Anthony McCoy

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Anthony McCoy
Anthony McCoy in 2013.jpg
McCoy in 2013.
No. 85 Seattle Seahawks
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-12-28) December 28, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth: Fresno, California
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 258 lb (117 kg)
Career information
High school: Fresno (CA) Bullard
College: USC
NFL draft: 2010 / Round: 6 / Pick: 185
Career history
Roster status: Injured reserve
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2014
Receptions: 31
Receiving yards: 437
Average: 14.1
Touchdowns: 3
Stats at

Robert Anthony McCoy (born December 28, 1987) is an American football tight end for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Seahawks in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. McCoy played college football at Southern California.

Early years[edit]

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 career[edit]

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 one 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 three career touchdowns.[1]

Professional career[edit]

McCoy was considered one of the top tight end prospects for the 2010 NFL Draft.[2] He ended up being selected in the sixth round, 185th overall, by the Seattle Seahawks. The move reunited him with his college head coach from USC Pete Carroll who in 2010 took the head coaching job with Seattle.

On May 21, 2013, McCoy suffered a torn Achilles' during organized team activities, and underwent surgery three days later. His recovery was expected to take about six to nine months, prompting the Seahawks to waive him injured on May 28. After clearing waivers the following day, McCoy reverted to the reserve/injured list.[3]

On July 29, 2014 McCoy suffered another torn Achilles' during training camp, his second in just over a year. The Seahawks have currently not placed him on IR or on waivers yet.[4]


  1. ^ "Anthony McCoy stats". Retrieved June 17, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Anthony McCoy, Southern Cal, TE : 2010 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile". Retrieved June 17, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Anthony McCoy NFL Football player profile". Retrieved June 17, 2013. 
  4. ^ [1]

External links[edit]

Media related to Anthony McCoy at Wikimedia Commons