Pictures from the 2010 end-of-year football awards banquet.
Louisiana Tech hosts the 14th-ranked Nevada Wolf Pack at Joe Aillet Stadium.
Louisiana Tech's game at New Mexico State at Aggie Memorial Stadium in Las Cruces, N.M.
Louisiana Tech hosts Fresno State on Nov. 6, 2010 at Joe Aillet Stadium.
2010: Finished his career ranked sixth all-time at Louisiana Tech in pass completions (438), seventh in passing yards (5,036) and seventh in passing touchdowns (36) ... Named the Terry Bradshaw Offensive Player of the Year ... Played in 11 games, starting in eight ... Lost his starting job after the game against Grambling but won it back at Hawai'i ... Was 172-for-274 passing on the year for 1,760 yards and 12 touchdowns with six interceptions ... Started the season opener against Grambling (9/4), throwing 15-for-19 for 101 yards in a 20-6 win ... Entered the game at Hawai'i (10/2) inrelief of Tarik Hakmi, going 19-for-26 for 215 yards and two touchdowns, his first touchdown pass since Nov. 21, 2009 ... Started against Utah State (10/9), going 20-for-32 for 149 yards with one touchdown pass and one interception ... Named WAC Offensive Player of the Week, LSWA Co-Offensive Player of the Week, Davey O'Brien Honorable Mention QB of the Week and a player to watch by the Manning Award after his career day against Idaho (10/16), going 31-for-44 and three touchdowns as he led the nation that weekend with 422 passing yards while not getting sacked against a team that entered the game ranked fourth in the nation in sacks ... Led Tech to record close to 400 yards of offense on the nation's top-ranked defense as he threw 24-for-39 for 222 yards and one touchdown at No. 2 Boise State (10/26) ... Was 16-for-30 with three touchdown passes and one interception against Fresno State (11/6) while also catching one pass from Richie Casey for 43 yards before fumbling in the end zone, which was recovered for a score by Taulib Ikharo ... Passed for one touchdown and ran for another at New Mexico State (11/13) as he guided Tech to its first road victory in 11 tries - a drought that lasted two years - as he was 19-for-31 for 184 yards and one interception ... Was 13-for-29 for 105 yards and two interceptions while running for a touchdown at San Jose State (11/27) ... Was 14-for-23 for 188 yards and one touchdown against No. 14 Nevada (12/4) with his one touchdown pass being a 20-yard completion to Eric Harper that was highlighted on ESPN's College Football Final.
2009: Starting quarterback whose numbers steadily improved over the 2008 campaign... Passed for 2,095 yards, going 172-for-290 with 17 touchdowns and five interceptions... Threw 18-for-33 for 149 yards and one touchdown at Auburn (9/5), throwing only one interception... Ran the ball 10 times for 36 yards at Auburn, including a career-long 33-yard run... Was 18-for-29 at Navy (9/12) with one interception, throwing for 156 yards... Was sacked four times for 35 yards at Navy... Threw for a career-best 357 yards against Nicholls State (9/19), going 21-for-30... Threw two touchdown passes in that game against Nicholls State... Followed that with a 13-for-22 performance for 97 yards against Hawai'i, running for 19 of the team's 352 yards... Was 8-for-17 for 129 yards at Nevada (10/9), including a 41-yard completion to Cruz Williams... Was 11-for-19 for 204 yards and three touchdowns against New Mexico State (10/17), including a 40-yard reception to Dennis Morris... Also against the Aggies, ran the ball eight times for 35 yards and one touchdown... Threw for 155 yards in a 17-for-26 day with two touchdowns and one interception at Utah State (10/24) with both touchdowns coming in the fourth quarter in a come-from-behind rally that fell short... Was 17-for-30 with three touchdowns and 220 yards in just over two quarters of playing time at Idaho (10/31)... Guided the Bulldogs to within two points against No. 5 Boise State in the fourth quarter as he went 10-for-19 for 114 yards with one touchdown and one interception... His lone touchdown pass to Dennis Morris against the Broncos was ESPN SportsCenter's No. 1 play on Top 10 Plays... Threw for 143 yards in a 16-for-31 performance of No. 9 LSU, helping guide Tech to its first lead over LSU since 1904 and a 13-10 halftime lead... Was 14-for-22 for 206 yards and a career-best four touchdowns at Fresno State (11/21)... Went 9-for-12 for 165 yards and one touchdown in a 55-20 rout of San Jose State (12/5), guiding running back Daniel Porter towards the school record in career rushing yards.