Formerly an unknown Lufkin recruit, McCoy was taken by New Orleans Saints with 48th overall victory, 16th place in the second round, in the 2019 NFL Draft on Friday night. The selection marks a notable rise for McCoy, who was by far the Aggie's best offensive player since Germain Ifedi left after the 2015 season.
At the start of the 2016 season, McCoy stepped in as a Redshirt freshman, and was immediately promoted to the offensive line-up in the center by his performance at the season opener of the Aggies vs. UCLA SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week. With the exception of two launches at the station, he did not go for the next three years. He never gave up a bag in the passport protection.
McCoy's durability and outstanding performance were evident to those who closely followed A & M, largely overlooked by outsiders. He was not an All-SEC pick in 201
After the NFL Combine, Indianapolis's situation changed as McCoy made a 40-yard shot of 4.89 seconds, the best among the offensive linemen. After an outstanding all-round performance in the combine, McCoy shot up the draft boards and found himself in conversation as a possible first indoor lineman again.
Five years after being rated as only 5.4 stars by Rivals.com with a 2 star rating Six Quotes to Win – Houston and Oklahoma State were the best except A & M – McCoy became one of the best stories of the design and an early choice.
Saints' election of McCoys is a 10-year veterans center Max Unger abruptly retired after the end of last season. Now, McCoy will rush to the future Hall of Fame QB Drew Brees and has a chance for a ten-year career.