Former University of Texas quarterback Colt McCoy introduced Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott to a sweaty throng of several hundred supporters at Scholz Garten on Thursday evening – the last stop on a five-day, 10-city gubernatorial campaign kickoff tour – saying it’s time for a change.
“It’s been way too long since we had a Longhorn in the Governor’s Mansion,” said McCoy, who bumped Abbott’s 16-year-old daughter, Audrey, from her usual responsibilities introducing her father. She instead introduced McCoy – “a hero of mine” – who, after quick remarks had to leave to catch a 7 p.m. plane to NFL training camp. He is now with the San Francisco 49ers.
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