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#4 Tyler Lorenzen

Senior
Quarterback
6-4, 224
Fremont, Iowa
Eddyville-Blakesburg / Iowa State / Palomar JC

A senior transfer who solidified the quarterback position in 2007 and projects to maintain his role in 2008.

2007: Started all 13 games at quarterback and solidified the offense … Completed 197-of-347 passes (57-percent) for 2367 yards with 13 touchdowns and just six interceptions … His 122.98 efficiency rating is the best by a Husky signal caller since Dan Orlovsky in 2004 … Also showed good mobility, running the ball 133 times for 328 yards and a score … Shared the team MVP award with Dan Davis … Threw just one interception over the final four games of the regular season and was picked off just twice in BIG EAST play … Was an efficient 16-for-24 for 213 yards with a touchdown in the win over Syracuse (Nov. 17) … Had a pair of touchdown tosses in the win over Rutgers (Nov. 3) … Threw for 194 yards and a score in the victory against USF (Oct. 27) … Helped rally the team from a 17-7 fourth quarter deficit to beat Louisville (Oct. 19) … Threw a pair of touchdowns against Akron (Sept. 29) w≠≠hile gaining 44 rushing yards on just seven carries … Threw two touchdowns against Maine (Sept. 8) in his Rentschler Field debut … Picked up the offensive game ball in his major college debut at Duke (Sept. 1) as he completed 22-of-30 passes for 298 yards with two touchdowns and an interception to go along with 56 rushing yards.

Prior to UConn: Spent the 2006 season at Palomar Community College in San Marcos, Calif. (near San Diego)…Named a first-team J.C. Grid-Wire All-American and Offensive Player of the Year for California Junior Colleges…Completed 229 of 332 passes (69.0-percent) for 2,960 yards, throwing for 26 touchdowns against only three interceptions for a 167.90 efficiency rating…Carried the ball 134 times for 836 yards with eight touchdowns…Had four 300-yard passing games to guide the Comets’ offense, which averaged 467.7 yards per game and 40.0 points per game…Carried a 4.0 grade point average as a business major…Honorable Mention pick on the J.C. Grid-Wire Scholar/Athlete Community College All-America team…Originally signed with Iowa State in Feb. of 2005 after a first-team All-State senior season at Eddyville-Blakesburg High School…Never played for ISU…At Eddyville-Blakesburg, also lettered three times in both basketball and track, captaining the basketball and football teams for two years each.

Personal Profile: Tyler John Lorenzen…Born on December 24, 1985…Has several relatives who have played a variety of sports at Iowa State including football, volleyball and women’s basketball…A management major.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP-GS A-C-I PCT YDS TD EFF
2007 13-13 347-197-6 56.8 2367 13 122.98
Totals 13-13 347-197-6 56.8 2367 13 122.98

 

 

TYLER LORENZEN’S CAREER HIGHS
Most Attempts: 37,  vs. Cincinnati 11/10/07
Most Completions:  22, at Duke, 9/1/07
Most Yards: 298, at Duke, 9/1/07
Most TD pass: 2, 4x, last vs. Rutgers, 11/3/07

Most INT: 1,6x, last vs. Wake Forest, 12/29/07

Longest Pass: 63, vs. Syracuse, 11/17/07
Most Carries: 19, at Duke, 9/1/07
Most Rushing Yards:  67, vs. Rutgers, 11/3/07
Longest Run: 23, at Duke, 9/1/07

 




 


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