In a heated competition for the starting quarterback role after landing the job last season...an instinctive player with an in-depth knowledge of the playbook...a smart player who adds leadership in the huddle...arm strength has increased in the off season.
Named starter at beginning of season and played in all 12 games...hit on 53.6% of passes (143-of-267) for 1,967 yards, 16 TDs and 13 interceptions...ranked fifth in the Patriot League for yards per game with 163.9...had five games with 200 yards or more passing and four games with two or more TD passes...completed 11 of 22 passes for 136 yards with two TDs in season opener vs. Colgate...had career best day at Holy Cross, connecting on 17 of 29 passes for 298 yards with four touchdowns, including a season long 68-yarder...went 14 of 29 passes for 161 yards and one touchdown vs. VMI...completed 20 of 28 passes for 203 yards and one touchdown in win at Lafayette...converted 10 of 18 passes for 260 yards and four touchdowns in win over Stony Brook...completed 6 of 14 passes for 90 yards and two touchdowns in win at Cornell...hit 11 of 24 receivers for 139 yards versus Towson...finished the season hitting 18 of 36 passes for 218 yards and one TD at Bucknell.
Earned starting spot at QB in the fourth game of the year...saw first real action of career starting the second half of the Fairfield game...ended game completing 4-of-10 passes for 79 yards and also rushed four times for 26 yards....started first career contest at FIU and ended game hitting 9-of-21 passes for 120 yards and no interceptions...season ended prematurely with a broken collar bone against Fordham after throwing for 78 yards on eight completions.
Was a 2000 second team All-League and All-County selection in football...helped lead Fairview's football program to the No. 1 seed in the 2000 playoffs...also played baseball at Fairview...team captain of both football and baseball teams...a first team All-League and All-County player in baseball...student body president and a Toyota Community Scholar...won the Academic Excellence Award and Intellectual Leader Award.
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