The Cleveland Browns have selected Texas quarterback Colt McCoy in the third round of the NFL draft.
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After passing on McCoy with two earlier picks, the Browns grabbed the Longhorns' four-year starter with the No. 85 overall selection.
The Browns have spent the offseason reshaping the quarterback position, which has been an almost constant headache for a decade. They traded Brady Quinn, released Derek Anderson and signed free agent Jake Delhomme. Now, they've added McCoy as a possible long-term solution.
McCoy figured to be drafted much earlier but was taken after fellow college stars Sam Bradford, Tim Tebow and Jimmy Clausen. He went 45-8 as a starter and was a finalist for the Heisman Trophy as a junior and senior.
Posted: 4/24/10 2:17AM ET