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#13 Dan LeFevour
Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 226
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Downers Grove, Ill.
High School: Benet Academy
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Dan LeFevour
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 05/06/2010

Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft (No. 181 overall) ... NCAA Bowl Subdivision's all-time leader in total touchdowns with 150 (102 passing, 47 rushing, 1 receiving) ... ranks second in NCAA Bowl Subdivision history with 15,853 yards of total offense ... only player in NCAA history with 12,000 career passing yards and 2,500 career rushing yards ... holds MAC career records for total offense, passing yards, touchdown passes, completions and attempts ... in Bowl Subdivision history, ranks fourth in completions, eighth in touchdown passes and ninth in passing yards ... first CMU quarterback to throw for at least 2,500 yards in four seasons ... team's leading rusher each of the last three seasons ... CMU's all-time leader in rushing touchdowns (47) ... ranks seventh in school history in career rushing yards ... owns the top four CMU single-season totals for total offense and four of the top five totals for completions, touchdown passes and passing yards ... one of five finalists for the Unitas Golden Arm Award ... one of 10 finalists for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award and the Manning Award ... one of 12 finalists for the Wuerffel Trophy ... one of 15 semifinalists for the Davey O'Brien Award ... one of 16 semifinalists for the Maxwell Award ... nominee for the AFCA Good Works Team and the National Football Foundation Walter V. Campbell Award ... one of two players in CMU history to earn All-MAC honors four straight seasons ... one of five players in CMU history to earn All-MAC first team honors three times ... 36-15 career record as a starter, including 29-4 against MAC opponents ... named the Detroit Athletic Club's 2010 Michigan College Athlete of the Year ... member of the National Football Foundation's Hampshire Honor Society.

2009: Mid-American Conference's Vern Smith Leadership Award winner as the conference player of the year ... MAC Offensive Player of the Year ... All-MAC first team ... received 13 points in balloting for the Heisman Trophy ... MAC Championship Game Offensive Player of the Game ... GMAC Bowl Most Valuable Player... co-captain ... named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District IV second team ... Academic All-MAC honoree ... selected CMU's Most Valuable Player, Offensive Player of the Year, Most Valuable Offensive Back and Kurt Dobronski Award winner ... at Michigan State (9/12) threw for 328 yards and three touchdowns ... earned MAC West Division Offensive Player of the Week after throwing for 197 yards and four touchdowns and rushing for 140 yards and two touchdowns against Akron (9/26) ... at Buffalo (10/3) threw for 268 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 98 yards ... against Eastern Michigan (10/10) threw for 318 yards and three touchdowns, rushed for 44 yards and three touchdowns ... also earned MAC West Offensive Player of the Week after throwing for 238 yards and two touchdowns and rushing for 75 yards and a touchdown at Western Michigan (10/17) ... passed for 341 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for four scores in 56-28 win over Toledo (11/11) ... earned MAC West Division Offensive Player of the Week honors following the win over Toledo ... completed 25-of-28 throws for 344 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for 59 yards and a score at Ball State (11/18) ... named MAC West Division Offensive Player of the Week following the win at Ball State ... threw for 255 yards and three touchdowns in 45-31 win over Northern Illinois (11/27) ... completed 28-of-39 passes for 255 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 51 yards in the MAC Championship Game against Ohio (12/4) ... completed 33-of-55 passes for career-high 395 yards and a touchdown and rushed for a touchdown against Troy in the GMAC Bowl (1/6).

2008: All-MAC second team … co-captain … ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District IV second team honoree … Academic All-MAC … led the MAC and ranked 10th nationally in total offense (306.9 ypg) … ranked 13th nationally in completions per game (22.8) … responsible for 15.5 points per game, 17th-most nationally … posted at least 400 yards of total offense in three games … rushed for 100 or more yards three times … accounted for two or more total touchdowns in nine games … named MAC West Division Offensive Player of the Week after throwing for 152 yards and rushing for 100 yards and a touchdown against Buffalo (9/27) … also earned player of the week honors after throwing for 189 yards and two touchdowns and rushing for 121 yards and two scores at Northern Illinois (11/12) … passed for 291 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 112 yards and a score (403 total yards) at Purdue (9/20) … threw for 361 yards and ran for 45 yards and a touchdown (406 total yards) at Ohio (9/13) … passed for 345 yards and two scores and ran for 75 yards (420 total yards) against Ball State (11/19) … threw for 378 yards and accounted for five touchdowns (four passing, one rushing) at Eastern Michigan (11/28) … threw for 253 yards and two scores and rushed for a team-high 56 yards in the Motor City Bowl (12/26) … named CMU’s most valuable offensive back.

