Height: 6'1"
Weight: 205
Year: Junior
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
High School: Collins Hill
Major: Engineering


2014: TOUCHDOWN CLUB OF RICHMOND OFFENSIVE BACK OF THE YEAR ... Conference USA Honorable Mention ... Played in the East-West Shrine Game ... Played in all 12 games, starting 11 at quarterback, missed one start when ODU lined up in "Wildcat" formation for one play ... Completed 289-of-257 passes for 3,476 yards and 30 touchdowns ... Added 139 rushing yards and two touchdowns ... Ranks third all-time in FBS history with 16,279 yards of total offense ... Fourth in FBS history with 132 career touchdown passes ... 14,959 passing yards is sixth most in FBS history ... For his career, completed 1338-of-1829 career passes and rushed for 1320 yards and 22 career touchdowns ... Had five games of 300 or more yards passing, including a pair of 400-yard games ... In the season opening win over Hampton, was 29-of-40 for 281 yards and three touchdowns ... Completed 35-of-49 passes for 274 yards and two scores at NC State ... Added 22 yards rushing against the Wolfpack ... On a rainy day against EMU, was 17-of-30 for 187 yards in ODU's 17-3 win over the Eagles ... It was just the fourth game in his career that he did not throw at touchdown pass ... ODU was 3-1 in those game ... Passed for 430 yards on 27-of-43 and five touchdowns in ODU's inaugural game in Conference USA at Rice ... Also rushed for 36 yards and a touchdowns ... Was named C-USA Offensive Player of the Week ... Tossed four touchdown passes and was 29-of-44 for 362 yards against Middle Tennessee ... Was 10-of-25 for 85 yards and a touchdown versus Marshall ... Completed 13-of-25 for 196 yards and three touchdowns at UTEP ... Also rushed for 22 yards ... Passed for a season-high 471 yards on 27-of-40 and three touchdowns at WKU ... Completed 21-of-36 passes for 291 yards and two touchdowns at Vanderbilt ... Completed 20-of-35 for 315 yards and two touchdowns in the 38-35 come-from-behind win over FIU ... Carried 13 times for 52 yards and a touchdown ... Was 29-of-40 for 302 yards and two touchdowns, including the game-winning eight yard score to David Washington in overtime to lift ODU over LA Tech ... Was 32-of-50 for 282 yards and three touchdowns in the season finale win at FAU.


2013: TOUCHDOWN CLUB OF RICHMOND OFFENSIVE BACK OF THE YEAR ... Started all 12 games at quarterback and has started 33-consecutive games at the position ... Became just the 18th quarterback from Division I to pass for 10,000 yards and rush for 1,000 ... Completed 340-of-486 passes for 4,022 yards and 33 touchdowns ... Rushed 93 times for 348 yards and five touchdowns ... Finished in the top-10 among FBS quarterbacks in passing yards, passing yards per game and touchdown passes ... Opened the year going 38-of-51 for 338 yards and three touchdowns at East Carolina .. Rushed 11 times for 52 yards and a score at ECU ... Was 18-of-34 for 166 yards and rushed for 51 yards at Maryland ... Passed for 406 yards on 20-of-27 passes and tossed four TD's in the 76-19 win over Howard ... Carried four times for 18 yards and a touchdown versus Howard ... Was 35-of-42 in the comeback win over The Citadel ... Passed for 363 yards and three touchdowns as well as running for 52 yards and a TD ... Hit 28-of-33 passing for 365 yards and two scores in the win over Albany ... Also carried six times for 30 yards and score in the victory over the Great Danes ... Connected on 39-of-52 passes for 450 yards and two touchdowns in the come-from-behind win over Liberty while also rushing for 32 yards ... Passed for 312 yards in ODU's near upset at Pittsburgh, going 31-of-52 and two TD passes ... He also carried five times for 23 yards ... Became the first Division I quarterback in Virginia to pass for 10,000 career yards, a feat that he accomplished on a second quarter touchdown to Larry Pinkard in the win at Norfolk State ... He finished the day 26-of-44 for 325 yards and three touchdowns as well as running for 37 yards ... He completed 28-of-35 passing for 293 yards and a season-high six TD passes in the win over URI ... He also carried six times fo 33 yards ... Led ODU to their first ever win over an FBS team at Idaho, completing 40-of-56 passes for 533 yards and four touchdowns, as well as running for 20 yards and a touchdown .. His 533 yards were the fourth most by an FBS quarterback on the year ... In the home finale win over Campbell was 23-of-29 for 341 yards and three touchdowns ... Was 14-of-31 for 130 yards and a TD in the season finale at UNC ... For his career, he is 949-of-1,372 for 11,483 yards and 102 touchdown passes ... He is one of just 18 Division quarterbacks to have thrown more than 100 career touchdown passes ... His 11,483 yards currently puts him 29th on the all-time FBS career yardage list.


