A legitimate candidate for All-American, Heisman Trophy, Walter Camp, Manning , Johnny Unitas, Davey O’Brien and Maxwell Trophy awards in 2010 … announced on December 14, 2009 he would not enter the NFL Draft and return for his senior season at Washington …received Seattle’s “Sports Star of the Year” award in 2010….leading returning player in the Pac-10 in total offense and points responsible for … drafted twice by Major League Baseball and, in 2009, signed a six-year rights agreement with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim … technically is a walk-on since the Angels are paying his scholarship costs … called the top pick in the 2011 NFL Draft by ESPN draft expert Mel Kiper, Jr. … enters the 2010 season with 5,374 career passing yards, which is sixth on the UW career charts … the school’s all-time leading quarterback rusher … This guy can run by Ryan Dearth.
Selected to receive the Guy Flaherty Most Inspirational Award, the UW’s oldest and most prestigious team honor, at the postseason awards banquet … honorable mention All-America by Pro Football Weekly … earned honorable mention All-Pac-10 by league coaches … selected as a Davey O’Brien Quarterback Award semifinalist … finished third in national fan voting for the O’Brien Award … served as a team captain … finished the season with 2,800 passing yards, the third-highest single-season total in UW history … his 3,188 yards of total offense ranked second in UW history and led the Pac-10 Conference … in terms of passing, his season ranked fourth in total attempts (394), fourth in completions (230), 11th in completion percentage (.584), and fourth in touchdown passes (21) … through his junior season, ranks No. 6 on the UW career passing yardage list with 5,374 yards, No. 5 in career attempts (815), No. 6 in completions (435), and tied for No. 3 in touchdown passes (36) … 1,554 rushing yards are already a UW career record for rushing yards by a quarterback … named Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Week after the 42-10 win over No. 19 California, when he completed 19-of-23 for 248 yards and three touchdowns through the air while rushing for 77 yards and two scores on 14 carries … led UW to 16-13 win over No. 3 USC, when he went 21-for-35 for 237 yards. and 1 rush TD … 4-for-4 for 56 yards on game-winning drive … named Davey O’Brien QB of the week after USC game … in win over Arizona, went 12-for-23 for 140 yards, one interception and three touchdowns while rushing for 92 yards and a TD on 11 carries … 56-yard TD run vs. Arizona was career-long carry … 16-for-28 for 196 yards passing and 10 carries for 94 yards in 30-0 Apple Cup win over Washington State… 14-for-23 for 153 yards, one interception and three TDs at Oregon State … 23-for-40 for 235, one pick and two TDs at UCLA … 22-for-38 for 279 and 1 touchdown at ASU … 23-for-44 for 266 yards, two interceptions and a touchdown vs. Oregon … 22-for-39 for 281, no interceptions, one touchdown, plus 16-for-33 with one rushing TD at Notre Dame … vs. Idaho: 17-for-25 for 253 yards, three scores, no interceptions, one rush TD … in opener vs. No. 11 LSU: 25-for-45 for 321, one interception, two touchdowns, plus 51 yards rushing … 372 yards of total offense in the LSU game ranked 9th in UW single-game history.
Started each of the first four games of the season before suffering a broken thumb against Stanford … underwent surgery and missed the rest of the season. Was Pac-10′s leading returning rusher … completed 13-of-17 for 159 yards with one TD and one interception in the spring game.
Played baseball for the Bellingham Bells in the West Coast Collegiate Baseball League during the summer … played in 10 total games and started nine at centerfield … batted .273 in 33 at-bats with nine hits, six runs, two doubles and a home run … successful on 4-of-5 stolen base attempts.
