2011 Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year...finalist for the Davey O'Brien Award, Maxwell Trophy and Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award...continues Stanford's long tradition of excellence at the quarterback position...listed as a first team preseason All-American by Playboy...figures prominently on Stanford's career passing charts...ranks third in career passing yardage (9,083)...his 80 career touchdown passes and 10,043 yards in total offense rank first on Stanford's career list...also ranks first all-time in career completion percentage at .664 and passing efficiency rating at 161.54...has the highest winning percentage (.837) among Stanford quarterbacks in school history...Stanford boasts a 31-6 record in his 37 career starts (missed 2009 Sun Bowl with injury), including a 24-5 Pac-10 Conference ledger...his 31 career wins as a starter rank first all-time among Stanford quarterbacks while his career winning percentage ranks second among active FBS quarterbacks...team has spent 28 consecutive weeks in the AP poll, including 21 straight weeks ranked in the Top 10, with Luck under center...has quarterbacked the Cardinal to a 8-2 record vs. Top 25 competition.
Has been under center for three of the most prolific offensive teams in school history...helped Stanford amass 461 points in 2009 as a freshman and a school-record 524 points as a sophomore...team has 523 points heading into the bowl game...has thrown three or more touchdown passes 15 times in 37 career games...has led a prolific Stanford offense that has scored 40 or more points 17 times in his 37 career starts...dual threat quarterback has rushed for 960 career yards on 159 carries (6.0 avg.) with seven rushing touchdowns...his career rushing total ranks first all-time among Stanford quarterbacks...finished as Stanford's second leading rusher a year ago with 453 yards on 55 attempts and three TDs...has three career runs over 50 yards (58 at Cal; 52 TD vs. Wake Forest; 51 TD at Washington).
Named the Pac-12 Conference's Offensive Player of the Year for a second consecutive season...is also a finalist for the Davey O'Brien and Maxwell Awards...has led the Cardinal to back-to-back 11 win seasons for the first time in program history...Stanford has posted a 3-1 record this season against ranked opponents under his guidance, knocking off No. 22 Washington, No. 20 USC and No. 22 Notre Dame while falling to No. 6 Oregon...has completed 261 of 373 (.700) passes for 3,170 yards and 35 touchdowns...currently ranks first in the Pac-12 in passing efficiency (167.5) and fifth in passing yards per game (264.2)...has thrown three or more touchdowns in eight games this season and 15 times in 37 career starts...catalyst to a Cardinal offense that is averaging 43.6 points a game, which ranks fifth nationally...has quarterbacked the Cardinal to its second consecutive season of winning at least 11 games for the first time in school history...opened the season by completing 17 of 26 passes for 171 yards and two touchdowns in Stanford's 57-3 victory over San Jose State...scored the Cardinal's first touchdown of the season on a one-yard run with 0:57 left in the first quarter...marked his sixth career rushing touchdown...completed 20 of 28 passes for 290 yards and four touchdowns in Stanford's 44-14 victory at Duke...marked the fifth time in his career he had thrown for four TD passes, including the third time in last four games dating back to last season...also marked the 12th time in his 27 career games Stanford has scored 40 or more points.
