- 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 ... 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 ... 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.
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 #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 #3/2 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.
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...
Born March 15, 1993....Son Diane Dodsworth and the late Brett Heinicke...Has one sister, Lauren...Majoring in engineering.