Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#8 Nick Foles
Position: Quarterbacks Coach
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 240
Year: Senior
Hometown: Austin, Texas
High School: Westlake HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Arizona: 2L... Likely Arizona's passing-records holder in many categories with a solid senior year... Team Offensive co-MVP... Honorable mention All-Pac-10 first two years... Threw for 3,191 yards despite missing two games in 2010... Hooked up for 20 touchdown tosses, third-best in UA history... Pac-10 POW in Iowa victory, completing 28 of 39 throws for 303 yards and two scores... Three TD passes each in OSU, USC, Oregon and ASU games... Career-high 448 yards against OSU, No. 3 in UA history... Also had 440 against OSU, No. 6... Career-long 85-yard TD throw to Juron Criner against Oregon... Missed UW, UCLA starts with sprained knee... Pac-10 leader in yards and completions per game... Yards were third-most in UA history, completions No. 2... Followed solid debut in 2009... Emerged in third week of season with performance at Iowa that earned him the starting role the following week... Finished the year with 2,486 passing yards, a completion percentage of 63.4, threw 19 touchdowns against nine interceptions and an efficiency rating of 125.25... Yards were then sixth most in school annals, TD throws fourth best, completion percentage in top 10... His 260 completions and 410 attempts were then No. 2 in school history... Earned Pac-10 offensive Player of the Week honors after a then career-best 415-yard, three-touchdown game against Stanford, which earned national QB of the week citation from College Football Performance Awards... Threw career-high four TD passes against Oregon, one of his three 300-plus yardage games... Completed career-high 40 of career-high 51 tosses against the Cardinal for a school-record 78.4 percent and the 415 yards... Then career-long 71-yard pass (Juron Criner) against Oregon... Joined team for fall camp 2008 as a transfer from Michigan State... Spent redshirt year at times emulating opponents' quarterbacks with scout teams, also in drills with top units... Earned team's Scout Team Player of the Year award for work against defense... Also earned weekly honors from coaches for work during ASU and New Mexico preparations...

Arizona Career Statistics
Year	G-GS	Effic	Cmp-Att-Int	Pct	Yds	TD	Lng	Avg/G
2009	12-10	125. 25	260-410-9	63.4	2486	19	71	207.2
2010	11-11	140.86	286-426-10	67.1	3191	20	85	290.1
Total	23-21	133.20	546-836-19	65.3	5677	39	85	246.8
Michigan State: Played in one game during 2007 season, with 5-for-8 passing for 57 yards including a long pass of 22 yards...

High School: Westlake High School, Austin, Texas, 2006... Set school career records for passing yards (5,658) and passing TDs (56), breaking marks previously held by Drew Brees (New Orleans Saints)... Fourth-team all-state selection by Honorable mention Class 5A all-state pick by the Texas Sports Writers Association (TSWA)... Offensive MVP of the All-District (25-5A) Team... Central Texas (All-Centex) Player of the Year by the Austin American-Statesman... Tom Lemming All-America as senior. . . SuperPrep All-Southwest and PrepStar All-Midlands honors . . State 100 by the Houston Chronicle, No. 8 at QB... Two-year starter for Coach Derek Long... Completed 187-of-280 throws (.668) for 3,296 yards, 33 touchdowns and just four interceptions as a senior while leading the Chaparrals to a 12-3 record including a trip to the Class 5A Division I championship game against Southlake Carroll... Had nine 200-yard passing games in 2006, including a season-high 319 vs. Seguin... Named to the All-Texas 5A All-Junior Team by Threw for 2,353 yards and 23 TDs as a junior... Passed for a school-record 383 yards vs. Hays Consolidated in 2005... Three-year starter and two-time team MVP for Coach Ben Faulkner's Westlake basketball team... Averaged 15 points and 11 rebounds in 2005-06 while earning all-district honors, and led the district in rebounding as a sophomore... Academic All-District honors in football and basketball...

Personal: Academic major is communication... Honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic honors 2009 and 2010 seasons... Son of Larry and Melissa Foles... Born Jan. 20, 1989.