NFL debut: 10/17/10 (at PIT)... First NFL start: 10/17/10 (at PIT)... Redskins debut: 10/19/14 (vs. TEN)... First win as starter: 10/24/10 (at NO, 30- 17)... First fourth-quarter comeback win: 9/25/11 (at MIA, 17-16)... First completion: 10/17/10 (at PIT, 8 yards to Brian Robiskie)... First passing TD: 10/17/10 (at PIT, 12 yards to Benjamin Watson)... First multi-passing TD game: 12/19/10 (at CIN, 2)... First 300 yard passing game: 10/2/11 (vs. TEN, 350)... First rushing touchdown: 11/7/10 (vs. NE, 16 yards)
Originally selected by the Cleveland Browns in the third round (85th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft... Traded to the San Francisco 49ers on April 1, 2013... Signed with the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on April 3, 2014... Re-signed with the Redskins on March 19, 2015... Re-signed with the Redskins on March 9, 2016.
Enters 2016 having previously appeared in 35 regular season games with 25 starts, completing 508-of-842 passes (60.3 percent) for 5,586 yards with 26 touchdowns as of the conclusion of the 2015 season.
Appeared in two regular season games in reserve, completing 7-of-11 passes for 128 yards and a touchdown... Active but did not play in Weeks 1-9... Saw action in reserve vs. NO (11/15)... Active but did not play in Weeks 11-16... Completed 7-of-11 passes for 128 yards with a touchdown in a little more than two quarters of play at DAL (1/3). Completed a 71-yard touchdown pass to Rashad Ross, the longest completion of his career... Active but did not play in NFC Wild Card Round vs. GB (1/10).
Appeared in five games with four starts, completing 91-of-128 passes (71.7 percent) for 1,057 yards with four touchdowns and a team-high passer rating of 96.4... Inactive at HOU (9/7), vs. JAX (9/14). Active but did not play at PHI (9/21), vs. NYG (9/25), vs. SEA (10/6) and at ARI (10/12)... Entered in relief vs. TEN (10/19) and completed 11-of-12 passes for 128 yards with one touchdown and a passer rating of 138.9. Engineered the second fourth-quarter comeback win of his career and his first since Sept. 25, 2011 vs. Miami as a member of the Cleveland Browns. With a 70-yard touchdown pass to Pierre Garçon on his first attempt, became the first Redskins player to throw a touchdown pass on his first pass attempt with the team since wide receiver Brandon Banks (Dec. 11, 2011 vs. NE)... Made his first start as a member of the Redskins in overtime win at DAL (10/27), his first NFL start since Dec. 8, 2011 as a member of the Cleveland Browns. Completed 25-of-30 passes for 299 yards and a passer rating of 94.3. Completion percentage of 83.3 was the highest of his career among games he has started and was the fourth-highest completion percentage by a Redskins quarterback with at least 20 attempts since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger. Scored on a seven-yard run in the third quarter, the second rushing touchdown of his career and his first since Nov. 7, 2010 as a member of the Browns. Earned GMC Never Say Never Moment of the Week for his performance... Active but did not play at MIN (11/2), vs. TB (11/16) and at SF (11/23)... Started at IND (11/30) and completed 31-of-47 passes with a passer rating of 113.1 and set career highs in passing yards (392) and passing touchdowns (three). The 300-yard passing effort was the second of his career and his first since Oct. 2, 2011... Started and completed 20-of-32 passes for 199 yards with two interceptions vs. STL (12/7)... Started and completed four-of-seven passes for 39 yards at NYG (12/14) before exiting the game with a neck injury. Also recorded a 19-yard run, his longest rush since posting a career-long 20-yarder as a member of the Cleveland Browns on Nov. 27, 2011.
Appeared in relief in four games, throwing one pass — a 13-yard completion to Bruce Miller at JAX (10/27).
Saw action in three games... Completed 9-of-17 attempts for 79 yards and one touchdown in an appearance at DEN (12/23).
Started all 13 games in which he appeared... Completed 265-of-463 passes for 2,733 yards with 14 touchdowns and 11 interceptions... Threw a touchdown pass in each of the Browns’ first five games, the first Brown to do so since Derek Anderson in 2007... Completed 19-of-39 passes for 210 yards and two touchdowns vs. MIA (9/25), as he completed a 14-yard touchdown pass to WR Mohamed Massaquoi with :43 remaining in regulation to lift the Browns to a 17-16 victory. Connected on 9-of-13 passes for 75 yards on the game-winning drive... Set Browns single-game records with 40 completions and 61 attempts for a career-high 350 yards vs. TEN (10/2). His 350 yards passing were the most by a Brown since Derek Anderson threw for 364 yards in November 2007... Tied his career-high for touchdown passes in a game with two in four contests.
