ODU Football BIO
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Blake LaRussa
Player Profile:
Blake LaRussa 2049740
Position: Quarterback
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 189
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Virginia Beach, Va.
High School: Bishop Sullivan

2017: Appeared in five games, starting four at quarterback ... ODU was 3-1 in games he started ... Completed 38-of-67 passes for 420 yards, three touchdowns and three interceptions ... Also rushed 13 times for 68 yards ... In his first career start, he completed 14-of-20 passes for 161 yards, a touchdown and two INT's in the win over Albany ... Was 10-of-22 for 129 yards and a touchdown in the win at UMass ... Was a perfect 5-for-5 for 25 yards in the win over Charlotte.

2016: Played in 10 games as the backup quarterback ... Completed 14-of-24 passes for 140 yards ... Completed his first career pass at App State for a 17-yard gain ... Was 3-of-4 for 17 yards at Charlotte ... In his most extensive action of the season, completed 6-of-8 passes for 68 yards against FIU, including a 40-yarder to Isaiah Harper at the end of the first half that came up a yard short of a touchdown.

2015: Redshirted. Earned C-USA Commisioner's Academic Medal. C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School: Earned VISAA All-State Team accolades as a senior ... Completed 101-of-199 passes for 2,060 yards and 22 touchdowns ... Named First-Team All-Tidewater honors as a junior ... Passes for 3,794 yards and 52 touchdowns and was named Tidewater Conference Player of the Year.

Personal: Son of Michael and Cathy LaRussa ... Two brothers, Bryan and Mike ... Majoring in finance.

BLAKE LARUSSA CAREER PASSING STATS

Year Games Comp. Att. INT Yards TD's Long Pct.
2016 10 14 24 1 140 0 40 58.3
2017 5 38 67 3 420 3 55 56.7
TOTAL 15 52 91 4 560 3 55 57.1

BLAKE LARUSSA CAREER RUSHING STATS

Year Games Attempts Yards TD's Long Avg.
2016 10 6 -14 1 1 -1.4
2017 5 13 68 0 21 5.2
TOTAL 15 19 54 1 21 2.8
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