34 Facts About Colt McCoy

1. On January 12, 2010, Colt McCoy became engaged to his girlfriend, Rachel Glandorf, a former middle-distance track and field athlete for Baylor University, by proposing on the video scoreboard at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin.

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2. Colt McCoy has participated in a church youth group since 2002.

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3. Colt McCoy signed a three-year contract extension with the Redskins on March 9, 2016, signing a one-year extension once that ran out on July 26, 2018.

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4. On October 27, 2014, Colt McCoy was named the starter over Cousins, and had his first start on the team against the Dallas Cowboys.

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5. On his first pass, Colt McCoy completed a 70-yd touchdown pass to Pierre Garcon.

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6. Colt McCoy signed with the Washington Redskins on April 3, 2014.

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7. Colt McCoy spent the 2012 season backing up Browns' rookie first round pick Brandon Weeden.

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8. Colt McCoy finished the season with 6 touchdowns against 9 interceptions.

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9. Colt McCoy threw for 243 yards and 2 touchdowns with no interceptions, but Cleveland lost.

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10. Colt McCoy completed 23 of 33 passes for 281 yards, a touchdown, and two interceptions in the Browns' loss.

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11. Colt McCoy was drafted in the third round as the 85th overall pick by the Cleveland Browns in the 2010 NFL Draft.

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12. Colt McCoy injured his throwing arm in the BCS title game against Alabama with a pinched nerve.

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13. Colt McCoy indicated he wanted to play for a national championship.

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14. Colt McCoy said, "But at the same time, I want to play four years here.

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15. Colt McCoy said that if he were rated a first—or second-round draft pick, he might change his mind about staying.

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16. Colt McCoy was quoted as saying, "I'm going to play here for four years.

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17. In October 2008, Colt McCoy said he would stay at Texas for his senior year instead of leaving for the 2009 NFL Draft.

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18. In 2009, Colt McCoy was again in strong consideration for the Heisman, even with the two previous Heisman winners coming back for their senior seasons.

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19. On November 25, 2008, Colt McCoy was named one of three finalists for the Maxwell Award, which is presented to the top all-around player in the country.

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20. Colt McCoy was mentioned as a Heisman Trophy candidate in his freshman year and he appeared on the Athlon Sports pre-season Heisman watch at the start of the 2007 season.

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21. Colt McCoy led a fast-paced offense, with accurate, short passes in his repertoire.

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22. Colt McCoy completed 41-of-59 passes for 414 yards, two touchdowns and one interception.

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23. Colt McCoy rushed for two touchdowns and threw for 2 more.

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24. Colt McCoy completed 24 of 35 passing attempts for 255 yards and 2 touchdown passes.

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25. Colt McCoy gave a good performance but came up short as his Red Raider counterpart, Graham Harrell had an outstanding day.

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26. Colt McCoy threw for two touchdowns and moved past Ricky Williams into second on Texas' all-time list for touchdowns responsible for.

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27. In 2008 Colt 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.

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28. Colt McCoy played the worst game of his career in an upset loss to the Kansas State Wildcats; He threw for 200 yards and had four interceptions.

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29. On December 21, 2006, Texas announced that Colt McCoy was cleared to start in the Alamo Bowl.

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30. Colt McCoy was taken to University Medical Center Brackenridge where he spent more than three hours undergoing an evaluation that included an X-Ray, MRI, and a CAT scan.

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31. On November 4, 2006, Colt 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.

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32. On October 14, 2006, Colt McCoy threw a Texas record six touchdown passes in the win against Baylor.

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33. Colt McCoy attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he played for coach Mack Brown's Texas Longhorns football team from 2005 to 2009.

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34. Colt McCoy served as Jim Ned High School's punter as a junior and senior.

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