Tuesday, Coach Danny Hope (pictured) and three players met with the media to talk about Ohio State's looming visit, Purdue's turnover problem, a Sunday players-only meeting, among other things. For this, and news of a player departing, personnel changes and much more, check out this Ultimate Ticket...[details]
Personal: Camp 2009: McKey has sat out camp while continuing to recover from the knee injury that ended his season early in 2008.
2008: Academic All-Big Ten ... appeared in 10 games, including one start ... caught two passes for nine yards (4.5 average) ... started vs. Oregon on Sept. 13 ... caught first career pass for three yards at Notre Dame on Sept. 27 ... had 6-yard reception vs. Penn State on Oct. 4 ... suffered season-ending knee injury at Michigan State on Nov. 8.
2007: Did not play.
High School: Three-star prospect by Rivals.com ... ranked as No. 48 tight end nationally by Rivals.com ... ranked No. 61 among Texas Top 200 Senior Playmakers ... used primarily as a blocking tight end ... first team all-district as senior after recording 10 catches for 118 yards (11.8 average) and one touchdown ... coach was Mark Schmid ... four-sport letterwinner in football, basketball, baseball and track and field.
Personal: Given name is Colton Montgomery McKey ... born Oct. 7, 1988 ... industrial technology major ... enjoys fishing, hunting and playing poker.