2015 NFL DRAFT

Nick Foles, QB

School: Arizona  |  Conference: PAC12
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Austin, TX
Height/Weight: 6-5 / 243 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
200116
Career Notes
Foles leaves Arizona as the Wildcat's all-time leading passer with 10,011 yards and is tied for the lead on the school's all-time list with 67 touchdown passes. He also holds the school record for career attempts (1,369), completions (933) and total offense (9,722).
2011 Season
Foles was an Honorable Mention All-Pac 12 selection in 2011 after throwing for a single-season school record 4,334 yards and 28 touchdowns for the Wildcats. The three-year starter also broke the Arizona record for attempts (560) and completions (387) this season and finished the year with a 69.1% completion percentage. He ranked in the top five in most major passing categories, including completions per game (32.3--2nd), passing yards per game (361.2--3rd), total offense per game (352.6--4th) and total passing yards (4,334--5th).
2010 Season
Team Offensive co-MVP... Honorable mention All-Pac-10 first two years... Threw for 3,191 yards despite missing two games in 2010... Hooked up for 20 touchdown tosses, third-best in UA history... Pac-10 POW in Iowa victory, completing 28 of 39 throws for 303 yards and two scores... Three TD passes each in OSU, USC, Oregon and ASU games... Career-high 448 yards against OSU, No. 3 in UA history... Also had 440 against OSU, No. 6... Career-long 85-yard TD throw to Juron Criner against Oregon... Missed UW, UCLA starts with sprained right knee... Pac-10 leader in yards and completions per game... Yards were third-most in UA history, completions No. 2.
2009 Season
Honorable mention All-Pac-10 honors... Honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic honors... Emerged in third week of season with performance at Iowa that earned him the starting role the following week... Finished the year with 2,486 passing yards, a completion percentage of 63.4, threw 19 touchdowns against nine interceptions and an efficiency rating of 125.25... Yards were sixth most in school annals, TD throws are fourth best, completion percentage is in top 10... His 260 completions and 410 attempts were No. 2 in school history... Quite a year for a first-year player after a redshirt season in `08 following transfer from Michigan State. Earned Pac-10 offensive Player of the Week honors after a career-best 415-yard, three-touchdown game against Stanford, which earned national QB of the week citation from College Football Performance Awards... Threw career-high four TD passes against Oregon, one of his three 300-plus yardage games... Completed 40 of 51 against the Cardinal for a school-record 78.4 percent and the 415 yards, the eighth highest total in school history... Mobile enough to avoid sacks, helping Arizona limit opponents to 13 total all year... Career-71-yard pass (Juron Criner) against Oregon... Joined team for fall camp 2008 as a transfer from Michigan State... Spent year at times emulating opponents' quarterbacks with scout teams, also in drills with top units... Earned team's Scout Team Player of the Year award for work against defense... Also earned weekly honors from coaches for work during ASU and New Mexico preparations.
2008 Season
Transfer from Michigan State.
High School
Named to Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report All-America Team . . . rated among the nation's top 200 prospects by Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report (No. 184) . . . ranked among the nation's top drop-back/pro-style quarterbacks by Max Emfinger (No. 18) and Rivals.com (No. 30) . . . also listed among the country's top signal callers by Scouts, Inc. (No. 46) and Scouts.com (No. 52) . . . rated among the Southwest's top seniors by Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report (No. 37) . . . named to SuperPrep's All-Southwest Team and PrepStar's All-Midlands Team . . . ranked among the state's top 100 seniors by SuperPrep (No. 93), Scout.com (No. 94), Rivals.com (No. 99) and the Houston Chronicle . . . rated among the state's top quarterbacks by the Houston Chronicle (No. 8) . . . fourth-team all-state selection by TexasHSFootball.com . . . honorable mention Class 5A all-state pick by the Texas Sports Writers Association (TSWA) . . . selected Central Texas (All-Centex) Player of the Year by the Austin American-Statesman . . . first-team All-Central Texas (Class 5A) choice by TexasPrepXtra.com . . . named Offensive MVP of the All-District (25-5A) Team. Two-year starter for Coach Derek Long at Westlake High School in Austin, Texas . . . completed 187-of-280 throws (.668) for 3,296 yards, 33 touchdowns and just four interceptions as a senior while leading the Chaparrals to a 12-3 record including a trip to the Class 5A Division I championship game against Southlake Carroll . . . had nine 200-yard passing games in 2006, including a season-high 319 vs. Seguin . . . hit 24-of-43 passes for 299 yards vs. Southlake Carroll . . . completed 17-of-25 throws for 238 yards and four TDs in a 35-32 victory over Pearland in the state semifinals . . . connected on 17-of-20 passes for 285 yards and five scores vs. Los Fresnos in the regional . . . played the last 12 games of the 2006 season with a torn labrum in his throwing shoulder . . . named to the All-Texas 5A All-Junior Team by 5ATexasFootball.com . . . threw for 2,353 yards and 23 TDs as a junior . . . passed for a school-record 383 yards vs. Hays Consolidated in 2005 . . . set school career records for passing yards (5,658) and passing TDs (56), breaking marks previously held by Drew Brees (New Orleans Saints) . . . three-year starter and two-time team MVP for Coach Ben Faulkner's Westlake basketball team . . . averaged 15 points and 11 rebounds in 2005-06 while earning all-district honors . . . led the district in rebounding as a sophomore . . . earned Academic All-District honors in football and basketball.
Injury Report
2010: Missed two games with a knee injury.
Personal
Son of Larry and Melissa Foles . . . born Jan. 20, 1989 . . . majoring in marketing.
 
 
Latest News
04/29/2012 - A closer look at the Eagles' picks: Round 3/88 - Nick Foles, QB, 6-5, 244, Arizona...With Michael Vick turning 32 in June and in the final guaranteed year of his contract, the Eagles wanted to come out of this draft with a quarterback. They liked both Foles and Wisconsin's Russell Wilson. When Wilson went before their pick, it made the decision easy. - The Sports Xchange

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