"He's a natural," his linebackers coach Nicholas Gussler says. "We've nicknamed him 'The Answer' because it doesn't matter what we do with him. he makes plays happen."
"The first day we had 7 on 7, we put him back at safety and he had an interception. We put him at middle linebacker and he had an interception, so we put him at outside linebacker and he had an interception. Wherever we put him on the field, he makes it happen. I've heard he's been doing that since little league."
McKee's speed, his athleticism and aggressiveness are evident on film, and he is continuing to work with Gussler on rounding out his game.
"Reading his keys would be one thing. Working beyond just see ball, get ball, learning how to read keys and do his responsibility on defense. We're working a lot with being able to cover in space one on one instead of blitzing and playing in run packages, now he can go guard receivers or tight ends or backs out of the backfield."
McKee is approaching 20 offers and has visited many of the schools on his list. He has also maintained contact with schools like Ohio State, who have not offered, but remain interested in him.
Kentucky, Michigan State, West Virginia, Indiana, Purdue, Tennessee, Arkansas, Cincinnati and Illinois are just a handful of schools who have offered and with the list expanding seemingly every week, McKee is ready to start cutting down his list.
"It sounded to me like he will probably narrow down to between 10-15 by summer time, but I'm pretty sure he might wait until National Signing Day to make an announcement unless something happens and blows him out of the water. But I think he plans to narrow down here before summer ends."
Gussler says McKee would like to do college camps this summer, but is recovering from shoulder surgery, so exact plans are still in the air.