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Brian Hoyer
Brian Hoyer
Hoyer with Michigan State
New England PatriotsNo. 2
Quarterback
Date of Birth: October 13 1985 (1985-10-13) (age 34)
Place of Birth: North Olmsted, Ohio, U.S.
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)Weight: 215 lb (98 kg)
National Football League debut
2009 for the New England Patriots
Career Highlights and Awards
  • AFC Champion (2011)
  • Honorable Mention All-Big Ten (2007)
Career History
College: Michigan State
Undrafted in 2009
 Teams:
Career stats to date
Passing Yards     4,557
Passing Touchdowns     19
Interceptions     19
Comp-Att (Comp %)     356-630 (56.5 %)
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Stats at NFL.com

Brian Hoyer (born October 13, 1985 in North Olmsted, Ohio) is an American football quarterback who currently plays for the New England Patriots. He was originally signed by the Patriots as an undrafted rookie free agent after the 2009 and was cut on August 31, 2012 as the team was trimming the roster down to 53 players. He played college football at Michigan State.

Hoyer has also played for the Arizona Cardinals, Pittsburgh Steelers, Cleveland Browns, and most recently, the Houston Texans.

College careerEdit

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Hoyer was redshirted by Michigan State University in 2004, where he earned Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week honors twice. In 2005, he saw action in five games in which he completed 15-of-23 passes (.652) for 167 yards and two touchdowns.[1] In a game against Illinois, he combined with Drew Stanton to throw seven touchdown passes, which tied the Big Ten single-game record.[2] In 2006, he played in eight games and completed 82-of-144 passes for 863 yards, had four touchdowns and three interceptions.[3] In 2007, Hoyer was an honorable mention All-Big Ten selection. He completed 223-of-376 throws (.593) for 2,725 yards, 20 touchdowns, and 11 interceptions in 13 games. He had six 200-yard passing games.[4] In 2008, his senior year, he was listed among 26 preseason candidates for the 2008 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, which is presented annually to the nation's top senior quarterback. That year, he played in 13 games and completed 180-of-353 passes (.510) for 2,404 yards and nine touchdowns and nine interceptions.[5][6][7]

StatisticsEdit

Year Team G Passing Rushing
Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A TD Int Rtg Att Yds Avg TD
2005 MSU 5 15 23 65.2 167 7.3 2 0 154.9 2 6 3.0 0
2006 MSU 8 82 144 56.9 863 6.0 4 3 112.3 13 −36 −2.8 0
2007 MSU 13 223 376 59.3 2,725 7.2 20 11 131.9 47 −105 −2.2 1
2008 MSU 13 180 353 51.0 2,404 6.8 9 9 111.5 44 −70 −1.6 1
Total 39 500 896 55.8 6,159 6.9 35 23 121.3 106 -205 -1.9 2

Source: sports-reference.com

ReferencesEdit

  1. Brian Hoyer 2005 Game Log (in en).
  2. Michigan State at Illinois Box Score, September 24, 2005 (in en).
  3. Brian Hoyer 2006 Game Log (in en).
  4. Brian Hoyer 2007 Game Log (in en).
  5. Brian Hoyer 2008 Game Log (in en).
  6. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named MSUbio
  7. NCAA career statistics (Search Hoyer, Brian). NCAA.com. Retrieved on 4 October 2013.

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