HEISMAN TROPHY CANDIDATE
MAXWELL AWARD CANDIDATE
WALTER CAMP PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD CANDIDATE
DAVEY O'BRIEN CANDIDATE
BIG 12 PLAYER OF YEAR CANDIDATE
Fifth-year senior, returning All-American and Heisman candidate... Consensus 2013 Big 12 Offensive Player of Year and unanimous first-team All-Big 12 selection... Enters 2014 season owning 17 school records... 2013 Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award winner... Finished seventh in 2013 Heisman Trophy voting... Finalist for 2013-14 Manning Award... Projected 2014 preseason All-American by Sporting News (third team) and Phil Steele (fourth team)... Selected preseason Big 12 Offensive Player of Year by league media and Sporting News, and Big 12 MVP by Lindy's... Enters 2014 season owner of eight BU career records (in 24 career games played), including pass efficiency (174.45), total offense yards-per-play (8.72), yards per-attempt (10.41), TD/interception ratio (11.00), interception percentage (.007), consecutive passes without an interception (229), consecutive games with passing TD (tied-13) and consecutive 300-yard passing games (eight)... On pace to finish second in most major passing categories (to Robert Griffin III) - enters 2014 ninth in passing yards (4,340), fifth in total offense (4,577), fourth in passing TDs (33), second in completion percentage (.624) and third in TDs responsible for (48)... Big, strong-armed quarterback with ability to run... Participated in fifth spring camp in 2015 (mid-year enrollee in Jan. 2010, grayshirt from 2009 signing class)... Broad jump measured at 10 feet, 5.5 inches... Squatted 545 pounds... Former QB and captain of USA Football junior national team in summer 2009 (played with former Baylor teammate Tevin Reese)... Two-time Academic All-Big 12 honoree and seven-time member of Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Traveled to Kenya for mission trip with Baylor student-athletes in May 2011... Graduated in May 2013 with degree in health science studies.
2013 (Junior): Starting QB in all 13 games during record-setting junior season when led Baylor to 2013 Big 12 championship... Named All-American by Athlon (second team) and SI.com (honorable mention)... Awarded 2013 Big 12 Player of Year by Sporting News and consensus Big 12 Offensive Player of Year (league coaches, AP, Athlon/Fox Sports, Dallas Morning News, Big 12 Broadcasters, San Antonio Express-News, Waco Tribune-Herald)... Finished seventh in Heisman Trophy voting... Established 17 school records in 2013 season, including nine single-season marks... Winner of inaugural Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award... Finalist for 2013-14 Manning Award... Semifinalist for Maxwell, Walter Camp Player of Year, and Davey O'Brien Awards... Unanimous first-team All-Big 12 honoree... National leader in yards-per-completion (16.80) and second nationally in passing efficiency (174.29) and points responsible for per-game (21.2) - led Big 12 in all categories... Also led Big 12 in passing yards (4,200, fourth nationally), total offense (339.2 yards/game, eighth nationally), passing touchdowns (32, 11th nationally), and rushing touchdowns (14, 19th nationally)... Totaled 4,200 yards and 32 TDs (three interceptions) on 250-for-403 passing (62.0 percent) and ran for 209 yards and 14 TDs on 94 attempts on season... Among nine single-season marks, set records for total offense yards-per-play (8.87), TD/interception ratio (10.67), consecutive passes without interception (229), 330-yard passing games (10) and rushing TDs by a QB (14)... Ranked second in single-season passer efficiency rating (174.29) and TDs responsible for (46) to Robert Griffin III's 2011 Heisman season marks...Named to Academic All-Big 12 second team... Selected to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in fall 2013 and spring 2014... Threw for 300-plus yards and two-plus TDs in each of first seven wins, despite leaving in third quarter in five of seven games due to huge leads... Made career-first start in opener over Wofford, threw for 312 yards and two TDs... Named Big 12 Offensive Player of Week by Athlon after throwing for 351 yards and career-high four TDs, along with one rushing TD, in win over ULM in third game (only played two series in second half)... Again named Big 12 Offensive Player of Week by Athlon following 347-yard passing performance, with two passing TDs and one rushing TD, in win over West Virginia in fourth game (played only one series in second half)... One of three passing TDs in win at Kansas State in fifth game was career-long 93-yard pass to Tevin Reese, threw for 332 yards and ran for 23 yards and TD... Threw for career-high 430 yards (20-32 passing) and three TDs, also ran for 22 yards and TD, in win at Kansas in seventh game... Named Maxwell Award Player of Week after tying season high of five total TDs (three passing, two rushing) in win over No. 12 Oklahoma in eighth game, had season-high 16 rushes for 45 yards... Named Big 12 Co-Offensive Player of Week Nov. 18 for effort in win over Texas Tech, tied season high of 5 TDs (three passing, two rushing) and threw for 335 yards... Ran for season-high 46 yards (11 rushes) and threw season highs of 28 completions on 48 attempts (359 yards, two TDs) vs. No. 11 Oklahoma State in 10th game... Tied season high with five total TDs (two passing, three rushing) and threw for 356 yards vs. No. 15 UCF in Fiesta Bowl.
