Pronounced truh-BISS-kee • Was named the starting quarterback at the conclusion of spring practice • Has the skill set to be a standout quarterback • Played well in a backup role over the last two seasons and completed 40 of 47 pass attempts a year ago.
2015 - Sophomore Season
Appeared in nine games, completing 40 of 47 passes (85.1 percent) for 555 yards and six touchdowns • Also rushed 16 times for 101 yards and three scores • Did not thrown an interception on the year • Came off the bench after Marquise Williams lost his helmet and completed passes against NC State and Clemson • The pass against the Wolfpack was a first-quarter touchdown, while the completion against the Tigers picked up a first down on third and long • Completed 5 of 5 pass attempts for 84 yards and scored his third rushing touchdown of the year in the win over Miami • Completed all five pass attempts for 43 yards and tallied his third rushing touchdown of the year in the win over Duke • Scored his second rushing touchdown of the year late in the win over Wake Forest • Earned ACC Offensive Back of the Week honors after completing 17 of 20 passes for 312 yards and four touchdowns against Delaware, setting a single-game UNC record for pass efficiency rating at 282 in the process • Also rushed six times for 39 yards agains the Blue Hens, with both totals establishing career highs • Completed both passes he attempted in the win over Illinois • Completed 5 of 7 passes for 37 yards and a touchdown and added a 35-yard touchdown run in the NC A&T win • The rushing touchdown was the first of his career.
2014 – Redshirt Freshman Season
Named to the 2014 All-ACC Academic Team • Appeared in 10 games • Completed 42 of 78 passes for 459 yards, four touchdowns and four interceptions • Also rushed 11 times for 30 yards • Played the final two series of the Quick Lane Bowl vs. Rutgers and completed seven of nine pass attempts for 65 yards and a touchdown • Completed a 1-yard touchdown pass to Kendrick Singleton against the Scarlet Knights • Finished 6 of 13 for 80 yards and a score in the NC State game • Had 61 passing yards late in the game at Miami • Came off the bench for one snap after Marquise Williams had to leave the game when his helmet came off on the previous play • Tossed a strike to T.J. Thorpe for a 16-yard touchdown that proved to be the game-winning score • Had a season-long rush of 16 yards against Virginia Tech • Completed just 1 of 4 passes against the Hokies and threw an interception that was returned for a touchdown • Finished 6 of 11 for 49 yards at Clemson • Completed 8 of 16 passes for a season-high 103 yards and a touchdown at East Carolina • Finished 10 of 16 with 66 yards and a score in his Carolina debut against Liberty • Redshirted in 2013 after enrolling at UNC in January.
Mentor High School
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.
His nickname is “Mr. Biscuit” • If he could choose an NFL team to play for, it would be the Cleveland Browns • His dream job is a head football coach at a university • His New Year’s resolution was to call his family more often • Favorite TV show is “How I Met Your Mother” • Wears No. 10 because it was his father’s high school number • Favorite off-day activity is golfing or watching movies • The people who had the biggest impact on his life are Dave and Jeanne Trubisky, his parents • Exercise and sport science major • Birthday is August 20.