Greg McCoy

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Greg McCoy
No. 39,30
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-09-08) September 8, 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth: Dallas, Texas
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 181 lb (82 kg)
Career information
College: TCU
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 7 / Pick: 220
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only

Greg McCoy (born September 8, 1988) is a former American football cornerback. He was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft. McCoy has also played for the Arizona Cardinals. McCoy played college football at TCU.[1]

College career[edit]

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]

McCoy was selected in the 7th round, 220th overall by the Chicago Bears in the 2012 NFL Draft.[2] NFL.com analyst Bucky Brooks stated that McCoy "is a competitive corner with a scrappy demeanor", and that he "will join a competitive battle in Chicago".[3]

On May 8, the Bears signed McCoy to a four-year contract.[4] He was waived on August 31.[5]

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

On January 9, 2013, the Vikings signed McCoy.[6] McCoy was released by the Vikings on August 26, 2013 (along with 12 others) to get to a 75-man roster.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Associated Press. "Chicago Bears use 7th rounder on TCU CB Gregory McCoy". The Washington Post, 2012, p.1
  2. ^ "Bears tab McCoy in seventh round". Chicagobears.com. 2012-04-28. Retrieved 2012-07-30. 
  3. ^ "Greg McCoy Draft Profile â€". Nfl.com. Retrieved 2012-08-03. 
  4. ^ "Bears agree to terms with two draft picks". Chicagobears.com. 2012-05-08. Retrieved 2012-07-30. 
  5. ^ Mayer, Larry. "Bears reach 53-man roster limit". Chicagobears.com. Retrieved 2012-09-01. 
  6. ^ "#Vikings have signed free agents P T.J. Conley and CB Greg McCoy.". twitter.com. 2013-01-09. Retrieved 2013-01-09. 
  7. ^ Craig, Mark (August 26, 2013). "Vikings release 13 players". StarTribune.com. Star Tribune. Retrieved August 26, 2013. 

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