Completed 20 of 31 passes for 325 yards and two touchdowns in Stanford's 37-10 victory at Arizona...marked his third best passing game in terms of yardage and his fourth career game of throwing for 300 yards or more...connected with Zach Ertz on a 16 yard touchdown pass at the 5:22 mark of the third period to give Stanford a 23-10 lead...connected with Levine Toilolo on a 34-yard strike with 14:54 left to extend the lead to 30-10...led Stanford to 45-19 victory over UCLA by completing 23 of 27 passes for 227 yards and three touchdowns...connected with tight end Coby Fleener on a pair of touchdown passes...Fleener made a brilliant one-handed grab in traffic for an 18-yard touchdown with nine seconds remaining in the first quarter...connected with Fleener on a 51 yard touchdown pass at the 14:15 mark of the third period...capped off a 12 play, 59 yards scoring drive with a five yard touchdown pass to Chris Owusu with 1:51 left in the game...also recorded his second career reception, making a brilliant one-handed grab of a Drew Terrell pass in the first quarter...recorded his 25th career win as a starter in game five against Colorado in leading Stanford to its school-record tying 13th consecutive victory...completed 26 of 33 passes for 370 yards and three touchdowns...passing total was the second-highest of his career...connected twice with fullback Ryan Hewitt and once with wide receiver Griff Whalen on touchdown passes...led Stanford to a school-record 14 consecutive victory at Washington State...completed 23 of 36 passes for 336 yards and four touchdowns in the Cardinal's 44-14 victory...four touchdown tosses matches a career high and also marked the 11th time in his career he threw three or more touchdowns in a game...completed 13 of 20 passes for 247 yards and four TDs in the second half...was named the Pac-12's Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts...improved his record to 6-1 against ranked opposition in Stanford's 65-21 dismantling of No. 22 Washington.
Completed 16 of 21 passes for 169 yards and two touchdowns on a night that Stanford amassed a school-record 446 yards of rushing...moved past John Paye into third place on Stanford's all-time career passing chart...engineered his fifth career fourth quarter comeback in Stanford's 56-48 triple overtime victory over No. 22 USC...rallied the Cardinal from deficits of 20-10 (third) and 34-27 with 3:08 remaining in regulation to force overtime...completed 29 of 40 passes with three touchdowns and an interception...also ran for 36 yards and a touchdown...completed all five of his attempts to different receivers in an impressive, 10-play, 83-yard opening drive...after USC had taken a 20-10 lead midway through the third period, commanded a nine-play, 75-yard scoring drive that culminated with a five-yard TD pass to fullback Ryan Hewitt, cutting the deficit to 20-17...marched the Cardinal 86 yards on seven plays on its next possession, capping off the drive with a two-yard TD run that gave Stanford a 24-20 lead with 1:22 left in the third period...demonstrated poise and leadership in executing a 10-play, 76 yard scoring drive that tied the game with :38 left in regulation after he had thrown an interception that was returned 33 yards for a touchdown that gave the Trojans a 34-27 lead with 3:08 remaining...was flawless in overtime, completing all four of his passes for 32 yards and one TD...connected with Levine Toilolo on an 11-yard touchdown pass in the second OT period to tie the game at 48-48...found tight end Coby Fleener to successfully complete a two-point conversion following Stepfan Taylor's five-yard TD run in the third overtime period...tossed three touchdowns in Stanford's 38-13 victory at Oregon State...found Griff Whalen on a 17-yard scoring strike with 7:51 left in the second quarter to give the Cardinal a 14-0 lead.
Connected with Stepfan Taylor on a 27 yard touchdown pass - the 70th of his career - at the 2:40 mark of the third...tossed his final TD pass of the game to Coby Fleener with 0:35 left in the third period, a 14 yarder that increased Stanford's lead to 31-13...marked the Cardinal's 17th consecutive victory, extending the nation's longest winning streak, and vaulted Stanford to No. 3 in the Associated Press poll and No. 2 in the USA Today Coaches' poll...completed 27 of 41 passes for 271 yards and three TDs in Stanford's 53-30 loss to sixth-ranked Oregon...marked the 14th time in his career he had thrown for three or more TDs in a game...led Stanford to a 31-28 victory against California in the 114th edition of the Big Game...completed 20 of 30 passes for 257 yards and two touchdowns...was brilliant in the second half, completing 12 of 15 passes for 176 yards in leading Stanford to its 10th victory of the season...closed out the regular season with an impressive showing in a 28-14 victory over No. 22 Notre Dame...completed 20 of 30 passes for 233 yards and four touchdowns against the Irish...four TD tosses ran his career total to 80, moving him into first place on Stanford's all-time career list...also surpassed Steve Stenstrom to take over the top spot in total offense with 10,043 yards...marked the 15th time in his career he had thrown for three or more TD passes in a game...Stanford improved to 3-1 on the season and 8-2 overall against ranked opposition under Luck's leadership.
