July 27, 2006

McCoy switches school, sticking by UM?

Running back LeSean McCoy, a Cane commitment, is trying to avoid the media and the kind of hype that surrounded him as one of the nation's top-rated running backs coming out of high school last year.

He wants to stay focused.

But there was one thing that made him pick up the phone and call a reporter today.

He heard that Cane fans were worried he would no longer be heading to Coral Gables after a report surfaced that he was no longer attending the Milford Academy, a school Cane coaches had originally recommended to him after he didn't qualify last year.

"I'm not going to Milford anymore -- I'm going to Hargrave (Military in Virginia)," McCoy said. "And yes, I will be at Miami in December."

There is some mystery around why McCoy switched schools. He says his mother and father "didn't want me going to Milford anymore." At the same time, he says, "I love Milford."

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