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Winningest FBS Quarterback, Colt McCoy, 2011 FCA Banquet speaker

South Central KY Fellowship of Christian Athletes Host Annual Banquet Monday, May 16th at Sloan Convention Center

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Posted: Friday, May 6, 2011 12:00 am

NFL Quarterback, Heisman Finalist and the Football Bowl Series’(FBS) All-Time-Wins-Leader at the quarterback position, Colt McCoy, will be this year’s keynote speaker for the 2011 South Central Kentucky Fellowship of Christian Athletes Fundraising Banquet, Monday, May 16th at the Sloan Convention Center in Bowling Green Kentucky.  Dinner-tables for 10 guests are available for $500.  The Sloan Convention Center doors will open at 6 pm and the dinner portion of the program will begin at 6:30 pm.  An additional 1,000 student/athlete tickets at $10/seat have been made available for purchase for the speaking portion of the evening scheduled to follow a brief intermission beginning at 7:30 pm.  Contact Bryan Veatch for ticket information at 270.392.1291.

Daniel "Colt" McCoy (born September 5, 1986) is a quarterback for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Browns in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Texas at Austin.

McCoy was the starting quarterback for the Longhorns from 2006-2009 and won the 2008 Walter Camp Award and was the 2008 Heisman Trophy runner-up.  McCoy won more games (45) than any quarterback in NCAA Division I history. In his senior year, he won 13 of the top 15 major college player awards including quarterback of the year, offensive player of the year and outstanding football player of the year.

After sitting out the 2005 Longhorn season as a redshirt, McCoy was the starting quarterback for the 2006 Longhorn team.On November 4, 2006, McCoy threw his 27th touchdown pass in a win against Oklahoma State, to take sole possession of the Texas school record for most touchdowns ever thrown by a quarterback in a single season.   Subsequently, in the 2006 Alamo Bowl on December 30, McCoy threw two touchdowns against University of Iowa to tie Nevada'sDavid Neill for second place for freshman touchdowns in a single season. Also during the 2006 season, McCoy was named College Football News Big 12 Player of the Year and was named the quarterback to their "All Freshman Team".Injuries caused him to miss portions of the final two regular season games, but was able to play for the entire duration of the Longhorns' bowl game.

Leading the 2007 Longhorns, McCoy was somewhat less consistent. Through the first five games he threw nine interceptions — two more than he threw in the entire 2006 season. He went on to throw 18 interceptions during the 2007 season.

Leading the 2008 Texas Longhorn football team, McCoy and the Longhorns began the season with 8 straight wins, including a win over then #1 Oklahoma, #6 Oklahoma State and #11 Missouri. His performance helped the Longhorns rise at one point to the #1 ranking in the national polls, although UT lost to Texas Tech University and finished ranked third in the BCS standings. In 2008 McCoy set school records for most career touchdown passes, most touchdown passes in a season, most total touchdowns by a Texas player, most career wins, and most career passing yards. In addition to setting passing records, McCoy led the team with 561 yards rushing and 11 rushing touchdowns, establishing a reputation as a dual threat quarterback. McCoy was named the 2008 AP Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year.

South Central Kentucky Fellowship of Christian Athletes History:

The South Central Kentucky Fellowship of Christian Athletes traces its history back to 1973 to the campus of Western Kentucky University. Head Football Coach, Jimmy Feix inspired the areas 1st FCA Campus Ministry upon his return to The Hill from a life-changing FCA Camp experience at the now famous Black Mountain FCA Camp in North Carolina.

Coach Feix’s legacy continues today through a vibrant WKU FCA Campus Ministry, 37 Area Jr. and Senior High School FCA Campus Ministries and FCA’s influence upon the sports culture of South Central Kentucky.  In 2007 Coach Jimmy Feix Feix was formally inducted as the 56th Member of the National FCA Hall of Champions in Kansas City, Missouri, joining the ranks of coaching greats like Tom Landry, Bobby Bowden and John Wooden.

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