2012 (Sophomore): Played in six of 13 games as backup quarterback during sophomore season... Finished 7-for-10 with one TD passing (184.5 passer rating), ran for 13 yards and one TD on 10 rushes... Named first-team Academic All-Big 12, and selected to fall 2012 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Threw passes in three of first five games, had no attempts over final eight games of season... Completed three passes in season-high five attempts for 52 yards, and connected on only touchdown of season - season-long 37-yarder to Darryl Stonum - in season-opening win over SMU... Also ran twice for eight yards vs. SMU... Did not play in second game... Completed only pass for eight yards in win at ULM in third game, also 2-yard run... Did not play at No. 9 West Virginia... Threw for 37 yards on 3-for-4 passing and rushed season-high four times for three yards vs. TCU in fifth game... Had one rush for no gain and attempted zero passes at Texas in sixth game... Did not play at Iowa State (seventh game)... Ran for one-yard TD in win over Kansas in eighth game, attempted no passes... Played only once in final five games, threw no passes but lost one yard on single rushing attempt in Holiday Bowl win over No. 17 UCLA.
2011 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in five of 13 games as backup quarterback in redshirt freshman season, earned first collegiate letter... Totaled 43 yards passing on 3-of-4 completions and ran for 15 yards on four attempts on season... Made collegiate debut in backup duty in win over Stephen F. Austin in second game, finished with 14 yards on 1-of-2 completions... Played in win over Rice in third game, was 2-for-2 for 29 yards, including season-long 25-yarder... Also ran for 12 yards on three carries vs. Owls... Played in fifth game vs. Iowa State, attempted no passes and carried once for three yards... Took snaps in win vs. Missouri in eighth game and Valero Alamo Bowl win over Washington, tallied no stats in either... Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in spring 2012.
2010 (True Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated on practice squad, redshirted to retain eligibility... Dressed for nine games but did not see any game action... Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in fall 2010 and spring 2011... Signed with Baylor in 2009 and enrolled in January 2010... Named to spring 2010 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
High School: Standout quarterback at Midlothian (Texas) High School under head coach Robby Clark... National position ranking among quarterbacks: No. 25 by Rivals.com, No. 35 by Scout.com and No. 54 by ESPN.com... Ranked No. 55 on Dallas Morning News' Top 100 recruits in state (No. 2 quarterback)... Fort Worth Star-Telegram State Top 100 recruit... Earned second-team All-District 16-4A honors as senior in 2008, missed some action due to injury... Threw for 1,507 yards and four touchdowns (134-222, eight interceptions) and ran for 166 yards and five TDs as senior... Named first-team All-District 15-4A as junior in 2007.... Threw for 2,042 yards and 16 TDs as junior, rushed for 101 yards and five touchdowns... Named District 15-4A Offensive Sophomore of Year after throwing for 979 yards and four touchdowns in 2006.
Personal: Son of Todd and Dena Petty... Full name is Bryce William Petty... Born May 31, 1991, in Thomaston, Ga.... Graduated in May 2013 with degree in health science studies... Working on Masters in sports management.