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Daniel “Colt” McCoy is a quarterback who plays professionally for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. He is also extremely tall at 1.85 m and 96 kg. He attended Jim Ned High School and played football there. Upon leaving high school, he enrolled at the University of Texas, where he played football for the Texas Longhorns. He redshirted as a college freshman in 2005.

In 2009, his final campaign, he led the Texas Longhorns to a 12-0 regular-season record and a 13-12 victory over the Nebraska Cornhuskers to win the Big 12 Championship. He was the most successful quarterback in NCAA history thanks to his 45 career victories.

In the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns selected McCoy with the 85th overall choice. The Browns dealt him to the San Francisco 49ers in April 2013. April 2014 saw him signing with the Washington Redskins. He joined the New York Giants in March 2020. In Week 12’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals, he made his debut with the Giants.

Colt McCoy
Colt McCoy

On March 30, 2021, he committed to the Arizona Cardinals for a single season. McCoy extended his contract with the Cardinals for another two years in March 2022. He was put on injured reserve on September 7, 2022 due to a calf injury.

Colt McCoy Parents: Meet Steven Brad McCoy and Debra Kay (Woodruff) McCoy

Colt McCoy is the son of Steven Brad McCoy and Debra Kay Woodruff McCoy. His father, Steven is a former football coach at Jim Ned High School.