MINERS

Mack Leftwich
16  Mack Leftwich

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Wexford, Penn.

High School:
North Allegheny HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 190

Position:
QB

Experience:
1L

Two-time C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

2014 (SOPHOMORE): Redshirted.

2013 (FRESHMAN): Started the last four games after being pulled from redshirt status ... connected on 44-of-75 passes (58.7 percent) for 458 yards, two touchdown passes and two interceptions ... kicked two punts for 71 yards (35.5 average) ... one of 37 freshman quarterbacks in the nation to make a start in 2013 ... made first collegiate start at North Texas, passing for 128 yards on 14-of-20 completions, including a 22-yard touchdown pass ... had a 45-yard punt against North Texas ... threw a 64-yard touchdown pass during a victory over FIU at the Sun Bowl ... threw for 80 yards on three completions against FIU ... ran for 15 yards at Middle Tennessee, including a season-long 11-yard scamper.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Two-year varsity letterwinner at North Allegheny High School ... tabbed Pennsylvania Player of the Year, was an All-State selection and was named a North Xtra All-Star by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette ... led North Allegheny to 16-0 season and the 4-A state title with a no. 4 national ranking ... connected on 177-of-268 passes for 3,331 yards with 45 touchdowns and four interceptions during his senior campaign ... also ran for 553 yards on 138 carries with 10 rushing TDs ... selected to play in the Big 33 Classic ... named to the Pittsburgh Tribune Terrific 25 and the Pittsburgh Post Gazette Fab 22 ... ranked one of the top-50 players in the state of Pennsylvania ... became just the third signal caller in Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) history to throw for more than 3,000 yards in a season and the 22nd to register more than 5,000 yards passing in a career ... as a junior, he completed 126 passes on 230 attempts for 2,203 yards and 20 TDs and rushed for 933 yards, reaching paydirt 16 times ... totaled 91 TDs in two years as a starter, finishing with a 30-1 record.

PERSONAL: Full name is Mack Hays Leftwich ... son of Spencer and LaTonne Leftwich ... father is UTEP's assistant head coach and offensive line coach ... has two brothers ... born in Denton, Texas ... undeclared major.