OUTLOOK: Mike McCoy brings a wealth of production and experience to the Alabama receiving corps ... started along Julio Jones at wide receiver in 2008 ... has appeared in 29 games with 18 starts in his Alabama career at wide receiver ... Alabama's third-leading receiver in both 2007 and 2008, McCoy has 44 career receptions for 398 yards and two touchdowns ... showed a good connection with quarterback Greg McElroy during spring practice in 2009 ... caught seven passes in three scrimmages for 110 yards and two touchdowns.
2008 (JUNIOR): McCoy became one of the Alabama's go-to wide receivers as a junior ... one of the most experienced of UA's wide receiving corps, McCoy stepped to the forefront for the Tide with 16 catches for 191 yards and an 11.9 average per reception in 2008 ... started nine games and played in 13 contests ... had nine first down catches. Clemson: McCoy caught two passes for 33 yards in Alabama's 34-10 rout of then-No. 9 Clemson ... averaged 17.5 yards per reception, including a 24-yard pass play from quarterback John Parker Wilson on third-and-nine that extended Alabama's final scoring drive of the game. Tulane: He started but did not catch a pass against the Green Wave. Western Kentucky: McCoy snared three passes for 42 two yards ... snagged a 22-yard pass from Wilson in the third quarter. Arkansas: He did not have a catch as the Crimson Tide threw only 15 times while pounding out 328 yards rushing on 35 carries in a commanding 49-14 win over the Hogs in the SEC opener. Georgia: McCoy caught two passes for 22 yards ... hauled in catches of 10 and 12 yards ... strained a hamstring on his 10-yard reception in the second quarter on a 3rd and six play that kept a touchdown drive alive. Kentucky: He did not play due to a strained hamstring. Mississippi: McCoy returned to the Crimson Tide lineup to make his sixth start of the year ... produced one of his most productive games with three catches for 45 yards and his first touchdown ... hauled in a perfectly thrown strike from John Parker Wilson late in the second quarter on a flea-flicker that gave Alabama a 24-3 lead. Tennessee: He started his seventh game of the year ... caught one pass for 13 yards and a first down ... returned one kickoff for 16 yards. Arkansas State: McCoy caught three passes for 26 yards with a long of 15 ... had two of his three grabs go for first downs, including one on third down that kept the Tide's opening scoring drive alive. LSU: He caught two passes for 10 yards in Alabama's 27-21 win over the Tigers in Baton Rouge. Mississippi State: McCoy did not have a catch in the Tide's 32-7 win over the Bulldogs. Auburn: He did not start, giving way to senior Nikita Stover to start his final game at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Florida: McCoy came off the bench again for the Crimson Tide in the SEC Championship Game vs. Florida and did not have any statistics. Sugar Bowl vs. Utah: He played but did not make a catch.
2007 (SOPHOMORE): He started 9-of-13 games, including his first start against Western Carolina in the season opener ... third-leading receiver on the team with 28 catches for 207 yards and a touchdown ... caught two passes for 25 yards in the 52-6 win over WCU ... snagged three balls for 15 yards at Vanderbilt ... logged five catches for 28 yards, including two for six yards in the clinching drive in the fourth quarter ... had a career day against Georgia, hauling in a career-high six catches for 47 yards en route to coaches Offensive Co-Player of the Week honors ... recorded his first career touchdown reception on the last play of the first quarter on a 23-yard strike from quarterback John Parker Wilson against Houston ... had two catches for 12 yards in the win over Tennessee ... caught three passes for 25 yards against Louisiana-Monroe ... was awarded the 2008 Ray Perkins Receiver Award following spring practice in 2008.
2006 (FRESHMAN): Played in three games, logging five snaps on the season ... played two snaps in the season opener against Hawai'i ... played one snap at Tennessee and two snaps at Florida International ... did not record a catch on the year.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: He led Northwest High School to a No. 16 national ranking and consecutive division championships ... helped guide his team to a 22-3 record over his final two seasons as a prep ... was an All-State and All-Metro First-Team selection as a senior while earning All-Rankin First-Team honors ... caught 42 passes for 821 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior ... was also named defensive MVP of the school's basketball team in his sophomore and junior seasons.
MCCOY'S CAREER HIGHS Receptions: 6 vs. Georgia, 2007
Yards: 47 vs. Georgia, 2007
Long: 24 vs. Clemson, 2008
Touchdowns: 1 vs. Houston, 2007 & Mississippi, 2008
Tackles: 1 vs. Arkansas, 2007