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Bryce Perkins
Bryce  Perkins

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Queen Creek, Ariz.

High School:
Chandler HS

Last College:
Arizona Western CC

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 215

Position:
QB


PREVIOUS SCHOOL
Is a January enrollee and will take part in 2018 spring practice  … played quarterback at Arizona Western Community College for head coach Tom Minnick in 2017 … helped lead the Matadors to the 2017 NJCAA Championship game, falling 31-28 to East Mississippi … was 114-of-180 passing (63.3 percent) for 1,311 yards and seven touchdowns … also rushed 69 times for 353 yards (5.1 avg.) and four touchdowns … transferred to the community college in Yuma, Ariz., from Arizona State … did not appear in any games for the Sun Devils after redshirting 2015 and missing all of 2016 with an injury.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played quarterback at Chandler High School for head coach Shaun Aguano and led the Wolves to the state championship in 2014, their first since 1949 … passed for 138 yards and a touchdown, and ran for 78 yards and two scores in the 2014 Division I state championship game … set an Arizona state high school record for single-season completion percentage, finishing the 2014 campaign at 74.6 percent (188-of-252) … passed for 3,001 yards, 46 touchdowns and only six interceptions in 2014 … also rushed for 697 yards with five rushing touchdowns in 2014 … finished his Chandler career completing 72.4 percent of his passes on 364-of-503 passing … connected for 70 career passing touchdowns with only 13 total interceptions … passed for 5,332 career yards and rushed for 1,609 career yards with 26 touchdowns … was named the 2014 American Family Insurance All-USA Arizona Division I Player of the Year … his father, Bruce, lettered at Arizona State in 1988 and 1989 as a fullback and later played briefly in the NFL … his uncle, Don Perkins, played eight seasons as a running back with the Dallas Cowboys … his brother, Paul, is currently a running back with the New York Giants … brother, Paul, was a three-year letterwinner at UCLA and faced Virginia in 2014 and 2015, as well as Bronco Mendenhall’s 2015 BYU team.

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