As it is football season, this Alumni Corner features CC alum Coy Cronk, who is an NFL player.
Meet Coy Cronk! Coy is a 2016 graduate of Central Catholic. During high school, Coy participated in football, baseball, Search retreat, and the National Honor Society. During his senior year, Coy was part of the state championship football team and the state runner-up baseball team. After graduating, Coy attended Indiana University where he earned a bachelor’s degree from the O’Neil School of Management. While at IU, Coy played as an offensive tackle for the football team. He started 42 games for IU; however, he fractured and dislocated his ankle in 2019 and gained a medical redshirt which allowed him a 5th year of college football. After graduating from IU, Coy played his 5th year of college football at the University of Iowa in 2020. It took nearly 18 months for his leg to heal and due to his injury; Coy missed the majority of the 2019 and 2020 seasons.
In the spring of 2021, Coy went undrafted and signed as a free agent with the Green Bay Packers. He was cut from the team after training camp before signing on with the Jacksonville Jaguars during week 6 of the 2021 NFL season. Coy is an offensive tackle and is in his second season in the NFL. On off days, Coy enjoys playing golf.
What did you like most about your experience at LCSS?
Playing in the NFL is a special opportunity. It’s demanding but rewarding. I appreciate my experience at LCSS as I made lifelong friendships while there, and I still live in Lafayette during the off-season. LCSS also helped shape my faith and strengthened my connection with God.
Describe one of your favorite memories of LCSS.
My favorite part of LCSS was my friends and teammates. And my favorite memory at LCSS was being a part of the 2015 football state title team.