Started all 13 games at quarterback ... named All-Big 12 Second Team by AP and Honorable Mention by coaches ... Senior CLASS finalist ... Big 12's all-time leader in passing yards (16,646) and total offense (16,271) ... ranks fifth in the nation in passing yards and passing yards per game ... threw for at least 300 yards in six of the last eight games ... earned Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week honors after completing 38 of 51 passes (74.5 pct) for a school-record 554 yards and tying his own school record with six touchdown passes at West Virginia ... named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week for the second week in a row after completing a school-record 46 of 71 passes (64.8 pct) for 500 yards and three touchdown passes against Oklahoma State.
Manning Award finalist owns 13 program passing records ... threw five TDs vs. Ball State, Texas Tech and Kansas State, giving him six career games with at least five passing TDs ... threw for 305 yards in the first half vs. Texas before finishing with 367 yards and three TDs with no interceptions vs. the Longhorns ... named the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week following the performance ... threw for over 400 yards in an OU record five games ... broke the Oklahoma single-game passing record with 505 yards vs. Kansas State, also a record for an opposing player in Bill Snyder Family Stadium ... broke the OU career passing TDs mark with five TDs vs. the Wildcats ... named the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week following the performance ... threw multiple TDs in seven games.
Sammy Baugh Award winner ... honorable mention All-American by Sports Illustrated ... All-Big 12 first team by the Dallas Morning News and Kansas City Star ... All-Big 12 second team by AP ... tied the then-single-game yardage mark with 468 yards on an OU record 62 attempts at Oklahoma State ... set the single-season completion record with 405 completions on a program record 617 attempts ... multiple TD passes in 11 of 14 outings ... threw for 300+ yards on 10 occasions during the season, second best in OU history ... led nation in completions and attempts and is No. 2 in total passing yards and TDs ... led the Big 12 in total offense ... Named Fiesta Bowl Offensive Player of the Game after setting OU bowl records in yardage (429) and passing TDs (3) in Oklahoma's win over Connecticut.
Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year honorable mention by league's coaches and All-Big 12 Freshman by ESPN.com ... became starter after Sam Bradford went out with an injury ... earned first career start against Idaho State and responded with three touchdown passes ... his 418 passing yards in the Sun Bowl vs. Stanford set a Sooner bowl record and rated as the second-best total in Sun Bowl history ... completed 30-of-51 passes with three touchdowns and one interception against the Cardinal ... threw a school-record six touchdown passes against Tulsa (previous mark of five was held by two Heisman winners, Sam Bradford and Jason White, and a Heisman runner-up, Josh Heupel) ... had six games with multiple touchdown passes ... led all freshmen nationally with 26 TD passes and 3,198 passing yards ... eclipsed Sam Bradford's freshman passing yards mark at OU (previous best was 3,121 yards) ... threw for 392 yards against Texas A&M, 336 vs. Tulsa.
Parade All-American ... played in the Under Armour ESPN All-American game ... second team multi-purpose All-American by EA Sports ... selected as New Mexico Gatorade Player of the Year ... fnalist for the Joe Montana Quarterback of the Year award ... a member of both the 2006 and 2007 New Mexico all-state teams ... threw for 3,850 yards on 366 pass attempts and 44 TDs with only 11 interceptions on his way to a state title in 2007 ... followed a season in which he threw for 3,432 yards and 45 scores on his way to his first state title in 2006 ... also rushed for 294 yards and nine scores in 2006 ... coached by Cooper Henderson.
No. 1 player in New Mexico (Rivals.com)
No. 3 quarterback in the nation (ESPN)
No. 6 quarterback in the nation (Rivals.com & Scout.com)
Parents: Kellye and Kevin Jones ... engaged prior to the 2011 season to Oklahoma women's basketball player Whitney Hand ... multidisciplinary studies major.