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Bryce Perkins

210 lbs.
Queen Creek, Ariz.
Chandler HS
High School
Bryce Perkins - Football - Virginia Cavaliers

Set the UVA single-season passing record with 3,538 yards in 2019 … in just two seasons he set the UVA career record for total offense ith 7,910 yards … in 2019 he broke his own single-season record for total offense with 4,307 yards … leaves UVA tied with Matt Schaub for No. 2 all-time with 17 quarterback wins … No. 3 all-time with 47 career passing touchdowns … No. 1 all-time in UVA quarterback career rushing with 1,692 yards … No. 2 all-time at UVA with 16 career games of 200+ passing … No. 3 all-time at UVA with five career games of 300+ passing yards.

2019 – All-ACC (2nd) … AP All-ACC (2nd) … Dudley Award Winner … Touchdown Club of Richmond’s Offensive Back of the Year … Johnny Unitas Golden Arm finalist … Maxwell Award Preseason Watch List … Davey O’Brien Award Preseason Watch List … preseason Phil Steele All-ACC (2nd) … preseason Athlon Sports All-ACC (2nd). 2018 – All-ACC honorable mention … Dudley Award Winner … Touchdown Club of Richmond’s Offensive Back of the Year … Johnny Unitas Golden Arm candidate … Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Watch List.

– Started all 14 of UVA’s games … after 13 games he broke his own UVA record for total offense and also broke Kurt Benkert’s (3,207) UVA single-season record for passing yards … joined Oklahoma’s Jalen Hurts as one of two players in the nation with 3,000+ passing yards and 700+ rushing yards … in the season opener at Pitt he finished the game 20-of-34 passing for 181 yards and two touchdowns … also rushed for 44 yards … was 16-of-26 passing for 192 yards and two touchdowns against William & Mary … also rushed seven times for 68 yards and one touchdown against the Tribe … named Co-ACC Quarterback of the Week after leading UVA to victory against Florida State on 30-of-40 passing for 295 yards … tossed one touchdown and also rushed 12 times for 46 yards against the Seminoles … was 17-of-19 passing against FSU in the second half, including completing 16-straight passes to start the second half … rushed for a two-point conversion (untouched) with 2:34 left to give UVA a seven-point lead … was 15-of-24 for 175 yards and one touchdown in the win over Old Dominion … also rushed for 35 yards and another score against the Monarchs … threw for 334 yards on 30-of-42 passing with two touchdowns at No. 10 Notre Dame … threw for 244 yards and rushed for 27 more at Miami … against Duke he became the first UVA quarterback since 1990 (Shawn Moore) to rush for three touchdowns in a game … was 13-of-26 passing for 141 yards, while rushing for 62 more in win over the Blue Devils … was 24-of-41 passing for 233 yards and a touchdown at Louisville … also rushed for 22 more yards … named ACC Quarterback of the Week after becoming only the fifth quarterback since 2000 to throw for 350+ yards, rush for 100+ yards, throw for 3+ touchdowns and rush for 2+ touchdowns in a game against a Power 5 school after his performance at North Carolina … set a UVA single-game record for total offense with 490 yards against the Tar Heels with 378 passing yards (30-of-39), three passing touchdowns and rushing for 112 yards and two more scores … the 112 rushing yards marks the fifth 100-yard rushing game of his career, setting a program record … also named Davey O’Brien Award National QB of the Week for his efforts against UNC … led UVA to victory against Georgia Tech after passing for 258 yards and rushing for 106 yards in the win … it was the second week in a row and the fourth time (extends program record) in his career that he threw for 200+ yards and rushed for 100+ yards in a game … also threw for one score and rushed for another against the Yellow Jackets … was 18-of-30 passing for 199 yards and two scores in the win over Liberty … also rushed 13 times for 30 yards and another score against the Flames … named ACC Quarterback of the Week after leading UVA to a Commonwealth Cup victory over Virginia Tech … threw for 311 yards and rushed for 164 more in the win over the Hokies … rushed for two touchdowns and threw for one more against the Hokies … his 67-yard touchdown rush was a career high against VT … threw for 266 yards and two touchdowns in the ACC Championship game against Clemson … also rushed for 58 yards against the Tigers … his 324 yards of total offense was more than Clemson yielded to any team in the regular season … set a UVA bowl record with four passing touchdowns in the Orange Bowl against Florida … his seven career passing touchdowns in bowl games is also a record … finished 28-of-40 passing for 323 yards against the Gators. 2018 – One of two players in the nation with 2,600+ passing yards (2,680) and 900+ rushing yards (923), joining Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray (Oklahoma) … finished No. 1 in the ACC and No. 13 in the nation with 206 points responsible for … also was No. 3 in the ACC and No. 21 in the nation with 3,603 yards of total offense … set the UVA single-season record for total offense with 3,603 yards … set the UVA single-season record with 34 touchdowns responsible for … tied the UVA single-season record for 100-yard rushing games by a quarterback with four … his completion percentage of 64.5 percent ranks No. 3 all-time on UVA’s single-season ledger … his 25 passing touchdowns are tied with Kurt Benkert (2017) for No. 2 all-time on UVA’s single-season list … the 25 passing touchdowns also put him in a tie for No. 2 in the ACC … started all 13 of UVA’s games … made his UVA debut against Richmond in the season-opening win … was 13-of-24 passing for 185 yards and two touchdowns … his passing yards are the 10th most by a Cavalier making his first career start … rushed 13 times for 108 yards with two touchdowns against the Spiders … became only the 13th UVA QB to rush for at least 100 yards and the first since 2009 … his two rushing touchdowns against the Spiders was a first for a UVA by a quarterback since the 2009 season … at Indiana he finished with 123 rushing yards, becoming the first Cavalier quarterback to rush for 100+ yards multiple times in the same season since Bill Dudley in 1941 … he also became the first Cavalier to rush for 100+ yards in each of his first two career games … he also threw two touchdown passes against the Hoosiers … was 20-of-25 passing for 379 yards and three touchdowns against Ohio in Nashville … at one point he completed 15 passes in a row, which ranks No. 2 all-time in UVA program history for a game … was 17-of-26 for 197 yards passing and two touchdowns against Louisville in the ACC opener … also rushed 14 for 78 yards and a touchdown against the Cardinals … was 20-of-35 for 258 yards and two touchdowns at NC State … also rushed for 24 yards against the Wolfpack … rushed for 61 yards against No. 16 Miami … also passed for 92 yards … was 20-of-32 passing for 189 yards and one touchdown at Duke … also rushed 15 times for 61 yards and two more scores against the Blue Devils … became just the second UVA quarterback (Bob Davis vs. GT in 1965) to throw for over 200 yards and rush for over 100 yards in the same game when he finished with 217 passing yards and 112 rushing yards against North Carolina … he passed for three touchdowns and rushed for another score against the Tar Heels … was 17-of-24 passing for 205 yards and one touchdown against Pitt … was 14-of-22 passing or 168 yards and two touchdowns against Liberty … also rushed nine times for 89 yards and two touchdowns against the Flames … was 21-of-26 passing for 217 yards and one touchdown at Georgia Tech … also rushed 16 times for 73 yards and another score against the Yellow Jackets … was 14-of-29 passing for 259 yards and three touchdowns at Virginia Tech … also rushed 24 times for 112 yards against the Hokies …was 22-of-31 passing for 208 yards and three touchdowns against South Carolina in the Belk Bowl.

