John O'Korn
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    John O'Korn

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

    High School:
    St. Thomas Aquinas HS

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 205

    Position:
    QB

    • 2013 The American Athletic Conference's Rookie of the Year

    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.

    John O'Korn's Career Bests
    Pass Attempts:
    47, Vanderbilt (2013)
    Pass Completions:
    29, BYU (2013)
    Passing Yards:
    364, at Rutgers (2013)
    Passing Touchdowns:
    5, at Rutgers (2013)
    Interceptions:
    3, BYU (2013)
    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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