Finished the year 118-for-215 for 1,667 yards wtih 13 touchdowns and only three interceptions in seven games played and six starts ... Ran the ball 43 times for 180 yards on the year ... Replaced a struggling Nick Isham late in the third quarter at Utah State (10/22) and engineered two scoring drives that gave Tech the 24-17 win over the Aggies ... Recorded his first career win as a starter with a 38-28 win over San Jose State (10/29) as he was 17-for-27 for 237 yards and two touchdowns and running 15 times for 49 yards while throwing a 90-yard touchdown pass to Quinton Patton, the fifth-longest play from scrimmage in school history.
Led Tech to a dominating 41-21 win at Fresno State (11/5) as he was 19-for-33 for 376 yards passing with no interceptions and four touchdowns and 400 yards of offense in the first half alone ... Guided Tech to the school's first win over an SEC opponent since 2008 as he was 13-for-27 for 180 yards, one touchdown pass and one interception at Ole Miss (11/12) while running for 14 yards on five carries.
Led Louisiana Tech's furious fourth-quarter comeback at Nevada (11/19), going 25-for-45 for 355 yards and three touchdowns with a remarkable fourth quarter performance where he was 14-for-19 for 237 yards and three touchdowns as Tech rallied from 17 points down in the final 13 minutes to hand Nevada its first home loss since 2009, ending a 16-game home winning streak for the Wolf Pack ... Passed for 217 yards in a 19-for-34 performance against New Mexico State (11/26) with one touchdown and one interception while running for a career-high 67 yards as Tech clinched a WAC Championship with a 44-0 win over the Aggies ... Was 21-for-34 for 264 yards and a touchdown with one interception in the Poinsettia Bowl against No. 15 TCU (12/21).
Started in three games completing 54 of his 91 passes, a 59.3 completion percentage ... Threw for 461 yards with one touchdown ... Entered the game in the second half against Grambling (9/4), throwing 8-for-12 for 95 yards in a 20-6 win ... Made his first career start at Texas A&M (9/11), splitting time at QB with Tarik Hakmi and throwing 15-for-31 for 115 yards and two interceptions ... Played the entire game against Navy (9/18), throwing the first touchdown pass of his career with an 8-yard pass to Taulib Ikharo as he was 31-for-43 for 251 yards and one interception against the Midshipment in a 37-23 loss ... Went 0-for-4 with one interception in his start against Southern Miss (9/25) ... Recovered an on-side kick attempt by San Jose State (11/27), helping Tech to its 45-38 win.
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