Posts Tagged ‘Colt McCoy’

McCoy is a solid second-round draft pick

My favorite stop for a pro day every year is Austin, Texas. They put on a great show and, trust me folks, there’s no lack of talent. This year, the curiosity was quarterback Colt McCoy, and I think the most important factor was he showed he was healthy.

Texas QB McCoy shows accuracy, footwork at pro day

Colt McCoy might not have the strong arm that Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford displayed earlier in the week, but that shouldn’t detract from a fine performance in front of scouts from 30 NFL teams (the Lions and Rams were the only teams not in attendance).

Texas’ Thomas pulls hamstring after 4.37-second 40

Earl Thomas already was in good standing with NFL scouts after an impressive combine performance last month. But the safety outdid himself — and every other prospect Texas had on display — at the school’s pro day Wednesday before suffering a setback.

Total Access: Is Bradford-to-Rams a slam dunk?

By all accounts, Sam Bradford had a pretty impressive workout Monday. Is Bradford to the Rams now a foregone conclusion, or could the Rams look into other (trade) options?

Texas QB McCoy says his shoulder is ‘100 percent’

Colt McCoy called Monday night to say he has completely recovered from his shoulder injury and will be full-go at the University of Texas’ pro day on March 29. The quarterback couldn’t participate in throwing drills at the NFL Scouting Combine last week because of the ailment.

Tebow displays impressive speed in 40-yard dash

Florida QB Tim Tebow ran in 4.72 seconds, the fourth-best time among the 16 quarterbacks who participated in the 40-yard dash.

Track and field stars they’re not

Aside from a rare exception, like LSU’s Trindon Holliday, most prospects at the NFL Scouting Combine weren’t track and field superstars. Yet, many of the workouts are track and field-type drills. Nowhere is the players’ lack of proficiency in such disciplines more noticeable than the broad jump.

Colt McCoy doesn’t shy away from Brees comparison

Typical NFL quarterbacks stand at least 6-foot-2, so when Texas’ Colt McCoy measured in at just 6-1 and 1/8 at the NFL Scouting Combine on Friday, it may have represented a red flag. Don’t count McCoy, though, among those concerned about the issue.

No bench press for Tebow, 15 other QBs

Florida QB Tim Tebow elected not to participate in the bench press Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine after it was previously believed that he would do all non-throwing workouts.

MRI shows no further damage to McCoy’s shoulder

Texas quarterback Colt McCoy underwent an MRI exam Friday afternoon that showed no further damage to the nerve injury in his right shoulder.

McCoy comes up short; Bryant a beast (as advertised)

The official measurements of the quarterbacks, wide receivers and running backs are in, and a few things will stand out as concerns for NFL teams.

Quarterbacks could enter into equation for Rams

Rams GM Billy Devaney believes high draft grades by the top quarterbacks could sway the direction of the top pick in the draft.

Measurables come in on quarterbacks

All eyes seem to be on the quarterbacks at this year’s NFL Scouting Combine, and their measurements were just posted. See how the “Big Four” measured up.

Talent evaluators differ on prospects sitting out

With Tim Tebow not participating in throwing drills at the combine, it means none of the top-rated quarterbacks will be throwing this weekend in front of a league-wide audience.

Texas QB McCoy won’t throw at combine, either

Texas QB Colt McCoy isn’t ready to throw at the combine this week, according to a source with the knowledge of the situation.

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