Colt McCoy Biography
Colt McCoy (Full name – Daniel Colt McCoy) is an American football quarterback for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He was born on September 5, 1986, Hobbs, New Mexico, USA.
McCoy was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft, after playing college football for the University of Texas. He has also been a member of the San Francisco 49ers.
From 2006 to 2009, McCoy was the starting quarterback for the Texas Longhorns and won the 2008 Walter Camp Award, was the 2008 Heisman Trophy runner-up and was a 2009 Heisman finalist. He is second to Boise State’s Kellen Moore in games won by a NCAA Division I quarterback. McCoy won 13 of the top 15 major college player awards including quarterback of the year, offensive player of the year and outstanding football player of the year in his senior year.
Colt McCoy Wife
McCoy became engaged to his girlfriend, Rachel Glandorf, on January 12, 2010. Rachel is a former middle-distance track and field athlete for Baylor University. McCoy proposed on the video scoreboard at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin. The couple married on July 17, 2010, and have three children as of now; two daughters and a son.
Colt McCoy Brother
Colt McCoy was the roommate of Jordan Shipley, his favorite receiving target at Texas, who is also an avid outdoorsman. McCoy’s father was the roommate of Shipley’s father at Abilene Christian University. McCoy’s younger brother Case and Jordan’s younger brother Jaxon were also roommates at the University of Texas and played the same positions as Colt and Jordan.
Case McCoy now resides and works in the Austin area. McCoy’s grandfather, Burl McCoy, is a member of the Abilene Christian University (ACU) Sports Hall of Fame for his exploits both as an athlete and as the former women’s basketball coach. McCoy’s younger brother Chance McCoy was a wide receiver at ACU.
Colt McCoy Age
Mc Coy was born on September 5, 1986, Hobbs, New Mexico. He attended Jim Ned High School in Tuscola, Texas, population 714, where he was coached in football by his father, Brad McCoy. McCoy turns 33 years old in 2019.
Colt McCoy College
McCoy attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he played, from 2005 to 2009, for coach Mack Brown’s Texas Longhorns football team. From 2006 to 2009, he was a four-year starter for the Longhorns. He won or shared the team’s MVP all four years, the only player in school history to do so.
Colt McCoy Redskins
On April 3, 2014, McCoy signed with the Washington Redskins. On October 19, 2014, against the Tennessee Titans, McCoy replaced Kirk Cousins after halftime, with Washington trailing 10–6 and Cousins having caused two turnovers. McCoy completed a 70-yd touchdown pass to Pierre Garçon on his first pass. He then went on to lead the Redskins on a game-winning drive, winning the game 19-17. McCoy was named the starter over Cousins on October 27, 2014, and had his first start on the team against the Dallas Cowboys.
Colt McCoy Salary | Contract
On July 27, 2018, McCoy signed a new two-year contract with the Redskins. McCoy’s 2018 season remained intact from his prior contract. In the 2019 season, $2 million of McCoy’s $3 million base salary is fully guaranteed. The contract carries a salary of $2.8 million and a total cap value of $3.6 million. McCoy can void the contract based on playtime and performance. If voided the Redskins can buy the contract back with an incentive-based roster bonus.
Colt McCoy Net Worth
McCoy has earned his huge incomes through his career as a quarterback in the NFL with lucrative contracts over the course of his illustrious career. He signed a contract that carries a salary of $2.8 million and a total cap value of $3.6 million in mid-2018. McCoy is estimated to have a net worth of $5 million.
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