McCoy intercepted a Louisiana Tech quarterback Colby Cameron pass in the second quarter. McCoy’s return came with the Frogs trailing 10-3, and set the TCU offense up for a touchdown with 26 seconds left in the second quarter.
McCoy also made an interception at Woodrow in a state playoff game, which is now famous because he intercepted a pass from Robert Griffin III, who recently won the Heisman Trophy. Griffin, now quarterback at Baylor, played for Copperas Cove. In the game with the Woodrow Wildcats, he only completed three passes.
Yahoo! Sports named McCoy a first-team All-American as kickoff returner. He was also named a first-team All-American by CBSSports.com.
McCoy ranks fourth nationally with his average of 31.6 yards per return. He has two touchdowns on the season, going 94 yards versus Louisiana-Monroe and 99 against UNLV. He set a TCU single-game record with 229 kickoff return yards at Baylor.
McCoy is the first Horned Frog since 2005 to return two kickoffs for scores in the same season. McCoy’s 99- and 94-yard touchdowns are the second- and third-longest in 11 seasons under Gary Patterson as head coach.
McCoy’s three career kickoff returns for touchdowns are tied with LaTarence Dunbar for first all-time at TCU.
McCoy is one of just four Horned Frogs to have three total kick returns for a score in a career.
McCoy is also the Mountain West’s Special Teams Player of the Year and all-conference returner.
Woodrow Wilson also played a key role in the history of the Horned Frogs as Heisman winner Davey O’Brien and his buddy I.B. Hale, All American were on the last TCU teams, which were as successful. They graduated from Woodrow in 1935.
McCoy said going to Woodrow Wilson High School is what turned his life around. It put him on track to get a scholarship to TCU. He credits WWW head football coach Bobby Estes for being the biggest influence on his young life.