Was a January (2018) enrollee and took part in spring practice  … played quarterback at Arizona Western Community College for head coach Tom Minnick in 2017 … helped lead the Matadors to the 2017 NJCAA Championship game, falling 31-28 to East Mississippi … was 114-of-180 passing (63.3 percent) for 1,311 yards and seven touchdowns … also rushed 69 times for 353 yards (5.1 avg.) and four touchdowns … transferred to the community college in Yuma, Ariz., from Arizona State … did not appear in any games for the Sun Devils after redshirting 2015 and missing all of 2016 with an injury.

Played quarterback at Chandler High School for head coach Shaun Aguano and led the Wolves to the state championship in 2014, their first since 1949 … passed for 138 yards and a touchdown, and ran for 78 yards and two scores in the 2014 Division I state championship game … set an Arizona state high school record for single-season completion percentage, finishing the 2014 campaign at 74.6 percent (188-of-252) … passed for 3,001 yards, 46 touchdowns and only six interceptions in 2014 … also rushed for 697 yards with five rushing touchdowns in 2014 … finished his Chandler career completing 72.4 percent of his passes on 364-of-503 passing … connected for 70 career passing touchdowns with only 13 total interceptions … passed for 5,332 career yards and rushed for 1,609 career yards with 26 touchdowns … was named the 2014 American Family Insurance All-USA Arizona Division I Player of the Year … his father, Bruce, lettered at Arizona State in 1988 and 1989 as a fullback and later played briefly in the NFL … his uncle, Don Perkins, played eight seasons as a running back with the Dallas Cowboys … his brother, Paul, is currently a running back with the New York Giants … brother, Paul, was a three-year letterwinner at UCLA and faced Virginia in 2014 and 2015, as well as Bronco Mendenhall’s 2015 BYU team.