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Alabama's Greg McElroy sacked during the BCS in Pasadena, California
The University of Alabama Crimson Tides' quarterback Greg McElroy is sacked by University of Texas Longhorns during the first half in the NCAA's BCS National Championship football game in Pasadena, California on January 7, 2010. UPI/Jim Ruymen
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Gregory McElroy, Jr. (born May 10, 1988) is an American football quarterback for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Jets in the seventh round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at Alabama.

He was the starting quarterback for the Crimson Tide football team. As a junior, he led the Crimson Tide to an undefeated 14–0 season, which included the 2009 SEC Championship and BCS National Championship. During his high school career, he won several awards including being named an EA Sports All-American and winning a Texas 5A state championship for Southlake Carroll.

McElroy was born in Los Angeles, California, to his parents, Greg (Senior) and Jami McElroy. In 1998, when he was 10 years old, his father was hired by the Dallas Cowboys to oversee sales and marketing for the franchise, and the family moved to Southlake. As a former football player at the University of Hawaii, Greg Sr. helped coach his son's Pee Wee football team.

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