Started first eight games and season finale.Injured knee on the first series of the Ohio game and did not return.Missed next three game, snapping streak of 20 consecutive starts…Returned to lead the Cajuns to a 23-22 win at La.-Monroe.
Tossed a season-best 330 yards passing against the Warhawks, on 21-of-43 passing, with two touchdowns and zero sacks.Connected with Aaron Spikes on a career-long 73-yard TD strike and added a five-yard scoring toss to Ladarius Green.
Was 18-of-32 for 310 yards and 2 TD at NT and 33-of-55 for 308 yards and 2 TD vs. No. 22 Oklahoma State to become the fourth UL quarterback with back-to-back 300-yard passing games.Followed-up with 246 yards passing at Troy (no Cajuns QB has ever posted 300 yards passing in three straight games).Was interception-free for 134 consecutive passing attempts from the second quarter of season opener at No. 23 Georgia through the second quarter vs. No. 22 Oklahoma State (streak spanned 17 quarters).
Was sacked 17 times through the first seven games…His 33 completions and 55 attempts vs. OSU were both career highs and both rank third all-time in school history in a single game.
Career-long 60-yard touchdown run vs. ASU gave the Cajuns a 31-7 lead with 37 seconds remaining in the third quarter.
2009 (Sophomore): Starting quarterback all 12 games.Posted nine games of 200-plus yards total offense, one shy of school single-season record.His 222 completions rank as the third-best single-season total – just two shy of the school record.
Threw for 2,406 yards, fourth best single-season output in school history…Had seven 200-plus yard passing games.Had a completion percentage greater than 55 percent in 10 games, while throwing a TD pass in eight games.Did not throw an interception in five games (SU, NT, WKU, ASU, ULM)…Had the finest debut of any starting QB under Rickey Bustle.
In first career start finished 18-of-24 passing for season-high 283 yards with two touchdowns in the season opener vs. Southern.Did not get sacked until the second quarter of the fourth game (over 195 minutes without a sack).Sacked just twice over the first nine games.
Hit Marlin Miller with a 4-yard touchdown strike with 27 seconds remaining in the game to lift UL to a comeback victory over NT.Tied season-high with three total TDs and two passing TDs at WKU.Career-long 57-yard touchdown pass (to TE Luke Aubrey) came in the season finale vs. Troy.
2008-09 Sun Belt Conference Honor Roll
2007-08 Sun Belt Conference Honor Roll
2008 (Redshirt Freshman): Appeared in 11 games as the holder and served as the No. 3 quarterback…Took snaps under center in three games (at NT, FAU and Troy)…First career pass came at FAU and was intercepted…On the next series, was 6-for-6 for 82 yards, throwing a 30-yard touchdown pass to Luke Aubrey.Then threw a two-point pass to Aubrey that pulled the Cajuns within 40-29 with 1:40 left…Had five rushes at Troy totaling five yards.
2007 (Freshman): Redshirted, did not play…Tabbed Cajuns Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week vs. South Carolina.
Christopher Columbus: Finished his career at Class 6A Christopher Columbus High School – the largest classification among private schools in Florida. Began his career at Miami’s Coral Park before transferring. Led coach Chris Merritt’s team to an 18-5 record and consecutive playoff trips. Accounted for 2,050 yards and 22 touchdowns in his two-year stay at Columbus HS.Completed 150-of-293 passes for 1,805 yards and 19 scores as a senior. Earned Third Team All-Dade County honors by The Miami Herald. The Herald ranked him as one of the two best QBs in the Miami-Dade County area. Participated in the Dade-Broward County All-Star game. Also rushed for 245 yards and three scores for the CCHS Explorers, who were 11-1 in his junior season.