Fred McCrary


Position: Running Backs

Fred McCrary went from starring on the prep fields in Naples, Florida to becoming a two-year starter as a running back at Mississippi State. As a bulldog, McCrary caught 32 passes for 248 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for 144 yards and one touchdown.

McCrary went on to a successful 11-year NFL career from 1995 to 2007 as a fullback with the San Diego Chargers, Atlanta Falcons, New Orleans Saints, New England Patriots, Philadelphia Eagles, and Seattle Seahawks. During his time in the NFL, he shared the backfield with several All-Pros and future Hall of Famers in Rickey Watters, LaDainian Tomlinson, Drew Brees, and Tom Brady. All of them benefited from McCrary’s abilities and skills, while helping him learn the games finer details.

Playing Career

  • College: Mississippi State
  • Philadelphia Eagles (1995-1996)
  • New Orleans Saints (1997-1998)
  • New England Patriots (2003)
  • Atlanta Falcons (2004-2006)
  • Seattle Seahawks (2007)

Career Highlights

  • Super Bowl XXXVIII Champion

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