Was named the Pac-10's Offensive Player of the Year...was also a finalist for the Heisman Trophy, Davey O'Brien National Quarterback, Maxwell Award for National Collegiate Player of the Year and Walter Camp Football Foundation National Player of the year honors...finished second in the Heisman Trophy balloting behind Auburn's Cam Newton...also named Stanford's team MVP...quarterbacked the Cardinal to a school-record 12 wins and a No. 4 ranking in the final Associated Press and USA Today Coaches' Top 25 polls...finished the season completing 263 of 372 passes for 3,338 yards and 32 touchdowns...was intercepted eight times...his 70.6 completion percentage set a Stanford and Pac-10 single-season record...set a Stanford single-season record for touchdown passes with 32, breaking the previous mark of 27 held by John Elway (1980) and Steve Stenstrom (1993)...his final passing total of 3,338 yards ranked second on Stanford's all-time single-season charts behind Stenstrom, who threw for 3,627 yards in 1993...became just the fourth Stanford quarterback to pass for over 3,000 yards in a season, joining Steve Stenstrom (3,627; 1993), John Elway (3,242; 1982) and Todd Husak (3,092; 1998) as a member of Stanford's elite 3,000-yard club...led the Pac-10 and ranked third nationally in passing efficiency rating of 170.16, which established a new single-season school record...accounted for a school-record and conference-high 3,791 yards in total offense (291.6), which ranked 16th nationally at season's end.
Quarterbacked a Stanford offense that scored a school-record 524 points and ranked ninth nationally in points per game at 40.31...the Cardinal scored 30 or more points in 12 of its 13 games...dual threat quarterback rushed for 453 yards on 55 carries (8.2) and three TDs...ranked as Stanford's second leading rusher behind Stepfan Taylor (1,137) and his rushing total is the highest single-season total by a Stanford quarterback...had three runs for 50 yards or more on the year (58 at Cal; 52 TD vs. Wake Forest; 51 TD at Washington)...completed 17 of 23 passes for 316 yards and four TDs in the season opener against Sacramento State...threw for 301 yards and four TDs in the first half alone...four TDs were a career high and the most by a Stanford quarterback since Trent Edwards threw four touchdowns against San Jose State in 2006...his passing total was the second highest of his career behind his 423-yard effort at Arizona in 2009...among his four TD strikes was an 81-yard bomb to Doug Baldwin in the first quarter, which ranked as the eighth-longest touchdown pass in school history...completed 11 of 24 passes for 151 yards and two touchdowns in Stanford's 35-0 victory over UCLA at the Rose Bowl...connected with Ryan Whalen on a 16-yard TD pass to open the scoring and Coby Fleener on a three-yard score with 8:38 remaining in the fourth quarter...also rushed for a career high 63 yards on seven carries...completed 17 of 23 passes for 207 yards and four TDs in a 68-24 win over Wake Forest...also ran for a touchdown on a career long 52-yard run at the 7:42 mark of the second quarter...led Stanford to touchdown drives in all eight of his possessions...point total tied for the fourth-highest output in Stanford history...also marked the fourth time as a starter Stanford had scored 50 or more points in a game...threw for 238 yards against Notre Dame, leading Stanford to its first win in South Bend since 1992...completed 19 of 32 passes and one TD vs. the Irish.