Named the Pac-10 Freshman of the Year … named a second-team Freshman All-America by rivals.com and a first-200: Earned the starting quarterback position prior to the start of spring drills in 2007 … registered one of the most prolific seasons ever for a freshman quarterback at Washington in 2007 … set school freshman records for passing and rushing … named second-team Freshman All-America by rivals.com and The Sporting News … earned first-team Freshman All-Pac-10 and Freshman Offensive Player of the Year by The Sporting Newsteam redshirt freshman All-America by collegesportsreport.com … chosen as the Sports Radio 950 KJR Player of the Year (offense) and also earned the Travis Spring Most Outstanding Freshman Award for offense at the postseason awards banquet … earned honorable mention All-Pac-10 honors … also received Academic All-Pac-10 honorable mention … set a UW and Pac-10 record for rushing yards by a quarterback with 987 yards … 987 yards were also good enough to rank second most in a career by a UW quarterback and the most-ever for a freshman … 3,048 yards of total offense were second-most in UW single-season history … also established a Pac-10 record for longest pass play with a 98-yard TD completion to Marcel Reece vs. Arizona … finished fifth in the Pac-10 in rushing with 82.2 yards per game, most by any player who will return in 2008 … 82.2 yards also ranked No. 51 in the nation and No. 3 among quarterbacks … fourth in the league and No. 39 in the country in total offense with 254.0 yards per game … third in the conference in scoring (non-kickers) with 6.5 points per game … 2,062 passing yards were most ever by a Husky freshman … started 12 of 13 games at quarterback, sitting out the California game after suffering an injury on a helmet-to-helmet hit the week before at Oregon State … became just the 19th player in NCAA history to rush for more than 100 yards and pass for more than 300 in a game vs. Arizona, when he ran for 157 yards and two touchdowns on 23 carries and threw for 336 yards and two scored on 17-of-30 passing … both totals were season highs and the single-game total offense of 493 yards was second-most in UW single-game history … 157 rushing yards were third-most in a game ever by a UW quarterback … had two other 100-yard rushing games, going for 102 on 14 carries vs. Ohio State and for 103 yards and two scores on 14 attempts vs. Washington State … had a very good college debut, leading the UW to a win at Syracuse on national TV .. rushed for 83 yards and two scores while completing 14-of-19 for 142 yards and no interceptions vs. the Orange … led Huskies to win over Boise State the following week, running for 84 yards and a TD while completing 13-of-25 for 193 yards and a TD … rushed for 92 yards and passed for 216 and a season-high four touchdowns at UCLA … four TDs ranked second-most in UW single-game history … ran for 50 yards and two scores vs. No. 1 USC … 13 carries or 78 yards and 257 yards and four touchdowns passing vs. Oregon … after missing the Cal game, came back for the Apple Cup and had a good game … rushed for 103 and two TDs and also threw for 224 yards and a score vs. the Cougars … named the team’s offensive player of the week for the Oregon, Arizona and Washington State games.
Won the UW’s Pepsi Player of the Week Award for his work on the service team after the Fresno State, Arizona and Washington State games … made the travel squad for every game, and suited up for all 12, but didn’t see any game action … quarterbacked the UW service team.
HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL
Led Ferndale to a 14-0 record and the 2005 Washington 3A state title … passed for 1,603 yards and 27 touchdowns with just three interceptions as a senior, while also rushing for 1,338 yards and 24 TDs … earned first-team All-America honors from Parade and EA Sports … named the overall and 3A state player of the year by the AP and Seattle Times … also earned first-team all-state honors from both organizations … accounted for four touchdowns and 272 total yards in Ferndale’s 47-12 win over Prosser in the 2005 Washington 3A state title game … helped Ferndale to No. 8 in USA Today’s final West Region rankings, and to No. 12 in MaxPreps.com’s final national rankings … one of four Seattle Times “Blue Chip” recruits … ranked No. 5 nationally at QB, and No. 1 in the West, by PrepStar … ranked 85th in Scout.com’s National “Hot 100″ … ranked 68th overall and fourth among “dual-threat” quarterbacks in Rivals.com’s national rankings … as a junior, threw for 1,314 yards and 16 TDs and rushed for 987 yards and 15 TDs … led Ferndale to a 13-2 record and a Washington state 3A runner-up finish in 2004, and was selected first-team all-state by the AP … as a sophomore, threw for 713 yards with nine TDs, while running for 478 yards and three scores … in addition to quarterback, played four years as a defensive back at Ferndale … was the first freshman ever to start in coach Vic Randall’s 21-year career … also a standout baseball pitcher and outfielder … named 3A state player of the year in baseball … father, Scott, and uncles Mike, John and Patrick all played football at Western Washington University, where Patrick still holds the career total yardage record … Patrick, the Player of the Century at Western Washington after gaining 4,049 yards in his career, was introduced by Jake during his induction into the Pacific Northwest Football Hall of Fame in 2008.
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