Served as the backup quarterback behind Tajh Boyd in 2011 and 2012 ... is 39-60 passing for 327 yards and three touchdowns against one interception in 171 snaps over 14 games in his career ... has completed 65.0 percent of his passes and has a 123.9 pass efficiency rating ... has 49 yards on 15 carries ... was 16-24 passing for 304 yards and four touchdowns in the Spring Game.
2012: Was 27-39 passing for 212 yards and three touchdowns against one interception in 100 snaps over eight games ... completed 69.2 percent of his passes and had a 135.1 pass efficiency rating ... had 55 rushing yards ... was 12-18 passing for 123 yards and his first career touchdown pass along with a five-yard carry against Ball State on Sept. 8 ... was 3-5 passing for four yards and had 17 yards on three carries against Furman on Sept. 15 ... was 2-2 passing for five yards at Wake Forest on Oct. 25 ... was 5-6 passing for 40 yards and a touchdown along with 28 yards on three carries at Duke on Nov. 3 ... was 5-8 passing for 40 yards and a touchdown along with five yards on three carries against Maryland on Nov. 10.
2011: Was 12-21 passing for 115 yards in 71 snaps over six games ... completed 57.1 percent of his passes and had a 103.1 pass efficiency rating ... was 1-1 passing for seven yards in seven snaps in his first career game against Troy on Sept. 3 ... entered the game for an injured Tajh Boyd and was 6-10 passing for 37 yards in 28 snaps against Boston College on Oct. 8 ... was 1-2 passing for six yards against North Carolina on Oct. 22 ... was 4-7 passing for 65 yards at N.C. State on Nov. 19 ... had one yard on one carry against #3 Virginia Tech in the ACC Championship game on Dec. 3 ... had a five-yard carry and directed Clemson to a touchdown on his only drive against #22 West Virginia in the Orange Bowl on Jan. 4 ... enrolled in January.
Before Clemson: Passed
for a school-record 4,393 yards and 52 touchdowns against just 11 interceptions
in his career at Dublin Coffman High School ... broke the school career passing
yardage and touchdown records that had been held by former Notre Dame
quarterback Brady Quinn; also established school records for career
completions, career wins as a starter quarterback, and passing touchdowns in a
game (5) ... completed 163-250 passes for 2,159 yards and 22 touchdowns against
just six interceptions as a senior ... conference player-of-the-year as a
senior ... had consecutive games when he passed for at least 300 yards ...
completed 20-27 passes for 370 yards and three touchdowns in a win on Oct. 22
... #21 quarterback in the nation by Rivals.com ... #23 quarterback in the
nation by 247Sports.com ... #28 quarterback in the nation by Scout.com ... was
91-144 passing for 1,151 yards and 16 touchdowns against just one interception
as a junior until he broke his leg in the seventh game of the season ... was
91-163 passing for 1,083 yards and 14 touchdowns as a sophomore ... played two
seasons on the hardwood ... coached by Mark Crabtree at Dublin Coffman High ...
recruited by Billy Napier.