Danny McCray - Survivor 41

Seasons: 1 | Days played: -- | Wins: -- | Jury: --

  • Survivor 41 (2021) - nth place, nth out.
  • Season has not yet finished airing.

Danny McCray on social media: twitter | Instagram

Danny McCray - Career statistics

Challenge stats Tribal council stats Jury stats Overall stats
Season ChW ChA ChW% VFB VAP TCA TC% wTCR JVF TotJ JV% SurvSc SurvAv
Survivor 41 - - - - - - - - - - - N/A N/A
Career - - - - - - - - - - - N/A N/A
Danny McCray - Challenge record
Survivor 41 logo  Survivor 41 challenges

Kenny Log-Ins - Ep4 IC

Tribal/team challenge record (5-for-9; 2 2nds):

  • Survivor 41 Ep. 1 RC: (Marooning) - Luvu has a lead, but also an anchor; loses.
  • Survivor 41 Ep. 1 IC: "Bonus Track" - Carries sandbags, hauls the sled, and Luvu wins.
  • Survivor 41 Ep. 2 RC/IC: "Water Sports" - Crosses the obstacles; and Luvu wins (1st/3).
  • Survivor 41 Ep. 3 RC/IC: "Victory in the Bag" - Crosses the slackline; Luvu wins (1st/3).
  • Survivor 41 Ep. 4 RC: (Ball chute, landing) - Luvu can't complete first stage, loses (3rd/3).
  • Survivor 41 Ep. 4 IC: "Kenny Log-Ins" - Luvu can't throw it, ends up not losing (2nd*/3).
  • Survivor 41 Ep. 5 IC: (Obstacles, slingshot) - Luvu has a lead, doesn't lose (2nd*/3).
  • Survivor 41 Ep. 6 IC: "Keep Digging" - Works word puzzle with Ricard for winning team.
  • Survivor 41 Ep. 8 IC: "Puzzle Pieces" - Dives, grabs a piece for the winning team.


The Game is Afoot - Ep7 IC

Individual challenge record (0-for-5): (Mean % finish: 45.5%)

  • Survivor 41 Ep. 7 IC: "The Game Is Afoot" - One of four not placing a flag (tie-3rd/6).
  • Survivor 41 Ep. 8 IC: "Keep On Your Toes" - Fourth person out, very quickly (5th/7).
  • Survivor 41 Ep. 9 IC: "Uncomfortably Numb" - Third person on blue to drop (3rd/5).
  • Survivor 41 Ep. 10 RC: "Star Fish" - Working the puzzle as Ricard wins (tie-3rd/8).
  • Survivor 41 Ep. 10 IC: (Ball on pole) -  Second person out, circa 5 min. in (7th/8).


Hero challenge/ duel record (0-for-0):

  • Survivor 41: None yet.
Career totals - challenges
Team/tribal challenges
Wins: 5
2nd place: 2
Played: 9
Win%: 0.67
Sat out: --
Individual challenges
Wins: 0
Played: 5
Win%: 0.00
Mean% Finish: 45.5%
Hero challenges
Wins: 0
Played: 0
Win%: --
Mean% Finish: --
Danny McCray - Tribal Council record
Survivor 41 logo  Survivor 41 Tribal

Ep9 Tribal Council

Idols held/played (0/0):

  • Survivor 41: None yet.


VFB - Votes for the person booted (2/4):

  • Survivor 41, Ep. 9: Evvie Jagoda (voted out, 3-2).
  • Survivor 41, Ep. 10: Shan Smith (voted out, 3-3-2; 4-0 on revote).


VAP - Votes against (0):

  • Survivor 41: None yet.


Jury votes made (0/0):

  • Survivor 41: None yet.
Career totals - Tribal Council
Hidden idols
Found: 0
Played: --
Votes voided: --
Voting record
VFB: 2
Tribals: 4
VAP: --
Jury votes
Made: 0
For winners: --
Received: --
Danny McCray - Pictures
Survivor 41 logo  Survivor 41 image gallery
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    EW pre-game interview shot
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    Boating in, Day 1
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    Talking about bingeing Survivor during COVID
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    Full cast, greeting Probst
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    Luvu, getting passed by Ua in the Ep1 RC
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    That would explain it
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    Heading off to do the Sweat task
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    Talking about the task
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    Carrying water with Deshawn
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    Another quest, Day 2
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    Summit of the hike, with JD and Xander
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    Protect or Risk your vote decision time
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    Filling the tribe in on what happened
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep1 IC
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    Moving sandbags
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    Watching the puzzle stage
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    Luvu wins immunity!
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep2 RC/IC
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    Starting line
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    Watching the puzzle stage
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    Luvu wins!
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    Learning Naseer has been putting his name out, Ep3
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep3 RC/IC
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    Luvu wins again!
Danny McCray - Interviews
Survivor 41 logo  Survivor 41 interviews

Pre-game interviews

  • Rob Cesternino & Mike Bloom at RHAP (9/1/21): "Survivor 41 | First Six Castaway Preview."
  • Mike Bloom at RHAP (9/8/21): "Ex-NFL Player Danny McCray Wants to Change the Perception of Threat"


Post-game interviews

  • None yet.
Danny McCray - Bio
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Official CBS Survivor 41 bio excerpts (September 4, 2021):

"Pet Peeve: Lying, not being on time and lack of accountability. Lack of awareness and consideration for people's time and space or having to repeat myself after three times.

What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Completing my graduate degree program! It was my goal to earn an MBA before I made it to the NFL, but that changed due to the money I was making and the workload that football requires. After retirement I had to overcome my own mind and doubts that I couldn't do it. It was the hardest thing I've ever done in life – late nights of studying and having tutors almost giving up repeatedly. But I never did, I have my MBA!

What is something we would never know from looking at you? You would never know that I often achieve success because of fear, my fear of letting the people that I love down. Letting down people that took a chance on me is the vision that I use to thrive in competitive situations. Very similar to Adam Sandler in the movie "The Water Boy."

Who is your hero and why? My mom. When my father passed, she was left to take care of three kids alone. She worked two jobs plus side work to provide for us. There is nothing she wouldn't do for us. I take strength to be strong when a tragedy hits from her, she never complained or let us see her cry. She did that for us. I owe her everything that I can give.

Which past Survivor will you play the game most like? Ben "Boom" Driebergen, 1 Big Move King. I figure that I would be seen as a strong physical player so I would eventually become a big target. The way Ben was able to outwork everyone on the tribe and do what he needed to do in order to survive was truly admirable. It's that 'back against the wall' mentality I admire.

Why do you believe you can win Survivor? I'm applying to win. I always have something to prove to myself. I truly believe that I can succeed at whatever I put my mind to. I haven't failed yet and don't plan on starting now."

Pre-game interview video/tweet: