OU Football BIO
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Mark Andrews
Player Profile:
Mark Andrews 1809319
Position: Tight End
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 254
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Scottsdale, Ariz.
High School: Desert Mountain HS
Season GP-GS Rec. Yds. Avg. TD Long
2015 13-1 19 318 16.7 7 61
2016 13-11 31 489 15.8 7 64
2017 14-14 62 958 15.5 8 59
Career 40-26 112 1,765 15.8 22 64

CAREER NOTES
OU's all-time leader in receiving yards by a tight end (1,765) ... also ranks sixth overall in career TD receptions (22), 11th in career 100-yard games (3), 11th in career receiving yards and 16th (second among TEs) with 108 career receptions ... 22 of his 112 catches (19.6 percent) resulted in a touchdown.

2017
Unanimous first-team All-American (AFCA, AP, FWAA, Sporting News, Walter Camp) ... Mackey Award winner as nation's best tight end ... named to All-Big 12 First Team by league's coaches ... an Academic All-Big 12 Second Team honoree ... started all 14 games ... 62 receptions rank as third most all-time among OU tight ends and 17th most overall ... caught four passes for 52 yards in CFP Semifinal at Rose Bowl against Georgia ... tied career high in receptions (7) and touchdowns (2) and finished with 58 receiving yards against TCU in the Big 12 Championship Game (12/2) ... registered four catches for 61 yards and a touchdown against West Virginia (11/25) ... caught four passes for 42 yards and a touchdown at Kansas (11/18) ... recorded four receptions for 44 yards against TCU (11/11) ... caught three passes for 102 yards at Oklahoma State (11/4) ... netted six recpetions for 79 yards and a touchdown vs. Texas Tech (10/28) ... tied career high with seven receptions and had 61 receiving yards at Kansas State (10/21) ... made four catches for 104 yards and a game-winning 59-yard touchdown against Texas (10/14) ... tallied three receptions for 50 yards against Iowa State (10/7) ... caught three passes for 72 yards and a touchdown at Baylor (9/23) ... recorded two receptions for 76 yards against Tulane (9/16) ... caught two passes for 23 yards at Ohio State (9/9) ... set career highs in receptions (7) and receiving yards (134) and scored a touchdown against UTEP (9/2).

2016
Named first-team All-Big 12 at tight end by league's coaches and AP ... an Academic All-Big 12 First Team honoree ... ranked second on team with seven TD catches, third with 489 receiving yards and fourth with 31 total receptions ... caught three passes for a then-career-high 94 yards and two TDs against Houston (9/3), including a career-long 64 yarder for a score ... caught a 13-yard TD pass for team’s first points in Sugar Bowl win over Auburn.

2015
Named to All-Big 12 First Team by AP and Phil Steele ... placed on All-Big 12 Second Team by league’s coaches ... named to Academic All-Big 12 First Team ... played in all 13 games with one start ... had two catches for 32 yards and a touchdown in the Orange Bowl against Clemson (12/31) ... caught one pass for 15 yards against TCU (11/21) ... made first start of career at Baylor (11/14) ... lone reception against Iowa State (11/7) was a 55-yard touchdown ... set career high with five catches for 46 yards at Kansas (10/31) ... grabbed a 13-yard touchdown pass against Texas Tech (10/24) ... caught a three-yard touchdown pass at Kansas State (10/17) ... scored on a 17-yard touchdown grab against West Virginia (10/3) ... caught three passes for a then-career-high 87 yards and two touchdowns against Tulsa (9/19) ... made Sooners debut catching four passes for 50 yards against Akron (9/5).

2014
Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-star recruit by 247Sports, Rivals, ESPN and Scout ... Three-year starter ... Registered 68 receptions for 1,122 yards and 17 touchdowns as a senior ... Had 81 receptions for 1,494 yards and 21 touchdowns as a junior ... Caught 58 passes for 1,058 yards and 10 touchdowns as a sophomore ... Played for West in Army All-American game ... No. 7 tight end (ESPN) ... No. 10 tight end (Scout) ... No. 13 tight end (Rivals) ... No. 2 player in Arizona (Rivals) ... No. 4 player in Arizona (247Sports) ... No. 7 player in Arizona (ESPN) ... Also received offers from Alabama, Michigan, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Ohio State and USC.

PERSONAL
Has type 1 diabetes and monitors blood sugar levels several times per game ... major is management.

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