Played in eight games, starting all eight... Completed 135-of-222 passes for 1,576 yards and six touchdowns, setting a Browns rookie record with a 60.8 completion percentage and 74.5 passer rating. Led all NFL rookies in completion percentage... Made NFL debut at PIT (10/17), completing 23-of-33 passes for 281 yards and one touchdown. Also added 22 yards rushing on four carries... Earned his first win as an NFL starter at NO (10/24), as he completed 9-of-16 passes for 74 yards in a 30-17 victory. Also caught his first career pass for a 13-yard gain from RB Peyton Hillis... Recorded a 101.6 QB rating vs. NE (11/7), completing 14-of-19 passes for 174 yards while adding his first career rushing touchdown, a 16-yard scamper, to help beat the Patriots... Threw for 241 yards on 17-of-28 passing with a touchdown and carried four times for a career-high 39 yards at JAX (11/21)... Completed 19-of-25 passes for 243 yards with two touchdowns, resulting in a career-high passer rating of 132.6 at CIN (12/19).
Started at Texas from 2006-09, earning 45 victories in 53 career starts to finish as the winningest quarterback in NCAA history at the time... Completed 1,157-of-1,645 passes for 13,253 yards with 112 touchdowns and 45 interceptions, while adding 447 rushes for 1,571 yards and 20 touchdowns... At the time, was the only quarterback in college annals to win at least 10 or more games in each of his four seasons... Finished his collegiate career owning 47 school records... Career pass completion percentage of 70.33 ranked second in NCAA history behind Colt Brennan (70.39)... His 13,253 passing yards ranked sixth in college football annals and his 112 passing touchdowns ranked seventh all-time in NCAA history... As a senior in 2009, received the Maxwell Award, Davey O’Brien Award and Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award. Also was named the Big-12 Player of the Year... Completed 332-of-470 passes for 3,521 yards, 27 touchdowns and 12 interceptions in 2009... In 2008, completed a school-record 332 completions on 433 attempts, setting an NCAA season-record with his completion percentage of 76.67 and threw for a career-high 3,859 yards and 34 touchdowns... Completed 276-of-424 passes for 3,303 yards, 22 touchdowns and a passer rating of 139.16 in 2007... Named Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year and All Big-12 Second Team, completing 217-of-318 passes for 2,570 yards and 29 touchdowns in 2006.
Attended Jim Ned H.S. in Tuscola, Texas, where his father, Brad, served as head coach of the football team. Was a two-time Associated Press 2A Offensive MVP and first-team all-state pick... Finished his prep career as the all-time leading passer in Texas 2A history and sixth overall across all size classifications in Texas history, completing 536-of-849 pass attempts for 9,344 yards. and 116 touchdowns... Was also a four-year starter in basketball and was an all-state selection as a junior... Was a three-time regional qualifier in track, including the mile relay and 110M hurdles. His wife, Rachel, was a middle-distance track and field athlete for Baylor University... Grandfather, Burl McCoy, is a member of the Abilene Christian University Sports Hall of Fame for his exploits both as an athlete and as the former women’s basketball coach... Brother, Case, played quarterback at Texas as well... Graduated with a degree in sports management... In 2014, participated in Robert Griffin III’s Friday Night Lights camp for 300 boys and girls at Anacostia (D.C.) High School, volunteered at the Redskins’ annual All-Star Survivors Celebration, participated in the Get the Ball Rolling Flag Football Experience with 120 middle school students at Redskins Park and distributed Thanksgiving food to 3,000 Prince George’s County residents in need at the team’s annual Harvest Feast... Born Daniel Colt McCoy on Sept. 5, 1986 in Hobbs, N.M.
Participated in the inaugural WOW Wives Runway Show to benefit the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation... Engaged with the Redskins community to celebrate the organization at the Burgundy & Gold Banquet... Played alongside fans at the inaugural Redskins Golf Classic... Met with a select group of high school football players in the Washington, D.C., area to watch the movie 'My All American'... Ate dinner with 31 women battling breast cancer during the All- Star Survivors Celebration... In 2014, participated in Robert Griffin III’s Friday Night Lights camp for 300 boys and girls at Anacostia (D.C.) High School, volunteered at the Redskins’ annual All-Star Survivors Celebration, participated in the Get the Ball Rolling Flag Football Experience with 120 middle school students at Redskins Park and distributed Thanksgiving food to 3,000 Prince George’s County residents in need at the team’s annual Harvest Feast.
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Redskins QB Colt McCoy took part in a literacy initiative locally for area kids.
Quarterback Colt McCoy spent part of his Saturday reading to children at the Barnes & Noble at Tyson's Corner, as part of the Redskins Read Book fair.
The Redskins have brought back four of their players from last season including quarterback Colt McCoy, linebacker Mason Foster, defensive end Kedric Golston, and safety Duke Ihenacho.