Case McCoy threw a 2-yard touchdown pass in overtime and Texas linebacker Steve Edmond then intercepted West Virginia’s Paul Millard in the end zone on fourth down to give the Longhorns a 47-40 win over the Mountaineers on Saturday night.
Colt McCoy said that he restructured his contract for the season, and coach Jim Harbaugh named the quarterback as San Francisco’s backup despite an inconsistent preseason.
The 49ers have acquired former Texas quarterback Colt McCoy from the Browns. San Francisco will send a pair of undisclosed draft picks in the 2013 NFL Draft.
Colt McCoy’s future with the Browns may have been decided long before the 2012 NFL Draft, when Brad McCoy made a comment about how the team handled his son’s injury.
The names were the same and so were the results for Texas: a McCoy passing to a Shipley in a come-from-behind victory.
A telephone call from the wife of former University of Texas quarterback Colt McCoy to a national sports radio show… a conversation about collegiate athletic perks… and now unwanted attention for the UT football program.