Coy Wire
Speaker
Atlanta, GA
 

Coy Wire had an outstanding scholastic career at Cedar Cliff HS in PA. He was a 3-time AAA District III Wrestling champion, a 2-time PIAA State Runner up, and set many school records in football as a running back. He was named a co-captain of the PA Big 33 team in 1997, and then went onto Stanford University on a football scholarship. There, Coy would lead Stanford in Rushing as a freshman and also in the 2000 Rose Bowl against Wisconsin. He switched positions to linebacker his junior year and became the first player in Stanford history to lead the team in rushing one year and in tackles another. Then he was drafted in the third round of the NFL draft by the Buffalo Bills where he would play for 6 seasons. During his time with the Bills he received the “Walter Payton Man of the Year” award and the “Ed Block Courage” award. Then after spinal fusion neck surgery he was released by the Bills in 2007. In 2008, he signed with the Atlanta Falcons where he would play for 3 more years before retiring. Coy was a captain of every football team he ever played on. After retiring he took his talents to the world of media. First with the PAC-12 Football Network doing TV analysis for college football games and then to Fox Sports where he would do the same. While with Fox Coy earned a “Regional Emmy Award for his work as On-Camera talent – Performer/Narrator/Program Host/Moderator/Play-by-Play”. Then in 2013, he was hired by CNN to be a sports anchor. Today Coy does the “Bleacher Reports” for CNN & HLN and has covered many major sporting be events including 2 Super Bowls, the Rio Olympics, Kentucky Derby, Indy 500, NCAA College Championship football games, Army/Navy Game, the Rio Olympics, the 2018 Olympics in South Korea and most recently his first 2 – 30 minute specials were aired on CNN International called “True Tokyo”. Coy and his wife, Claire live in Atlanta and in April, 2018, celebrated the birth of their first child, a daughter they named Wrenn. This is a new chapter in Coy’s life that he has embraced as a husband and a father. Coy brings a wealth of knowledge and experience when it comes to College Recruiting because of what his father, Rick did for him through the process and who this entire program and company were developed from.