Name that Player!

Hello, and welcome to Name that Player! I give you a set of stats, and you guess who each was. Try not to read ahead or it will ruin all the fun.

This time, the theme is quarterbacks. All stats are from the 2007 season.

ROUND 1

First up are a pair of Southeastern Conference quarterbacks, one from the SEC West and one from the SEC East. Name that player!

Name that Player!
Player 1 Player 2
Games 13 13
Completion % 55.75% 57.25%
TDs 19 18
INTs 10 10
Yards/Attempt 7.25 6.47
Rating 128.9 126.6

Player 1 was Georgia sophomore Matthew Stafford; Player 2 was Arkansas junior Casey Dick.

ROUND 2

Next up are a pair of signal callers from the Pacific time zone. One was at a BCS school, and one was at a non-BCS school. Name that player!

Name that Player!
Player 1 Player 2
Games 10 11
Rushes/Net Yds. 105/583 105/593
Rush TDs 9 6
Pass Att/Comp (Yds.) 172/254 (67.72%) 133/247 (53.85%)
Pass Yds. 2136 2175
Pass TDs 20 19
INT 4 3

Player 1 was Oregon senior Dennis Dixon; Player 2 was Nevada freshman Colin Kaepernick.

ROUND 3

Finally, we have a couple of quarterbacks from states that are known for agricultural production. As with Round 2, one is from a BCS conference, and the other is from a non-BCS conference. Name that player!

Name that Player!
Player 1 Player 2
Games 13 13
Pass Yards 3,667 3,486
Yards/Attempt 7.66 7.82
Completion % 56.37% 61.88%
TDs 30 33
INTs 6 7
Rating 138.8 148.8

Player 1 was Ball State sophomore Nate Davis; Player 2 was Kansas junior Todd Reesing.

That’s It!

Thanks for playing everyone. It’s almost eerie how some players can have very similar stats despite playing in different schemes against different defenses. It takes all kinds to win in college football. Here’s to another great season in 2008!

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