Anu Solomon 12
 

Anu  Solomon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kalihi, Hawa'ii

High School:
Bishop Gorman HS

Last College:
Arizona

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 212

Position:
QB

Experience:
TR

09/09/2017

Baylor vs. UTSA - September 9, 2017

UTSA 17, Baylor 10

09/02/2017

Baylor vs. Liberty (USATSI)

The Bears open the 2017 season by playing host to the Flames.

Enrolled at Baylor in January 2017 ... One of three quarterbacks vying for starting job in 2017 ... Finished Arizona career with 6,922 passing yards and 49 touchdowns with 16 interceptions in 30 games (27 starts) ... Full name is Jarrett Pekelo Kahanuolaokalani Solomon Jr.

2016 (Junior -- Arizona): Finished Arizona career with 6,922 passing yards, which is fourth-most in program history, and 49 passing touchdowns, which is third-most all-time ... Played in five games (two starts) during injury-shortened junior season at Arizona ... Threw for 462 yards and one touchdown on 37-for-63 passing on the season ... Started season opener vs. BYU, suffered knee injury in practice the following week ... Sat out subsequent six games while rehabbing ... Returned and played vs. Stanford, Washington State and Colorado ... Started vs. Oregon State before suffering season-ending foot injury in second quarter.

2015 (Sophomore -- Arizona): Started and played 11 games, missing contests at Stanford and ASU due to injury ... Also missed second half against UCLA and much of fourth quarter against Utah ... Missed time did not prevent him from improving his completion percentage (62.1 percent) and efficiency (146.98) numbers from a breakout freshman season ... Average of 242.5 yards per game was boosted late in season over final three starts (averaged 319 yards per game and completed 67 percent of passes in those contests against USC, Utah and New Mexico) ... Only two 300-yard passing games of season came in last three outings ... Set school record for most attempts to begin a season without an interception (210) and saw another program record of 233 overall attempts without a pick come to an end at Washington .... Season high for passing yards came at USC (352), while twice tossed four touchdown passes (UTSA, Nevada) ... Rushed for scores against NAU, Utah and New Mexico in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl ... Netted 86 yards on 12 rushes with a scored in upset of No. 10 Utah ... Tossed multiple touchdown passes in six games, suffering first career defeat (at USC) in 13 games when throwing at least two touchdowns ... Was named to several preseason watch lists, including the Manning Award, the Maxwell Award, the Davey O'Brien Award and the Walter Camp Player of the Year watch list ... First quarter interception vs. Washington ended streak of 232 straight passes without a pick, an Arizona record ... Broke mark held by Nick Foles (2010-11), as he threw 208 straight passes without an interception.

2014 (Redshirt Freshman -- Arizona): Started all 14 games after becoming the first freshman ever to start a season opener for the school ... All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention ... Polynesian Hall of Fame Player of the Year Finalist ... Three-time Manning Award Player of the Week ... Two-time Davey O'Brien Player of the Week ... Maxwell Award Watch List ... Athlon Sports National Freshman of the Week (9/2/14) ... Totaled 3,793 passing yards with 313 completions on 540 attempts ... 28 passing TDs while averaging 270.9 yards per game ... Rushed for 291 yards and two scores ... Set career game highs of 105 rushing yards (vs. Colorado), 16 rushes (vs. Colorado), 73 pass attempts (vs. California), 520 passing yards (vs. California) and 566 yards of total offense (vs. California) ... Two games with five touchdown passes ... Led all FBS freshman quarterbacks in passing yards.

2013 (Freshman -- Arizona): Sat out as redshirt in first season at Arizona.

High School: PrepStar Top-150 Dream Team ... Four-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... Lemming Top Player (Combo Passer) selection ... As a senior in 2012, threw for 2,849 yards and 35 touchdowns ... Completed 153 of his 225 attempts with just five interceptions ... Three-time all-conference, three-time all-region and four-time all-state selection ... Three-time MaxPreps All-American ... Compiled a record of 57-3 and won four state titles as the starter at Bishop Gorman.

Personal: Son of Jarrett and Jamielyn Solomon ... Earned bachelor's degree from Arizona in December 2016 ... Pursuing master's degree at Baylor.

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