January 8, 2010
How can one not feel bad for Texas Longhorn quarterback Colt McCoy? The Texas Superstar sat out all but 2 minutes and 7 seconds in Thursday nights BCS National Championship Game. Colt McCoy is the all time leader in wins in all of Major College Football! It seemed like fate that McCoy got his chance to win a National Championship in the same Rose Bowl where Vince Young and the Longhorns won their last BCS title 5 years ago. But as fate has it, he would get hurt running the option against Alabama’s vaunted defense. I am not saying that if he didn’t get hurt, the Longhorns would have emerged victorious. I am just saying that I feel extremely bad for this young man who had waited four years for his opportunity only to watch the game from the sidelines. Mark Schlabach from ESPN wrote a great article about the Texas quarterbacks night.
Colt McCoy will rise again with the NFL. I believe some team will give him an opporunity and he will have even more motivation to continue his success at the next level.