CAREER HIGHS Pass Attempts: 60, at SMU (2013)
Pass Completions: 43, at SMU (2013)
Passing Yards: 413, at SMU (2013)
Passing Touchdowns: 4 2x, vs. Baylor (2013)*
Longest Pass: 60, vs. Stephen F. Austin (2013)
Rushing Yards: 66, vs. Stephen F. Austin (2013)
Longest Rush: 22, vs. Stephen F. Austin (2013)
* Indicates most recent high
TEXAS TECH ALL-TIME TRUE FRESHMAN STARTING QUARTERBACKS Baker Mayfield (2013) - 7 starts, 218-of-340, 2,315 yards, 12 TD, 9 INT
Davis Webb (2013) - 5 starts, 198-of-320, 2,315 yards, 16 TD, 9 INT
Aaron Keesee (1984) - 7 starts, 70-of-140, 755 yards, 6 TD, 7 INT
Ron Reeves (1978) - 9 starts, 77-of-161, 1,195 yards, 9 TD, 8 INT
2013 College Football News Freshman All-America (Honorable Mention)... Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year... first true freshman quarterback to win the award since 2008 (Baylor's Robert Griffin III)... is the third Red Raider to win the award and the first since 2007 (WR Michael Crabtree)... All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention)... Midseason Kansas City Star Big 12 Freshman Most Valuable Player... AT&T All-America National Player of the Week Finalist (Sept. 1)... Athlon Sports Freshman of the Week (Sept. 1)... CBSSports.com National Rookie of the Week (Sept. 2)... Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 2)... became Tech's first Big 12 Player of the Week in the opening week of the season since 2000 (WR Carlos Francis)... becomes the first freshman quarterback in Big 12 history to earn POW in the opening week... became the first freshman quarterback named Big 12 POW since Oct. 11, 2010 (Taylor Martinez, Nebraska)... is 1-of-13 freshmen quarterbacks in Big 12 history to earn POW honors... Manning Award Quarterback of the Week (Sept. 3)... CBSSports National Rookie of the Week (Sept. 9)... 218 passing completions are the most by a Big 12 freshman quarterback since 2009 (Oklahoma's Landry Jones - 261)... 340 passing attempts are the most by a Big 12 freshman quarterback since 2009 (Oklahoma's Landry Jones - 449)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: led league in touchdowns responsible for in a single-game (5 at SMU)... led league in passing touchdowns in a single-game (4 at SMU, 4 vs. Baylor)... second in passing attempts (340)... second in passing attempts (218)... second in passing yards (2,315)... second in total offensive plays in a single-game (72 at SMU)... second in passing completions in a single-game (43 at SMU)... second in passing attempts in a single-game (60 at SMU)... third in 300-yard passing games (4)... fifth in passing touchdowns (12)... fifth in passing yards in a single-game (413 at SMU)... made seventh start in regular season finale at Texas (11/28) going 24-of-44 for 237 yards and one interception... made sixth start of the season passing for 314 yards on 28-of-51 passing with four touchdowns (tied carer-high) and one interception against No. 4 Baylor (11/16) at AT&T Stadium in Arlington... entered as a backup for the first time of his career coming in for fellow freshman Davis Webb in the second quarter with 5:14 left before halftime with the Red Raiders trailing 28-10... went 34-of-44 for 276 yards and two interceptions while being sacked four times with 29 rushing yards on 13 attempts against Kansas State (11/9)... went 33-of-51 with an interception and 368 yards passing at Kansas (10/5)... Big 12 road opener against the Jayhawks marked second career 300-yard passing performance... started and shared QB duties with fellow freshman Davis Webb against Texas State (9/21) going 14-of-20 for 124 yards with one interception... completed 21-of-40 for 216 yards with a touchdown and three interceptions against No. 24 TCU (9/12)... went 100 consecutive passes to begin career without making an interception... first INT came on his 101st career passing attempt in the first quarter against the Horned Frogs... played in only the first half of first career home game against Stephen F. Austin (9/7) completing 21-of-30 passes for 367 yards with three touchdowns... becomes the first Texas Tech true freshmen quarterback to throw for over 300 yards in their first two career starts... is the first Red Raider first-year starting quarterback to throw for over 300 yards in first two starts since 2009 (junior QB Taylor Potts).
CAREER DEBUT AT SMU (8/30/13) BCS HISTORY - Is believed to be the first true freshman walk-on that has ever started a season-opener at quarterback for a BCS program... Became the first true freshman quarterback in school history to start at quarterback in the season opener.
CAREER DEBUT (8/30/13) Passed for 413 yards on 43-of-60 passing with four touchdowns through the air and one rushing touchdown without throwing an interception in career debut in season opener at SMU (8/30)... Tech won his debut with a 41-23 victory over SMU in Dallas.
DEBUT SCHOOL RECORDS 43 completions in a starting debut... 413 passing yards on the road for a freshman... 429 yards of total offense for a freshman.
WHERE HIS DEBUT RANKS 413 passing yards and 43 completions both ranked second in the country among all FBS quarterbacks following week 1 of the season... Became the fifth Red Raider to pass for over 400 yards in a career debut (Cumbie, Hodges, Potts, Sheffield)... became the fifth Tech quarterback to throw for at least four touchdowns in a career debut (Cumbie, Hodges, Harrell, Sheffield)... 60 passing attempts ranks second in school history for a quarterback making a debut start (Sonny Cumbie - 66, vs. SMU, 2004)... 413 passing yards rank 52nd all-time in school history for a single game and 17th all-time on the road... 413 passing yards ranks second in school history by a freshman (Billy Joe Tolliver - 422, vs. TCU, 1985).
HIGH SCHOOL Lake Travis High School in Austin, Texas... led Lake Travis to a 25-2 record during two seasons as the starting quarterback... guided team to a 9-2 record as a senior and to a 6-0 record during district play with a District 15-5A Championship... passed for 2,467 yards as a senior with 182-for-288 passing with 22 touchdowns and just three interceptions... 15-5A District MVP... named All-Centex Third Team... helped lead Lake Travis to an undefeated 16-0 season in 2011 on the way to a 4A State Championship... it marked the program's fifth consecutive state championship... passed for 3,788 yards in first season as a starting quarterback with 247-for-378 passing (65%) with 45 touchdown passes and only five interceptions... also rushed for 754 yards as a junior on 139 carries (5.4 avg.) with 10 rushing touchdowns... Texas Sports Writers All-State Second Team... TheOldCoach.com All-State Third Team... AP All-State Honorable Mention... during high school career tallied 6,255 passing yards (429-for-666) with 67 touchdowns and eight interceptions... CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: TCU, Florida Atlantic and Texas... High School Coach: Hank Carter.
PERSONAL Baker Mayfield... born April 14, 1995... son of James and Gina Mayfield... a business major at Texas Tech.