2012:  WALTER PAYTON AWARD WINNER (Best Player in the FCS) ... Associated Press First-Team All-America, The Sports Network First-Team All-American, Walter Camp All-American, Phil Steele First-Team All-American, Touchdown Club of Columbus Player of the Year ... Dudley Award Winner (Best Division I Player in Virginia) ... CAA Offensive Player of the Year and first-team All-CAA quarterback ... Broke Steve McNair’s 18 year old passing yardage record with 5,076 ... Set FCS record with 398 completions ... Led the country in passing yards, passing yards per game, completions, passing touchdowns, total touchdowns, points responsible for and total offense ... Was 398-of-579  for 5,076 yards and 44 TD passes and 55 total scores ... Threw for 492 yards and four touchdowns in season-opening 57-23 victory over Duquesne ... Named CAA Player of the Week and The Sports Network National Player of the Week ... Was 20-of-32 in the air for 213 yards and three TD passes in rain-shortened 45-7 win at Hampton ... Led team with 55 rushing yards as well ... Tossed school record seven touchdown passes and threw for 486 yards in 70-14 thrashing of Campbell while also rushing for 41 yards and a TD ... Named CAA Player of the week for a second time ... Named College Sporting News All-Star and College Football Performance Awards Quarterback of the Week ... Set Division I records for passing yards in a game with 730 and in total offense with 791 yards in ODU’s dramatic come-from-behind 64-61 triumph over No. 18/19 New Hampshire ... Went 55-of-79 on the day with five passing touchdowns and ran for 61 yards and a score ... Named CAA Player of the Week and The Sports Network National Player of the Week ... Completed 32-of-42 passes for 360 yards and two scores and ran for 42 yards and a TD in ODU’s 45-37 win at Richmond ... Was 16-of-32 for 239 yards and a TD in loss to Villanova ... Ran for a team-high 71 yards and two touchdowns to go along with 26-of-39 passing and a TD pass in the Monarchs’ 31-20 victory at No. 18/19 Towson ... Was 36-of-45 through the air for 375 yards and ran for a career-high three touchdowns in 31-26 win over No. 20/16 Delaware ... Passed for 351 yards and three touchdowns in ODU’s 53-27 win at Georgia State ... 28-of-43 for 291 yards and four TD’s in the win over William and Mary ... Carried 11 times for 43 yards in the win over the Tribe ... Completed 32-of-45 passes for 357 yards and four TD’s to lead comeback win at James Madison ... Passed for 497 yards on 32-of-44 passing and tied FCS single-game playoff record with six touchdown passes in the win over Coastal Carolina ... Set single-game playoff record with 542 yards of total offense in the win over Coastal ... Rushed for 45 yards and two TD’s against CCU ... Completed 30 or more passes for the third-straight game, going 31-of-44 for 421 yards and three scores against Georgia Southern ... Rushed eight times for 48 yards and a touchdown against Georgia Southern ... Passed for 300 or more yards nine times and tossed three or more touchdown passes nine times ... Threw for 400 or more yards in a game five times ... Finished second on the team in rushing with 470 yards and led the squad with 11 scores on the ground ... ODU’s all-time leader in passing yards, attempts, completions, completion percentage and touchdown passes ... Earned CAA Academic All-Conference.


2011: College Football Performance Awards National Performer of the Year...CFPA Freshman Performer of the Year and winner of the CFPA Quarterback Award ... Runner-up for the Jerry Rice Award by The Sports Network, awarded to the National Freshman of the Year ... Named to the Sports Journal All-Freshman Team ... Third Team All-CAA honoree ... Two-time National Freshman of the Week by The Sports Network ... Three-time CAA Rookie of the Week ... Took over quarterback duties for the Monarchs in the second half of ODU’s Oct. 1st contest with No. 20 UMass ... Finished out the 2011 campaign completing 211 of his 307 passes with just one interception, a hail mary pass at the end of ODU’s contest with Towson, and 25 touchdowns ... In playoff action, the true freshman signal caller set school records with five touchdown passes in games against both Norfolk State and No.3 Georgia Southern ... Averaged 307.5 yards passing in the post-season ... Name does not appear in the conference or national stats having not played in the minimum 75% of games played to qualify ... However, if his name did appear, his 265 passing yards per game would have ranked 18th nationally, his 160.2 pass efficiency rating would place him fifth nationally, and his 305.3 yards of total offense per contest would put his name 10th nationally ... Also averaged 40.3 yards rushing per game, running the ball into the end zone four times ... Averaged 42.5 yards in his four punts.


HIGH SCHOOL: Old Spice Player of the Year in the state of Georgia ... The Old Spice Player of the Year Award is presented annually to 50 high school varsity football athletes ... Gwinnett Daily Post Offensive Player of the Year ... Set Gwinnett County single-season records for passing yards (4,218 yards) and touchdowns (44) ... His 4,218 passing yards ranks second in Georgia state history, while his 44 touchdowns ranks third in state history ... Completed 67% of his passes (284-of-426) ... Threw over 300 yards in nine games ... Also ran for 354 yards on 77 carries along with a pair of touchdowns ... Helped Collins to the Class AAAAA semifinals ... Collected 254 yards and three touchdowns en-route to MVP honors at the North/South All-Star Football Classic ... Helped the North to a 22-0 victory over the South ... Appeared on the reality TV show “The Ride” featuring high school quarterbacks competing for a spot in the U.S. Army All-American game ... Played for Collins Hill High School head coach Kevin Reach.

PERSONAL: Born March 15, 1993 ... Son of Diane Dodsworth and the late Brett Heinicke ... Has one sister, Lauren ... Majoring in engineering.

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