TexasFootball.com Interview: 2022 Texas High School Football Hall of Fame Inductee Colt McCoy

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Texas Longhorns all-time great and current Arizona Cardinals quarterback Colt McCoy discusses what it means to him to be inducted into the 2022 Texas High School Football Hall of Fame.

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COLT McCOY, Tuscola Jim Ned
Colt McCoy finished his high school career as the all-time passing leader in Class 2A history with just shy of 10,000 yards and 116 TDs. He was twice the AP All-State 2A Offensive MVP. He led Jim Ned to the 2003 Class 2A D1 State Championship game. Colt excelled as a 4-sport standout competing in track, golf, and leading Jim Ned to the Texas State Basketball finals as well. As a Texas Longhorn, McCoy passed for 13,253 yards and 112 TDs. He went 45-8 in 53 career starts earning first-team All-American honors in 2008 and 2009, and became the all-time winningest QB in NCAA history. He was a two-time Walter Camp National Player of the Year and a two-time Heisman Trophy finalist. He won the Maxwell Award, AT&T Player of the Year, the Davey O’Brian Award, the Manning Award for the nation’s top QB, and the Unitas Golden Arm Award. McCoy is one of only 6 players in Texas history to have his number retired. Along with those accomplishments, McCoy was the winner of the Bobby Bowden Award (Fellowship of Christian Athletes), a National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete, three-time Academic All-Big 12 selection, and was selected to the Allstate AFCA and Big 12 Good Works team for his leadership in community service. Colt will be entering his 13th season in the NFL as member of the Arizona Cardinals. He has passed for 7195 yards and 33 TDs as a pro.

 

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