| Garrett Gilbert
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6-4 / 219
Third-year quarterback who played in 24 games, including 14 starts ... transferred to SMU in 2012 ... completed 305-of-538 passes for 3,301 yards (No. 9 on UT's career list) with 13 TD and 23 INT for his career ... owns one 300-yard passing game and eleven 200-yard passing games ... rushed 118 times for 400 yards and six TDs ... started all 12 games in 2010 ... completed 260-of-441 passes (59.0%) for 2,744 yards (No. 7 on the UT single-season list) with 10 TDs and 17 INTs ... also rushed for 380 yards and five TDs on 100 carries for a total of 3,124 yards (No. 6 on the UT single-season list) ... appeared in 10 games as a true freshman ... completed 30-of-66 passes for 310 yards and two TDs ... was the first Texan to ever win the Gatorade National Prep Player of the Year ... also tabbed Parade Player of the Year, EA Sports Mr. Football USA and USA Today's Offensive Player of the Year ... was 31-1, including a 30-game winning streak, and led Lake Travis to back-to-back state titles in his last two prep seasons ... a member of UT's Athletics Director's Honor Roll (Fall 2009) ... a second-team Academic All-Big 12 selection.
Started the first two games before suffering a shoulder injury against BYU ... is out for the sesaon after surgery ... completed 13-of-23 passes for 239 yards and one TD in season-opener against Rice, his eleventh 200-yard passing game ... also rushed four nine yards on five attempts.
Started all 12 games at quarterback ... named second-team Academic All-Big 12 ... completed 260-of-441 passes (59.0%) for 2,744 yards (No. 7 on the UT single-season list) with 10 TDs and 17 INTs ... his 260 completions rank fifth on the UT single-season list and his 441 attempts are third ... also rushed for 380 yards and five TDs on 100 carries for a total of 3,124 yards (No. 6 on the UT single-season list) ... logged one 300-yard passing game and ten 200-yard passing games for the season ... named Offensive Player of the Game by the coaching staff twice ... connected on 14-of-23 passes for 172 yards and rushed two times for 11 yards at Rice in his first career start ... shared the coaching staff's Offensive Top Performer Award for his effort against the Owls ... completed 22-of-35 passes for 222 yards and one TD and rushed three times for 15 yards versus Wyoming ... earned Offensive Top Performer Award for his effort against the Cowboys ... connected on 21-of-36 passes for 227 yards and two TDs at win at Texas Tech ... amassed 283 yards of total offense against UCLA, completing 30-of-45 passes (66.7%) for 264 yards and one TD and rushing nine times for 19 yards ... completed 27-of-41 passes (65.9%) for 266 yards against No. 8 Oklahoma ... rushed 11 times for 71 yards and two TDs and completed four passes for 62 yards at No. 5/4 Nebraska ... named the coaching staff's Offensive Player of the Game for his effort against the Cornhuskers ... completed 34-of-57 passes for 344 yards and two TDs (3 INT) and rushed for 12 yards on 10 attempts versus Iowa State ... rushed eight times for 79 yards and one TD and connected on 22-of-39 passes for 231 yards (1 INT) against No. 25/24 Baylor ... carried nine times for a career-high 93 yards and completed 32-of-59 passes for 272 yards and one TD (5 INT) at Kansas State ... set a school record with his 59 pass attempts against the Wildcats ... completed 19-of-32 passes for 202 yards and rushed 12 times for 55 yards against No. 12/11 Oklahoma State ... completed 15-of-21 passes, including TD passes of 63 and 47 yards, for 263 yards, and rushed for 60 yards and one TD on 14 carries against Florida Atlantic ... completed 20-of-37 passes for 219 yards and one TD (2 INT), while rushing for another TD against No. 17/18 Texas A&M.
Appeared in 10 games at quarterback ... completed 30-of-66 passes for 310 yards and two TDs ... connected on 4-of-5 passes for 46 yards and scored on a 12-yard TD run against ULM ... completed 2-of-3 passes for 16 yards at Wyoming ... completed 5-of-6 passes for 49 yards against UTEP ... connected on his only pass attempt of the game for two yards against Colorado ... completed 1-of-2 passes for five yards at Oklahoma State ... connected on 2-of-5 passing for six yards at Baylor ... replaced an injured Colt McCoy after five plays in the BCS Championship game versus No. 1 Alabama ... went 15-of-40 for 186 yards and two TDs ... completed 11-of-24 attempts for 162 yards and two TDs in the second half ... his 44-yard TD pass near the end of the third quarter and 28-yard TD connection midway through the fourth, both to Jordan Shipley, brought the Horns within three points at 24-21 with 6:15 left to play ... completed 7-of-8 passes for 64 yards in leading UT on a nine-play, 65-yard TD drive that drew UT within a field goal.
