Coy Wire
Coy Wire.jpg
Wire in 2006.
No. 27, 52     
Linebacker / Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1978-11-07) November 7, 1978 (age 41)
Place of birth: Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
High School: Cedar Cliff (Camp Hill, Pennsylvania)
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 228 lb (103 kg)
Career information
College: Stanford
NFL Draft: 2002 / Round: 3 / Pick: 97
Debuted in 2002 for the Buffalo Bills
Last played in 2010 for the Atlanta Falcons
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Honorable mention All-Pac-10 (2000)
  • First-team All-Pac-10 (2001)
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Coy Michael Wire (born November 7, 1978) is an American football linebacker and safety who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the third round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Stanford. He currently works for the Pac-12 Network television station.

Early yearsEdit

Wire played high school football for Cedar Cliff High School.

Atlanta FalconsEdit

In 2008, Coy was a special teams captain. He started four games for the Falcons and totaled 34 tackles, 28 solo. He was released on September 2. He currently works for the Atlanta Falcons media team as part of the "McDonald's What's Brewin'" video series.


He is also one of the few part Asian American football players currently playing in the NFL. In 2009, Wire was featured on the NFL Network Total Access segment "On The Fringe." Coy has a younger brother named Casey Wire.

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