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Zach Terrell

11 Zach Terrell

  • Position
    Quarterback
  • Height
    6-2
  • Weight
    204
  • Class
    Redshirt Senior
  • Hometown
    Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • High School
    Homestead

Biography

? 2016 NFF William V. Campbell Trophy Winner

? 2016 COSIDA Academic All-American

? 2016 MAC Vern Smith Leadership Award Winner

? 2016 All-MAC Second-Team

? 2016 Academic All-MAC Selection

? 2016 MAC Distinguished Scholar-Athlete

? Named to 2016 AFCA Good Works Team

? Named to 2016 Johnny Unitas Goldem Arm Award Semifinalist

? Named to 2016 Manning Award Semifinalist

? Named to 2016 Davey O’Brien Award Semifinalist

? Named to 2016 Wuerffel Trophy Award Semifinalist

? Received recognition from the Heisman Trust

 

2016 - Senior

• Became all-time leading passer in Western Michigan history with 12,104 yards.

• Was last starting FBS QB to throw an interception in 2016.

• Owned TD-INT ratio of 34-4, best in the country.

• Ranked fourth in the country and second in the MAC in quarterback efficiency with a mark of 175.2

• Ranked 10th in the country and second in the MAC with 33 passing TDs.

• Threw for a career-high 445 yards on 29-of-37 passing and four touchdowns vs. Buffalo (11/19).

• Threw four TDs in a game three times (NC Central, Georgia Southern and Buffalo).

• Ranks second in Western Michigan history and fourth in the MAC with his 96 career passing TDs.

• Named MAC Scholar-Athlete of the Week twice this season following games vs. Eastern Michigan and Northern Illinois.

 

2015 - Junior

• Named 2015 Third-Team All-MAC.

• Named 2015 Academic All-MAC and Distinguished Scholoar-Athlete.

• Finished the year with 3,526 passing yards and 29 TDs and ran for three touchdowns.

• Ranked seventh in the country and second in the MAC in quarterback efficiency with a mark of 162.3.

• Ranked 31st in the country and third in the MAC in total offense with 278.2 yards per game.

• Threw for 365 yards and two touchdowns against No. 4 Michigan State, setting career-highs in attempts (50) and completions (33).

• Went 25-of-30 for 355 yards, four touchdowns and no picks against Murray State (9/19).

• Threw for two TDs at No. 1 Ohio State (9/26).

• Moved into fifth all-time at Western Michigan after throwing four TDs vs. Central Michigan (10/10).

• Threw for 252 yards and ran for career-high 72 yards at Eastern Michigan (10/29) and was named MAC West Offensive POTW … was 16-for-22 for 324 yards vs. Ball State (11/5).

• Passed for 331 yards and two touchdowns at Northern Illinois (11/18).

• Threw for 297 yards and two touchdowns in the program’s first bowl win over Middle Tennessee (12/24) in Popeyes Bahamas Bowl.

2014 - Sophomore

• Named Second Team All-MAC.

• Named Phil Steele All-MAC.

• Awarded Academic All-MAC.

• Earned MAC Distinguished Scholar Athlete Award.

• Had with 250 completions, 3,443 yards and 26 touchdowns.

• Was MAC’s most efficient quarterback after posting an efficiency rating of 164.4.

• Led MAC in completion percentage at 67.9-percent.

• Finished 10-for-15 for 241 yards and three touchdowns in win over Idaho (9/13).

• Threw for 370 yards and one touchdown against Toledo (10/4).

• Threw for 290 yards and three touchdowns in come-from-behind win over Ball State (10/11).

• Threw for 344 yards and two touchdowns in win over Ohio (10/25).

• Had most-efficient game for a quarterback in last 10 years after completing 17-for-19 for 357 yards and four touchdowns in win over Eastern Michigan (11/15).

•Threw for 297 yards and three touchdowns against Air Force in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (12/20).

2013 - Freshman

• First collegiate pass was touchdown at Michigan State (8/30).

• Went 12-for-28 for 120 yards and two touchdowns at Michigan State (8/30).

• Made first career start against Buffalo (10/12).

• Had season-highs in completions (19) and yards (204) against Ball State (10/19).

• Had four passing TDs in first career win at UMass (10/26).

High School

• Ranked 51st overall in the state of Indiana.

• Teams combined for 29-5 record during career.

• Captured Northeast Hoosier Conference championships all four years.

• Member of basketball team that ranked second in the state during senior season and won NHC twice.

• Racked up 6,940 passing yards in career.

• Owns single-season school records for passing yards (2,625), completion percentage (72.6), TD passes (38) and total offense (3,209).

• Owns career records for completion percentage (66.7) and TD passes (89) and total offense (8,922).

• Three-time all-area and all-state honoree (2009-11).

• Three-time All-NHC (2009-11).

• Army All-American Combine participant.

• Football Digest Top 25 member.

• Three-year captain in football and two-year captain in basketball.

• Game Night Player of the Year.

• Ran 40-yard dash in 4.60 seconds.

Personal

• Pursuing MBA after graduating with business degree in Dec. 2015.

• Son of Colleen and Mark Terrell.

• Engaged to fiance’ Maggie.

• Born May 1, 1993.

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