McCoy, Colt

Colt McCoy led Jim Ned High School to the Class 2A state championship game in football and the state tournament in basketball. He threw for 9,344 yards and 116 touchdowns at Jim Ned and is the all-time leading passer in Texas Class 2A history. He concluded his career at the fourth leading passer in Texas high school history. He then went to the University of Texas, where he was a four-year starter from 2006 to 2009, winning the 2008 Walter Camp Award. He was the 2008 Heisman Trophy runner-up and a 2009 Heisman finalist. He is second all-time in games won by a NCAA Division I quarterback. In his senior year at UT, he won 13 of the top 15 major college awards, including quarterback of the year, offensive player of the year and outstanding football player. He led the Longhorns to the BCS national championship game as a senior. McCoy was drafted in the third round by the Cleveland Browns in the 2010 NFL Draft. He has spent the last five seasons in the NFL with the Browns, San Francisco 49ers and is currently with the Washington Redskins.

Colt McCoy