46 Cory Magwood
46 Cory Magwood
Height: 6-2
Weight: 228
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Varnville, S.C.
High School: Wade Hampton
Position: LB

2013 — Played in 12 of Furman’s 14 games and earned starts in six contests, including five at linebacker and one at nickel back...played a key role in Furman’s run to an 8-6 record, Southern Conference championship, and NCAA FCS playoff appearance...team finished ranked 21st in final FCS Coaches Poll...started at middle linebacker in first three games, totaling a career high 18 tackles, including one for-loss, in season opener against Gardner-Webb...18-tackle performance was the most by a Paladin in first career start...missed The Citadel and Elon games due to injury...returned to starting lineup against Appalachian State (27-10 win), totaling 13 tackles, including two for-loss, and a force fumble...fifth start at linebacker came against 13th-ranked LSU...got the starting nod at nickel back and tallied 16 tackles versus Wofford (27-14 win) in Furman’s SoCon title clinching victory...finished the season with 77 tackles, three tackles for-loss, two force fumbles, and one pass deflection.  2012 — Recorded notable playing time in 10 games, seeing duty as a backup linebacker and on special teams....among a group of seven true freshmen to register noteworthy playing time...collected 10 tackles, with a season four stops coming against Georgia Southern...tallied two tackles against both Western Carolina (45-24 win) and Elon (31-17 win).

High School:  2012 graduate of Wade Hampton (2A) High School...football coach was Eric Scaife...played split end, outside linebacker, and defensive end...started for three seasons and twice earned all-region and High School Sports Report First Team All-State honors...racked up 275 tackles and 31 quarterback sacks in his career, including a school record 15 quarterback takedowns and 39 tackles for-loss in 2011...in all established six new school game, single season, and career standards...ranked by AthleteVault at No. 114 among North Carolina-South Carolina Top 200 players...was also a highly honored basketball player, twice earning all-region and 2010-11 all-state honors...recorded a 42-point performance versus Ridgeland and 40-point display against Allendale-Fairfax his senior year.

Personal:  Full name is Cory Jon-Christopher Magwood...born May 7, 1994, in Varnville, South Carolina...son of Sophia and Charles Magwood...has two brothers, Charles and Patrick...communications major.