Tye Gunn
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Tye Gunn

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
LaGrange, Texas

High School:
LaGrange

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 218

Position:
QB

Birthdate:
07/23/1982

Experience:
3L


Senior who enters the fall as the Frogs' top signal-caller... regarded as an outstanding competitor with great natural ability... throws the deep ball extremely well with great touch... is 189-for-324 (58.3 pct.) for 2,485 yards with 17 touchdowns and eight interceptions in his career... his 58.3 percent completion percentage is the top mark in school history... has made four starts in each of the last three seasons... is 10-2 as a starter and the Frogs have averaged 34.3 points per game when he starts.

2004:
Split the quarterbacking duties with Brandon Hassell... started four games, the season's first three contests and at Louisville... completed 71-of-131 passes for 1,065 yards and nine touchdowns... completed 54.2 percent of his passes with just three interceptions... also rushed 32 times for 77 yards and a pair of scores... threw for career highs in every category (20-for-38, 368 yards, 4 TD) in the season-opening win over Northwestern... his 82-yard touchdown strike to Michael DePriest was a career long... named the Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts against the Wildcats... had his 10-game winning streak as a starting quarterback snapped at Texas Tech... suffered a right ankle injury at Tech and did not play in the next two games... returned briefly in the UAB game... came off the bench to complete 16-of-24 passes for 234 yards and two TDs against Houston... also rushed for two touchdowns against the Cougars, his first rushing touchdowns since the first game of the 2003 season... was not able to play at Cincinnati due to swelling in his right knee... returned to the starting lineup at Louisville... did not play against Southern Miss and was used in a reserve role against Tulane.

2003:
Was the Frogs' number one quarterback entering the season... started the first two games before suffering a separated right (throwing) shoulder in practice on September 9... returned to the starting lineup at USF and also started against UAB... suffered a groin injury in the third quarter of the win over UAB and did not play in the final six games of the season... completed 61-of-102 passes (59.8 percent) for 788 yards with two touchdowns... tabbed by Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine as the top collegiate quarterback in the state of Texas prior to the start of the season.

2002:
Was 4-0 in his starts before suffering a season-ending knee injury in the win over Southern Miss... Frogs averaged 40.5 points when he was the starting quarterback... completed 57-of-91 passes (62.6 percent) with six touchdowns and only two interceptions... had an efficiency rating of 138.34, which would have been the best mark in Conference USA... posted two of the school's top seven games in completion percentage... made his debut in the win at Northwestern... scored his first touchdown on an 11-yard scamper... threw his first TD pass versus North Texas... made his first start against Houston... responded by completing 15-of-26 passes for 172 yards and one touchdown... connected with eight different receivers in that contest... also rushed nine times for 63 yards and a TD, including a 33-yard scamper... completed 12-of-15 passes (80 percent) for 147 yards and a touchdown in the win at Army... the 80 percent completion percentage was the third best single game in TCU history... earned C-USA Offensive Player of the Week honors after completing 17-of-23 passes, including 10-of-13 with three touchdowns in the first half in TCU's win at Louisville.

2001:
Redshirted as a true freshman.

High School:
Regarded as one of the top prep quarterbacks in Texas... led LaGrange to the Class 3A Division II State title... a State Top 100 selection by the Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Houston Chronicle, Lubbock Avalanche Journal and Waco Tribune... a Fab 55 choice by the Austin American Statesman... Dave Campbell's Texas Football/Fox Sports Net Texas 3A Player of the Year... an all-state selection by the Texas High School Coaches Association... second team all-state by the Texas Sports Writers Association... rated as one of the top players in the state of Texas by SuperPrep... CenTex Offensive MVP selection by the Austin American Statesman... named both the district offensive MVP and the Tri-County offensive MVP... rushed for 2,216 yards and 37 scores... passed for 1,401 yards and 13 touchdowns... as a junior, he rushed for 1,479 yards and 18 touchdowns and passed for 478 yards and seven scores... overall, he ended his career with over 9,100 yards of total offense and 127 touchdowns (rushing/passing)... was four-year letterman... also lettered in basketball and golf... coached by Tony Valastro... chose TCU over Arizona, Baylor, Houston, Kansas, Oklahoma State, Colorado and Purdue.

Personal:
Tye William Gunn was born on July 23, 1982... parents are Henry and Suzie Gunn... pursuing a degree in speech communications.


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