Ford Stadium - Dallas, Texas
Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012
Career: Finished his SFA career as one of the top passers in program history ... Ranks second all-time in career completions (1,004), passing yards (11,433) and touchdown passes (89) ... Holds nine slots among the single-season top-10 marks in all three categories ... SFA and Southland record holder for passing yards in a game (662) and holds eight of the top-10 single-game passing highs in program history ... Three-time All-Southland Conference honorable mention selection.
2013 (Senior): Honorable mention All-Southland Conference selection ... Started all 12 games, throwing for 4,268 yards, which ranks second all-time in program history for a single season ... His 584 attempts rank second in SFA single-season history while his 349 completions rank third ... Threw 32 touchdown passes on the year, ranking fifth all-time ... Set both the SFA and Southland record throwing for 662 yards against Prairie View A&M, completing 44-of-66 passes with four touchdowns ... Had six touchdown passes against Nicholls State, throwing for 353 yards ... Tallied 505 passing yards with five touchdowns against Sam Houston State ... Completed 37-of-62 passes for 450 yards and four touchdowns in the season opener at Weber State ... Threw for 442 yards on 41-of-63 passing at Central Arkansas.
2012 (Junior): Honorable mention All-Southland Conference ... Played in and started all 11 games ... Completed 334 passes for 3,671 yards and 29 touchdowns ... All three marks rank among the school's single-season top 10 ... Named CollegeSportsMadness.com Southland Conference Player of the Week and Beyond Sports College Network (BSN) Offensive Player of the Week after completing 21 passes for 354 yards and three touchdowns in the season opener ... Named CollegeSportsMadness.com Player of the Week honors for his effort in the win over Nicholls State ... Attaway completed 63 percent of his passes for 474 yards and five touchdowns against the Colonels ... His 41st completion of the game was the fourth-best single-game performance in school history ... Completed 39 passes for 545 yards and six touchdowns against Sam Houston State ... Completed 33 passes for 418 yards and three touchdowns at nationally ranked Montana State ... Threw for 378 yards and two touchdowns at McNeese State.
2011 (Sophomore):An honorable mention All-SLC selection ... Started in all 11 games ... Lead the SLC and finished eighth in the nation with 3,181 passing yards (289.2 ypg) ... Also passed for 27 touchdowns ... His 27 TD passes tied for the fifth-best mark in school history ... Recorded five games of at least 300 yards passing ... Completed a career-high 41 passes for a career-high 390 yards and three touchdowns at Central Arkansas ... Completed 30 passes for 364 yards and a career-high seven touchdowns at Nicholls ... Completed 24-of-39 (.615) for 359 yards and five touchdowns against Lamar.
2010 (Freshman): Played in nine games ... Served as the backup to 2010 Walter Payton Award winner Jeremy Moses ... Completed 22-of-39 (.564) passes for 313 yards and one touchdown in limited action ... Was 4-of-5 for 54 yards at Texas A&M ... Completed only one pass at Nicholls, but it was for a season-long 61 yards ... Also completed four passes against Albany and Southeastern Louisiana.
2009 (Redshirt): Utilized his redshirt season.
High School: Three-year letterwinner for coach Randy McFarlin ... Rated as one of top 150 quarterbacks in nation for Class of 2009 according to Scouts.com ... Was 677-of-1,112 (61 percent) passing in career for 8,086 yards, 80 touchdowns and only 37 INTs ... Finished career ranked ninth all-time in TD passes, seventh in career passing yards, third in pass attempts, and fourth in career pass completions in the history of Texas high school football ... 2008 District 14-4A Offensive Player of the Year ... 2007 14-4A MVP ... 2007 TWSA Third-Team all-state quarterback and AP honorable mention all-state ... Had best year as a junior, throwing 248-of-391 (63 percent) for 39 TDs and only 12 INTs ... Led Whitehouse High School to 2007 District 14-4A title and berth in regional semifinals of Class 4A state playoffs ... Two-time all-district selection in baseball.
Personal: Son of Tommy and Sharon Attaway ... Born Oct. 14, 1990, in Tyler, Texas ... Has not yet decided on a major.