Player Info

Do whatever it takes to make the team better. I will always respect my opponent, but fear none. Phillipians 4:13 "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."

- JJ McCarthy
  • Size: 8.9
  • Accuracy: 9.18
  • Arm Strength: 9.22
  • Release: 9.24
  • Throw On Run: 9.26
  • Footwork: 9.28
  • Poise: 9.26
  • Pocket Presence: 9.20
  • Decision Making: 9.18
  • Touch: 9.20
  • Final Rating: 90.80

JJ has very good size for a 2021 Pro Style QB at 6'2" 180 lbs. He’s difficult to contain within the pocket. Very lethal while on the run, attacking the defense with precision passing. High release point, adding height to his throws.
This is a major strength area for JJ. His throws are right on the mark, with good location and timing. He works within the flow of the game. Threw for a 76% completion rate this past season, leading his team to a state championship.
A very deceptive passer, able to let it rip while on the run. He can extend the field with his vertical throws or thread the needle within the secondary.
Throws with a high release point, an over the top delivery with a three quarter compact extension. The comes off quickly, restricting the defense’s reaction time.
This is where JJ separates himself from the pack. He’s can crush a defense with his ability to keep a play alive while on the run. He can hurt you with either his legs or his arm, very hard to defend.
Smooth flow on his drop backs and set ups. He’s capable of serving as a Dual Threat, with quickness, elusiveness and vision. A nice compliment to his passing game. A playmaker who can take over a game.
JJ’s a winner on the field, a true competitor who gives his all. He’s aware of defensive pressure and is not fazed by the noise around him. Led team to a 13-1 record, earning a 7A State Championship.
Very good agility in and around the pocket, able to get away from traffic while seeking out a safe zone for himself.
He does a nice job working through his options while surveying the field. Able to make smart decisions while on the run.
JJ does nice work adjusting the velocity of his throw depending on the passing situation. His deep passes include solid trajectory with just enough air underneath.

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Camp Date Camp Name Camp Location
  • U.S. Army-All American Combine Invite 2018, 2019 Nike “The Opening” Regional Invite – Nashville Rivals 3 Stripe Camp Invite 2018 All State Selection 2018 Freshman All-American Game 2018 IHSA All State Academic Selection 2018 2017 Future “4” QB, Miami, FL Chicago Sun-Times All Area Selection 2018 Josh Helmholdt “Young Gun” Award 2018 Chicago Bears “All Star” of the Week – Statewide 2018 ABC Chicago Player of the Week 2018 Suburban Life Athlete of the Week Chicago Tribune Athlete of the Month (Oct 18’) ESCC All-Conference Selection 2018

Mailing Address
311 Castle Circle, LaGrange Park, IL , 60526

Phone Number

Coach Contact Info

Name: Tim Racki

Phone: 630-269-4356