A team doesn’t lose a player named Boogie and not raise more than a few eyebrows.
Boogie McCray hasÂ already left the University of Louisville football team. The 6-foot-1 freshman running back from Norfolk, Va., is headed back to the Tidewater area.
Coach Steve Kragthorpe would say only that McCray wouldn't have a chance to be part of the team.
McCray played at Lake Taylor High School where he was named most valuable player last season after rushing for 1,627 yards and 18 touchdowns.
Coach Steve Kragthorpe would say only that McCray wouldn’t have a chance to be part of the team.
One of his teammates on that team was Mike Privott, a 6-foot, 220-pound U of L linebacker, who had to have been instrumental in McCray’s decision to attend Louisville
McCray is not the first freshman to leave before a season begins. But with all of the departures over the last couple of years, fans have to be scratching their heads, wondering if this is part of an all-too-familiar pattern.