Cory Boyd and Kenny McKinley were best of friends when they were teammates at USC. So much so, Boyd is the godfather for McKinley’s son. Boyd currently plays for the Toronto Argonauts. Wednesday he was interviewed by the Toronto Sun about McKinley’s death. Toronto Sun Cory Boyd interview
Former USC and Denver Broncos wide receiver Kenny McKinley told at least one former teammate at USC within the past couple of weeks that he was struggling with depression and was thinking of hurting himself according to a source privy to that conversation. McKinley committed suicide Monday at his home near Denver. McKinley was in […]
It has been a little over day since we heard the news of former USC star Kenny McKinley’s death and it is still hard for most of us to process. The Kenny McKinley we knew was always happy, smiling and full of life. The Kenny McKinley we knew always worked hard and played hard and […]
The Araphoe County, CO Sherriff’s Department officially ruled Tuesday night that former USC star receiver Kenny McKinley committed suicide Monday afternoon by shooting himself in the head. McKinley reportedly had been suffering with depression since undergoing season ending knee surgery last month. The Denver Post reported details on the police report Tuesday night.
Denver TV reporter Josina Anderson of Fox31 reported this afternoon on her Twitter page that Kenny McKinley was experiencing some depression after being placed on injured reserve. She also reports McKinley was dealing with some financial stress. Anderson also reported that McKinley had a “split contract” that allowed his base salary to be reduced if […]
USC football coach Steve Spurrier is dealing with more this week than just preparing his team for the game at Auburn Saturday night. The news of the tragic death of former Gamecock star Kenny McKinley has thrown the entire football program into mourning. At his news conference Tuesday, Spurrier talked in detail about McKinley and […]
Police in Colorado are investigating the death Monday afternoon of former USC football star Kenny McKinley. Early media reports from Denver are that officials suspect suicide in the case. McKinley was 23. McKinley finished his USC career in 2008 as the school’s all time leading receiver. He was Denver’s 5th round draft pick in 2009. […]
The news Monday night that former USC great Kenny McKinley had died in Denver shocked the Gamecock program to the core. Gamecock head coach Steve Spurrier did not recruit McKinley, but he came to love him. McKinley finished his career at USC as the school’s all time leading receiver. Early reports from Denver were that […]