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Kyle Israel

Kyle Israel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Orlando, Fla.

High School:
University

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 223

Position:
Quarterback

Eligibility:
Senior

2007: Completed 12-of-24 pass attempts for 93 yards in a 25-23 win at NC State (Sept. 1) ... Connected on a touchdown pass vs. Texas (Sept. 15) and completed his afternoon 9-of-26 for 134 yards ... Also rushed for 24 yards, including a one-yard scamper into the endzone in the fourth quarter against the Longhorns which gave UCF a 24-23 lead ... Led UCF to three touchdowns on all three possessions he was under center vs. Memphis (Sept. 22), including scoring on a one-yard run and hitting Kamar Aiken on a 72-yard TD pass ... The scoring strike to Aiken tied for the 10th longest completion in school history ... Completed the win over the Tigers 6-of-9 for 137 yards ... Guided UCF to a victory vs. Louisiana (Sept. 29), going 11-of-20 with 153 yards and a touchdown ... Set career-highs in attempts (45) and completions (28) at East Carolina (Oct. 6) ... Finished the game vs. the Pirates with 313 yards in the air and two touchdowns ... At USF (Oct. 13), was 5-of-11 for 13 yards ... Led UCF to a 44-23 win over Tulsa (Oct. 20), completing 21 of 29 passes for 224 yards and a touchdown ... Also rushed for 53 yards, including a 22-yard TD effort that put UCF on the board in the first quarter ... Completed 12-of-16 passes for 162 yards and two touchdowns to guide UCF to a road win at Southern Miss (Oct. 28) ... In the victory over the Golden Eagles, rushed for 42 yards, highlighted by a 22-yard scamper on a 3rd-and-7 third-quarter play that led to a touchdown ... Had a 14-of-21 affair in a win over Marshall (Nov. 3), amassing 203 yards and two touchdowns while also rushing for 45 yards ... In leading UCF to a win at UAB (Nov. 10), went 11-of-18 for 91 yards, highlighted by a 4-yard touchdown strike to Rocky Ross in the fourth quarter ... At SMU (Nov. 17), completed 11-of-16 passes for 173 yards in a UCF victory ... Connected on a 15-yard scoring pass to Kamar Aiken in the second quarter in the victory over the Mustangs, and also had a 53-yard play to Rocky Ross during the game ... Tied a career-high with three touchdown passes in a win vs. UTEP (Nov. 24), with all three scoring strikes going to three different receivers ... Completed the victory over the Miners with 261 yards on 18-of-26 passing.

2006: Made four starts at quarterback and was the team's holder on place kicks in all 12 games ... Also saw action as the team's signal caller in a reserve role in five other games ... Led the team with 1,420 passing yards and his 65.1 completion percentage was the third highest single-season rate in school history ... Finished with season-highs in yardage (327), completions (27), attempts (42) and touchdowns (3) in his first-career start against Rice (Oct. 21) ... Started back-to-back games for the first time with his start against Houston on Oct. 28 ... Threw for 207 yards and a touchdown against the Cougars ... Also rushed for a career-high 47 yards at Houston ... Threw 34 passes, completing 18 of them for 205 yards vs. ECU (Nov. 4) ... Posted two of the school's top 10 single-game completion percentages in his final two games of the season ... In a back-up role at Memphis (Nov. 11), completed 16-of-20 passes (80 percent, T7th) for 173 yards ... In his fourth start of the year against UAB in the season finale, connected on 19-of-22 passes (86.4, 2nd) for 270 yards and a pair of touchdowns.

2005: Reserve quarterback who played in one game ... 9-of-17 passing for 108 yards and a touchdown at Southern Miss (Oct. 15) ... nine carries for 49 yards and a touchdown on the ground vs. the Golden Eagles.

2004: Appeared in three games in 2004, including one start ... missed the final two games in 2004 with a leg injury ... made collegiate debut vs. No. 10 West Virginia (Sept. 11) ... 4-for-4 passing for 44 yards ... also rushed six times for 23 yards ... 6-of-19 passing for 52 yards and one interception at Penn State (Sept. 18) ... first career start at home vs. Ohio (Nov. 6) ... first UCF true freshman quarterback to make first career start at home since Daunte Culpepper in 1995 ... finished 4-of-13 passing for 33 yards ... left the game with a leg injury.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at University High School in Orlando ... coached by Jim Flath ... one of the top prep quarterbacks in the state of Florida ... chose UCF over Florida State ... first team Class 6A as a senior ... totaled 1,907 passing yards and 16 touchdowns as a senior ... added 703 yards rushing and another 14 touchdowns on the ground ... all-region selection by PrepStar Magazine ... Orlando Sentinel Orange County Offensive Player of the Year ... led University High School to its first winning season ever and just its second trip to the playoffs in 12 years ... three-year starter at quarterback ... totaled 4,700 career yards passing, 1,300 rushing yards with 40 touchdown passes and 22 rushing touchdowns ... selected to the 2004 Louisiana vs. Florida All-Star Game at Disney's Wide World of Sports ... named the No. 2 recruit in the MAC according to Athlon Magazine.

Personal: Israel is the son of Richard Israel and Janice Strobach ... a radio/television major.

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