Connected with Coby Fleener on a 16-yard TD pass at the 3:37 mark of the first quarter to erase a 3-0 Notre Dame lead...completed 29 of 46 passes for 341 yards and two touchdowns in a 52-31 loss to fourth-ranked Oregon in Eugene...the completions and attempts were both career highs while the yardage was the second highest single-game total of his career...connected on TD passes to Griff Whalen and Coby Fleener and also ran for another score...was red-hot over the last seven games, completing 170 of 224 (.759) of his passes for 2,079 yards and 19 TDs against USC, Washington State, Washington, Arizona, Arizona State, Cal, Oregon State and Virginia Tech...completed 20 of 24 passes for 285 yards and three TDs in Stanford's 37-35 victory over USC...engineered the game-winning, 62-yard, seven-play scoring drive over the last 1:02 which culminated in Nate Whitaker's 30-yard game-winning field goal...threw a pair of touchdown passes to Doug Baldwin and another to Konrad Reuland as Stanford posted its second straight win over USC...completed 20 of 28 passes for 190 yards and three touchdowns in Stanford's 38-28 victory over Washington State...connected on scoring strikes to Doug Baldwin, Ryan Whalen and Coby Fleener...completed 19 of 26 passes for 192 yards and one TD at Washington...connected with tight end Zach Ertz on a three-yard TD pass in the third quarter...the touchdown pass was his 20th of the season, moving him into a tie for fifth on Stanford's all-time single-season list...led Stanford to its eighth straight game of scoring 30 or more points, a school record...completed 23 of 32 passes for 299 yards and two touchdowns in Stanford's 42-17 victory over 13th-ranked Arizona...the passing total was the fourth highest of his career...Stanford improved to 4-1 against ranked teams with Luck at quarterback...completed a career-high 33 passes on 41 attempts for 292 yards in a win over Arizona State in Tempe...rallied Stanford from a 13-10, fourth-quarter deficit as the Cardinal pulled out a 17-13 victory...was razor-sharp in a 48-14 victory over California with Stanford legend John Elway watching from the sideline.
Completed 16 of 20 passes for 235 yards and two touchdowns as Stanford scored its most points ever against California in the 113th edition of the Big Game...Stanford scored on all eight of its possessions with Luck under center...also rushed for 72 yards on three carries...ran for a career-long 58 yards on a first-quarter carry that set up Stanford's first touchdown of the game...closed the regular season with an outstanding performance against Oregon State...completed 21 of 30 passes for 305 yards and four touchdowns in leading the Cardinal to a 38-0 victory over the Beavers...marked the third time this season he had thrown for four touchdowns in a game (Sacramento State, Wake Forest)...became the first quarterback in school history with three, 4- TD games in one season...connected with running back Tyler Gaffney on a 52-yard swing pass in the fourth quarter for his school record 28th touchdown pass of the season, breaking the previous single-season mark of 27, held by John Elway (1980) and Steve Stenstrom (1993)...was named the Most Outstanding Player in the Orange Bowl after leading Stanford to a 40-12 victory over Virginia Tech...completed 18 of 23 passes for 287 yards and four touchdowns...three of his four TD passes came after intermission, as Stanford exploded for 27 second-half points to pull away from the Hokies...connected on a 25-yard scoring strike to Zach Ertz at the 6:32 mark of the second quarter to give the Cardinal a 13-9 lead...hooked up with tight end Coby Fleener on touchdown passes of 41, 58 and 38 yards after the break as the Cardinal secured its school-record 12th victory of the season.
Earned freshman All-America honors by CollegeFootballNews.com, Scout.com and Sporting News...first team all-freshman offense selection by Phil Steele...named national freshman of the year by Scout.com... also named to the Pac-10 All-Freshman team by Phil Steele, ESPN.com and Sporting News...enjoyed a sensational campaign in his first season at Stanford's starting quarterback...became the first freshman quarterback to start a season-opening game since Kyle Matter in 2002 at Boston College...was the first freshman to win the starting quarterback job in fall camp since Chad Hutchinson in 1996...was at the helm of the highest-scoring offense in school history in terms of total points (434)...set a Stanford freshman passing record with 2,575 yards...only an injury, which forced him out of the Sun Bowl, stood in the way of cracking Stanford's single-season top-10 list for passing yardage...tossed 13 touchdowns, which were the most by a Stanford frosh since Steve Stenstrom fired 15 scores in 1991...accurate passer who led the conference in passing efficiency (143.5)...ranked second among conference signal callers in total offense (244.1) and fifth in passing yards per game (214.6)...threw just four interceptions on the year, the lowest mark in the Pac-10...dual threat who also rushed for 354 yards on 61 carries (5.8).
