Texas QB McCoy helps save neighbor in emergency

Updated: June 8, 2006, 6:08 PM ET
Associated Press

GRAHAM, Texas -- Say this for Texas quarterback Colt McCoy, who's trying to win the starting job this fall: He apparently reacts quickly.

McCoy helped saved a neighbor's life by swimming about 300 yards across a lake and flagging down emergency crews while Ken Herrington had a seizure on his backyard dock, wife Patina Herrington said.

Colt's father, Brad McCoy, said it was late Memorial Day when his wife heard Patina Herrington yelling for help across the lake. Brad and Colt swam to ...

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