Originally written on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 5/20/13
Gettyimage.ashx_url_http_3a_2f_2fcache.gettyimages.com_2fxc_2f98784227.jpg_3fv_3d1_26c_3dewsasset_26k_3d2_26d_3d77bfba49ef878921a343b2c87a49d8f56f8b34367d231800e60af075ce18a0544f7108bfb0d8fe88
For Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, severe weather in Oklahoma is too close for comfort. The third overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft is an Oklahoma City native and a two-time team captain at Oklahoma who started 40 games during his college career. Before his stint with the Sooners, he became a standout at Oklahoma City's Southeast High School. Severe storms have hit the Midwest, including the Oklahoma City area, since Sunday. On Monday afternoon, a strong tornado estimated to be an EF4 on the Fujita scale of tornado intensity ripped through Moore, Okla., a southern suburb, and caused widespread damage. This is real people not a game!! F5!! My goodness. God be with my home please!! twitter.comGeraldini93st Gerald McCoy (@Geraldini93) May 20, 2013Please please please pray for my home!! Oklahoma!! Devastating twister ripping things apart. Classified as an F5. Kids stuck in a schools. Gerald McCoy (@Geraldini93) May 20, 2013Sending prayers up to all my Oklahoma...
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Would four Finals losses make you think twice about LeBron?

Stephen Curry offers reminder that basketball means very little

INTERPOL targets former FIFA officials, sports execs

Cam Newton fulfills promise to mother, graduates from Auburn

LeSean McCoy testy with media over questions about Chip Kelly

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

It’s time for Jimmy Garoppolo to step up and do his job

Phil Jackson is the architect of a Finals contender

Marcus Mariota 'eating up' Tennessee Titans offense

Eagles insider: Tebow 'has a ways to go' after Tuesday OTA

Cromartie: Richard Sherman is a product of Seahawks system

Prince Shembo’s girlfriend says he was jealous of dog

Piazza interested in buying bankrupt Italian soccer team

Tiger talks state of his game, cracks joke about imitating son’s swing

'BQSTQN' Bruins and other Stanley Cup engraving mistakes

2015 NBA Finals preview: Key players for Cavaliers, Warriors

Cavaliers NBA Finals banner showcases injured players

Yankees now the favorite in American League East

Blackhawks-Lightning Stanley Cup Final: Key matchups

JR Smith shares photo calling Bruce Jenner a 'science project'

Joey Gallo arrives in Texas

Dinosaur in Chicago won't wear Blackhawks jersey this year

Can these struggling contenders get back in the playoff picture?

Texas recruit 'tanks academics' so he can play for Oklahoma?

All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

The strategies of defending LeBron's isolations

Cam Newton fulfills promise to mother, graduates from Auburn

2015 NBA Finals preview

Yankees now the AL East favorite

Joey Gallo arrives in Texas

USA Women’s World Cup: No excuse not to win

Projecting rosters for the 2015 MLB All-Star Game

What Peterson's return means

The Bulls and the culture of fitting in

X-factors for Cavs and Warriors

Pujols: Angels not 'Mike Trout show'

Adrian Peterson returns to Vikings

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.