Greg McCoy
No. 20     Minnesota Vikings
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-09-08) September 8, 1988 (age 32)[1]
Place of birth: Dallas, Texas
Career information
College: TCU
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 7 / Pick: 220
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Chicago Bears ( 2012)*
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Practice squad
Career highlights and awards

Greg McCoy (born September 8, 1988) is an American football cornerback for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft. McCoy was most recently with the Arizona Cardinals. McCoy played college football at TCU.[2]

College career[edit | edit source]

During his time with the TCU Horned Frogs, he recorded 92 tackles, seven interceptions and 17 pass breakups in 51 career games. McCoy also returned kickoffs, averaging 28.9 yards with three touchdowns on 52 returns. McCoy was named Mountain West Conference special teams player of the year in his final season after averaging 30.6 yards with two TDs on 37 kickoff returns. His two scores came on returns of 99 yards against UNLV and 94 yards versus UL Monroe. McCoy is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity.

Professional career[edit | edit source]

McCoy was selected in the 7th round, 220th overall by the Chicago Bears in the 2012 NFL Draft.[3] analyst Bucky Brooks stated that McCoy "is a competitive corner with a scrappy demeanor", and that he "will join a competitive battle in Chicago".[4]

On May 8, the Bears signed McCoy to a four year contract.[5] He was waived on August 31.[6]

On September 11, 2012, the Cardinals signed McCoy to their practice squad.

On January 9, 2013, the Vikings signed McCoy.[7]

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