Chris McCoy

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Chris McCoy
No. 96
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-11-25) November 25, 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth: Villa Rica, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 261 lb (118 kg)
Career information
College: Middle Tennessee
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 7 / Pick: 212
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • Sun Belt Co-Defensive Player of the Year (2009)
  • Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year by Sporting News (2009)
  • First-team All-Sun Belt (2009)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Christopher Brandon McCoy (born November 25, 1986) is a former gridiron football defensive end]. He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the seventh round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Middle Tennessee State. McCoy played professional football for the Houston Texans, Pittsburgh Steelers, Philadelphia Eagles, and the Calgary Stampeders of the CFL.

Professional career[edit]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

McCoy was drafted by the Miami Dolphins with the 212th overall pick of the 2010 NFL Draft. On June 15, 2010, McCoy was signed to a four-year contract. He was waived during final cuts on September 4, but was re-signed to the team's practice squad. He was later released from the practice squad.

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

McCoy played in all pre-season games of 2011 for the Pittsburgh Steelers but was cut from the final roster before the start of 2011 NFL season.

Calgary Stampeders[edit]

After being cut from the Steelers, McCoy signed with the Canadian Football League's Calgary Stampeders. McCoy played for the Stampeders as a defensive end and recorded 12 games with 29 tackles and five sacks over two seasons in the CFL.[1]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

McCoy was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles on February 6, 2013 and was cut on August 31, 2013.

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

McCoy was claimed off waivers by the Jacksonville Jaguars on September 1, 2013 and released on September 14, 2013. He did not appear in any games.

He was signed to the team's practice squad on September 16, and later released on October 1.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Chris McCoy bio on". 2013-02-06. Retrieved 2013-02-06.