Texas QB McCoy repeats as Walter Camp winner
Texas quarterback Colt McCoy has won the Walter Camp Football
Foundation’s player of the year award for the second consecutive
McCoy becomes the third player to win the award in back-to-back
years, joining Ohio State star Archie Griffin (1974-75) and
Southern California standout O.J. Simpson (1967-68). The honor is
voted on by coaches and sports information directors.
McCoy led the Longhorns to a 13-0 record this season and a spot
in the Jan. 7 BCS national championship game against Alabama. He
threw for 3,512 yards and 27 touchdowns.
The other nominees were quarterbacks Tim Tebow of Florida and
Case Keenum of Houston, running back Mark Ingram of Alabama and
defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh of Nebraska.