Third-year sophomore; big, strong-armed quarterback vying for
playing time in 2012... Listed No. 2 on post-spring depth chart...
Participated in third spring camp in 2012 (mid-year enrollee in Jan. 2010,
grayshirt from 2009 signing class)... Former quarterback and captain of
USA Football junior national team in summer 2009 (played with fellow
Baylor teammate Tevin Reese)... Broad jump measured at 10 feet, 4.5
inches... Has squatted 545 pounds... Four-time member of Big 12
Commissioner's Honor Roll... Traveled to Kenya for mission trip with
Baylor student-athletes in May 2011.
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
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.
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.... Majoring in health