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PRO CAREER: Enters third NFL season ... 2018 Pro Bowl selection ... is 15-11 as a starter over two seasons, including an 11-3 mark in 2018 ... has completed 485-of-764 passes for 5,416 yards (63.5 pct.), 31 touchdowns and 19 interceptions ... adds 669 rushing yards on 109 attempts (6.1 avg) and five touchdowns ... set a career-high in passing touchdowns (6) in 2018 vs. Tampa Bay in Week 4, one shy of the NFL record ... threw five touchdown passes to five different receivers in the first half of that game, becoming just the second player in league history to do so ... set a career-high in passing yards (355) vs. Detroit (11/11/18) ... became sixth quarterback in franchise history to go over 3,000 yards passing at SF (12/23) ... completed 26-of-43 passes for 303 yards and one touchdown in Wild Card playoff game vs. PHI (1/6/19) ... his 303 yards and 26 completions were the most in Bears postseason history ... started 12 games in his rookie season after being active but not playing the first four ... set Bears franchise rookie records for completions (196) and passing yards (2,193), finished second in attempts (330) and tied for third in touchdown passes (7) ... carried the ball 41 times for 248 yards (6.0 avg) and 2 touchdowns ... season-long 46-yard rush at NO win Week 8 ... became the first Bears rookie QB to win their first road start since Craig Krenzel in 2004 (vs. BAL 10/15) ... also was the second rookie quarterback to win a game in Baltimore since the franchise moved from Cleveland to Baltimore in 1996 ... completed 31 of 46 passes for 314 yards in Week 15 at Detroit -- all season highs and Bears rookie records.
HONORS AND AWARDS: 2018- Week 10 NFC Offensive Player of the Week, Pro Bowl selection.
2018 SEASON: Named to his first Pro Bowl ... started 14 games (11-3 record as starter), completing 289-of-434 (66.6 pct.) passes for 3,223 yards, 24 touchdowns and 12 interceptions ... inactive for Games 11 & 12 ... added 421 rushing yards on 68 attempts (6.1 avg) and three touchdowns ... also converted five two-point conversions (1 rushing, 4 passing) ... finished regular season ranked fifth in rushing yards per game among quarterbacks ... completed his first seven passes at Green Bay, leading Chicago on an opening-drive touchdown ... set a career-high in passing touchdowns (6) and yards of total offense (407) vs. Tampa Bay in Week 4 ... his six passing touchdowns ranks second all-time in Bears history and is one off the NFL record ... threw five touchdowns to five different receivers in the first half vs. TB, becoming just the second player in league history to do so ... threw for a career-high 355 yards vs. Detroit in Week 10 ... 120.4 passer rating at home vs. GB was the highest QBR by a Bear against the Packers since 2000 ... became sixth quarterback in franchise history to go over 3,000 yards passing ... completed 26-of-43 passes for 303 yards and one touchdown in Wild Card playoff game vs. PHI (1/6/19) ... 303 yards and 26 completions are both the most in Bears postseason history.
PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2017: Active, but did not play in first four games ... made first career start on Monday Night Football (10/9) vs. MIN, becoming the first Bears rookie to start at QB since Kyle Orton in 2005 ... completed 196-of-330 passes for 2,193 yards, 7 touchdowns and 7 interceptions ... carried the ball 41 times for 248 yards (6.0 avg) and 2 touchdowns ... became the first Bears rookie QB to win their first road start since Craig Krenzel in 2004 (vs. BAL 10/15) ... also was the second rookie quarterback to win a game in Baltimore since the franchise moved from Cleveland to Baltimore in 1996 ... completed 31 of 46 passes for 314 yards in Week 15 at Detroit -- all Bears rookie records ... also became the first Bears rookie QB to pass for 300+ yards in a game since Cade McNown threw for 301 yards in 1999 vs. Detroit ... set Bears franchise rookie records for completions (196) and passing yards (2,193), finished second in attempts (330) and tied for third in touchdown passes (7).
COLLEGE CAREER: Started 13-of-34 career games for North Carolina, completing 386-of-572 passes (67.5 pct.) for 4,762 yards, 41 touchdowns and 10 interceptions in three seasons of action ... added 439 rushing yards on 120 attempts (3.7 avg) and 8 touchdowns ... as a junior, was a semifinalist for the Davey O’Brien and Maxwell Awards ... finished his career at North Carolina ranked 5th in passing touchdowns (41), 6th in passing yards (4,762) and 7th in total offense (5,201) ... as a junior in 2016 he started all 13 games in his first season as a starter for the Tar Heels … set UNC single-season records for passing yards (3,748), passing touchdowns (30) and total offense (4,056) while completing 304-of-477 (68.0) passes on the year ... set the multi-game school record with 30 consecutive completions over two games (last 18 vs. JMU; first 12 vs. Pitt) ... also set the school record for most passing yards in consecutive games with 885 (432 vs. JMU; 453 vs. Pitt) ... had 7 games with 3+ passing touchdowns ... added 308 rushing yards on 93 attempts (3.3 avg) and 5 touchdowns ... set career highs with 453 yards and 5 touchdowns with zero interceptions on 35-of-46 passing vs. Pitt ... was named the Walter Camp offensive player of the week for his for performance ... completed 31-of-38 passes for 405 yards and 3 touchdowns in the 37-35 win at No. 12 Florida State ... completed 33-of-46 passes for 299 yards and 2 touchdowns in the win at No. 16 Miami (Fla.) ... threw for 280 yards and 2 touchdowns on 23-of-39 passing vs. Stanford in the Sun Bowl ... named a semifinalist for Davey O’Brien and Maxwell Awards … finalist for Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award ... appeared in 9 games as a sophomore, completing 40-of-47 passes for 555 yards and 6 touchdowns ... added 16 rushes for 101 yards and 3 touchdowns ... appeared in 12 games as a freshman, completing 42-of-78 passes for 459 yards, 4 touchdowns and 4 interceptions ... added 11 rushes for 30 yards.
PERSONAL: Named Mr. Football in the state of Ohio by the Associated Press, an annual award given to the top high school player regardless of division ... ranked the No. 19 quarterback in the country by Scout.com ... prepstar All-Midwest Region ... honorable-mention Parade All-America ... member of the ESPN 300 team ... is the most prolific passer in the Greater Cleveland area, becoming the first to pass for more than 9,000 career yards and more than 4,000 yards as a senior ... rated the No. 1 dual-threat quarterback by 247sports.com and the No. 3 player in Ohio ... passed for 4,063 yards as a senior, including 1,593 in four playoff games ... also rushed for 899 yards ... scored 108 points and was responsible for 51 touchdowns ... threw for 42 touchdowns and rushed for 18 ... team finished 12-2 and advanced to the state semifinals ... mentor was 30-8 during his three-years the quarterback ... among the top 10 passers in Ohio history with 9,126 yards and 92 touchdowns ... also rushed for 1,559 career yards and 33 touchdowns, averaging 4.1 per carry ... also served as Mentor’s punter in 2012 and had a 40.8 average ... coached by Steve Trivisonno.