46 Cory Magwood
46 Cory Magwood
Height: 6-2
Weight: 232
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Varnville, S.C.
High School: Wade Hampton
Position: LB

2015 -- Named to STATS FCS Preseason All-America third team along with teammate, tight end Duncan Fletcher...selected to coaches preseason All-SoCon team...elected by teammates to serve as team captain. 2014 — Consensus first team All-Southern Conference selection in balloting by league head coaches and media...paced the league and ranked ninth in FCS in tackles with 123 stops (11.2 tackles/game)...became the fourth Paladin to pace the league in tackles since 1997, joining Jay Thier (1997), Mike Killian (2003), and Kadarron Anderson (2011) in accomplishing the feat...started at strong side linebacker in 11 of 12 games, missing the season finale due to injury...recorded six double-figure tackle performances, including career tying 18-tackle outing at The Citadel...tallied 17 tackles versus South Carolina State and 15 stops and a forced fumble versus Western Carolina. 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 5coach 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.