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2009 Football Roster


Chris McCoy

Class: r-Sr.
Position: DE
Height: 6-4
Weight: 245 pounds
Previous School: Villa Rica
Hometown: Villa Rica, GA

Honors: 2009 - Named honorable mention All-American by SI.com ... Voted the Sun Belt Conference Co-Defensive Player of the Year by the league's coaches and media ... Selected the Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year by Sporting News ... Named 1st team All-Sun Belt by the league's coaches and media ... Voted 1st team All-Sun Belt by Phil Steele ... Named 1st team All-Sun Belt by Rivals.com ... Named Sun Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 21 ... Earned a Helmet Sticker from ESPN.com on Sept. 20 ... Voted the National Defensive Performer of the Week by College Football Performance Awards on Sept. 20 ... Invited to the 2010 East-West Shrine All-Star Game ... 2008 - Voted the most improved defensive lineman in strength and conditioning and most improved overall during the spring.

Career Rankings: Sixth in quarterback sacks and eighth in tackles for loss.

2009: Played and started all 13 games ... Registered 680 total snaps to rank second among linemen and had season-high 64 at FAU ... Earned 11 winning grades from the coaches ... Finished his career year with 64 tackles to rank first among linemen and fourth on the team ... Also added a team and conference high 20.0 TFLs to go along with 7.0 sacks, two fumble recoveries, a blocked kick and three hurries ... Ranked 6th nationally in tackles for loss and 14th in quarterback sacks ... Had four tackles, a quarterback hurry, and a 68-yard fumble return for a touchdown at Clemson ... Turned in four tackles, including 2.5 tackles for loss, and a sack against Memphis ... Enjoyed a career game at Maryland with nine tackles, four tackles for loss, a sack, fumble recovery, pass breakup, and a blocked field goal ... Collected five tackles to go with 1.5 tackles for loss in win over North Texas ... Added seven stops against Mississippi State to go with two for loss of yards ... Had a pass breakup at FAU to go with two stops ... Turned in seven solo tackles, including 3.0 for loss of yards, and two sacks against FIU ... Had four tackles to go with two TFLs, a sack, and a pass breakup ... Turned in six solo stops against ASU while adding two TFLs, a sack and a quarterback hurry ... Collected 2.5 tackles for loss and a sack in win over ULM ... Recorded five tackles in New Orleans Bowl win over USM.

2008: Played in all 12 games and was in on 382 total snaps ... For the year he collected 25 tackles, 5.0 tackles for loss, three sacks, and recovered two fumbles (coaches had him with 39 total tackles) ... Earned eight winning grades from the coaches ... Collected a tackle, fumble recovery, and a pass breakup in opener against Troy ... Turned in four tackles at Kentucky and added four more in win over FAU as he played a season-best 49 snaps ... Had four tackles and a TFL at FIU ... Registered two TFLs and a sack in win over ULM ... Turned in 1.5 sacks in road win over WKU ... Had four tackles, 1.5 sacks, and a fumble recovery against North Texas.

2007: Played in 10 games and earned three starts ... Had a career-best 17 tackles to go with a pass breakup, a fumble recovery, and a forced fumble ... Played 275 total snaps including 55 against UVA ... Collected one stop at FAU in 29 snaps played ... Had three tackles at Louisville and was in on 35 plays ... Also had three stops against No. 2 LSU ... Registered two tackles and a forced fumble against WKU ... Tallied two tackles and a pass breakup in win over FIU and added two stops against Virginia and one in win over Memphis ... Did not play against ASU or North Texas due to a foot injury ... Had a fumble recovery in win at ULM ... Added two solo stops against ULL.

2006: Saw action in 11 games and tallied six tackles on the season including a sack and a forced fumble ... Came out of spring drills listed number two at defensive end behind Erik Walden ... Played just 16 snaps on defense in win over FIU and recorded two tackles, a quarterback sack, and a forced fumble to earn a "winning performance" from the coaching staff ... Had one tackle at Maryland ... Played 33 snaps against Tennessee Tech and earned a "winning performance" ... Registered one tackle in 26 plays at Oklahoma ... Did not have a tackle against North Texas or Louisville ... Had one stop in five plays at Louisiana-Monroe and one in five snaps at Louisiana-Lafayette ... Was in on seven plays each against FAU and ASU and was in on 18 at South Carolina.

2005: Took a redshirt year.

High School: Lettered in football and basketball at Villa Rica High School ... Only started playing football as a junior ... Collected 120 tackles and 11 sacks as a senior ... Registered three sacks and forced a fumble in a game against Harrison County ... Was the starting center on Villa Rica's basketball team, where he averaged double figures two years in a row.

Full Name: Christopher Brandon McCoy ... Parents: Joe McCoy and Levonia Miller ... Born: 11/25/86 ... Major: Liberal Studies.



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