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#2 Terrelle Pryor
Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 233
Year: Junior
Hometown: Jeannette, Pa.
High School: Jeannette
Major: Exploring
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Terrelle Pryor Biography
Courtesy: OhioStateBuckeyes.com
Release: 08/05/2010

Buckeye Bits: dynamic quarterback who continues to grow within the Buckeye offense … experience has helped him understand the game … can make the big throw … speedy and shifty as a ballcarrier … conscientious in wanting to improve every facet of his play … 19-3 as a starter … ranks 11th among Ohio State career total offense leaders with 4,808 yards … 11 career games of 200+ yards total offense … fifth Buckeye quarterback to ever rush for more than 1,000 career yards (1,403) … holds two (Toledo, Minnesota, 2009) of the only three games in OSU history where a QB has rushed for 100 and passed for 200 yards in same contest; Troy Smith has the other one (Michigan, 2004)

2009 (Sophomore): Big Ten preseason offensive player of year … honorable mention all-Big Ten … Davey O’Brien Award watch list … Manning Award watch list … 167-295 passing for 2,094 yards, with 18 TD vs. 11 interceptions … Ohio State’s leading rusher with 779 yards … six TD passes and only two interceptions in last five games of regular season, all wins to clinch Big Ten title … rushing TDs against seven opponents … hit 11 different targets during the season … 14-21 passing for 174 yards vs. Navy … 177 yards passing vs. USC … first 300-yard total offense game came against Toledo in Cleveland, with 110 yards rushing (1 TD) and 262 yards passing (3 TD) … sloppy conditions vs. Illinois held him to just 82 yards passing, 59 rushing … 17-28 for 166 yards passing with three scores at Indiana … 32-yard TD pass to DeVier Posey in the Wisconsin win … 17-31 for 221 yards passing at Purdue, but two interceptions and two fumbles … 343 yards total offense in Minnesota win, rushing for 104 (1 TD) and passing for 239 (13-25, 2 TD) … rushed for 83 yards (1 TD) and passed for 135 (1 TD) in first half vs. New Mexico State … passed for two TD and rushed for another at Penn State … 14-17 passing in the Iowa win … rushed for 74 yards and had a TD pass to Dan Herron at Michigan … Rose Bowl MVP, with 72 yards rushing and 23-37 passing for 266 yards, with TD passes to Brandon Saine and Posey … offensive player of week: Minnesota, Penn State … Archie Griffin Award (outstanding offensive player) from Ohio State coaches … Big Ten all-academic … second-year letterwinner

2008 (Freshman): 8-1 as starting QB as a true freshman … Big Ten freshman of the year … 100-165 (60.6) passing for 1,311 yards and 12 scores, with an efficiency rating of 146.50 (that rating led the Big Ten) … also rushed for 631 yards and six TD … 52 yards rushing with an 18-yard TD in opener with Youngstown State … alternated snaps with Boeckman at USC, with 7-9 passing and 40 yards rushing … made first career start vs. Troy, only the second (Art Schlichter) true freshman to start a game at quarterback for the Buckeyes … threw four TD and rushed for 66 yards in that win … TD passes were a single-game OSU freshman QB record … rushed for two TD and passed for another in Minnesota win … 13-19 passing for 144 yards at Wisconsin, and scored the game-winning touchdown on an 11-yard run after a 12-play, 80-yard drive in the last six minutes of the game … 10-14 passing for 97 yards, plus 27 yards rushing, vs. Purdue … totals at Michigan State were 7-11 for 116 yards passing with a TD, 72 yards rushing with a 17-yard score … 226 yards passing (16-25) against Penn State … 9-14 passing for 197 yards and three TD at Northwestern … rushed for 110 yards and a 1-yard score at Illinois, while adding 49 yards passing and a 20-yard TD pass on a blustery day … 5-13 passing for 120 yards and two TD in Michigan win … rushed for 78 yards in Fiesta Bowl and scored on a 5-yard reception from Todd Boeckman …offensive champion: Troy, Northwestern, Illinois … outstanding first-year offensive player by OSU coaches … US Army All-American Bowl alumni award (Troy) … first-year letterman

High School: dual-threat quarterback who quarterbacked the 16-0 Jayhawks to the PIAA and WPIAL championships … also helped the Jeannette basketball team to WPIAL and PIAA titles, a first in the Keystone State … USA Today player of year … 4,238 career rushing yards and 4,340 career passing yards, a first in the state of Pennsylvania … Parade All-America player of year … 1,899 rushing and 1,889 passing yards as a senior, accounting for 58 TD … MVP of U.S. Army All-American Bowl and Maxwell Award … EA Sports All-America … Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Pittsburgh Tribune-Review player of the year as a junior and senior … three year all-state … Big 33 … top-ranked prep prospect by Scout, Rivals, PrepStar, Superprep, PrepNation … 2,000 career point scorer in basketball

Personal: son of Craig Pryor and Toni Pryor … has not yet declared a major at Ohio State … 2009 Big Ten all-academic

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