Career: Has played in 26 games with 24 starts ... Owns a 17-7 record as a starting quarterback ... Two-time All-MAC Second Team selection ... Ranked first in program history with a career passing efficiency rating of 144.3, second with 40 career passing touchdowns, second with 178.3 career passing yards per game, fourth with 4,637 career passing yards, fourth with a career completion percentage of 57.4 percent (325-of-566), fifth with 14.3 career yards per completion and seventh with 325 career completions ... Has thrown for multiple touchdowns in a game 13 times, with five career games with at least three touchdown passes ... Has also tallied 36 career rushing touchdowns, which ranks as the third-most in program history ... Has rushed for more touchdowns than any other quarterback in NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision over the last two seasons ... Has rushed for multiple touchdowns in a game 11 times, with five career games with at least three touchdown runs ... Has been responsible for 77 career touchdowns, which ranks as the second-most in program history and are the third-most in NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision over the last two seasons ... Ranks third in program history with 37 touchdowns scored ... Ranks sixth in program history with 222 points scored ... Has rushed for 1,767 yards on 271 carries ... His 6.52 rushing yards per carry rank second in program history (most by a quarterback) ... His 68.0 rushing yards per game rank eighth in program history ... Ranks third in program history with 6,404 career total yards gained ... Ranks first in program history with 7.65 career yards per play and first with 246.3 career yards per game ... Has been named MAC East Division Offensive Player of the Week six times.
Pass Attempts: 33 (Miami; Oct. 31, 2017)
Pass Completions: 23 (UMass; Sept. 29, 2018)
Passing Yards: 294 (Miami; Oct. 31, 2017)
Passing Touchdowns: 4 (Bowling Green; Oct. 20, 2018)
Long Pass: 76 (Bowling Green; Oct. 20, 2018)
Carries: 18 (Akron; Nov. 23, 2018)
Rushing Yards: 189 (UMass; Sept. 29, 2018)
Rushing Touchdowns: 4 (Akron; Nov. 23, 2018)
Long Rush: 75 (at Bowling Green; Oct. 14, 2017)
Receptions: 1 (twice, last: vs. UAB; Dec. 22, 2017)
Receiving Yards: 15 (vs. UAB; Dec. 22, 2017)
Receiving Touchdowns: 1 (Akron; Nov. 14, 2017)
Long Reception: 15 (vs. UAB; Dec. 22, 2017)
Total Offense Yards: 462 (UMass; Sept. 29, 2018)
All-Purpose Yards: 189 (UMass; Sept. 29, 2018)
Points Scored: 24 (Akron; Nov. 23, 2018)
Total Touchdowns: 4 (Akron; Nov. 23, 2018)
2019: Team captain ... Named to the Maxwell Award, Davey O'Brien Award, Walter Camp Award and College Football Performance Awards National Performer of the Year Trophy preseason watch lists ... Participated in the 2019 Manning Passing Academy as a camp counselor.
2018: Team captain ... Started all 13 games at quarterback in his junior season ... Earned All-MAC Second Team honors for the second year in a row ... Repeated as the winner of the second annual Jon Cornish Trophy, which is awarded annually to the most outstanding Canadian player in NCAA Football ... Earned both Academic All-MAC and MAC Distinguished Scholar Athlete recognition for his efforts in the classroom ... Earned MAC Commissioner's Award recognition and MAC Honor Roll status ... Earned both Fall and Spring AD Honor Roll recognition ... Was named MAC East Division Offensive Player of the Week three times ... Was named to the Maxwell Award, Davey O'Brien Award and Manning Award preseason watch lists ... Completed 164 of his 274 pass attempts (59.9 percent completion percentage, ninth-best in program history) for a career-high 2,434 yards (fourth-most in program history) and a career-high 23 touchdown passes (second-most in program history) ... Finished the season ranked fourth in the MAC in passing yards and third in passing touchdowns ... Threw for over 200 yards six times ... Threw for multiple touchdown passes seven times, including four games with at least three touchdown passes ... His 187.2 passing yards per game in 2018 rank as the eighth-highest average in program history while his 14.7 passing yards per completion led the MAC, ranked seventh nationally and were good for the ninth-highest average in program history ... Averaged 8.9 yards per passing attempt, which was good for first in the MAC, 10th in the country and tied for the highest average in program history ... His passing efficiency rating of 156.3 is tops in program history and ranked first in the MAC and 14th nationally ... Ran for 860 yards (66.2 yards per game) on 134 carries to rank second on the team and led the squad with 15 rushing touchdowns, with the latter tying him for the third-most in a single season in program history ... Tallied two games with at least 100 rushing yards ... Ran for multiple touchdowns four times ... Accounted for 3,294 yards of total offense (second-most in program history), with his 253.4 yards per game of total offense ranking as the third-highest average in program history and his 8.07 yards per play ranking as the highest average in program history ... Was responsible for 38 total touchdowns, which is tied for the second-most in a single season in program history ... Went 16-of-31 passing with 246 yards and two touchdowns against Virginia (Sept. 15) ... 12 of 27 passes for 178 yards and a touchdown while rushing for 96 yards and a touchdown on nine carries at Cincinnati (Sept. 22) ... Went 22-of-31 passing for 273 yards and three touchdowns while running for a career-high 189 yards on 16 carries and scoring a touchdown in a 58-42 victory over UMass (Sept. 29) ... Was named MAC East Division Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 1 for his efforts against UMass ... Set a school record by completing 90 percent of his pass attempts (18-of-20) and threw for a season-high 284 yards and a touchdown and ran for the go-ahead eight-yard touchdown with 1:28 left in a 27-26 triumph at Kent State (Oct. 6) ... Was named MAC East Division Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 8 for his efforts at Kent State ... Went 15-of-23 passing for 275 yards -- including a long pass of 70 yards -- and two touchdowns at Northern Illinois (Oct. 13) ... Completed 8-of-12 passes for 193 yards and a career-high four touchdowns -- including a career-long touchdown pass of 76 yards -- while rushing for 101 yards and a touchdown on 10 carries in a 49-14 win over Bowling Green (Oct. 20) ... Was named MAC East Division Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 22 for his efforts against Bowling Green ... Went 11-of-19 passing for 127 yards and a touchdown while rushing for 77 yards and two touchdowns on eight carries in a 52-14 win over Ball State (Oct. 25) ... Completed 85.7 percent of his passes (12-of-14) and threw for 149 yards and three touchdowns while rushing for 68 yards and two touchdowns on nine carries in a 59-14 victory at Western Michigan (Nov. 1) ... Completed 16-of-27 passes for 163 yards and two touchdowns at Miami (Nov. 7) ... Went 17-of-26 passing for 209 yards and three touchdowns while rushing for 77 yards on seven carries in a 52-17 win over Buffalo (Nov. 14) ... Ran for 86 yards and a career-high four touchdowns on 18 carries in a 49-28 victory over Akron (Nov. 23) ... Went 10-of-22 passing for 206 yards and a touchdown while rushing for 44 yards and two touchdowns on nine carries in a 27-0 win over San Diego State (Dec. 19) in the 2018 DXL Frisco Bowl.
