Case McCoy earned the first start of his career on Saturday after a strong performance last weekend against BYU. A road game in the Rose Bowl can be a daunting experience for a young player, especially when you're the younger brother of Longhorn legend Colt McCoy.
Yet on the second Texas possession of the game, McCoy showed the country why he has been given the opportunity to start against UCLA. McCoy sensed pressure and ran five steps to his right before throwing across his body, hitting a wide open D.J. Grant in stride for a 45-yard touchdown pass to give Texas a 7-0 lead in the first quarter.
McCoy, just a sophomore, has a lot of poise under fire in the pocket. Kevin Prince has to find more time to go through his reads, as Texas is getting to the quarterback fairly quickly in the first quarter of play.
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