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Bryce Petty 14

Bryce  Petty


Midlothian, Texas

High School:
Midlothian HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 230




Four Recognized By National Football Foundation

BU has program-high quartet of student-athletes earn place in the Hampshire Honor Society.


Football Announces 2015 Pro Timing Day Coverage to provide broadcast for Wednesday's event.


Four Players Invited to NFL Scouting Combine

Bears slated to showcase skills for pro scouts starting Feb. 17.


Five Players To Participate In Postseason All-Star Games

Bears trying to showcase skills for upcoming NFL Draft.


Bryce Petty Named 2014 Bobby Bowden Award Winner

Senior honored for epitomizing character of student-athlete.


Cotton Bowl - Baylor vs Michigan State



No. 4 Football vs. No. 7 Michigan State (USA Today)

No. 4 Football vs. No. 7 Michigan State (USA Today)


Baylor Football vs Kansas State - 12/06/2014



No. 5 Football vs. No. 9 Kansas State (USA Today)

No. 5 Football vs. No. 9 Kansas State; photos by Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports


Baylor Football vs Texas Tech - 11/29/2014



Two-time All-American quarterback led school to back-to-back Big 12 Conference championships as two-year starter (21-4 record)... Owner of 31 school, two Big 12 and one NCAA records... Played in 2015 Senior Bowl... 2015 NFL Scouting Combine invitee... Member of winningest class in school history, in five seasons with program part of school-record five straight bowl teams, two conference championships (2013 & 2014 Big 12 titles), two bowl wins in four seasons of play following redshirt year -- incredible 26-1 home record (40-12 overall)...Finished seventh in 2013 Heisman voting and 10th in 2014... Two-time All-Big 12 honoree... Threw for 8,195 yards and 62 TDs in 36 career games (25 starts), ran for 338 and 21 TDs... Career record-holder of 10 BU marks, including: passing efficiency (166.03), TD-to-interception ratio (6.20) and both passing (7.73) and total offense (8.23) yards per play... Career interception percentage of 1.18 set NCAA, Big 12 and Baylor records... Set Big 12 and school record for career yards per attempt with 9.7... Set 11 school single-season marks, including most passing attempts without interception (229 in 2013), most 300-yard passing games (10 in 2013) and rushing TDs by a QB (14 in 2013)... Among five school single-game records: highest completion percentage (85.0 vs. KSU in 2014) and most TD passes (tied, six vs. TCU in 2014)... Set school bowl records for passing yards (550), TDs (three), completions (36) and attempts (51) in 2015 Cotton Bowl (named offensive MVP)... Ranked second (behind Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III) in prominent career categories of passing yards (8,195), passing TDs (62) and total offense (8,533)... Threw TD in all 25 starts... Winner of 2014 Bobby Bowden Award and inaugural 2013 Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award... 2013-14 Big 12 Male Athlete of Year... Consensus 2013 Big 12 Offensive Player of Year and unanimous first-team All-Big 12 selection as junior... Finalist in 2014 for Unitas Golden Arm, Manning and Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Awards... Also finalist for 2013 Manning Award... Enrolled at Baylor 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)... Three-time Academic All-Big 12 honoree and eight-time member of Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Graduated in May 2013 with bachelor's degree in health science studies, earned Master's in sports management in December 2014... Traveled to Kenya for mission trip with Baylor student-athletes in May 2011.

2014 (Senior): Played 12 of 13 games as starting QB, led BU to Big 12 championship and named honorable mention All-America... Finished 10th in 2014 Heisman voting... Won 2014 Bobby Bowden Award (by FCA) and named 2015 Cotton Bowl MVP... Set four single-game, four bowl, two single-season and 11 career records (including two Big 12 and one NCAA) during 2014... Threw for 3,855 yards and 29 TDs on 270-for-428 passing with seven interceptions, ran for 101 yards and six TDs... Earned All-America honorable mention from Sports Illustrated and unanimous second team All-Big 12 honors... Selected second team All-Texas by Dave Campbell's Texas Football... Named finalist for Unitas Golden Arm, Manning and Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Awards... Set or tied single-season school records for 500-yard passing games (two) and 400-yard passing games (four, tied)... 157.83 pass efficiency rating led Big 12 and ranked eighth nationally (third-highest mark in school history)... Also led league in passing yards per game (321.2, sixth nationally), yards per attempt (9.0, fifth nationally) and yards per completion (14.3, 12th nationally)... Finished seventh nationally in total offense (329.7, second in Big 12) and 13th in passing TDs (29, second in Big 12)... 3,855 yards and 29 TDs both rank fourth on BU single-season charts... Averaged 464.8 yards and 2.8 TDs passing vs. ranked teams in 2014... Named semi-finalist for Maxwell, Walter Camp Player of Year and Davey O'Brien Awards... Earned 2014 Academic All-Big 12 first team honors and selected to fall 2014 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Missed one game due to injury, started all 12 games played... Suffered back injury on first drive of season-opening win over SMU, played remainder of first half (161 yards and two TDs passing, one TD rushing)... Sat out second game vs. Northwestern State due to injury, started final 11 games... Returned from injury to throw for 416 yards and four TDs on 23-of-34 passing in win at Buffalo in team's third game, including season-long 89-yard TD pass to KD Cannon... Ran for season-high 47 yards and two TDs, including highlight-reel hurdle of ISU defender inside 10-yard-line, and added 336 yards and passing TD in win at Iowa State in fourth game... Threw for season-lows of 111 yards on just 22 attempts (with two TDs) in win at Texas in fifth game... Had monster game throwing for 510 yards (28-55) and school-record six TDs in epic 61-58 comeback win over No. 9 TCU in sixth game... Named national player of week (Athlon), offensive player of week (Walter Camp) and Big 12 Offensive Player of Week for performance in TCU win... Also earned ESPN College Football Final helmet sticker and various POW honors (Maxwell Award, Davey O'Brien Award, Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award)... Also tied school's single-game record with six TDs responsible for... Threw for 223 yards and two TDs at West Virginia in seventh game... Threw for three TDs and 277 yards (on just 15 completions) in win over Kansas in eighth game... Completed 32-of-42 passes (76.2 percent), including 18 straight in second and third quarters, and finished with 387 yards and one TD to lead Baylor to dominant 48-14 win at No. 16 Oklahoma (school's first-ever win in Norman) in ninth game... Threw for 262 yards and two scores, and added season-long 21-yard TD run in fourth quarter, in win over OSU in 10th game... Had 210 yards passing with two TDs before leaving in third quarter with concussion-like symptoms in win vs. Tech in 11th game... Set single-game school record for completion percentage (minimum 40 attempts) with 85.0 figure on 34-for-40 passes, totaled 412 yards and TD to lead BU to win over No. 9 Kansas State that clinched share of Big 12 championship and berth in New Year's Six bowl... Earned second ESPN College Football Final helmet sticker from Rece Davis for efforts in K-State win... Set school bowl records for yards (career-high 550), touchdowns (three), completions (school single-game record 36) and attempts (51) in Cotton Bowl vs. No. 7 Michigan State.

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 (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... Named Big 12 Conference Male Athlete of the Year... 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) a?" 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 season-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 season-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 a?" season-long 37-yarder to Darryl Stonum a?" 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, No. 35 by and No. 54 by 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 bachelor's degree in health science studies, earned Master's in sports management in December 2014.


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