@DuqFB Seeks First Win over a Ranked FCS Opponent vs. Jackrabbits
2017 WALTER PAYTON AWARD FINALIST 2017 NEC OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR 2017 ECAC DIVISION I FCS OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR 2017 CFPA FCS PERFORMER OF THE YEAR WATCH LIST 2017 FIRST TEAM ALL-ECAC 2017 FIRST TEAM ALL-NEC NEC OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK (9.18.17)
AT DUQUESNE (2017) - Started all 11 games under center for the Dukes - First player in program history to be named NEC Offensive Player of the Year - First Duquesne player to garner conference offensive player of the year honors since Bruce Hocker won the award in the MAAC in 2006 - Capped regular season ranking eighth in FCS with 27 passing touchdowns - Completed 198-of-297 pass attempts for 2,405 yards on the year - Set new Duquesne single-season record for completion percentage (.667) - Ranked seventh in the country in completion percentage and eighth in the nation in pass efficiency rating (159.3) - Also tallied 328 rushing yards with five rushing scores on 84 attempts on the season - Finished with single-season school-record 32 total touchdowns - Paced the NEC in passing touchdowns (27), total touchdowns (32), completion percentage (.667) and pass efficiency rating (159.3) and passing yards per attempts (8.1) - Helped Duquesne lead the conference in scoring offense (32.2 ppg.), rushing offense (198.5 ypg.) while ranking second in the league in total offense (421.2) - Had at least two total touchdowns in 9 of 11 contests on the year - Threw for a career-high five touchdowns in 51-14 win at Robert Morris (10.14.17) - Tallied career-high 292 passing yards to go with three touchdown passes in 45-40 win at Valparaiso (9.9.17) - Finished with four touchdown passes apiece in 38-13 victory over West Virginia Wesleyan (9.30.17) and 38-0 triumph over Wagner (10.7.17) - Threw for a pair of touchdowns and rushed for two more scores in 38-23 win at Dayton (9.16.17) - Recorded two touchdown passes to go with a rushing score at Bryant in season finale (11.18.17) - Rushed for career-high 72 yards on 12 attempts vs. Central Connecticut State (11.11.18)
AT BOISE STATE (2015 & 2016) - Played in 12 games in two seasons at Boise State. - Appeared in nine games as a redshirt sophomore in 2015. - Completed 12 of 18 passes for 114 yards and a touchdown and ran for 62 yards and three scores. - Made his Division I debut vs. Idaho State, completing 9-of-13 passes for 69 yard and one TD and rushing 11 times for 46 yards. - Scored his first-career touchdown on a two-yard rush at UNLV. - Added another rushing touchdown against Air Force. - Ran six times for 23 yards and a touchdown at the Poinsettia Bowl against Northern Illinois. - Saw action in three games as a redshirt junior. - Completed his only attempt for 31 yards at Louisiana. - Was a member of the 2015 Mountain West All-Academic Team. - Redshirted in 2014 after transferring from Butte Junior College.
AT BUTTE COLLEGE (2013) - Began his college career at Butte College in Oroville, Calif., the same school that gave Aaron Rodgers his start. - Was named Nor-Cal Conference Offensive Player of the Year and first-team all-league quarterback after leading the Roadrunners to the 2013 California Junior College State Championship. - Earned MVP honors in the title game. - Butte capped the season by being named co-National Champions. - Completed 132-of-204 passes for 1,927 yards and 29 touchdowns with just three interceptions. - Completed a league-best 64.7 percent of his passes.
HIGH SCHOOL - Led Calvert Hall College High School (Baltimore, Md.) to a record of 21-3 during his prep career. - Led Calvert Hall to its first state title in school history, and the first conference title in 30 years as a junior. - Named first-team all-state private school, and second-team all-state consensus (Associated Press) following that season. - Also earned first-team all-metro honors. - Totaled 2,500 total yards and 26 touchdowns as a junior. - Accounted for more than 3,500 total yards and 40 touchdowns as a senior in earning first-team all-state private school honors for a second time. - Was also named first-team AP All-State Consensus and first-team all-metro. - Helped the team to a No. 3 state ranking. - Was named Crab Bowl Most Valuable Player.
Completions: 28, at Valparaiso (9.9.17)
Pass Attempts: 42, at Bryant (11.18.17)
Interceptions: 2, twice – last at Bryant (11.18.17)
Passing Yards: 292, at Valparaiso (9.9.17)
Passing Touchdowns: 5, at Robert Morris (10.14.17)