Greg McElroy

Football Player
Born May 10, 1988
Age 28
Hometown Old Los Angeles
Height 8' 0'' (2.4m)
Weight 100699.1999999999...
Other Names McElroy, Gene

Gregory Vincent McElroy, Jr. is an American football quarterback for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Jets in the seventh round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at Alabama. During his high school career, McElroy won several awards including being named an EA Sports All-American and winning a Texas 5A state championship for Southlake Carroll. He was the starting quarterback for the Crimson Tide football team.… Read More

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    Mark Sanchez Has Surgery On Shoulder: Jets Quarterback's Season Is Over
    Huffington Post - Oct 09, 2013
  • Jets Add Depth At Quarterback
    Huffington Post Sports - Sep 02, 2013
  • N.F.L. Roundup: Tebow Is Among Quarterbacks Cut, Joining Carr (Giants) And Mc Elroy (Jets)
    NYTimes - Sep 01, 2013
  • Highlights: Simms Shines In Jets' Preseason Finale
    Huffington Post Sports - Aug 30, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Greg McElroy.


1988 Birth Born on May 10, 1988.
1998 10 Years Old McElroy was born in Los Angeles, California to Greg (Senior) and Jami McElroy. In 1998, when he was 10 years old, his father was hired by the Dallas Cowboys to oversee sales and marketing for the franchise, and the family moved to Southlake, Texas. … Read More


2003 15 Years Old McElroy's 56 touchdown passes, ranks first all-time in the Texas 5A classification, and second all-time in Texas high school football history, only behind Graham Harrell's 67 touchdowns in 2003. … Read More


2008 20 Years Old In the 2008 season, McElroy again saw limited action. … Read More
He was the starting quarterback for the Crimson Tide football team. As a junior, he led the Crimson Tide to an undefeated 14–0 season, which included the 2009 SEC Championship and BCS National Championship. … Read More
McElroy graduated from Alabama in three years with a degree in business marketing, and is a graduate student in his second year. As an undergraduate he had a 3.85 GPA, receiving only one B, and applied for, but did not win, a Rhodes Scholarship in 2010.
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McElroy was selected by the New York Jets in the 7th round with the 208th pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. … Read More
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McElroy attracted controversy in January 2012 when he criticized his teammates on a local Birmingham radio station, 97.3 The Zone, stating that his time in the locker room was the first time he'd ever been around selfish individuals, and added that many players in the locker room cared more about their own personal performance, rather than the team's performance.
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