2011 (Redshirt): McElroy worked with the UA scout team while redshirting.
Personal: Born June 17, 1992, he is the son of Carmen and Brian McElroy. He is enrolled in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences and was named an Academic Champion for posting a perfect 4.0 GPA in the fall semester of 2011. His father played football at Ole Miss.
High School: As a senior, he was 24-of-48 passing for 375 yards with three touchdowns and rushed 12 times for 24 yards while Leeís Summit played to an 8-5 record and the third round of the Class 5 Missouri state playoffs. McElroy, who also played basketball and baseball for the Tigers, was coached at Leeís Summit by Eric Thomas.