(Stats Carry out) – Houston Baptist’s record-setting quarterback Bailey Zappe entered the NCAA switch portal on Monday, searching for to play a grad switch season earlier than he pursues an NFL profession.
The 6-foot-2 Zappe has handed for 10,004 yards and 78 touchdowns in 37 profession video games, together with 4 within the fall season, which didn’t depend towards his last season of eligibility. HBU will not be planning a spring season, not like many different FCS faculties.
Zappe (pronounced ZAP-ee) stated, “the state of affairs I am is I wish to be the starter and I wish to be in an offense that wishes to sling the rock. As of proper now, my selection continues to be use my additional yr of eligibility and hopefully discover a new dwelling for yet another yr.”
Zappe’s brief fall season was extraordinary: His school-record 567 passing yards at Texas Tech on Sept. 12 had been essentially the most ever by an FCS quarterback in opposition to an FBS college, and he went on to throw for 1,833 yards and 15 touchdowns with only one interception. He turned the primary FCS quarterback to have 4 straight 400-yard video games since Idaho State’s Justin Arias in 2014.
Zappe thanked HBU coaches and teammates in a social media put up. Two of his prime vast receivers, brothers Jerreth and Josh Sterns, additionally entered the switch portal. Jerreth, a 5-8 junior, led the FCS with 105 receptions in 2019.