High School: Copperas Cove High School, Copperas Cove, Texas, 2002 ... Had 105 tackles, five sacks, four forced fumbles and two recoveries as senior... Won Player-of-the-Game honors 11 of 12 weeks ... Copperas Cove defense only allowed 182 yards per game and 95 rushing yards per game, plus limited opponents to 7.9 points per game with five shutouts ... Had 126 tackles, 16 TFL, seven sacks and two blocked kicks as a junior to earn second-team AP all-state accolades ... SuperPrep All-Southwest selection as Texas’ No. 79 prospect ... Picked No. 99 on Prep Football Report’s All-Southwest three-state area ... PrepStar All-Midlands region pick ... All-league and all-city honors ... Nominated for Texas High School Coaches Association All-Star Game ... First-team all-state pick by Associated Press his senior year ... First-team Centralplex Team ... All-state 5A first-team honors from Texas Sports Writers Association ... Also ran the 110 and 300 hurdles as a two-year varsity track star, finishing fifth in the district in both races ... Texashsfootball.com first-team Team Texas 5A.
Personal: Academic major is physical education ... Full name: John Hardy McKinney Jr. ... Date of birth: Nov. 16, 1983.
McKinney’s Career Stats
|2003||12-1||16||7||23||0.5-4||0.5-4||1 PD, 1 FR|
|Totals||33-6||35||17||52||6.0- 25||1.0- 8||2 PD, 1 FR|