Coy Wire Biography and Wiki
Coy Wire is a well-known American news anchor, correspondent, and also a former professional football player in the NFL. Coy has worked for CNN as a sports anchor and correspondent since 2015.
As a former college and pro athlete, Wire brings insider experiences, insight, credibility, and contacts to his new role. He graduated from Stanford University and was the first player in modern school history to lead the team in rushing one year and tackles in another.
Post-college he was drafted into the NFL by the Buffalo Bills in 2002. He would be named team captain for both the Bills and the Atlanta Falcons during his career which spanned nine years. He also received the Ed Block Courage Award, the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, and Special Teams Player of the Year honors during his career.
Coy Wire Age, How Old is Coy Wire?
Coy is 41 years old as of 2020, He was born on November 7, 1978, in Lemoyne, Pennsylvania. Coy celebrates his birthday on November 7th every year.
Coy Wire Height and Weight
Coy stands at quite a tall height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.83m) with a total weight of 103Kg (228lbs). Coy has got quite the physic of an athlete with great stamina and strength.
Coy Wire Parents and Siblings
Coy was raised by his parents Rick Wire his father and Jane Wire his mother. He has a sister and a brother called Tiffany and Casey respectively. His brother is a PGA certified teaching professional.
Coy Wire Nationality and Descent
Coy is of German, Irish, Dutch, and Japanese descent. His mother named him after the Japanese word for “love”.
Coy Wire Education and College
Wire attended Rice Elementary in the South Middleton School District. Highland Elementary School, Lemoyne Middle School, and Cedar Cliff High School, all in the West Shore School District.
He graduated from Cedar Cliff in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania in 1997 where he set school records in both football and wrestling that have still not been broken. In 1995, his father, Rick, founded Dynamite Sports, a company that guides student-athletes and their families through the recruiting process.
Coy Wire Wife and Daughter, Is Coy Wire Married?
Coy is married to his lovely wife Claire Wire who is the owner of a home design and renovation company named Claire Wire Interiors. Coy and his wife claire welcomed their first child a daughter called Wren Annette Wire on April 29, 2018.
Coy Wire NFL Career
The Buffalo Bills (2002-2008)
Coy was drafted in the third round of the 2002 NFL Draft (97th overall) by the Buffalo Bills. He started 15 games at strong safety as a rookie. Following the signing of Lawyer Milloy in 2003, Wire became a full-time special teams player and was named Buffalo’s Special Teams Player of the Year twice.
He was voted a team captain in 2005 and selected by his teammates as the Bills’ Walter Payton Man of the Year. After suffering a neck injury in 2008 that required surgery to insert a titanium plate and four screws into his neck, Wire was released by the Bills.
Atlanta Falcons (2008-2011)
Coy signed with the Atlanta Falcons on July 25, 2008. He played in 47 of 48 games over three seasons with the Falcons before being released on September 2, 2011. While with the Falcons, Wire was named a team captain and selected by his teammates as the franchise recipient of the Ed Block Courage Award in 2010.
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Coy Wire CNN Wiki and Book
Coy Wire is a former professional football player who joined CNN Sports in 2015 as a full time anchor and correspondent. From his home base at CNN Center, Wire anchors daily Bleacher Report segments cover events and serve as an expert contributor across all platforms.
He appears regularly on CNN programs Early Start, New Day, and CNN Newsroom, in addition to HLN’s Morning Express with Robin Meade and Weekend Express with Lynn Smith. He also contributes to CNN International’s World Sport program and to CNN Digital on a broad range of crossover sports stories.
With his athletic career as a backdrop, Wire wrote an inspirational book, Change Your Mind, which was published in 2012. He then served as a game analyst, studio analyst, and online writer for Fox Sports before joining CNN.
Coy Wire Net Worth
Coy has an estimated net worth of $10 million as of 2020, he has amassed this amount from his career as an NFL professional football player and also as a sports anchor for CNN since 2015.
Coy Wire Salary
Coy earns around $250 thousand US as a television anchor and Correspondent. However, The normal pay of a news journalist in the USA ranges from between $ 24,292 and $ 72,507 that translates to an hourly average wage of between $ 10.15 and $ 31.32.
Coy Wire Instagram
Coy was active on social media site Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. She has more than 23 k followers on Instagram, 9.4 k on Facebook, and has 32.6 k followers on Twitter.
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