaging 46 points per game and 463 yards per contest in total offense.
McCray was a two-sport athlete at Menlo-Atherton High School. In football, he gained experience by playing running back, wide receiver, defensive back, kicker and punter. He also earned three letters in basketball. McCray helped the Bears to a 10-2 record and a trip to the Central Coast Section Division II semifinals as a senior. He was voted the Penisula Athletic League Bay Division Most Valuable Offensive Player as a sophomore running back/wide receiver.
The son of William and Pearlie McCray, Marque was born on Aug. 9, 1983.