Coy Wire

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FOX College Saturday analyst

Coy Wire is a FOX college football analyst and appears weekly in studio on FOX Sports 1's pregame show, FOX College Saturday, and other programs. He played football at Stanford, where he earned a sociology degree with a focus in philosophy and religion, before spending nine years in the NFL with Buffalo and Atlanta. Wire is also an author, motivational speaker and sits on the board of directors for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. He resides in Atlanta with his wife and kids.



  • Q&A with Stanford RB Tyler Gaffney
    November 06, 2013, 6:10 PM EST
    With more touches, Tyler Gaffney has thrived with the Cardinal this season. Can he lead an upset over Oregon? Coy Wire wraps up the young RB to get some answers.
  • There's room for 'smart guys' in NFL
    November 04, 2013, 7:06 PM EST
    Jonathan Martin's troubles have nothing to do with being a 'Stanford guy.' As Coy Wire writes, intellectual types can fit in the NFL culture. This is about Incognito.
  • Why Marcus Mariota is nation's top QB
    October 24, 2013, 10:33 AM EDT
    Jameis Winston might be college football's hottest QB. Johnny Manziel captivates fans weekly. But who's the NCAA's best? Coy Wire argues for Mariota, and it's not close.
  • Clemson's shutdown plan vs. Winston
    October 17, 2013, 11:13 AM EDT
    FSU and Clemson meet this week in the ACC game of the year. For the Tigers to win, they'll have to control Jameis Winston. Coy Wire breaks down how that can be done.
  • CFB on FS1 Q&A: UW's Sean Parker
    October 11, 2013, 10:54 AM EDT
    With No. 2 Oregon heading to Seattle in Week 7's premier game, Coy Wire caught up with Parker to talk about Washington's defense, what it must do to slow Oregon's offense and other topics.
  • The case for Barr over Clowney
    October 09, 2013, 9:05 PM EDT
    A year ago, Clowney was the consensus best defensive prospect in the 2014 draft. Not anymore. Coy Wire breaks down the film and explains why he'd pick Barr over Clowney.
  • CFB on FOX Q&A: Utah's Travis Wilson
    October 03, 2013, 11:35 AM EDT
    Wilson and the Utes welcome the Bruins to Salt Lake City on Thursday night on FOX Sports 1. Coy Wire caught up with Wilson to discuss his offense, the Bruins and other subjects.
  • How Stanford will stifle UW's run game
    October 03, 2013, 10:53 AM EDT
    Can the Huskies go to Palo Alto and upset the Cardinal? Some believe so given the way Sankey and QB Keith Price are playing. Coy Wire looks at the film and explains why that won't happen.