As a junior (2005): Appeared in four games while making two starts ... Ended the season with 16 pass completions in 30 attempts for 118 yards ... An Academic All-Big 12 second-team selectio.
As a sophomore (2004): Played in and started the first eight contests of the season, but missed the final three games because of injury ... Completed 141-of-262 (53.8 percent) pass attempts for 1,427 yards and a KU sophomore record 12 touchdowns ... Ended the year with a quarterback rating of 107.8 ... Averaged 178.4 yards passing per game ... Had a season-long toss of 78 yards for a touchdown against No. 2 Oklahoma ... Threw for a KU sophomore record 310 yards and four touchdowns against Toledo ... Completed a career-high 30 passes at Northwestern -- the second-best single-game total in school history ... Posted four consecutive 200-plus yard passing games from Sept. 11 through Oct. 2 (Toledo, Northwestern, Texas Tech, Nebraska) ... Moved into KU's top 10 in career pass completions and enters the 2005 campaign with a total of 19.
As a freshman (2003): Played in four games during the season and made three starts (Texas A&M, Nebraska, Oklahoma State) ... Thrown into the mix when Bill Whittemore was injured in the first quarter of the Kansas State game ... Didn't play against the Wildcats, but did start the following week at Texas A&M ... Completed 57-of-85 passes (67.1 percent) for 564 yards and four touchdowns on the season ... Made his career debut at Texas A&M's hostile Kyle Field and threw for 294 yards and four touchdowns -- both KU freshman record.
High School: A standout athlete earning a combined 12 letters in football, basketball and baseball at Weston HS ... As a quarterback, was named to the all-state, all-metro, all-KCI Conference and all-district teams as both a junior and senior ... Ranked as the No. 28 high school quarterback in the nation by Rivals.com ... No. 1 quarterback in the MoKan Region by MoKan Football.com ... As a junior, was instrumental in helping his team win the Missouri 1A football title ... Passed for over 2,300 yards and 20 touchdowns during his junior campaign ... Was also an all-district and all-conference performer in basketball and baseball ... Coached by Danny Brow.
Personal: A sports and fitness management major ... Brother, Brian, plays football for the University of Missour.