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Tyler Gabbert

Tyler Gabbert

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Ballwin, Mo.

High School:
Parkway West

Last College:
Missouri

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195

Position:
Quarterback

04/13/2013

2013 Spring Game Quotes

Comments from head coach George O'Leary and selected players following the 2013 UCF Spring Game.

04/13/2013

Fans Treated to an Entertaining Show at the 2013 UCF Spring Football Game

UCF 45, Knights 6

04/12/2013

Knights Set Record with 48 C-USA Academic Medal Honorees

Student-athletes honored for 3.5 GPA or better.

04/11/2013

C-USA Honors 227 Knights with Commissioner's Honor Roll Distinction

UCF has second-highest total in conference.

04/10/2013

What to Watch for in the UCF Spring Football Game

Annual contest slated for Saturday at 2 p.m.

REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012):
-Saw playing time in seven games against Akron, ECU, Marshall, SMU, UAB, in the C-USA Championship and in the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl
-Went 2-for-4 with 25 yards and a touchdown
-At Akron 8/30: In his first collegiate game, completed his first pass for a 12 yard touchdown to Rob Calabrese
-At Marshall 10/27: Completed his only pass attempt for 13 yards

PRIOR TO UCF:
-An impressive quarterback who transferred into the UCF program after beginning his collegiate career at the University of Missouri
-Sat out the 2011 season, and redshirted the 2010 campaign
-Turned heads during his lone year with the MU program leading the show team against one of the Big 12's top defenses
-Won the team's offensive back-up player of the week award for his work the week leading up to Mizzou's win over San Diego State

HIGH SCHOOL:
-Joined the MU program in January of 2010 after graduating early from Parkway West High School, coached in football by Jeff Duncan
-Out of high school was ranked by Scout.com as the nation's No. 12 overall quarterback prospect
-Ranked by Rivals.com as the No. 8 overall prospect in the state of Missouri, while bringing in the No. 17 pro-style quarterback ranking nationally
-Threw for 1,000 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior in 2009, while adding two scores and 225 yards on the ground
-Won second-team all-conference honors in each of his last two seasons
-As a junior in 2008, compiled over 1,900 passing yards to go with 18 touchdowns in the air, while he tallied 700 passing yards and six scores as a sophomore
-Was also an outstanding baseball player who hit .370 as a second baseman
-Originally selected Missouri over Nebraska, Iowa, Wake Forest, Oregon and Kansas, among many others

PERSONAL:
-Son of Chuck and Beverly Gabbert
-Brother, Blaine, is the starting quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars, where he was a 2011 first-round draft pick (No. 10 overall)

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