His rushing total was the most by a Stanford quarterback since Gene Washington ran for 362 yards in 1966...his 2,929 yards in total offense ranked fifth on Stanford's single-season charts, 459 yards shy of Steve Stenstrom's record of 3,398, set in 1991...threw for 200 yards or more in six games, topped off by a career-high 423-yard effort at Arizona...made his collegiate debut in the season-opener at Washington State and completed 11 of 23 passes for 193 yards and one touchdown...first career TD pass was a 63-yarder to Chris Owusu at the 11:54 mark of the second quarter, which ranks as Stanford's longest pass play of the season...completed a season-high 23 passes including two touchdowns on 34 attempts for 276 yards at Wake Forest...both touchdown passes went to Ryan Whalen...was an efficient 9 for 12 for 170 yards and one touchdown against San Jose State...completed 7 of 14 passes for 103 yards in Stanford's win over No. 24 Washington...completed 112 of 205 passes (54.6) for 1,833 yards and nine TDs over the final eight games of the season...included in the stretch was a spectacular, 423-yard, three-TD performance at Arizona, which ranked as the third-best passing game in Stanford history in terms of yardage...became the first Stanford quarterback to throw for over 400 yards with fewer than 25 completions (21)...completed three passes of 40 yards or more in the game.
Totaled 443 yards in total offense which ranked second on the school's single-game list...came back the following week to complete 17 of 28 passes for 236 yards in a 33-14 home win over Arizona State...played with poise beyond his years in engineering upsets of No. 7 Oregon and No. 11 USC in back-to-back weekends...completed 12 of 20 passes for 251 yards with two touchdowns against the Ducks...was 12 for 22 for 144 yards and two touchdowns in Stanford's 55-21 victory over USC at the Coliseum...closed out the regular season by completing 14 of 20 passes for 198 yards in Stanford's 45-38 win over Notre Dame...broke his right index finger in the fourth quarter against Notre Dame and was sidelined for the Sun Bowl contest vs. Oklahoma...first team All-Pac-10 academic selection...recipient of the Dewsarte-Eller Award honoring the team's top sophomore.
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Graduated from Stratford High School in Houston, Texas...ranked as high as the No. 4 quarterback in the nation by Scout.com, the No. 5 overall recruit in Texas and the No. 47 overall recruit in the nation...Rivals.com tabbed him No. 1 on its list of the most accurate quarterbacks in the country, as well as No. 4 on its list of pro-style QB's, the No. 9 overall recruit from Texas and No. 68 overall player nationally...a SuperPrep All-American who ranked as the publication's No. 10 player in Texas and No. 7 QB nationwide...passed for 7,139 career yards and 53 touchdowns in three prep seasons, completing 488 of 824 passes (59.2%)...also added 2,085 career rushing yards...threw for 2,684 yards and 19 TDs while completing 196 of 338 passes as a senior in 2007 to earn second team All-Texas honors for Class 5A teams...was named the 19-5A District MVP and added a spot on the Rivals.com All-America team for juniors only in 2006 when he threw for 2,926 yards and 27 TDs on 176 of 257 passing...added 1,529 yards and seven TDs as a sophomore when he completed 116 of 229 throws...complemented his throwing exploits with rushing totals of 671 yards as a senior, 714 in his junior campaign and 700 during his sophomore season.
2009: suffered a broken right index finger against Notre Dame and missed the Sun Bowl.
Son of former Houston Oiler and West Virginia quarterback Oliver Luck, who currently serves as the athletic director at West Virginia...served as the valedictorian of Stratford's graduating class of 2008...majoring in architectural design.