The class of 2010 for the state of Georgia is loaded with talent. Denzel McCoy is one defensive linemen that many teams will be keeping tabs on. McCoy made several visits in the last couple weeks.
He was in the stands for Georgia Tech's recent Thursday night wipe out of Miami. "That went great. I got to tour the new computer science building. They just showed me around, a lot of academic stuff. Jay (Finch) and I just hung out at the game. We're pretty good friends. I had a real good time."
McCoy also stayed around Friday with his father to check out some things at Tech. He explained why. "Oh that was the academic tour. I was just checking out the new rec building and the computer science building with my dad. We toured the campus to get a more in-depth feel and learn more. We then went to practice then left.
So what did he think of Tech's practice style?
"It was a great practice style. Coach Johnson, he makes it fun but they get after it. It was really cool"
Denzel has been to visit Tech for all the home games, so how comfortable does he feel there?
"It's not necessarily comfortable but I feel welcomed. They show they are about me as a player and a student. It makes me feel wanted, as a student also."
McCoy spent this last week in North Carolina with family and enjoyed the week off from school. He was able to check out Duke while there.
"It was pretty cool. They have great facilities, great hospitality, and while you're there it feels like the setting from a Harry Potter movie. At the game, I was only there for the first half, the team seemed pretty energetic for their last game. They're not going to a bowl. There was always someone there to answer my questions. The coaches, they like me a lot."
Next up for McCoy will be Junior Day visits, but he's not sure which ones yet. He reports a new offer in the last two weeks from the Miami Hurricanes. "I used to live down there. I've never visited but I'm going to try and check them out. I'd definitely like to," when he spoke of the offer.
When asked about a timetable for a commitment, he answered, "Possibly spring, around then. Possibly. Everything is going pretty good, I'm just observing still. I have no favorites."
Denzel's Northview High School team finished 0-10. He said he finished with 75 tackles, 10 for loss, and had about 5 or 6 sacks.