Marshall 61, Southern Miss 13
Football vs Memphis
Primary backup at the quarterback position ... Completely healthy after sustaining a knee injury two years ago ... Consistent thrower who is smart and has good accuracy ... Good pocket passer ... 2006 (r-Jr.): Played in eight games off the bench, seeing action on 177 snaps ... Threw for 488 yards on 37-of-72 passes with a pair of touchdowns and one interception ... Made first appearance of season at his father's alma mater, Florida (9/2), throwing for 47 yards on 4-of-10 attempts ... Best game of the year came against UAB (11/18) in which he threw for 125 yards on 7-of-14 passes, including one interception and a touchdown pass of 20 yards to Chris Johnson ... Replaced an injured Young in the second quarter at Tulane (11/3) and threw for 98 yards on 11-of-27 ... Hit all four of his attempts at Memphis (11/5) including a connection with Shawn Nelson for 19 yards on his first touchdown pass as a Golden Eagle ... Longest pass of the year was a 47-yard strike to Ed Morgan at Tulane ... 2005 (r-So.): Sat out to meet NCAA transfer requirements ... Ran the scout team before injuring his knee early in the season ... 2004 (r-Fr.): Played in five games at Michigan State ... Completed 23-of-58 passes for 331 yards and two touchdowns, against five interceptions ... Had a long pass of 50 yards ... Finished with a passing efficiency of 81.73 and averaged 66.2 passing yards per game ... Made his first career start against Central Michigan (9/11/04) and completed 9-of-19 passes for 183 yards and a 44-yard touchdown, leading the Spartans to a 24-7 win ... Also started against Notre Dame (9/18/04), completing 7-of-20 passes for 66 yards and three interceptions ... Completed 7-of-19 passes for 82 yards and a touchdown and two interceptions against Penn State (11/20/04) ... Also saw action against Indiana (9/25/04) and Minnesota (10/16/04) ... 2003 (Fr.): Redshirted at Michigan State ... Prep: Played for Coach Darlee Nelson at Plant High School in Tampa, Fla ... Completed 112-of-243 throws (.461) for 1,736 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior while being intercepted only five times ... Threw for a season-high 300 yards and two TDs vs. Tampa Bay Tech ... Connected on 11-of-14 passes for 213 yards and a score vs. Sickles ... Completed all six of his pass attempts in the first half vs. Sickles for 117 yards ... Threw for 1,863 yards and 18 scores as a junior ... Scored four rushing TDs in 2001 ... Named to PrepStar's All-Southeast Team ... Earned honorable mention Class 4A allstate recognition from the Florida Sports Writers Association ... First-team All-Hillsborough County selection by The Tampa Tribune ... Ranked among the nation's top quarterbacks by rivals.com (No. 35) ... Rated among Florida's top 100 prospects by rivals.com (No. 74) ... Also competed in basketball and track ... Personal: Son of John and Patti Reaves ... Father John earned All-America honors as a quarterback at Florida and spent 14 years in the National Football League ... Majoring in coaching and sport administration ... Born Dec. 5, 1984.
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