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Denzel McCoy
Denzel  McCoy
Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Lawrenceville, Ga.

High School:
Northview

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 283

Position:
DL

Birthdate:
12/01/1991


04/28/2014

Yellow Jackets Set For Graduation

Seventy-two associated with Yellow Jacket athletics will participate in Spring Commencement May 3rd

Was diagnosed in 2010 with a medical conditional called cardio myopathy... will not play in 2011... a talented and heavily recruited player... will spend this season assisting the Tech football staff.

2010 (True Freshman)
Redshirted.

High School
Northview HS... rated the 13th-best prospect in the state of Georgia (Rivals)... rated the 16th-best prospect in Georgia (Superprep)... named second team all-region... played in the third annual Offense/Defense All-America Bowl in Myrtle Beach, S.C... set school record for tackles for loss in one game (4)... had 72 tackles, 9 TFL and 7 sacks as a junior in 2008... played four seasons of football, including one year as team captain, under coach Jim Showfety at Northview High School... also played two seasons of basketball.

Personal
Given name is Denzel Lorenzo McCoy... born Dec. 1, 1991 in Greensboro, N.C... previously lived in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla... father, Gary, played football at North Carolina A&T... cousin, Wayne McGarrity, played football at Texas and later for the Dallas Cowboys... began playing football at age 5... wore #72 in high school because he was a big Glen Dorsey fan... chose Tech because of "the great family feel, excellent degree program and the great football program.".. majoring in information technology.