Now a senior, this former quarterback and defensive end is the incumbent starter at the tight end position... has become a more physical blocker and also possesses soft hands... also a solid special teams contributor... has caught 22 passes in his career for 315 yards and two touchdowns... has made 14 career starts.
2003: Tied for fourth on the squad with 16 catches for 252 receiving yards... ranked third on the team with a 15.8 yards per catch average... caught a career-high four passes in the season opener at Tulane... had a career-best 55-yard reception at Arizona... matched his career high with four catches against Army for a career-high 59 receiving yards... also played on special teams.
2002: Started three games (Army, East Carolina and Colorado State) when the Frogs opened in a two-tight end formation... caught six passes for 63 yards including a pair of TDs... caught touchdown passes in back-to-back games vs. North Texas and Houston... scored his third touchdown of the season when he recovered a blocked punt in the end zone versus Tulane.
2001: Moved from quarterback to the defensive end position in the spring, then found a home at tight end in the fall... saw action on special teams.
2000: Redshirted as a true freshman.
High School: First team District 31-3A and an honorable mention all-state quarterback... was a four-time all-district pick... threw for 4,964 yards and 42 touchdowns as a prep... passed for 1,680 and rushed for 600 yards as a senior... passed for 1,427 and rushed for 520 yards as a junior... coached by Gordon Foerster... three-time all-district choice in basketball and once in baseball... also received area scholar-athlete honors... chose TCU over Houston, Baylor and Texas A&M.
Personal: Cody Ryan McCarty is the son of former TCU great Mickey McCarty and Belinda Tijerina... born January 2, 1982... is a criminal justice major.
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