'Growing Up Colt': Parenting Principles from Football Family
Colt and Brad McCoy on 'Fox & Friends'
- Duration 4:18
- Date Jul 18, 2011
Colt and Brad McCoy on 'Fox & Friends'
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Straight ahead from the town of just 714 people to one of the youngest quarterbacks in the National Football League who's actually starting Colt McCoy is certainly made it.
But the road to success was not easy at one point NFL -- didn't think he could cut it in the pros but it was the skills he learned from -- Stanley both on and off the field.
They got in this board he wants to share with you as soon as -- get their grave serious right now the co -- -- that new book.
Growing up called Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy and his dad for -- school football coach.
Brad McCoy and we got you right before some work -- started so welcome called Brad great -- to India thank you.
Bank and first of -- why -- read the book now.
Buzz is not is not like biography by any means notice it's a book that my dad now kind of rode together had an idea that some of the things that.
A mom and dad used when when they're raising me principles they used and some of us now -- face going up to kind of get.
No way I am now by no means -- I -- there are done any of that but not photos -- a great idea for a book and and I was gonna put together and I hope it helps in my.
Brett I think he -- I personally I think I don't I don't believe that's it.
Some of the principles that you want to get across the parents who -- coaching their kids he's -- -- raised solid kids perhaps -- can help them prepare your child for the path.
Not the path for your children was -- me.
Well you know love coach for 27 years and and you see parents know all the time I want men -- -- and they love their kids they want the best form.
But -- that are preparing the children for what's gonna happen their lives they seem to go forth and prepare the path before them.
And and you know when that with there's inevitable time elements I was gonna fail so we we just don't allow in the lead of cedar -- right but he doesn't he's -- a bull -- The bulldozer parent right that plows that feel that goes up to the coach and said Liza my sons that starting.
Why is -- playing this position correct right exactly.
And a lot of people do that today at.
Every day I thought -- number one prepare your child to do their best so it's not just about winning called wasn't doing just do your best.
You know what is and that and that's kind of goes along with prepare your child for the past on the -- -- child.
You know do your best date you know it's my best is as the Indians in school being good math student then that's summoned them -- he's gonna push me to do my best there but.
My -- on and what I wanna do is play football in.
And he was my high school coach and and you know it was always do your best you best be a leader in -- everything also.
-- work -- notes on the mayor and you also says something else to be a leader correct I'd like coach.
Well you know what we can all be a leader in no matter what our walk of life is how talented we are we can be a leader and lead people -- And now that's all we ask them do your best and be a leader of if their best was second or third that those finalists we didn't ever tell them to be the best I instead of some -- stated he was -- -- it's not actually your first thing I've found that it is actually your middle name is -- They amount to get thousands of kids are named Colton out because he has -- and yet it's his middle name this is a scandals -- half a.
How always come on -- on -- and -- and -- never -- about it right now -- coats you mind if IE I can tap into your -- coaching -- little bit before this is mean your son he's the prime of his career I'm way past it.
But -- and trying to adapt to his game knowing -- a soccer player coach what do you see here.
In terms that they cannot -- ahead we will we he was always thrown it we we hadn't thrown -- not yet -- but -- about me catching if you raise me much I have been a pro.
You had you had great capability that I -- the ability to go down for you have to cut down sell sell your body to get the ball it's what we live right so when I started your high school team he would absolutely make you very much for the project ideas that might be trouble.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Then in -- -- second sailors as an end and right now in the only thing I can do is listen to our player asks you know because -- that we can't have any involvement with our coaches.
Organization but this is like all the feedback we're getting right now as very positive and you know speaking of for our team and and our organization and and the players and I think what we're anxious to get this over with and -- back to where I hear you NBC not this week is that true.
I hope so -- really you know media does a great job of reporting and so.
-- -- I know you guys can play football he'll play for money so I know you'll be coaching and called -- great job in the book if you coaching your son or daughter.
This is the book he gotta get the only gonna reach great people which is great athletes has book yet to have great job guys thank you and I decisively erase cult whatever that means -- I.