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Jaguars sign seventh-round draft pick Demetrius McCray

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Updated: 5/22/2013 1:35 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Jaguars signed 2013 seventh-round draft pick Demetrius McCray to a contract, the club announced today. McCray, the 210th overall selection, was the second of two seventh-round picks for the Jaguars and is the second of their eight draft picks to sign a contract.

McCray, 6-0, 185, was a four-year letterman at Appalachian State where he was a two-time All-Southern Conference selection. He finished his career with 10 interceptions along with 123 tackles (83 solo), 26 passes defensed and two forced fumbles. Nine of his 10 career interceptions came in his final two seasons (5 in 2011, 4 in 2012).

McCray finished with a career-high 55 tackles and eight passes defensed as a senior and was a Buck Buchanan Award finalist for the NCAA Division I FCS Defensive Player of the Year. The Covington, Georgia native attended Newton High School where he was named the county's Athlete of the Year after starring at quarterback and defensive back.

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