- 2005 Big 12 Commissioner’s Spring Academic Honor Roll
Wide receiver Shamus McKoy added depth to the Nebraska receiving corps after joining the Husker program for the final two seasons of his collegiate career. McKoy appeared in five career games, but did not record a reception.
McKoy had a solid spring camp in 2005, then played in four games as a senior, appearing in matchups against Maine, Wake Forest, Kansas and Colorado.
McKoy played in the opener against Western Illinois, but did not record any stats.
Before Nebraska (Enloe HS/Scottsdale CC)
McKoy played wide receiver and strong safety in high school at Enloe High School in Raleigh, N.C. He earned honorable-mention all-state honors under Coach David Thompson. McKoy went on to play for Coach Ken Giovando at Scottsdale (Ariz.) Community College in 2002 and 2003. McKoy earned honorable-mention all-conference accolades on two occasions, while adding preseason all-region recognition. He recorded 30 catches for nearly 500 yards as a sophomore in 2003.
The son of Sherine McKoy, Shamus was born in Trenton, N.J., on April 28, 1982. He majored in sociology and was named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll in 2005. McKoy volunteered his time with the Lincoln Action Program and on area hospital visitations.