Kennedy McKoy

#4 Kennedy McKoy

RB | So. | 6-0 | 201 | Lexington, N.C. | North Davidson HS

2016 (Fr.)

  • Played in 13 games as a true freshman, including two starts
  • Injured on his first carry against Oklahoma and did not return
  • Earned his first career start at Texas
  • Ranked No. 16 in the Big 12 in rushing yards per game (46.4)
  • Scored a touchdown at Iowa State and against Miami in the Russell Athletic Bowl
  • Tallied first career rushing touchdowns with two scores against the Longhorns, finishing with a team-high 73 yards rushing
  • Ran for a career-best 127 yards with a long of 44 yards against Kansas
  • Finished with a game-high 83 yards on a season-high 10 rushing attempts at Oklahoma State with a long run of 15 yards
  • Had a then season-best 99 yards at Texas Tech; including season-long run of 38 yards 
  • First career rush, reception and touchdown were against Youngstown State
  • Saw first career action against Missouri

High School

  • Three-year starter for coach Mark Holcomb at North Davidson High
  • Three-time Winston-Salem Journal All-Northwest Team (2013-15)
  • Davidson County Offensive Player of the Year (2014)
  • Helped team to a 33-7 record from 2013-15 and the state quarterfinals in 2015
  • Rushed for 1,871 yards and 24 touchdowns on 310 attempts in 2015
  • Also had 43 receptions for 683 yards and seven touchdowns
  • Ran for 2,061 yards and 27 touchdowns in 2014
  • Established school records for single-season rushing yards (2,061), career rushing yards (5,331 yards), single-season touchdowns (27) and career touchdowns
  • Three-time All-Davidson County First Team (2013-15)
  • Central Piedmont Class 4A Offensive Player of the Year (2015)
  • Three-time All-Central Piedmont Class 4A Team (2013-15)
  • Played in the 2015 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas
  • Three-star recruit according to Rivals, Scout, 247sports and ESPN
  • No. 31 player in North Carolina according to Rivals
  • No. 10 running back in North Carolina and No. 42 running back regionally according to Scout
  • No. 21 player in North Carolina and No. 26 running back nationally according to 247sports
  • No. 33 player in North Carolina and No. 57 running back nationally according to ESPN


  • Birthday is December 8
  • Son of Tony and Julia McKoy
  • One of five children
  • Majoring in occupational therapy
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Award Winners for the Texas Game

By Mike Montoro | November 13, 2016

The West Virginia University football coaching staff has named its award winners for outstanding performances in the Mountaineers 24-20 win over Texas at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas, on Saturday, Nov. 12.