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Luke Falk

Quarterback

#11

Height: 6-4

Age: 23

Weight: 215 lbs

College: Washington State

Biography

PRO: The Titans used a 2018 sixth-round pick on Washington State signal caller Luke Falk. The 6-foot-4-inch, 215-pounder had a prolific collegiate career setting Pac-12 and school records with 14,486 passing yards, 119 passing touchdowns and 1,404 pass completions. The three-time All-Pac-12 selection collected a school record 27 wins, including a school-best seven fourth-quarter comeback victories and won the Burlsworth Trophy, given to nation’s top former walk-on. Falk’s gaudy statistics were complemented by solid leadership and an excellent reputation off the field, earning him numerous accolades.  

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
•   Falk broke Marcus Mariota’s Pac-12 career record for total offense with 14,086 yards.
•   Falk set Pac-12 Conference and Washington State career records with 14,486 passing yards, 119 passing touchdowns, 1,404 pass completions and 2,055 pass attempts.
•   As a senior, Falk led the Pac-12 in touchdown passes (30), finished second in passing yards per game (299.4) and third in passing yards (3,593).
•   As a junior, Falk was selected to All-Pac-12 Conference second team after completing 443 of 633 passes for 4,468 passing yards which were third-most in the country and third-most in Cougars’ single-season history.
•   As a sophomore, Falk connected on 448 of 645 passes for 4,566 yards with 38 touchdown and eight interceptions. He led the nation in passing average at 380.5 ypg and was third in total offense at 370.9 ypg, while completing 69.4 percent of his passes, second nationally. 

TITANS TIDBITS: 
•   Falk overcame a lot to become Washington State’s all-time leading passer. He arrived in Pullman as a walk on and started his career seventh on the Cougars’ quarterback depth chart.
•   Falk loves dogs, especially his labradoodle named Cayenne and he has contemplated creating a #TeamCayenneMovement.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: 
•   The Logan, Utah, native was selected by the Titans in the sixth round (199th overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft.

COLLEGE:
•   Appeared in 43 games with 40 starts for Washington State and set a school record with 27 wins. Set Pac-12 Conference and WSU career records for passing yards (14,486), total offense (14,086), passing touchdowns (119), pass completions (1,404), pass attempts (2,055) and total plays (2,306).
•   Set Washington State records with six Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week Awards, 30 300-yard games and a 66.9 career completion percentage.
•   Owns the school record with seven career fourth-quarter comeback wins.

AS A SENIOR (2017), started 12 games and completed 357 of 534 passes for 3,593 yards with 30 touchdowns and 13 interceptions. Led Pac-12 in touchdown passes (30), second in passing yards per game (299.4) and third in passing yards (3,593). Posted seven 300-yard games and had 49 passes of 20+ yards including 12 for touchdowns. Missed the Holiday Bowl with a wrist injury. Named All-Pac-12 Conference honorable mention and won the Burlsworth Trophy, given to nation’s top former walk-on. Earned Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.
•   Against Montana State (9/2), opened the season completing his first 20 passes and posted 311 yards and three touchdowns, breaking WSU career record for passing touchdowns.
•   Against Boise State (9/9), set WSU career records for passing yards and total offense.
•   Against Oregon State (9/16), threw for 396 yards and matched a Cougars’ record with six touchdown passes, earning Davey O’Brien Quarterback of the Week and Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week honors.
•   Against Nevada (9/23), passed for 478 yards and five touchdowns, earning Manning Award Quarterback of the Week accolades.
•   Against Colorado (10/21), threw three touchdowns and rushed for a career-best 41 yards including a career-long 14-yarder. Broke Marcus Mariota’s Pac-12 record for total offense and Jason Gesser’s WSU record for wins by a QB with career win No. 25.
•   Against Stanford (11/4), passed for 337 yards and three touchdowns breaking Sean Mannion’s Pac-12 record for passing yards and recorded his seventh career fourth-quarter comeback win. Also earned Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week.
•   At Utah (11/11), threw for 311 yards and three touchdowns, with his one-yard touchdown pass to Kyle Sweet in the second quarter breaking Matt Barkley’s Pac-12 record for career touchdown passes.

