|City/State:||Belle Glade, Fla.|
|High School:||Glades Central HS|
Transferred from LSU to Texas Southern in January of 2009 ... Played in four games during his two years with the Tigers, all coming during his redshirt freshman season in 2008.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2008)
Backup on the offensive line for the Tigers ... Played in a total of four games – Appalachian State, North Texas, Tulane and Alabama ... All action came in a backup role ... Played a total of 38 snaps from scrimmage, including a career-best 22 plays vs. North Texas ... Saw action on five snaps vs. Appalachian State, nine vs. Tulane and two against Alabama.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2007)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2007.
One of the leading offensive line prospects in the state of Florida ... Ranked the No. 13 offensive guard in the nation by Rivals.com and a four-star selection by Scout.com ... Considered one of the top 40 overall prospects in Florida ... Helped lead Glades Central to the 3A state championship and a national ranking as a senior ... Received Class 3A second-team all-state accolades ... One of several blue-chip recruits on the Glades Central roster ... Coached by Willie Snead.
Full name is Ernest Edward McCoy ... Mother is Kecia McArthur ... Has five siblings – Ertaviois, Erntrell, Ernhevious and Dreuly ... Born Jan. 8, 1988, in Pahokee, Fla.