Erik McCoy

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Erik McCoy
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McCoy in 2019
No. 78 – New Orleans Saints
Personal information
Born: (1997-08-27) August 27, 1997 (age 22)
San Antonio, Texas
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:303 lb (137 kg)
Career information
High school:Lufkin
(Lufkin, Texas)
College:Texas A&M
NFL Draft:2019 / Round: 2 / Pick: 48
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2019
Games played:16
Games started:16
Player stats at

Erik McCoy (born August 27, 1997) is an American football center for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Texas A&M.

Early years[edit]

McCoy attended Lufkin High School in Lufkin, Texas. He committed to Texas A&M University to play college football.[1]

College career[edit]

After redshirting his first year at Texas A&M in 2015, McCoy became a starter his redshirt freshman year in 2016 and started all 38 games during his career.[2][3] After his junior year in 2018, he entered the 2019 NFL Draft.[4][5]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 3 78 in
(1.93 m)
303 lb
(137 kg)
33 in
(0.84 m)
9 58 in
(0.24 m)
4.89 s 1.62 s 2.67 s 4.62 s 8.28 s 31 in
(0.79 m)
8 ft 11 in
(2.72 m)
29 reps
All values from NFL Combine[6]

McCoy was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the second round (48th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft. The Saints traded up with the Miami Dolphins to draft McCoy.[7]


  1. ^ "Lufkin Panther Erik McCoy commits to Texas A&M". KTRE. November 17, 2014. Retrieved September 2, 2019.
  2. ^ Croome, Richard (October 6, 2017). "Erik McCoy has helped Texas A&M find its best offensive line". The Eagle. Retrieved September 2, 2019.
  3. ^ Zwerneman, Brent (August 4, 2018). "Aggies' offensive line, led by versatile Erik McCoy, taking shape in camp -". Houston Chronicle. Hearst Communications. Retrieved September 2, 2019.
  4. ^ Baby, Ben (February 28, 2019). "His grandfather's influence molded him into a leader, now Texas A&M's Erik McCoy enters NFL draft as one of its top centers". The Dallas Morning News. A. H. Belo. Retrieved September 2, 2019.
  5. ^ Miller, Alex (January 4, 2019). "Texas A&M C Erik McCoy becomes fourth Aggie to declare early for NFL draft". The Dallas Morning News. A. H. Belo. Retrieved September 2, 2019.
  6. ^ "Erik McCoy Combine Profile". Retrieved January 29, 2020.
  7. ^ Sigler, John (April 26, 2019). "Saints trade up with Dolphins, draft Aggies C Erik McCoy". USA Today. Gannett. Retrieved September 2, 2019.

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