Colt McCoy

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Colt McCoy
Colt McCoy Browns training.jpg
No. 12     Cleveland Browns
Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: September 5, 1986 (1986-09-05) (age 27)
Place of birth: Hobbs, New Mexico
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
College: Texas
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 3 / Pick: 85
Debuted in 2010 for the Cleveland Browns
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • 2006 "All Freshman Team" by College Football News
  • 2006 “National Freshman of the Year” by The Sporting News and the Touchdown Club of Columbus
  • 2006 Big 12 Offensive Newcomer of the Year by the Associated Press.
  • 2006 Valero Alamo Bowl Offensive MVP
  • 2008 Pacific Life Holiday Bowl Offensive MVP
  • 2008 Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year by the Associated Press
  • 2008 Second-team All-Big 12 by the Associated Press
  • 2008 Walter Camp Award by the Walter Camp Foundation
  • 2008 First-team All-America by the Walter Camp Foundation, FWAA, and Sports Illustrated
  • 2008 Archie Griffin Award
  • 2008 co-Sporting News Player of the Year
  • 2008 Heisman Memorial Trophy Runner-up
  • 2009 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Offensive MVP
  • 2009 Unanimous first-team All-American, including first-team honors from by Associated Press, AFCA, FWAA,
  • Walter Camp Foundation, Rivals.com, Scout.com
  • 2009 First-team All-Big 12
  • 2009 Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year
  • 2009 NCAA Quarterback of the Year
  • 2009 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award
  • 2009 Davey O'Brien Award
  • 2009 Manning Award
  • 2009 Chic Harley Award
  • 2009 Maxwell Award
  • 2009 Walter Camp Award by the Walter Camp Foundation
  • 2009 Sporting News College Athlete of the Year
  • 2009 AT&T ESPN All-America Player of the Year
  • Texas Longhorns #12 retired
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2011
Pass attempts 685
Pass completions 400
Percentage 58.4
TD-INT 20-20
Passing yards 4,309
QB Rating 74.5
Stats at NFL.com

Daniel Colt McCoy (born September 5, 1986 in Hobbs, New Mexico) is an American football starting quarterback that currently plays for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL). McCoy was drafted out of the University of Texas at Austin by the Cleveland Browns with the 18th pick in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft.

In 2006, during his time with the Texas Longhorns, he was a candidate for the Heisman Trophy. He was again a candidate for the trophy in 2007 which was won by Tim Tebow. McCoy is a member of the Church of Christ.[1]

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  1. "McCoy is No. 2 in Heisman vote". Christian Chronicle: An International Newspaper for Churches of Christ. http://www.christianchronicle.org/article2158642~McCoy_is_No._2_in_Heisman_vote. Retrieved 2012-12-7.

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