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Gerald McCoy could have been a Hurricane

This story may belong more on CFT, but it amused us, so here goes.

Oklahoma product Gerald McCoy told Warren Sapp and Rich Eisen on NFL Network Thursday that he nearly went to college at the University of Miami.

“I told Miami, look, I’m coming down for a visit,” McCoy said.  “If Warren Sapp is there when I get there, I’ll sign right then.”

“Wait, wait, wait,” Sapp jumped in.  “Who was this coach?”

“Larry Coker,” McCoy answered.

“And that’s why [Coker] doesn’t have a job today,” Sapp said.

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22 Responses to “Gerald McCoy could have been a Hurricane”
  1. Citizen Strange says: Apr 8, 2010 2:20 PM

    Was it Larry Coker or Panama Red?

  2. xxxsixeightxxx says: Apr 8, 2010 2:25 PM

    McCoy has a BCS Title ring so I bet he doesnt regret it that much.

  3. burntorangehorn says: Apr 8, 2010 2:25 PM

    I’m pretty sure Coker does have a job, Sapp.
    http://www.utsa.edu/today/2009/03/coker.cfm

  4. TFBuckFutter says: Apr 8, 2010 2:27 PM

    So he’s saying he would have gone to Miami if he was guaranteed to score some weed as soon as he stepped off the plane?
    Red flag, NFL teams!

  5. hnirobert says: Apr 8, 2010 2:30 PM

    “And that’s why [Coker] doesn’t have a job today,” Sapp said.
    As a fan of the U this bothers me. Larry Coker literally put the program back 5 years in terms of recruits. Very sad.

  6. DanSnyderSux says: Apr 8, 2010 2:38 PM

    Oh, I thought it said, “Gerald McCoy Could Have HAD a Hurricane.”

  7. PWB says: Apr 8, 2010 2:47 PM

    Aren’t there NCAA rules that either prohibit or regulate the use of former players in recruiting?

  8. BirdsPhever says: Apr 8, 2010 2:56 PM

    waste of time…we dont sign on this site to see where he could have went to college?

  9. prophet of the light says: Apr 8, 2010 2:58 PM

    I literally laughed in class and disturbed people. Larry Coker is an IDIOT.
    Wasn’t Gerald McCoy a top high school prospect?

  10. overkil2 says: Apr 8, 2010 3:00 PM

    Larry Coker ran the U into the ground. He was fortunate to win a National Title with Butch’s recruits and almost won a 2nd in that Ohio state BS call, but once he started bringing his own players in, the talent level really sucked for the most part.
    He’s sitting on his couch counting his money right now and laughing at the U.

  11. JDow says: Apr 8, 2010 3:16 PM

    McCoy doesn’t have a BCS championship ring, they won in 2000, if he was on that team, then he set a record for most years of elgibility.

  12. PossibleCabbage says: Apr 8, 2010 3:20 PM

    “McCoy has a BCS Title ring so I bet he doesnt regret it that much.”
    He does? They give out rings for finishing 2nd in the BCS Championship? Since Oklahoma hasn’t won the BCS Championship since 2001, and McCoy hasn’t been in school that long.

  13. brasho says: Apr 8, 2010 3:28 PM

    I think you can run the exact same article for every highly recruited player in the nation… of course you would have to change the names of the players and the colleges … but this isn’t news.

  14. daffx4 says: Apr 8, 2010 3:36 PM

    Larry Coker did more with that ghetto program than Randy Shannon has done…

  15. surefooted says: Apr 8, 2010 4:11 PM

    “# PWB says: April 8, 2010 2:47 PM
    Aren’t there NCAA rules that either prohibit or regulate the use of former players in recruiting?”
    No.

  16. jibfest says: Apr 8, 2010 4:27 PM

    What was Warren’s GPA while a student? Can we find that out?

  17. GoBrowns19 says: Apr 8, 2010 5:28 PM

    That’s obviously a ruse. McCoy was joking around with Sapp for crying out loud.

  18. NOwillrepeat says: Apr 8, 2010 6:39 PM

    McCoy has a BCS Title ring so I bet he doesnt regret it that much.
    ——————————————–
    He was on that 2000 championship team?

  19. Hosstyle In Tampa says: Apr 8, 2010 6:40 PM

    xxxsixeightxxx says: April 8, 2010 2:25 PM
    McCoy has a BCS Title ring so I bet he doesnt regret it that much.
    =========================================
    The rantings of an idiot…

  20. NOwillrepeat says: Apr 8, 2010 6:49 PM

    I really don’t like this kid. Very arrogant. Thinks he has it all figured out. If you watched that interview, he tells Sapp that he can get the the QB in 3 steps (which is practically impossible). Sapp asked him to prove it, which of course he failed to do. Than WS goes on to show him the 5 step power swim and own his soon-to-be rookie bitch ass.
    Suh seems like a much more humble and sure bet for my money.

  21. hnirobert says: Apr 9, 2010 8:01 AM

    “McCoy has a BCS Title ring so I bet he doesnt regret it that much.”
    I’m sure you mean Coker and not McCoy. I believe Butch Davis is still waiting for Larry to resize that ring and send it to him…

  22. tlyrikal says: Apr 9, 2010 1:34 PM

    NOwillrepeat says:
    April 8, 2010 6:49 PM
    I really don’t like this kid. Very arrogant. Thinks he has it all figured out. If you watched that interview, he tells Sapp that he can get the the QB in 3 steps (which is practically impossible). Sapp asked him to prove it, which of course he failed to do. Than WS goes on to show him the 5 step power swim and own his soon-to-be rookie bitch ass.
    Suh seems like a much more humble and sure bet for my money.
    Fool by no stretch of imagination is he arrogant!!!!! And he doesnt have to do it for the money. He plays because he loves the game. It was a freaking joke and if you had a personality you too would understand jokes!!! You should know a person before you speak on their personality. Say what you want about him but understand you wont be drafted anytime soon now will you?!?!?!?!

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