1998: Appalachian State (Wide Receivers)
1999-2002: Appalachian State (Running Backs)
2003-pres.: Appalachian State (Quarterbacks)
• Has mentored all-America signal-callers each of the past three seasons in Richie Williams and Armanti Edwards.
• Helped Edwards go from unknown freshman in 2006 to being on pace to break ASU’s career total offense record as a junior.
• Molded Williams into the most prolific quarterback in Appalachian history. Williams finished his career in 2005 as the holder of every single-game, single-season and career record in school history, as well as the Southern Conference’s all-time leader in total offense and the league’s Offensive Player and Male Athlete of the Year.
• As the Mountaineers’ de facto offensive coordinator (he serves as the play-caller on gamedays), helped lead ASU’s transition from its traditional Power I offense to a no-huddle, spread attack that has shattered the majority of the school’s offensive records the past four seasons and led the nation in total offense in 2007.
• As ASU’s running backs coach, mentored a 1,000-yard rusher (Jimmy Watkins — 2001) and the 10th-leading rusher in school history (Jerry Beard — 2000-02).
PLAYING EXPERIENCE: APPALACHIAN (1992-95)
• Made 27 career starts at quarterback for the Black and Gold.
• Named first-team all-Southern Conference in 1995 after leading the Mountaineers to a perfect 11-0 regular season and a 12-1 final record.
• Completed 124-of-215 pass attempts for 1,461 yards as a senior in 1995.*
• Responsible for 2,110 yards of total offense during his senior campaign, including 649 rushing yards.*
• Ranks sixth on ASU’s all-time career completion percentage list with a mark of .560 (275-of-491).
• His 3,504 career passing yards rank ninth in school history.
• Career-best passing performance came in 1994, versus Georgia Southern, when he connected on 20-of-32 for 287 yards.
* including postseason
Hometown: Hillsborough, N.C.
Education: Bachelor’s degree, Appalachian State, 1996
Marital Status: Married to the former Beth Burleson
Children: 3 — Daughter: Alli; Sons: Bryce and Isaac
Notes: The Mountaineers’ women’s track and field MVP in 1995, Beth won SoCon titles in the 55-meter and 400-meter hurdles, as well as running one leg of the 1995 SoCon champion 4X400-meter relay.