Colt McCoy

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Colt McCoy
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McCoy with the Redskins
No. 12 – Washington Redskins
Personal information
Born: (1986-09-05) September 5, 1986 (age 34)
Hobbs, New Mexico
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school:Jim Ned (Tuscola, Texas)
NFL Draft:2010 / Round: 3 / Pick: 85
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2018
Passing completions:542
Passing attempts:896
Passing yards:5,958
Passer rating:78.9
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Daniel Colt McCoy (born September 5, 1986 in Hobbs, New Mexico) is an American football starting quarterback that currently plays for the Washington Redskins 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]

College awards and honors[change | change source]

  • 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,,
  • 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

References[change | change source]

  1. "McCoy is No. 2 in Heisman vote". Christian Chronicle: An International Newspaper for Churches of Christ. Archived from the original on 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2012-12-7. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

Other websites[change | change source]