July 25, 2014
2013-14 Top Catawba Athletic Moments: No. 11
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No. 11: LJ McCray and Danny O’Brien sign pro football contracts
LJ McCray and Danny O’Brien, Two standouts from Catawba’s 2013 football team, signed free agent contract after the NFL Draft. McCray signed a deal with the San Francisco 49ers, while O’Brien initially signed with the Atlanta Falcons.
McCray, a return specialist and defensive back, joins former Catawba defensive lineman and coach, Jim Tomsula, with the 49ers. Tomsula serves as the defensive line coach in San Francisco.
O’Brien, a quarterback, was only with the Falcons briefly before signing with the expansion Ottawa REDBLACKS of the Canadian Football League.