100 Days to Football Time in Oklahoma: #41 Jake McCoy

Player Profile

Position: Linebacker

Height: 6’3″

Weight: 231

Class: Redshirt Junior

Seasons at OU: 3

Hometown: Edmond, OK

The Path to Norman

Jake McCoy played high school football just up the road from Norman. Hailing from Edmond North, McCoy walked on with the Sooners in 2019 as a linebacker.

Career so Far

McCoy took a redshirt season in 2019 and did not play. In 2020, he played in the team’s final seven games, mostly on special teams, and earned Academic All-Big 12 Second Team honors.

2021 was another good year for the Edmond product; he played in eight games, again mostly on special teams, and earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team honors.


Years: 2021 | 2020 | Career

Games Played: 8 | 7 | 15

Tackles: 0 | 3 | 3

Stats via Soonersports.com


This Season

The linebacker group is an interesting one this season, with a mixture of experienced veterans and talented youngsters. McCoy, in his fourth season on campus, will continue to provide depth at backer and likely continue his work on special teams.