PRO: The Titans selected Roger McCreary in the second round (35th overall) of the 2022 NFL Draft. The 5-foot-11-inch, 190-pounder is a physical, athletic cornerback that is known for always being around the ball. The Mobile, Ala., native was a two-year starter at Auburn and notched an impressive 22 passes defensed, including four interceptions, during his final two collegiate campaigns.
• In 2021, McCreary amassed a career-best 49 tackles and led Auburn with a career-high 16 passes defensed.
• In 2020, McCreary posted career-highs with three interceptions and seven tackles for loss as a junior with the Tigers.
• McCreary's pregame ritual is eating two plates of baked beans with sugar the night before a game. The tradition started when he got to Auburn and he says Bush's baked beans are his favorite.
• His uncle, Angelo James, was a defensive back for the Philadelphia Eagles.
• The Mobile, Ala., native was selected by the Titans in the second round (35th overall) of the 2022 NFL Draft.
• During four seasons at Auburn, McCreary appeared in 43 games with 23 starts and posted 135 tackles, five interceptions, 35 passes defensed, 10 stops for loss, a forced fumble and two fumble recoveries.
AS A SENIOR (2021), started 12 games at cornerback and collected 49 tackles, an interception, a sack, two stops for loss and a team-best 16 passes defensed. Named a first-team All-America by The Athletic, Associated Press, ESPN and Reese's Senior Bowl. Was a Bednarik Award semifinalist.
• Against Alabama State (9/11), registered seven tackles and a 35-yard interception return for a score. Named SEC Defensive Player of the Week.
• At Penn State (9/18), collected four tackles and an interception.
• At Arkansas (10/16), notched five tackles and three passes defensed.
• Against Alabama (11/27), posted seven tackles and a team-best four passes defensed.
AS A JUNIOR (2020), started 10 games at cornerback and amassed 45 tackles, three interceptions, seven stops for loss, six passes defensed and a forced fumble. Named SEC Academic Honor Roll.
• Against Kentucky (9/26), notched four tackle, an interception and a forced fumble.
• At Georgia (10/3), posted two tackles and two passes defensed.
• At Ole Miss (10/24), registered an interception and thwarted a fake field goal attempt with a tackle for loss.
• At Mississippi State (12/1), recorded four tackles, an interception and two passes defensed.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2019), played in 13 games with a start at cornerback and posted 36 tackles, an interception, 12 passes defensed, a stop for loss and a fumble recovery.
• Against Tulane (9/7), notched three tackles, including a stop for loss and a pass defensed.
• At Arkansas (10/19), collected a team-high five tackles and two passes defensed.
• At Louisiana State (10/26), made his first career start and registered a career-best 10 tackles and his first career interception.
• Against Georgia (11/16), recorded a tackle and two passes defensed.
AS A TRUE FRESHMAN (2018), saw action in seven games and registered five tackles and a pass defensed.
• Graduated with a degree in interdisciplinary studies in August 2021 from Auburn.
• Attended Williamson (Mobile, Ala.) High School.
• As a senior (2017), named first-team Class 5A All-State after collecting eight interceptions and more than 100 tackles. Also had more than 2,100 offensive yards and was named Optimist Club Player of the Year.
• Also participated in track and field, basketball and baseball.
• Enjoys bowling and playing golf.
• Has two dogs – Trouble (Boxer) and Ash (Yorkie/Shih Tzu mix).
• Follow McCreary on Twitter at @RogerJamez and on Instagram at @rod_james251.
• Son of Felicia James and has a sister, Tadaisha.
• Born Roger Lee McCreary on Feb. 10, 1999 in Mobile, Ala.
Keep Improving No Matter What | Roger McCreary Media Availability
Titans CB Roger McCreary addresses the media on Wednesday at Ascension Saint Thomas Sports Park.
Roger McCreary | Combine Throwback
CB Roger McCreary during the 2022 Combine.
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Top 5 Interceptions | 2022 Season Recap
Looking back on the '22 season and DB Amani Hooker, CB Roger McCreary, DT Teair Tart, LB David Long Jr. and DB Joshua Kalu all had big plays, but these were the top interceptions.
McCreary Taps Ball to Kalu for Interception in End Zone | In the Booth
Mike Keith calls CB Roger McCreary tapping the ball to Joshua Kalu for an interception in the end zone against the Los Angeles Chargers during Week 15 at SoFi Stadium.
Play Stronger and Know Who I'm Going Against | Roger McCreary Media Availability
Titans CB Roger McCreary addresses reporters during a Live Press Conference on Tuesday at Ascension Saint Thomas Sports Park.
Play Aggressive, Play Smarter | Roger McCreary Media Availability
Titans CB Roger McCreary addresses reporters during a media availability on Sunday after the Week 12 game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Nissan Stadium.
Kelce's Dropped Pass is Picked by Roger McCreary | Game Highlights
Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce's dropped pass goes down as an interception for Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes in the box score.
Get the Team Win No Matter What | Roger McCreary Media Availability
Titans CB Roger McCreary addresses reporters during a Live Postgame Press Conference on Sunday after the Week 5 game against the Washington Commanders at FedEx Field.
Focus on Our Keys | Roger McCreary Media Availability
Titans CB Roger McCreary addresses reporters during a Live Press Conference on Wednesday at Ascension Saint Thomas Sports Park.
Helping One Another, We Want to See Each Other Win | Roger McCreary Media Availability
Titans CB Roger McCreary addresses reporters during a media availability on Thursday at Ascension Saint Thomas Sports Park.
Next Play Mentality, No Matter What | Roger McCreary Media Availability
Titans CB Roger McCreary addresses reporters during a Training Camp Press Conference on Saturday at Ascension Saint Thomas Sports Park.
Just Trying to Compete and Get Better | Roger McCreary Player Interview
Titans CB Roger McCreary addresses the media on Saturday during Rookie Mini-Camp at St. Thomas Sports Park.
Roger McCreary Player Interview | 2022 Draft
Titans second round pick Auburn DB Roger McCreary addresses reporters for the first time as a Tennessee Titan.
DB Roger McCreary 1-on-1 with Mike Keith | 2022 Draft
Mike Keith catches up with the Titans second round pick in the NFL Draft Auburn DB Roger McCreary
Titans Select Auburn CB Roger McCreary in Second Round of the NFL Draft
McCreary (6-0, 190) was a first team All-America by The Athletic, Associated Press, and ESPN in 2021, when he was a Bednarik Award semifinalist. McCreary started 12 games for Auburn in 2021, when he tallied 49 tackles, one interception and 16 passed defensed.
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