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Sonny Cumbie
Sonny Cumbie

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Snyder, Texas

High School:
Snyder

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 222

Position:
Quarterback

Birthdate:
08/08/1981

Experience:
2L

Major:
History


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One of two quarterbacks vying for the starting slot ... will battle Robert Johnson when fall drills resume ... completed 17-of-20 for 198 yards and two touchdowns in spring game ... entered Tech as a walk-on and earned a scholarship following spring practice in 2001.

2003 - Played in five games in relief of record-setting quarterback B.J. Symons ... Baylor - saw most extensive action of the season in some of the third and all of the fourth quarter ... completed 11-of-16 for 146 yards and a touchdown ... scoring pass was first of career and total numbers were career bests ... Missouri - 5-of-11 for 29 yards ... also rushed for three yards ... Iowa State - went 7-of-13 for 48 yards, including a long pass of 16 yards ... Texas A&M - completed 9-of-13 for 100 yards ... SMU - third game action of career ... perfect on three pass attempts for 17 yards.

2002 - Played in two games and was 5-of-6 for 34 yards ... saw action against New Mexico and Baylor ... did not attempt a pass at New Mexico.

2001 - Third-string quarterback behind Kliff Kingsbury and B.J. Symons.

2000 - Redshirted the season after walking-on and earned a scholarship following spring practice in 2001 ... has moved into the No. 3 backup spot.

High School - Snyder High School in Snyder, Texas ... led team to 8-3 record and District 5-4A Championship as a senior at Snyder High School ... perfect 5-0 district record ... named first-team all-district quarterback and Offensive MVP for SHS ... honorable mention all-South Plains ... district MVP in football and baseball ... First-Team All-Big Country in basketball and first-team all-district in all three sports ... completed 82 passes for 1,675 yards and 17 touchdowns as a senior ... threw for 300 yards against Everman ... High School Coach: David Baugh.

Personal - Sonny Cumbie... born August 8, 1981, in Abilene, Texas ... son of Gwen and Bobby Jack Cumbie ... has two brothers, Patrick and Rowdy ... brother, Patrick, played baseball at Howard Payne University ... majoring in history.

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