|Birth: ||Jan. 31, 1987|
|Death: ||Sep. 20, 2010|
Professional Football Player. He was a wide receiver for the Denver Broncos. McKinley graduated in 2005 from South Cobb High School in Austell, Georgia as a multi-position player but primarily playing quarterback. He was rated the 29th-best athlete in the state of Georgia and the 54th-best athlete in the country. In 2005, as a freshman at the University of South Carolina, McKinley was in the starting lineup as a wide receiver and also handled the punt returns. As a sophomore, his best game was an eight-catch, 110-yard effort against Auburn, the first 100-yard receiving day in his career. He finished his career at South Carolina with 207 receptions and 2,781 receiving yards. University of South Carolina head football coach Steve Spurrier called McKinley the best receiver he has ever coached. During the 2009 NFL draft, McKinley was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the fifth round, 5th pick (141st overall). He played in eight games as a rookie in 2009, mostly on special teams, with seven kick returns for 158 yards, when he suffered a season-ending knee injury in the second to last game of the season and had surgery in the off-season. McKinley had been placed on injured reserve with this knee injury on December 28, 2009.
Mount Harmony Memorial Gardens Cemetery
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Record added: Sep 20, 2010
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