An athletic quarterback who shined in late-game duty during his redshirt freshman campaign... Looking to take over starting duties as a sophomore.
2012: Saw action in eight games following a redshirt season... Rushed for 235 and three touchdowns on 32 carries, while he went 6-for-8 for 55 yards through the air... Recorded the most rushing yards by a freshman quarterback in school history, while his rushing yardage total was fourth among all freshmen in K-State history... Began his career on fire against Missouri State as he rushed three times for 61 yards, including a 46-yard touchdown... Rushed three times for 47 yards and two more scores against Miami... Teamed with Collin Klein (3) to have two quarterbacks rush for multiple touchdowns in a single game under Bill Snyder... Gained 19 yards on four rushes against North Texas... Set career-highs in carries (10) and yards (67) against Kansas... Rushed twice for four yards at West Virginia and went 1-for-2 for 10 yards passing... Saw the most extensive action of his career against Oklahoma State, rushing seven times for 20 yards and going 5-of-6 for 45 yards in the air.
HIGH SCHOOL: Named to the Large Schools New Orleans All-Metro football First-Team by The Times-Picayune... Named to PrepStar magazine's All-Southeast Region team... Named the Offensive Player of the Year by The Times-Picayune... Named Honorable Mention Class 4A All-State by 2theadvocate.com... A member of The Times-Picayune's Blue Chip list... One of the New Orleans metro area's most versatile athletes... Played quarterback, running back and wide receiver, as well as punter and kick returner... Led Salmen to a No. 1 state ranking in Class 4A for eight straight weeks... Passed for 577 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior, while he also rushed for 579 yards and nine scores on 56 carries and caught 21 passes for 518 yards and nine touchdowns... Totaled over 3,000 all-purpose yards as a senior.