Philadelphia Eagles is a professional American football team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Philadelphia Eagles are a member of the National Football League’s National Football Conference East division. The team’s home stadium is Lincoln Financial Field.
Philadelphia Eagles All-Time Leading Rusher In History
With 6,792 yards on the ground, LeSean McCoy is the Philadelphia Eagles’ all-time leading rusher.
Former American football running back LeSean Kamel McCoy, nicknamed “Shady,” was born on July 12, 1988. He was picked by the Philadelphia Eagles in the second round of the 2009 NFL Draft after playing collegiate football at the University of Pittsburgh.
In Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, McCoy attended Bishop McDevitt High School from 2002 to 2006. McCoy sustained a significant ankle injury in his senior year of high school, putting his career in jeopardy. McCoy ran for over 1,300 yards and 14 touchdowns in his debut season with Pittsburgh in 2007.
McCoy was named to the All-American second team in 2008. His 21 rushing touchdowns were third in the country, just one trailing behind the top two.
The Philadelphia Eagles selected McCoy in the second round of the 2009 NFL Draft, with the 53rd overall choice. He was the fourth running back chosen in that year’s draft. On June 29, 2009, he signed a four-year contract with the team for $3.47 million, with $1.72 million guaranteed.