#97 John McCoy

    Class: Senior
    Hometown: Richwood, Ohio
    High School: North Union HS
    Last College: Victor Valley CC
    Height / Weight: 6-3 / 250
    Position: Defensive End

As a junior (2003): Appeared in 12 games ... Recorded 11 tackles including one quarterback sack and one forced fumble ... Also was a standout on special team.

Junior College (2002): Finished his sophomore season with 114 tackles, 10.5 sacks and 45 tackles for losses ... Selected as JC Grid Wire All-American and the Foothill Conference Defensive Player of the year as a sophomore ... Ranked as the No. 48 junior college player in the nation by ... Listed in the SuperPrep Juco Top 100 ... As a freshman at Victor Valley College, recorded 19 sacks as a defensive linema.

High School: Tallied 497 career tackles while earning four letters in football for North Union High ... As a senior, was named to the all-MOAC first team, all-district and all-state teams and was the Division 5 Defensive Player of the Year ... Named the defensive MVP at the Ohio All-Star Game ... Was the state runner-up in the 1998 and 1999 wrestling tournament ... Coached by Brent Chapma.

Personal: A psychology major ... A member of the Army Reserve since July of 2000.