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Anthony McCoy
No. 85     Seattle Seahawks
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-12-28) December 28, 1987 (age 31)
Place of birth: Fresno, California
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
College: USC
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 6th / Pick: 185
Debuted in 2010 for the Seattle Seahawks
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • None notable
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Receptions     31
Receiving Yards     437
Receiving Average     14.1
Touchdowns     3
Stats at NFL.com

Anthony McCoy (born December 12, 1987) is an American football tight end for the Seattle Seahawks. McCoy was considered one of the top tight end prospects for the 2010 NFL Draft.[1]

Early yearsEdit

McCoy attended Bullard High School in Fresno, California. As a senior he had 70 receptions for 1,210 yards and 15 touchdowns as a tight end and wide receiver and 65 tackles and 14 sacks as defensive lineman.

College careerEdit

As a freshman in 2006 McCoy played in only four games due to an injury and did not have a reception. As a sophomore in 2007 he played in all 13 games as a backup tight end and on special teams. He finished the season with two receptions for 18 yards and a touchdown. As a junior in 2008 McCoy started all 13 games at tight end, making 22 receptions for 256 yards and a touchdown.

During his senior year in 2009, McCoy started all 10 games for USC in which he played. He missed two games due to nagging injuries, and was named academically ineligible during the season finale against Boston College in the Emerald Bowl. McCoy finished the season with 22 catches for 457 yards and 1 touchdown. His most impressive performance of his senior year came in the game against rival Notre Dame. He caught 5 passes for 153 yards in the game. McCoy leaves USC with 46 career catches, 731 career yards, and 3 career touchdowns.[2]

Professional careerEdit

McCoy was drafted in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft (number 185 overall). He will play under his college head coach from USC Pete Carroll who in 2010 took the head coaching job for the Seattle Seahawks.

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

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