National honors candidate enters the season leading FCS returnees in career rushing attempts (700) ... is second among returnees in rushing yards (3,479) ... his 105.4 career yards per game average is fifth among FCS returnees ... has topped the 100 yard mark 19 times, including 15 of his past 19 games ... the 19 100-yard games are two shy of the school record of 21 set by Donte Small (1998-01) ... needs 782 yards to pass Small and become Duquesne's all-time leading rusher ... his 700 carries are 144 behind Small on the DU all-time list ... also ranks fourth on Duquesne's career rushing touchdowns list with 26 (trails Pedro Bowman's 41 and Mike Hilliard & Small's 32) ... has been a model of consistency, gaining at least 74 yards in every game over the past two seasons ... has accounted for 63 percent of DU's rushing attempts and 65 percent of DU's rushing yards over the past two seasons ... was named NEC Rookie of the Week three times in leading the nation's freshmen with a 73.4 ypg. rushing average in 2009 ... ranked 11th nationally in rushing in 2010 (117.4 ypg.) ... was ninth last season (125.5 ypg.)
as a junior (2011)
finished ninth nationally with a 125.5 yards per game average in earning 2011 First Team All-NEC honors ... carried 288 times for 1,381 yards and 12 touchdowns ... the yardage total and number of attempts were the third-highest in school history and the 12 TDs tied the fourth-highest single-season total by a DU player ... added five receptions for 24 yards ... opened the season with five consecutive 100-yard games ... his nine 100-yard games on the season set a new school record ... ran for a season-high 164 yards on 21 carries in week three against Valparaiso ... topped 150 in the next two games with 23-153 in three quarters at Saint Francis and 34-153 vs. Bryant ... ran for three touchdowns in the win over Wagner ... added two scores against both CCSU and Sacred Heart.
as a sophomore (2010)
Carried 252 times for 1,291 yards and six touchdowns in starting all 11 games ... ranked 11th nationally in rushing yards at 117.4/g. ... his 1,291 yards was the sixth-highest single-season total in school history ... only three backs had run for more: Mike Hilliard (1,310 in 2002 & 1,544 in 2003), all-time leading rusher Donte Small (1,309 in 1999 & 1,294 in 2000) and Bill Green (1,427 in 1995) ... had six 100-yard games with all six coming in conference play in the Dukes' final eight games ... the last DU back to post more 100-yard games in a season was Hilliard who had seven in both 2002 & 2003 ... rushed 24 times for a career-high 246 yards in a 31-29 loss at co-champion CCSU to earn NEC Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 11) ... had runs of 51, t48 and 46 yards in posting the fifth-highest rushing total in school history against the Blue Devils ... carried 27 times for 160 yards in the season-ending win at Bryant ... his other 100-yard games: 29-123-2 vs. Albany, 24-122-1 vs. Sacred Heart, 29-131-0 at Wagner and 22-101-0 vs. Saint Francis, Pa. ... DU was 5-1 when McCoy topped the 100-yard mark.
as a freshman (2009)
Played in all 11 games with seven starts ... was DU's top ground gainer with 807 yards on 160 carries and eight touchdowns ... topped the 100-yard mark four times including a season-high 195 yards on 34 carries at Nicholls State ... carried 14 times for 118 yards, including a 67-yard touchdown on the first play from scrimmage, at Dayton ... followed that with 107 yards and a pair of TDs in the win at Robert Morris ... ran 20 times for 121 yards and a school record-tying five touchdowns (2, 1, 4, 13, 1) in DU's wild 45-42 win at Sacred Heart ... earned NEC Rookie of the Week honors following the Nicholls State, Robert Morris and Sacred Heart games ... led the team with 48 points ... caught one pass for -3 yards.
Was a three-year starter and four-year letterman for Wytheville HS at running back, linebacker and safety ... rushed for over 1,100 yards as a junior and ran for 1,075 yards and 15 touchdowns in helping 11-2 Wytheville win the Hogoheegee District and Region C, Division 2 titles as a senior ... was first team all-region and all-district running back ... St. Paul, Minn. native who moved to Wytheville at age 12 ... was also a sprinter for the GWHS track team ... major: supply chain management ... date of birth: 10/22/89.