Coached by Chad Morris at Lake Travis H.S. ... Gatorade and Parade National Player of the Year ... tabbed EA Sports Mr. Football USA ... also named USA Today's Offensive Player of the Year ... became the first Texan to earn the Gatorade award ... played in the 2009 Under Armour All-America Game ... three-year starter who finished his high school career as Texas' all-time leader in passing yards (12,540) and ranks second in state history in passing TDs (138), completions (895) and attempts (1,368) ... also holds state single-season records in completions (360), attempts (556) and passing yards (4,851) and ranks third on the single-season TD passes list (55) ... rated as the second-best quarterback and 11th-best prospect on ESPNU's top 150 national list ... ranked as the 18th-best prospect nationally on Rivals' top 100 list ... tabbed the state's best quarterback by Dave Campbell's Texas Football ... a first-team selection to Dave Campbell's All-Texas High School team ... led Lake Travis to a 39-4 record (20-0 in district play) and back-to-back 4A Div. I state titles as a starter ... ended his high school career on a 30-game winning streak ... went 895-of-1,368 (65.4%) for 12,540 yards and 138 TDs (27 INTs), while rushing for 1,424 yards and 32 TDs, during his career ... voted first-team 4A all-state and the state's Offensive MVP by the Associated Press and the Texas Sports Writers Association as a senior ... tabbed Dave Campbell's Texas Football's Mr. Texas Football and earned 4A, Region IV and District 25-4A MVP honors ... led the Cavaliers to a perfect 16-0 record and a second consecutive 4A Div. II state championship ... completed 301-of-435 passes (69.2%) for 4,851 yards, 55 TDs and only six INTs ... threw for at least 300 yards and at least four TDs seven times ... also rushed 113 times for 774 yards (6.8 ypc) and 23 TDs ... went 26-of-37 for 356 yards and five TDs, while rushing for 85 yards and two scores, in the state championship game ... tabbed first-team 4A all-state by the TSWA and second team all-state by the Associated Press as a junior ... an EA Sports Elite 11 selection as one of the nation's top junior quarterbacks ... led Lake Travis to the first state title in school history ... connected on 360-of-556 (64.7%) pass attempts for 4,827 yards and 52 TDs (12 INTs) ... the 4,827 yards rank second on the state of Texas' single-season list ... threw for at least 300 yards nine times ... posted at least four TD passes in seven games, including a seven-TD performance against Beeville in the playoffs ... averaged 320 yards passing per game and threw 23 TDs compared to just two INTs in the playoffs ... also notched 96 carries for 400 yards and six TD ... tabbed 4A Newcomer of the Year and District MVP as a sophomore ... completed 234-of-377 (62.1%) passes for 2,862 yards and 31 TDs (nine INTs) ... also tallied 65 carries for 250 yards and three TDs.
Born in Buffalo, N.Y. ... moved to San Diego, Calif. at age three before moving to Austin in 1996 ... played on the same teams with fellow Longhorn Paden Kelly since third grade ... majoring in sports management ... earned second-team Academic All-Big 12 honors in 2010 ... a member of UT's Athletics Director's Honor Roll (Fall 2009) ... a second-team 4A academic all-state selection by the Texas High School Coaches Association and a four-time academic all-district performer ... is active in community service ... helped with vacation Bible school at Lake Hills church ... participated in the Mobile Loaves and Fishes program ... volunteered for the school's carnival ... father, Gale, played eight seasons in the NFL with the Seahawks, Bills and Chargers, and is the only player in NFL history to be a member of five straight Super Bowl teams (Bills 4, Chargers 1) ... a three-year starter at California (1980-85), Gale ranks fifth on the school's all-time passing list (6,566 yards) ... uncle, Gary, played on the offensive line at Oregon (1984-88) ... enjoys playing video games and golfing.
The Gilbert File
During pregame, I like to: Relax and take a shower
Favorite TV channel: ESPN
Favorite TV show: The Office
I can't believe I watch: The Disney Channel
Favorite movie: Dodgeball
Favorite actor: Will Ferrell
Sports hero: John Elway
Favorite superhero: Batman
Favorite musician: Brad Paisley
Favorite video game: NCAA Football '10
Favorite cartoon character: Bugs Bunny
Pet: Dog (Cally)
Nobody knows I'm a: Good swimmer