Coy Wire Biography
Coy Wire, a professional football player was born in November 7, 1978. He is also a full time anchor and correspondent. He hosts the show Bleacher Report at CNN Center. He is also known as “The Ninja Prankster”. Coy is a motivational speaker and has been keynote speaker for the PA. Dept of Education, UPS and others. He is also an author. He has written a book titled “Change Your Mind”. In 2012, the book was published.
EARLY YEARS & CAREER
Coy was born in Atlanta, Georgia to father Rick Wire and mother Jane. His father Rick is a founder of a company Dynamite Sports. The sports company guides student athletes through recruiting process. His mother Jane is a software analyst. Coy has a brother named Casey who is a PGA certified teaching professional. He also has a sister named Tiffany. In 1997, he attended Cedar Cliff High School in Cedar Hill, Pennsylvania. Since his childhood he had passion for football. During his high school, he has set many school records in football and wrestling. The record has not been broken till date. He completed his graduation from Stanford University. He was given athletic scholarship to attend the university. As a freshman, Coy leaded Stanford in the 1998 and in 2000 Rose Bowl. He led Stanford in rushing one year and tackles in another and became the very first player in modern school history to lead the team.
In 2002, Coy was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the third round of the 2002 NFL Draft. His starting as a rookie was at strong safety. He was named “Special Teams Player of the Year” twice and was also voted as a captain. In 2005, he was selected for the “Walter Payton Man of the Year Award” by his teammates. During his match in 2008, he suffered neck injury due to which he was released from Bills. After being released from Bills, Coy signed with the Atlanta Falcons and played for the 3 seasons. His game skill was outstanding and was honored by his teammates by choosing him as a team captain in his first season with the Falcons. He has proved himself as a very inspirational and motivating leader. His ability for good leadership has attracted his teammates and other people that have dealt with him. In 2010, he was also selected by his teammates to receive the “Ed Block Courage Award”.
Talking about his personal life, he is a married man. He is married to Claire Wire. She owns a home design and renovation company. They have been living together in Atlanta, Georgia. Coy is a big built man. He has a good height of 6 feet and weighs around 100 kg. During his game life, he used to workout more than 4 hours a day. Being one of the popular professional football players, he has thousands of fans and followers. Coy is also very active in his social accounts like facebook, instagram and twitter. He keeps on posting pictures and updates his recent activities frequently. We can see his official fan page in facebook.