For the third straight week, Virginia Tech’s defensive lineman posted a point. “Elite” Pro Football Focus College Football Rankings category. In the 3rd week, it was edge speed CJ McRae A 90.0 that breaks the threshold to be considered “elite.”
McRae recorded the overall defensive rating 91.0 And he listed a pass rush score. 92.8. Defense solid Mario Kendricks The total defense fell short of the elite threshold of 81.9, the Second-highest In the group, however, he recorded an outstanding level 90.0 In the pass rush category.
McCray, who started his career at Marshall, had four tackles, one sack, three quarterback hits and one forced fumble in Virginia Tech’s 27-7 win over Wofford on Saturday morning.
Offensively, goaltender Grant Wells ranks highest on the team in overall offensive rating. 82.6.
In the season opener from Old Dominion, Virginia Tech linebacker Dax Holyfield He has achieved excellence in performance. In the second week against Boston College, Taijun Garbutt. He cracked the 90.0 threshold to receive an outstanding rating.
According to Pro Football Focus’ Week 3 defensive scores, McCray ranked No. 7 nationally in his performance against Wofford.. The top edge of the week was Penn State. Boil RobinsonRecorded the overall level of protection 94.5.
McRae ranked fourth nationally in pass rush. Nick Herbig of Wisconsin Recorded the highest pass rush rate for a defensive end position From A 95.1 Rating.
A redshirt sophomore, McCray began his career at Marshall as an academic redshirt during the 2020 football season.. He arrived at Virginia Tech prior to the 2021 season, where he played in four games for the Hokies.
This fall, McRae recorded 87 tackles through the first three games of the season.