Enters the fall as the starting quarterback, but will face competition from junior Braden Hanson, sophomore A.J. Blue and January enrollee Marquise Williams.
2010 - Redshirt Freshman Season
Talented backup quarterback who saw action in three games Also punted once - a 27-yarder that was fair caught inside the NC State 20-yard line Completed his first career pass at Virginia, a 14-yard hookup with Ed Barham Had one attempt in the Georgia Tech game after T.J. Yates was forced to miss a play due to injury. UNC Baseball: Played in 15 games with the UNC baseball team in 2010 (3 of 18, .167) as a first baseman/designated hitter before deciding to focus on football.
West Springfield High School
SuperPrep All-America and ranked the No. 3 quarterback in the country Ranked the No. 6 quarterback in the country by ESPN.com Played for his father, Bill, at West Springfield High School Led West Springfield to the past two Virginia AAA Patriot District titles His team played in the North Region finals and semifinals in his last two seasons, respectively Threw for 3,123 yards and 35 touchdowns as a senior Finished his high school career ranked in the top 25 in 14 Virginia High School league record categories In two years at quarterback, he threw for nearly 6,000 yards and 67 touchdowns Named the 2008 area player of the year by The Washington Post Earned all-state honors Played in the Hawaii Prep Football All-Star Classic and completed 7 of 16 attempts for 124 yards and threw touchdown passes of 52 and 34 yards Member of recruiting analyst Tom Lemming's All-America team Member of PrepStar's Dream Team Participated in the highly-regarded Elite 11 quarterback camp prior to his senior season Won the EA Sports Accuracy Challenge at the Elite 11 regional camp Considered one of ESPN.com's top 150 prospects in the country Member of the Rivals 250 Considered the No. 6 prospect in Virginia and the No. 5 pro-style quarterback in the country by Rivals.com Played in 12 games as a junior, completing 214 of 339 attempts (63.0 percent) for 2,749 yards and 32 touchdowns Played wide receiver as a freshman and sophomore, catching a combined 95 passes for 1,332 yards and 11 touchdowns Also played baseball and basketball.
His father was a punter at Virginia Tech and the NFL's Green Bay Packers Son of Bill and Cindy Renner Would choose to play for the Green Bay Packers if he could pick any team in the NFL Favorite possession is his iPhone and MacBook Dream job is to be a professional golfer People say he looks like Brett Favre Wears No. 2 because it was "original" Nickname is "The Gunner" Says his parents have had the biggest impact on his life Exercise and sport science major.
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