Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
2013: Enters the season as Duke’s starting quarterback ... takes the QB reigns from Sean Renfree, a seventh round selection of the Atlanta Falcons in the 2013 NFL Draft after starting 35 games and throwing for 9,465 yards and 51 TDs as a Blue Devil ... intense competitor and natural quarterback ... owns a very strong throwing arm ... expected to improve accuracy and consistency ... aggressive runner with the football ... possesses quality leadership traits along with a charismatic personality ... in 22 career games (1 start), has completed 79-of-148 (.534) passes for 829 yards with six TDs and three INTs while rushing 70 times for 211 yards (3.01) and six TDs and catching one pass for 21 yards ... has played 362 career snaps ... among active QBs in the ACC, ranks sixth in total points (36), 10th in passing yards, 10th in total offensive yards (1,040) and tied for 10th in TD passes ... in the annual Spring Game, led the Blue squad to a 27-12 victory by completing 18-of-30 (.600) passes for 273 yards with two TDs and two INTs.
2012: Played in 12 games with one starting assignment as the second string QB behind three-year starter and eventual NFL Draft selection Sean Renfree ... did not see game action at Georgia Tech ... on the year, completed 49-of-95 (.516) pass attempts for 531 yards with five TDs and two INTs while rushing 26 times for 82 yards (3.15) and two TDs ... came off the bench to replace the injured Renfree at Wake Forest, and scored the game-winning TD on a four-yard run with 11:35 remaining in the fourth period ... became just the fifth QB in Duke history to score a game-winning, fourth quarter touchdown on the ground, joining Jerry Barger (1953 vs. Purdue), Sonny Jurgensen (1955 vs. Ohio State), Stanley Driskell (1979 vs. East Carolina) and Renfree (2011 vs. Boston College) ... in the 34-27 road victory over the Demon Deacons, completed eight-of-11 (.727) passes for 54 yards while rushing three times for 10 yards and one TD ... one week later, received first career start in place of the injured Renfree and directed Duke to a 42-17 home victory over Virginia by completing 18-of-31 (.581) passes for 212 yards and four TDs while rushing seven times for 41 yards ... scoring throws versus the Cavaliers covered 54 (Jamison Crowder), 37 (Conner Vernon), 12 (Juwan Thompson) and 45 (Vernon) yards while the Blue Devils rushed for a then season-high 182 yards, allowed zero sacks and committed zero turnovers ... guided the Duke offense to 28 points following intermission to overcome a 17-14 halftime deficit as the Blue Devils controlled the clock for 17:40, including 10:12 in the final period ... matched the school record for most TD passes for a QB in a first career start, equaling the standard set by Dave Brown against Wake Forest in 1989 ... also against the Cavaliers, was on the throwing end of Vernon’s 233rd career pass reception, which broke former Clemson standout Aaron Kelly’s all-time ACC record for catches ... in week two at Stanford, was 13-of-21 (.619) through the air for 147 yards with one INT ... hit on five-of-nine (.555) tosses for 72 yards with one INT at Virginia Tech ... other passing TD covered six yards to Jack Wise against N.C. Central ... other rushing TD came against North Carolina ... helped the Blue Devils score a school single-season record 410 points while ranking second in the ACC in sacks allowed per pass attempt (1:29.00) ... part of a Duke offensive unit that ranked among the ACC leaders in first downs per game (4th; 22.15), time of possession (4th; 31:07), passing yards per game (5th; 283.9) and points per game (5th; 31.5) ... on the field for 238 snaps including a season-high 72 versus Virginia.
2011: Played in 10 games, missing the FIU and Florida State contests ... completed 30-of-53 (.566) passes for 298 yards with one TD and one INT ... rushed 44 times for 129 yards and four TDs and caught one pass for 21 yards ... scored on a three-yard run in first collegiate game against Richmond ... versus No. 6 Stanford, hit on seven-of-nine (.778) passes for 70 yards while rushing for one TD ... had two rushing TDs against Wake Forest ... played a season-high 32 snaps at North Carolina, hitting on 12-of-20 (.600) throws for 111 yards with one TD and one INT ... also versus the Tar Heels, rushed for a season-best 41 yards on seven attempts and caught a 21-yard pass from Jamison Crowder ... played 124 snaps on the year.
2010: Did not see game action.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Lettered four seasons at Weddington High School under coaches Ed Susi (2006), Phil Williams (2007-08) and Justin Hardin (2009) ... helped team to state playoff appearances in 2006 and 2009 ... listed as the 37th-top quarterback in the nation by ESPN.com ... as a senior, passed for 1,530 yards and 13 TDs while rushing for 780 yards and 11 TDs ... in junior campaign, threw for 1,400 yards and 12 TDs while rushing for 1,000 yards and 11 TDs ... finished prep career with 9,010 yards of total offense, rushing for 3,642 yards and passing for 5,368 yards ... accounted for 81 total TDs (41 passing & 40 rushing) in high school career ... four-time all-conference and all-county selection ... also lettered in baseball ... earned all-conference and all-county honors on the diamond.
PERSONAL: Son of Anthony and Jenice Boone ... born October 29, 1991 ... majoring in psychology.
SINGLE-GAME CAREER HIGHS Category: Career-high, Opponent, Year Pass completions: 18 vs. Virginia, 2012 Pass attempts: 31 vs. Virginia, 2012 Passing yards: 212 vs. Virginia, 2012 Passing TDs: 4 vs. Virginia, 2012 Rush attempts: 11 vs. Wake Forest, 2011 Rushing yards: 41, twice; last vs. Virginia, 2012 Rushing TDs: 2 vs. Wake Forest, 2011 Total offensive yards: 253 (212 pass & 41 rush) vs. Virginia, 2012 Longest pass completion: 54 yards to Jamison Crowder vs. Virginia, 2012 Longest rush: 14 yards vs. Virginia, 2012 Longest pass reception: 21 yards from Jamison Crowder vs. North Carolina, 2011