Played quarterback for at Milton High School for Howard DeCristofaro...Totaled 2,354 yards passing and passed for 16 touchdowns in his career...Also totaled 504 yards rushing and eight touchdowns in his career...Passed for 1,175 yards and nine touchdowns as a senior in 2011...Also ran the ball for 229 yards and six touchdowns...Named North Fulton Player of the Week...Came away with the Gold Gun Award at Elite 11 camp at both the University of Alabama and University of Georgia...Also served as team captain...
Born January 4, 1994...Son of Brian and Tammy McElroy...Father played linebacker at the University of West Georgia winning the DIII national championship in 1983...Has one brother, Connor...Plans to major in finance.
OTHER SCHOOLS CONSIDERED: Richmond, Towson, Troy, Furman, Lehigh, Princeton
"The leadership of the coaching staff impressed me as well as the school's facilities and academics. I also liked the location of the school." - Colin McElroy on choosing ODU