Cedar Grove senior quarterback Johnathon McCrary became DeKalb County’s all-time career passing yardage leader during Cedar Grove’s playoff loss to Buford on Nov. 16.
McCrary passed for 267 yards and one touchdown and hit on 25 of his 32 passes to bring his career total to 9,025 yards. He finishes with 2,927 yards on the season with 25 touchdowns.
He surpassed Martin Luther King Jr.’s Jonquel Dawson (2008-2011) who set the record last year with 8,798 yards.
The Vanderbilt commitment and December graduate also moved into second on the Georgia high school passing list coming up just 38 yards of breaking the record of 9,062 set by Zach Stanford of Metter from 2001 to 2004.
McCrary owns one single season record in the passing categories as he broke his own pass completion percentage record of 68.5 (165-241) of 2011 by hitting at a 75.2 (203-270) clip during his senior season. He is also fifth on the list with his 2010 season of 65.2 (193-296).
He also is listed three times in the top 10 of the single season passing yardage, passing touchdowns and completions for DeKalb.
The passing yardage list has McCrary at third (3,343) fourth (2,927), and sixth (2,643) while he is tied for second in completions with 203, fifth with 193 and seventh with 165. His 27 touchdowns in 2011 give him the fourth spot on the list on which he also comes in fifth (25) and sixth (24).