AS A JUNIOR (2016), named to All-Pac-12 Conference second team after starting all 13 games and completing 443 of 633 passes for 4,468 passing yards which were third-most in the country and third-most in Cougars’ single-season history. Tossed 38 touchdowns, tying his own WSU single-season record. Completed 70 percent of his passes, second-best percentage in WSU single-season history. Recorded nine 300-yard efforts, including three 400-yard games. Named finalist for Manning Award, Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, Burlsworth Trophy (top former walk-on) and semifinalist for Maxwell Award, Davie O’Brien Award and Walter Camp Football Foundation Player of the Year. Named Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.
•   At Boise State (9/10), connected on 55 of 71 passes for 480 yards with four touchdowns.
•   At Stanford (10/8), went 30 of 41 for 357 yards and four touchdowns in win at the No. 15 Cardinal, earning Manning Award National Player of the Week.
•   At Oregon State (10/29), notched his fifth career fourth-quarter comeback win after completing 33 for 46 passes for 415 yards with five touchdowns.
•   Against Arizona (11/5), set a Pac-12 and WSU single-game record for completion percentage (30+ completions) after connecting 32 of 35 passes (91.4) for 311 yards and four touchdowns. Earned College Football Performance National Player of the Week.
•   Against California (11/12), threw for 373 yards and five touchdowns in win over the Golden Bears.
•   At Colorado (11/19), posted 325 passing yards and three touchdowns at the No. 12-ranked team.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015), started in 12 games before missing the Apple Cup. Earned 2015 All-Pac-12 first-team honors. Named Burlsworth Trophy finalist, signifying the nation’s top player who began his career as a walk-on. Completed 448 of 645 passes for 4,566 yards with 38 touchdowns and eight interceptions. Led the nation in passing average at 380.5 ypg and was third in total offense at 370.9 ypg. Completed 69.4 percent of his passes, second nationally. Was fourth in nation and second among all Power 5 schools, with 38 passing touchdowns. Named 2015 Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.
•   At Rutgers (9/12), named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week after throwing for 478 yards and four touchdowns, including a 10-play, 90-yard drive capped with a touchdown pass to River Cracraft with 13 seconds left for a 37-34 win.
•   At Oregon (10/10), threw for 505 yards and five touchdowns without an interception in a win.
•   Against Oregon State (10/17), earned Davey O’Brien “Great 8” Performance of the Week after completing 39 of 50 passes for 407 yards and six touchdowns, all in the first half, in victory over the Beavers.
•   At Arizona (10/24), named Walter Camp National FBS Player of the Week after completing 47 of 62 passes for 514 yards and five touchdowns. Also named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week for that performance, one of three times he garnered the award during the season, and Maxwell Award Player of the Week.
•   Against Arizona State (11/7), completed 36 of 55 passes for 497 yards and five touchdowns in a win.
•   At UCLA (11/14), earned his third Pac-12 Player of the Week honors after leading the Cougars on a 75-yard drive, capped by a 21-yard touchdown pass to Gabe Marks with three seconds left in a 31-27 win.
•   Against Miami (12/26), named MVP of Sun Bowl after throwing for 300 yards with two touchdowns in 20-14 win over the Hurricanes.

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2014), appeared in six contests, starting final three games. Completed 156 of 243 pass attempts for 1,859 yards with 13 touchdowns and seven interceptions. Averaged 309.8 yards-per game, posted four 300-yard passing games, threw multiple touchdowns four times.
•   At Nevada (9/5), made collegiate debut for one play.
•   Against Portland State (9/13), his second career completion was an 84-yard touchdown.
•   Against Southern Cal (11/1), came in for injured Connor Halliday against the Trojans and completed 38 of 57 passes for 346 yards with two touchdowns (9, 12) and one interception.
•   At Oregon State (11/8), made his first career start and went 44-for-61 for 471 yards and five touchdowns, the most yards and touchdowns thrown by a Cougar quarterback in first career start. Named Pac-12 Conference Player of the Week following win against the Beavers.
•   At Arizona State (11/22), recorded third-most pass attempts in school history (74), fourth-most completions in school history (45) and second-most yards in school history (601). Threw three touchdowns and four interceptions, also rushed for one-yard touchdown.
•   Against Washington (11/29), in his first career Apple Cup, went 27-of-49 for 355 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions.
•   Walked-on the football team in Fall of 2013 and redshirted that season. 
•   Graduated from Washington State in Spring 2017 with a degree in social sciences.

PERSONAL: 
•   Engaged to Mallori Lindberg.
•   Attended Logan (Utah) High School and was a three-year letterwinner.
•   As a senior, earned first-team All-State and All-Region honors after throwing for 3,618 yards and 36 touchdowns. Set Utah high school single-season records for pass attempts (562) and completions (330). Selected to play in the Utah High School All-Star game.
•   As a junior, attended Oaks Christian High School in Westlake Village, Calif.
•   As a sophomore, earned first-team All-Region and All-Valley League honors after passing for 1,486 yards and 17 touchdowns. Completed 132 of 210 passes and threw just four intercpetions.
•   Was a three-year letterwinner in basketball, earning first-team All-Region honors as a junior.
•   List of favorites: (movie) “Forrest Gump”; (TV show) “Game of Thrones”; (band) Imagine Dragons; (food) My Nana’s pork chops with gravy and mashed potatoes; (guilty pleasure) cookies; (biggest fear) Three S’s – spiders, snakes and sharks; (team as a child) Utah Jazz and (athlete as a child) Tom Brady.
•   Born Lucas Andrew Falk on Dec. 28, 1994 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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