Eagles starting quarterback Nick Foles also attended MSU during 2007-08 academic year.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Named to Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report All-America Team . . . rated among the nation's top 200 prospects by Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report (No. 184) . . . ranked among the nation's top drop-back/pro-style quarterbacks by Max Emfinger (No. 18) and Rivals.com (No. 30) . . . also listed among the country's top signal callers by Scouts, Inc. (No. 46) and Scouts.com (No. 52) . . . rated among the Southwest's top seniors by
Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report (No. 37) . . . named to SuperPrep's All-Southwest Team and PrepStar's All-Midlands Team . . . ranked among the
state's top 100 seniors by SuperPrep (No. 93), Scout.com (No. 94), Rivals.com (No. 99) and the Houston Chronicle . . . rated among the state's top
quarterbacks by the Houston Chronicle (No. 8) . . . fourth-team all-state selection by TexasHSFootball.com . . . honorable mention Class 5A all-state pick by the Texas Sports Writers Association (TSWA) . . . selected Central Texas (All-Centex) Player of the Year by the Austin American-Statesman . . . first-team All-Central Texas (Class 5A) choice by TexasPrepXtra.com . . . named Offensive MVP of the All-District (25-5A) Team . . . two-year starter for Coach Derek Long at Westlake High School in Austin, Texas . . . completed 187-of-280 throws (.668)
for 3,296 yards, 33 touchdowns and just four interceptions as a senior while leading the Chaparrals to a 12-3 record including a trip to the Class 5A Division
I championship game against Southlake Carroll . . . had nine 200-yard passing games in 2006, including a season-high 319 vs. Seguin . . . hit 24-of-43 passes
for 299 yards vs. Southlake Carroll . . . completed 17-of-25 throws for 238 yards and four TDs in a 35-32 victory over Pearland in the state semifinals . . . connected on 17-of-20 passes for 285 yards and five scores vs. Los Fresnos in the regional . . . played the last 12 games of the 2006 season with a torn labrum in his throwing shoulder . . . named to the All-Texas 5A All-Junior Team by 5ATexasFootball.com . . . threw for 2,353 yards and 23 TDs as a junior . . . passed for a school-record 383 yards vs. Hays Consolidated in 2005 . . . set
school career records for passing yards (5,658) and passing TDs (56), breaking marks previously held by Drew Brees (New Orleans Saints) . . . three-year starter
and two-time team MVP for Coach Ben Faulkner's Westlake basketball team . . . averaged 15 points and 11 rebounds in 2005-06 while earning all-district
honors . . . led the district in rebounding as a sophomore . . . earned Academic All-District honors in football and basketball . . . son of Larry and Melissa Foles . . . born Jan. 20, 1989 . . . majoring in marketing.