Who is Colt McCoy?
Colt McCoy is an American professional football player who plays for the professional American football team, New York Giants in the NFL (National Football League), plays as a quarterback for the team, and wears the number 12. The professional career for Colt McCoy started when he got drafted by the professional American football team, Cleveland Browns in the NFL Draft of the year 2010. Since then, he started his NFL career and has won numerous awards to his name, including the Manning Award and the Chic Harley Award.
|Full Name||Daniel "Colt" McCoy|
|Date Of Birth||September 5, 1986|
|Birth Place||Hobbs, New Mexico, United States|
|Parent(s)||Steven Brad McCoy|
Debra Kay (Woodruff) McCoy
|Profession||American Football Quarterback|
|Spouse||Rachel Glandorf McCoy|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Net Worth||US $5 million|
Colt McCoy’s full name is Daniel ‘Colt’ McCoy. He was born on 5 September 1986 in Hobbs, New Mexico, to his mother, Debra Kay (Woodruff) McCoy, and his father, Steven Brad McCoy. He was born and raised alongside two other siblings and was the eldest among the three.
Nationality and Physical Stats
Colt McCoy holds an American nationality, refers to white ethnicity who is a Christian by religion, and a member of Christ’s Churches. Besides this, he stands at the height of 6 feet and 1 inch (1.85m/185cms) tall and weighs around 96kgs (212lbs). He has a pair of dark brown eyes with light brown colored hair.
Colt studied in the Jim Ned High School situated in Tuscola, Texas. He completed his high-school from there and then got enrolled in the University of Texas located in Austin, Texas. He was interested in football from a young age and played during his high-school days and college days.
Colt McCoy dated and married his girlfriend, Rachel Glandorf, a former track athlete for Baylor University, on 17 July 2010. His proposal took place on the Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium’s big screen, and the couple has got blessed with two daughters and a son.
Colt McCoy’s official Facebook page (@ColtMcCoy) has over 251 thousand likes and followers. Moreover, his Twitter account (@ColtMcCoy) has over 103 thousand followers.
The Cleveland Browns selected Colt McCoy during the NFL Draft of 2010. He started his career with the Browns in the 2010 season, appearing for eight matches. Likewise, in the year 2011, he played his career-high of 13 games in which he scored his career-high 14 passing touchdowns. In 2012 and his final year with the Cleveland Browns, Colt McCoy played three matches in which he scored one passing touchdown.
San Francisco 49ers
Colt was transferred from the Cleveland Browns to the San Francisco 49ers on 1 April 2013. He played only a single season of 2013 with the 49ers and played a total of 4 matches.
Colt McCoy signed a contract with the Washington Redskins on 3 April 2014. In the 2014 season with the Redskins, he played five matches and scored four passing touchdowns and one rushing touchdown. Likewise, in the 2015 season, he played one game and scored one passing touchdown.
He suffered a neck injury on 16 December and got placed on injured reserve, because of which he missed the 2016 season. In the 2017 season, he played a single match, and in the 2018 season, he played three games and scored three passing touchdowns. In the 2019 season and the final season with the Redskins, Colt McCoy made a single appearance. At the time of the 2012 season, the player Antonio Brown has fined the amount of 10k dollars upon the confusing game with Steelers,
New York Giants
In the year 2020, Colt signed a contract with the New York Giants. He currently plays with the Giants and made two appearances in the 2020 season with one passing touchdown.
He has made 41 total career appearances with a total of 30 passing touchdowns and two rushing touchdowns.
Colt McCoy was the Sporting News College Athlete of the year in the year 2009. He also got awarded the Archie Griffin Award in the year 2008. Colt won the Walter Camp Award twice in his career, once in 2008 and once in 2009. The year 2009 was his year as he won a Maxwell Award, one Davey O’Brien Award, one Manning Award, one Chic Harley Award, one Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, and one Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year award to his name.
Colt McCoy earns from his professional football career having an approximate net worth of $5 million ss of the year 2020.