April 16th, 2014
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean "Shady" McCoy is one of the most dynamic players in the NFL and has one of the coolest nicknames!
Below are 10 super cool facts about McCoy's life. Eight of them are solid gold truths, while two are -- well -- "shady" lies.
It's up to you to pick out the bogus ones. Use the comment field to call out the lies!
10 Facts About LeSean McCoy
1. He was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
2. In high school he was one of the most prolific rushers in Pennsylvania history.
3. LeSean was given the nickname ‘Shady” by his Grandmother, because she thought he was a troublemaker.
4. He originally committed to attend the University of Miami, but eventually attended Penn State University.
5. In 2008 he was named a Second Team All-American and the Big East Player of the Year.
6. The Philadelphia Eagles drafted him in the second round (53 overall) in the 2008 NFL Draft.
7. McCoy broke the all-time Eagles rookie rushing record with 637 yards.
8. McCoy was second only to Jamaal Charles in running back fantasy football points last year.
9. McCoy won the NFL rushing title last year with 1,607 yards.
10. McCoy's brother, LeRon McCoy, is a former wide receiver who played for the Arizona Cardinals.
The made-up facts in last week's Troy Polamalu post were:
3. Troy attended college at UCLA where he was named to the All-American team.
Troy attended USC.
5. He scored more NFL RUSH Fantasy Football points than any other safety in 2013.
In NFL RUSH Fantasy Football there is no individual scoring for defensive players.
10. He has vowed to shave his head if the Steelers win the Super Bowl next year.
As far as we know, he's made no such vow.