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Colt McCoy Biography
Browns QB, Colt McCoy was born September 5, 1986 in Hobbs, New Mexico and is a former starting quarterback for the University of Texas. McCoy won the 2008 Walter Camp Award and was the 2008 Heisman Trophy runner-up.
As a redshirt freshman in 2006, he was the starting quarterback for the 2006 Longhorn team. On November 4, 2006, McCoy threw his 27th touchdown pass in a win against Oklahoma State, to take sole possession of the Texas school record for most touchdowns ever thrown by a quarterback in a single season. Subsequently, in the 2006 Alamo Bowl on December 30, McCoy threw two touchdowns against University of Iowa to tie Nevada's David Neill for second place for freshman touchdowns in a single season. Also during the 2006 season, McCoy was named College Football News Big 12 Player of the Year and was named the quarterback to their All Freshman Team. Injuries caused him to miss portions of the final two regular season games, but was able to play for the entire duration of the Longhorns' bowl game.
Leading the 2007 Longhorns, McCoy was somewhat less consistent. Through the first five games he threw nine interceptions - two more than he threw in the entire 2006 season; he went on to throw 18 interceptions during the 2007 season.
Leading the 2008 Texas Longhorn football team, McCoy and the Longhorns began the season with 8 straight wins, including a win over then #1 Oklahoma, #6 Oklahoma State and #11 Missouri. His performance helped the Longhorns rise at one point to the #1 ranking in the national polls, although UT lost to Texas Tech University and finished ranked third in the BCS standings. In 2008 McCoy set school records for most career touchdown passes, most touchdown passes in a season, most total touchdowns by a Texas player, most career wins, and most career passing yards. In addition to setting passing records, McCoy led the team with 561 yards rushing and 11 rushing touchdowns, establishing a reputation as a dual threat quarterback. McCoy was named the 2008 AP Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year.
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Posted on 2 November 2014 | 11:17 pm
During Colt McCoy’s days at the University of Texas he was a huge star. One might even call the homegrown Texas product a Lone Star in the truest sense of the word. After finishing as the runner-up in the Heisman in 2008 and 2009 and leading the Longhorns to the BCS National Championship game in Read More
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