Coy Wire

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Coy Wire
Coy Wire.jpg
Wire in 2006.
No. 27, 52
Linebacker / Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1978-11-07) November 7, 1978 (age 35)
Place of birth: Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)Weight: 228 lb (103 kg)
Career information
High school: Cedar Cliff (Camp Hill, Pennsylvania)
College: Stanford
NFL Draft: 2002 / Round: 3 / Pick: 97
Debuted in 2002 for the Buffalo Bills
Last played in 2010 for the Atlanta Falcons
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Honorable mention All-Pac-10 (2000)
  • First-team All-Pac-10 (2001)
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com
 
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Coy Wire
Coy Wire.jpg
Wire in 2006.
No. 27, 52
Linebacker / Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1978-11-07) November 7, 1978 (age 35)
Place of birth: Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)Weight: 228 lb (103 kg)
Career information
High school: Cedar Cliff (Camp Hill, Pennsylvania)
College: Stanford
NFL Draft: 2002 / Round: 3 / Pick: 97
Debuted in 2002 for the Buffalo Bills
Last played in 2010 for the Atlanta Falcons
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Honorable mention All-Pac-10 (2000)
  • First-team All-Pac-10 (2001)
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Coy Michael Wire (born November 7, 1978) is an American football linebacker and safety who is currently a free agent and an anchor for Fox Sports.[1] He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the third round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Stanford. He currently works for the Pac-12 Network television network and studio analyst for Fox Sports, and is also a USA Football ambassador.[2]

Early years[edit]

Wire played high school football for Cedar Cliff High School in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania.

Professional career[edit]

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

In 2008, Wire was a special teams captain. He started four games for the Falcons and totaled 34 tackles, 28 solo. He was released on September 2.

He currently works for the Atlanta Falcons media team as part of the "McDonald's What's Brewin'" video series.

Personal[edit]

He was also one of the few part Asian American football players playing in the NFL over the course of his active career. In 2009, Wire was featured on the NFL Network Total Access segment "On The Fringe." Coy has a younger brother named Casey Wire.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pumped To Join Fox". 23 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Rich McKay backs Heads Up Football effort in Atlanta". NFL Evolution. 2013-05-04. Retrieved 2013-05-06. 

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