2007: Became just the second player in NCAA history (Vince Young, Texas) to pass for 3,000 yards and rush for 1,000 yards in the same season … joined Florida’s Tim Tebow as the only players in NCAA history to pass for 20 touchdowns (27) and score 20 touchdowns (19 rushing, 1 receiving) in the same season … MAC Offensive Player of the Year … All-MAC first team for second consecutive season … Academic All-MAC honoree … led the MAC and ranked fourth nationally in total offense (341.0 ypg) … ranked 11th nationally in completions per game (25.3) … responsible for 20.4 points per game, fifth-most nationally … named MAC Championship Game MVP after passing for 185 yards and a touchdown and rushing for a career-high 170 yards and two touchdowns against Miami (12/1) … threw for 292 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for 114 yards and two scores in the Motor City Bowl against Purdue (12/26) … six total touchdowns tied an all-time individual bowl game record … four-time MAC West Division Offensive Player of the Week … selected USA Today National Player of the Week for performance against Army (10/13) … threw for 251 yards and two scores and ran for 100 yards and four touchdowns against the Black Knights … posted a pair of 300-yard passing, 100-yard rushing efforts … threw for 382 yards and two scores and ran for 132 yards and two touchdowns at Akron (11/23) … passed for 360 yards and school record-tying five touchdowns and rushed for 146 yards and a score at Ball State (10/6) … 514 yards of total offense at Akron and 506 yards at Ball State are two highest single-game totals in school history and rank third and fourth, respectively, in MAC history … rushed for two or more touchdowns in seven games including each of the last five … threw for two or more touchdowns in eight games … caught a 32-yard touchdown pass against Northern Illinois (9/29) … 24th different player, and first quarterback, in school history to rush for 1,000 yards in a season … selected team’s offensive player of the year and most valuable offensive back.

2006: MAC Freshman of the Year … All-MAC first team selection … honorable mention Freshman All-America by Sporting News … Academic All-MAC honoree… ranked 13th nationally in total offense (253.7 ypg) … responsible for 14.4 points per game, 11th-most nationally … ranked 15th nationally in total passing yards (3,031) … selected MVP of Motor City Bowl (12/26) after completing 16-of-26 passes for 162 yards and a touchdown and running 15 times for 69 yards and a score … MAC West Offensive Player of the Week after throwing for 171 yards and rushing for 75 yards and two touchdowns against Ball State (10/14) … posted 407 yards of offense, including 360 passing, and four touchdown passes at Kentucky (9/30) … 407 yards of offense was highest single-game total in the MAC in 2006 … accounted for five touchdowns (four passing, one rushing) in win at Temple (11/4), most in a single game in the MAC in 2006 … entered season opener against Boston College (8/31) on CMU’s third play from scrimmage and went on to throw for 221 yards and a score and run 14 times for 72 yards and two touchdowns … threw for 314 yards and three touchdowns in MAC Championship Game win over Ohio (11/30) … threw at least three touchdown passes in five different games … 10-2 record as a starter … team’s leading rusher in five games … tied for team lead with seven rushing touchdowns.

2005: Redshirted.

High School: Threw for 2,929 career yards (third most in school history) on 173 completions for 24 touchdowns … rushed for 29 career scores … ran for 634 yards and 13 touchdowns and passed for 945 yards for seven more scores as a senior … named offensive player of the year as a senior … honorable mention all-state … all-conference … earned four letters in football and three in basketball.

Personal: Born March 19, 1987 … son of Jack and Judy LeFevour … chose CMU over offers from Ball State, Eastern Michigan and Eastern Illinois … prep coach was Gary Goforth … carried a 3.57 GPA as an interpersonal communication major ... graduated in December 2009 with a bachelor of applied arts degree.

RUSHING                G   Att    Yds  TD  Lg Avg/C Avg/G
2006................ 14 132 521 7 41 3.9 37.2
2007................ 14 188 1122 19 43 6.0 80.1
2008................ 11 168 592 6 27 3.5 53.8
2009................ 14 183 713 15 53 3.9 50.9
TOTAL............... 53 671 2948 47 53 4.4 55.6

PASSING G Att- Cmp- Int Yds TD Lg Pct Avg/P Avg/G Effic
2006................ 14 388- 247- 10 3031 26 88 63.7 7.8 216.5 146.2
2007................ 14 543- 355- 13 3652 27 76 65.4 6.7 260.9 133.5
2008................ 11 376- 251- 6 2784 21 93 66.8 7.4 253.1 144.2
2009................ 14 456- 318- 7 3438 28 82 69.7 7.5 245.6 150.3
TOTAL............... 53 1763-1171- 36 12905 102 93 66.4 7.3 243.5 142.9

TOTAL OFFENSE G Rush Pass Total Avg/G
2006................ 14 521 3031 3552 253.7
2007................ 14 1122 3652 4774 341.0
2008................ 11 592 2784 3376 306.9
2009................ 14 713 3438 4151 296.5
TOTAL............... 53 2948 12905 15853 299.1

RECEIVING G Rec Yds TD Lg Rec/G Avg/C Avg/G
2006................ 14 1 2 0 2 0.1 2.0 0.1
2007................ 14 1 32 1 32 0.1 32.0 2.3
2008................ 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009................ 14 1 24 0 24 0.1 24.0 1.7
TOTAL............... 53 3 58 1 32 0.1 19.3 1.1

SCORING G TD Rush Pass Retn PAT 2PAT FG Total Avg/G
2006................ 14 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 42 3.0
2007................ 14 20 19 1 0 0 0 0 120 8.6
2008................ 11 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 36 3.3
2009................ 14 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 90 6.4
TOTAL............... 53 48 47 1 0 0 0 0 288 5.4

ALL PURPOSE G Rush Rec PR KR IR Total Avg/G
2006................ 14 521 2 0 0 0 523 37.4
2007................ 14 1122 32 0 0 0 1154 82.4
2008................ 11 592 0 0 0 0 592 53.8
2009................ 14 713 24 0 0 0 737 52.6
TOTAL............... 53 2948 58 0 0 0 3006 56.7

PUNTING G No. Yards Lg Avg
2006................ 14 0 0 0 0.0
2007................ 14 2 52 33 26.0
2008................ 11 2 78 42 39.0
2009................ 14 3 97 42 32.3
TOTAL............... 53 7 227 42 32.4