Former Georgia QB David Greene is one of the classiest folks associated with UGA football that I’ve had the pleasure to meet. And the grace that has always characterized No. 14 is coming into play again as he prepares for Texas’ Colt McCoy to take away his NCAA record for the most wins as a starting quarterback.
Both Tony Barnhart on CBSsports.com and our sister paper, the Austin American-Statesman, have talked to Greene about the impending ascension of McCoy, likely to happen this Saturday when the Longhorns are expected to get McCoy’s 43rd victory. He tied Greene’s record of 42 wins last week.
Greene says he plans on making a congratulatory call to McCoy, just as the record holder he displaced, Tennessee’s Peyton Manning, did when Greene took the record away from him.
“I’m like anybody else. You really don’t want to see your records broken,” Greenie told Barnhart. “But if somebody is going to