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High School
Cherokee HS
White, Ga.
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SEC Freshman of the Week (2022 vs. Northern Illinois)

Transfer from Vanderbilt where he started 12 games in 2 years with the Commodores … Comes to LSU after throwing for 2,731 yards and 22 touchdowns at Vanderbilt … Completed 222-of-394 passes with 9 interceptions in 12 games … Also rushed for 1 TD … Under Armour All-America at Cherokee High School in White, Ga. … Finalist at the Elite 11 competition … Rated as one of the nation’s top pro-style quarterbacks coming out of high school in 2022.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2023 at Vanderbilt)
Started all 6 games in which he appeared … Started first 5 games of season and then again in the season-finale against Tennessee … Completed 107-of-196 passes for 1,457 yards, 12 TDs and 7 interceptions … Threw 11 TD passes in first 4 games of season … Opened season with 258 yards and 3 TDs in win over Hawaii … Followed that with 194 yards and 2 TDs in win over Alabama A&M … Completed 26-of-39 passes for 314 yards and 3 TDs at Wake Forest and followed that with 335 passing yards and 3 TDs at UNLV …. In final start at Vanderbilt, completed 14-of-23 passes for 167 yards and a TD at Tennessee.

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2022 at Vanderbilt)
Appeared in 9 games with 6 starts … Completed 115-of-198 passes for 1,274 yards, 10 TDs and only 2 interceptions … Came off bench to throw for 146 yards and 2 TDs vs. Wake Forest … Got first career start a week later vs. Northern Illinois when he led the Commodores to a 38-28 come-from-behind win … Set a career-best with 4 TDs, completing 18-of-28 passes for 255 yards … In win over Northern Illinois, threw 3 third-quarter TD passes in a 6-minute span as Vanderbilt overcame a 27-14 deficit to win … Became only the second true freshman in the SEC since 2002 to throw 4 TD passes in first career start … Completed a career-best 27 passes on 38 attempts for 281 yards and 2 TDs vs. Ole Miss … Threw 2 TD passes vs. South Carolina … Did not play vs. Kentucky and Florida due to an injury … Returned to action against Tennessee in regular-season finale, completing 11-of-17 passes for 79 yards.

Four-star pro-style quarterback from Cherokee High School in White, Ga. … Three-year starter in high school … Ranked as high as the No. 19 quarterback nationally in the Class of 2022 … Named Under Armour All-America and was a finalist at the Elite 11 quarterback competition … Threw for 6,931 yards and 65 touchdowns during prep career … As a junior, named co-offensive 5-7A Regional Player of the Year in Georgia … Threw for 2,505 yards and 23 TDs as a junior, leading his team to an 8-3 record … Tossed for 2,399 yards and 20 TDs as a sophomore … Graduated from high school early and enrolled at Vanderbilt in January of 2022 … Coached by Josh Shaw.

Pass attempts: 40 vs. Kentucky, 2023 (Vanderbilt)
Pass completions: 27 at Ole Miss, 2022 (Vanderbilt)
Pass yards: 335 at UNLV, 2023 (Vanderbilt)
Pass TDs: 4 at Northern Illinois, 2022 (Vanderbilt)
Long pass: 66 vs. South Carolina, 2022 (Vanderbilt)

335 at UNLV, Sept. 16, 2023
314 at Wake Forest, Sept. 9, 2023

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