John O'Korn
John  O'Korn


Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

High School:
St. Thomas Aquinas HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 220


• 2014 Davey O'Brien Award Watch List
• 2014 Maxwell Award Watch List
• 2014 Dave Campbell's Preseason All-Texas Second Team
• 2014 Phil Steele's Preseason AAC Second Team
• 2014 Athlon Sports Preseason AAC Second Team
• 2013 The American Athletic Conference's Rookie of the Year
• 2013 Third Team Freshman All-American by Athlon Sports
• 2013 American Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 30)

2014: Started the first five games of the season, while appearing in seven of the 12 regular-season contests at quarterback ... tallied six passing touchdowns on 90 completions and 951 yards ... ran for one touchdown on 32 carries and 18 yards ... was 12-of-26 for 98 yards in a loss to UCF ... finished 12-of-27 for 135 passing yards and two passing touchdowns to accompany 27 yards rushing on 10 carries and one touchdown vs. UNLV ... at BYU, passed for 307 yards on a career-high 30 completions and 52 attempts for three touchdowns ... threw a hail mary pass to end the first half for a 45-yard touchdown pass to Daniel Spencer at BYU ... vs. Grambling, racked up 200 passing yards on a 14-for-24 performance ... threw a season-long 67-yard pass to Greenberry and then fired a 10-yard pass to Ward for his first passing TD of the year ... started the 2014 season opener vs. UTSA ... finished 21-of-43 for 204 yards.

2013: Named The American Athletic Conference's Rookie of the Year ... named third-team Freshman All-America by Athlon's ... Houston's starting quarterback in 11 games while playing in all 13 ... took over as starter in week three following David Piland's career-ending concussions ... set the Houston freshman record for touchdowns (28) and completions (259) ... second on the Houston freshman list for yards as his 3,117 yards, trailing the 3,131 from Kevin Kolb in 2003 by 14 yards ... led all true freshmen nationally with his 28 touchdowns ... had multiple touchdowns in eight games ... tied a UH freshman record with his five passing TDs at Rutgers ... threw for over 300 yard in three games ... had a season-best 364 at Rutgers as he finished 24-of-30 on the day ... followed that with a 22-of-27 performance for 263 yards and three touchdowns vs. USF ... also had over 300 yards with 363 and three touchdowns against BYU ... had 312 yards and four touchdowns vs. UTSA ... opened the year 11-of-15 for 107 yards and three touchdowns against Southern ... had three touchdowns and 281 yards vs. Rice ... also had 104 yards of rushing including a long of 24 yards for a touchdown at UCF.

High School: Three-star recruit by ESPN, Rival, Scout and 247Sports ... No. 31 quarterback nationally by Rivals ... No. 34 quarterback nationally by 247Sports ... No. 38 quarterback nationally by ESPN and Scout ... No. 90 player in the state of Florida by Rivals ... led high school team to a Florida state title as a senior with 2,552 passing yards and 22 touchdowns against just four interceptions ... also ran 95 times for 576 yards and 15 touchdowns ... earned MVP honors in the Florida Class 7A title win over Tallahassee Lincoln (41-25) with 339 passing yards, 95 rushing yards and four total touchdowns ... named to the Florida Class 7A All-State First Team ... First-Team All-Broward County selection as a senior ... named South Florida's top quarterback by South Florida High School Sports ... set St. Thomas Aquinas single game and season records for passing yards and passing touchdowns ... played two years at St. Thomas Aquinas after moving from Huntingdon (Pa.) ... threw for 655 yards and 10 touchdowns in a dual-quarterback system his first year in Florida ... started five times as a sophomore at Huntingdon (Pa.) and finished with 1,008 passing yards along with 10 touchdowns through the air.

Personal: Majoring in communications ... son of Gary and Paula O'Korn.

John O'Korn's Career Bests
Pass Attempts:
52, at BYU (2014)
Pass Completions:
30, at BYU (2014)
Passing Yards:
364, at Rutgers (2013)
Passing Touchdowns:
5, at Rutgers (2013)
4, UTSA (2014)
Long Pass:
83, at Rutgers (2013)
Rushing Attempts:
13, at UCF (2013)
Rushing Yards:
56, at UCF (2013)
Rushing Touchdowns:
1, at UCF (2013)
Long Rush: 24, at UCF (2013)

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