REDSHIRT-FRESHMAN (2013): Named Missouri Valley Football Conference 'All-Newcomer Team'... started all 12 games at quarterback... set WIU freshman records of 2,140 passing yards, 16 touchdowns, 195 pass completions and 384 pass attempts... finished 50th nationally in TD passes and 74th in total offense... ranked 54th in passing yards... completed 14-of-24 passes in his debut versus Hampton, totaling 84 yards... rushed for seven times totaling eight yards, including a 1-yard touchdown plunge... finished 24-of-34 for 278 yards and two TDs against Quincy... recorded the most passing yards in two years and completed the most passes in three seasons... had four pass plays of 20-plus yards in the victory as the offense did not commit a turnover in the second straight game... named Missouri Valley Football Conference ‘Newcomer of the Week’ for his performance against Quincy... completed 11-of-23 passes for 162 yards and two scores at Minnesota... matched season-high in TDs and offense did not commit a turnover... completed 13-of-33 passes at UNLV for 141 yards and a touchdown... did commit his first turnovers of the year following two interceptions in the second half... went 11-of-23 passing for 102 yards and a touchdown against South Dakota... named to the CFPA National Freshman Performer of the Year watch list... threw three TD passes at Illinois State, finishing 11-of-28 for 139 yards and an interception late in the game... went 9-of-23 with four interceptions totaling 118 yards versus South Dakota State... 19-of-32 passing at Youngstown State with 176 yards, a touchdown passing and rushing, but threw an interception in the final seconds... gained 15 yards on 11 rushing attempts... career-high four TD passes against Missouri State on 20-of-36 passing for 269 yards... also gained 10 yards on the ground... named Missouri Valley Football Conference ‘Co-Newcomer of the Week’ following the Missouri State game... completed a season-high 25 passes on 50 attempts versus Southern Illinois, totaling 277 yards and two touchdowns... completed 15-of-27 for 142 yards and an interception at Indiana State... was 23-of-51 passing for 252 yards and three interceptions... rushed seven times for 24 yards... transferred to Western Illinois from Cincinnai during the summer.
AT CINCINNATI: Redshirted… enrolled in school in January of 2012 and played during the spring.
HIGH SCHOOL: Rated a three-star prospect by 247sports.com, ESPN, Rivals.com and Scout.com... ranked as the No. 25 pro-style quarterback in the class of 2012 by Rivals.com... rated as a Top 200 recruit out of Florida and the No. 83 quarterback in the country in the class of 2012 by ESPN... listed as the No. 85 prospect from the state of Florida and the No. 33 rated pro-style quarterback in the nation in the class of 2012 by 247sports.com... rated as the No. 85 quarterback in the class of 2012 by Scout.com... threw for 1,462 yards with 12 touchdowns during his senior season at Seabreeze High School.