2017: Played in all 13 games with 11 starts at quarterback in his sophomore season ... Earned All-MAC Second Team honors ... Winner of the first annual Jon Cornish Trophy, which is awarded annually to the most outstanding Canadian player in NCAA Football ... Was named MAC East Division Offensive Player of the Week three times ... Completed 161 of his 292 pass attempts (55.1 percent completion percentage) for 2,203 yards (10th-most in program history) and 17 touchdown passes (eighth-most in program history) ... Finished the season ranked fourth in the MAC in passing yards and fifth in passing touchdowns ... Threw for over 200 yards three times ... Threw for multiple touchdown passes six times ... His passing efficiency rating of 132.9 ranks 10th in program history ... Ran for a career-high 907 yards (69.8 per game) on 137 carries to rank second on the team and led the squad with a program-record 21 rushing touchdowns ... Tallied five games with at least 100 rushing yards, which is tied for the 10th-most in program history ... Ran for multiple touchdowns seven times, including four games with three touchdown runs ... Also caught two passes for 18 yards and a touchdown ... Accounted for 3,115 yards of total offense (third-most in program history), with his 239.6 yards per game of total offense ranking as the fifth-highest average in program history and his 7.26 yards per play ranking as the third-highest average in program history ... Was responsible for a program-record 39 total touchdowns (fifth in the country, first in the MAC) and scored a program-record 132 points (sixth in the country, first in the MAC) ... Made his career debut in relief in a 59-0 victory over Hampton (Sept. 2) in the season opener, rushing for 50 yards and a season-high three touchdowns on six carries while throwing for 72 yards on 6-of-10 passing ... Was named MAC East Division Offensive Player of the Week for the first time in his career on Sept. 4 for his efforts against Hampton ... Came off the bench to throw for 211 yards and his first career touchdown on 16-of-23 passing at Purdue (Sept. 8) ... Made his first career start in a 42-30 victory over Kansas (Sept. 16), completing 11-of-16 passes for 152 yards and two touchdowns ... Threw for 181 yards and two touchdowns on 13-of-24 passing while running for 113 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries in a 58-50 win at UMass (Sept. 30) ... Ran for 105 yards and matched his season high three touchdowns on 13 carries while going 17-of-31 passing for 160 yards against Central Michigan (Oct. 7) ... Ran for 143 yards on eight carries and matched his season high with three rushing touchdowns -- including a career-long 75-yard run for a touchdown -- while throwing for 105 yards and a touchdown in a 48-30 win at Bowling Green (Oct. 14) ... Was named MAC East Division Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 16 for his efforts at Bowling Green ... Threw for 132 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 59 yards and a score in a 48-3 victory over Kent State (Oct. 21) ... Threw for a career-high 294 yards and a season-high three touchdowns on 21-of-33 passing while running for 54 yards and matching his season high with three touchdown runs in a 45-28 win over Miami (Oct. 31) ... Was named MAC East Division Offensive Player of the Week on Nov. 6 for his efforts against Miami ... Threw for 139 yards and a touchdown and ran for 115 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries in a 38-10 win over Toledo (Nov. 8) ... Ran for a season-high 165 yards and scored two rushing touchdowns on 15 carries, caught a three-yard touchdown on a trick play and threw for 110 yards at Akron (Nov. 14) ... Completed 15-of-30 passes for 265 yards and a touchdown at Buffalo (Nov. 24) ... Went 12-of-18 passing for 185 yards and two touchdowns in a 41-6 victory over UAB (Dec. 22) in the 2017 Bahamas Bowl.
Prior to Ohio: Played one year at Fort Scott Community College, where he played in all 11 games in 2016 and led the Greyhounds to a 4-7 record … Threw for 2,367 yards and 18 touchdowns and rushed for three touchdowns ... Was named First Team All-Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference … Played his senior year of high school at Edgewood Academy in Elmore, Ala., leading the Wildcats to a perfect 13-0 record and an Alabama High School Athletic Association AA state championship ... Threw for 3,779 yards and 59 touchdowns while rushing for seven more … Played his first three years of high school football at Holy Trinity High School in Oakville, Ontario, Canada, leading the Titans to their first Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations Bowl Championship in 2014.
Personal: Born May 24, 1998 ... Son of Larry and Robyn Rourke ... Younger brother, Kurtis, is entering his freshman year as a quarterback at Ohio ... Majoring in physical activity & sport coaching.