Gavin McKay signed a National Letter of Intent with Missouri on Wednesday, December 16. Look inside to get the scoop on this exciting addition to the 2021 Missouri class.
Gavin McKay Profile
Gavin McKay is a 6-foot-4, 202 pound tight end from Memphis, Tennessee. McKay is rated 3 stars by Rivals.com and 3 stars by 247sports.com. According to Rivals.com, McKay committed to Missouri on January 30, 2020.
McKay is considered one of the top 2021 high school football prospects in the state of Tennessee. As a child, McKay was a waterboy for the Memphis University School football team. He ultimately ended up playing high school football for the school.
In addition to Missouri, some of McKay‘s more notable offers included Southern Miss, Memphis, Kansas, Indiana and FAU.
Gavin is one of 21 known 2021 football commits for Missouri. This number will likely change due to additional commits or decommits. For a complete list of all the Missouri‘s commits and signees check out our 14Powers.com’s 2021 SEC football commit lists.
Gavin McKay Scouting Report
Gavin McKay is excellent after the catch with a potential deep threat that will keep defenses on guard. Hands are excellent. Good route runner that understands how to get defensive backs hips turned the wrong way before changing directions. Size and speed, you can line up in the slot to create mismatches with. Blocks well and drives through defenders with his legs. Claws to get the extra few yards possible. At the 1:50 mark in the video below McKay shows lower body strength nearly taking out multiple defenders. Blocking skills and strength will increase in college to go with superb pass catching. (DT Yates)
Gavin McKay Highlights