ELF: Frankfurt Galaxy sign QB Matthew McKay

The Frankfurt Galaxy have announced that Matthew McKay will step in at quarterback to replace Luke Zahradka who has been placed on the Injured Reserve list.

McKay was in training camp with the Ottawa REDBLACKS of the Canadian Football League earlier this season.

In 2022, the 6’4″, 212-pound McKay completed 61.0 % of his passes at Elon University (NCAA Div. I, FBS) for 2,709 yards, 21 touchdowns, and four interceptions. He also ran the ball 119 times for 458 yards and three touchdowns.

The 24-year-old McKay spent the 2021 season at Montana State University where he went 9-2 as a starter throwing for 2,037 yards, 17 touchdowns, and three interceptions. He also rushed for 316 yards and two touchdowns.

A native of Raleigh, N.C. McKay started his collegiate career at North Carolina State University where he threw for 997 yards, three touchdowns, and one interception during the 2018 and 2019 seasons. He also rushed for 99 yards and five touchdowns with the Wolfpack.

McKay ran a 4.90-second 40 yard dash at his Pro Day in 2023 along with a 4.72-second shuttle, 7.26-second three-cone drill, 114-inch broad jump, and 29.5-inch vertical. He also spent time with the San Antonio Brahmas of the XFL.

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