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Houston is the First College Program to Offer Lufkin Offensive Lineman Erik McCoy

Lufkin OT Erik McCoy. (Christopher Vinn,

Houston is always active recruiting East Texas and that’s not changing with the region’s 2014 and 2015 football classes.

Lufkin junior offensive lineman Erik McCoy is the latest East Texan to receive an offer from the Cougars. The 6-foot-4, 297-pound McCoy got his first offer Sunday, according to

McCoy and Lufkin won their season opener 52-28 at home against John Tyler on Friday. The Panthers visit Tyler Lee at 7:30 p.m. this Friday.

McCoy is the third player in East Texas’ 2015 class that Houston has offered. Teammate Terry Mark, a 6-foot-1, 180-pound receiver, also holds a Houston offer, along with Longview running back JaMycal Hasty. McCoy is the 11th player in the region’s junior class to receive a Division I FBS offer.

Mark and McCoy join senior defensive tackle D.J. Williams as the three Lufkin players with Houston offers. Mark is the younger brother of former Lufkin standout and current Houston defensive lineman Tomme Mark.

The Cougars have offered nine East Texans in the 2014 and 2015 classes.

East Texans with Houston Offers

  • 2014 — K.D. Cannon, WR, Baylor (committed to Baylor)
  • 2014 — Caleb Chumley, QB/ATH, Pine Tree
  • 2014 — Adrian Goodacre, OL, Carthage (committed to ULL)
  • 2014 — Patrick Mahomes, QB, Whitehouse (committed to Texas Tech)
  • 2014 — Kevin Shorter, RB, Newton (committed to Texas)
  • 2014 — D.J. Williams, DT, Lufkin
  • 2015 — JaMycal Hasty, RB, Longview
  • 2015 — Terry Mark, WR, Lufkin
  • 2015 — Erik McCoy, OL, Lufkin


2015 East Texas Football Players With Division I FBS Offers

  • Kris Boyd, ATH, Gilmer, 6-0, 175 — offers from Oklahoma, TCU, Texas, Texas Tech (4)
  • Nate Brooks, DB, Whitehouse, 6-0, 150 — offers from Louisiana Tech, North Texas (2)
  • Key’Vantanie “KeKe” Coutee, ATH, Lufkin, 5-10, 160 — committed to Texas; additional offers from Oklahoma, Texas Tech (3)
  • Justin Dunning, WR/S, Whitehouse, 6-4, 200 — offers from Baylor, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech (6)
  • JaMycal Hasty, RB, Longview, 5-9, 181 — offers from Baylor, Houston, TCU, Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech (6)
  • Blake Lynch, QB/ATH, Troup, 6-3, 193 — offers from Baylor, Mississippi State (2)
  • Daylon Mack, DT, Gladewater, 6-1, 311 — offers from Alabama, Arkansas, Baylor, Clemson, Florida State, LSU, Miami, Oklahoma, SMU, TCU, Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech (13)
  • Terry Mark, WR, Lufkin, 6-1, 180 — offer from Houston (1)
  • Erik McCoy, OL, Lufkin, 6-4, 297 — offer from Houston (1)
  • Larry Pryor, S, Sulphur Springs, 6-1, 185 — offers from Arkansas, Baylor, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas, Texas Tech, (7)
  • Matthew Weeks, OT, Tyler Lee, 6-5, 260 — offer from SMU

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