CAREER HIGHS Pass Attempts: 6, vs. Iowa State (2011)
Pass Completions: 4, at New Mexico (2011)
Passing Yards: 22, vs. Texas State (2011)
Passing Touchdowns: 1 2x, vs. Baylor (2011)*
Longest Pass: 43, vs. Baylor (2011)
* Indicates most recent high
2011 Played in 5 games (zero starts) and went 9-of-17 passing with 104 yards, 52.9 completion percentage (143.2 passer efficiency) with two passing touchdowns... was one of three Tech players to pass for a touchdown (Doege, 28; Zouzalik, 1)... threw a 43-yard touchdown pass to Darrin Moore while lining up as a wide receiver in the second quarter against No. 18 Baylor at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington (11/26)... entered the game in the fourth quarter and made one pass attempt (incomplete) against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... played during fourth quarter against Iowa State (10/29) making two completions on six passes for 20 yards... played majority of the fourth quarter in a back-up role at quarterback while completing 4-of-5 passes for 19 yards (12 long) at New Mexico (9/17)... made season debut in a backup role while going 2-of-4 passing with 22 yards and one touchdown in season opener against Texas State (9/3)... outing marked second career game played.
2010 Played in one game (0 starts) on the season... made career debut in a back-up role at quarterback against Weber State (11/20) going 0-of-1 passing on only passing attempt of the season.
2009 Redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL Four-star (Scout.com) quarterback from Friendswood High School in Friendswood, Texas ... three-star (Rivals.com) quarterback ... No. 18 dual-threat quarterback in the country, per Rivals.com ... No 9 dual-threat quarterback in the country, according to the Tom Lemming Recruiting Report ... No. 24 overall quarterback nationally, per Scout.com ... No. 102 on the PrepStar Top 105 Dream Team ... No. 64 player on the Superprep Texas 111 ... also the No. 85 overall prospect on the Rivals.com Texas Postseason Top 100 list ... quick delivery and great footwork ... solid athleticism ... solid runner and is comfortable outside the pocket, and in either direction ... threw for 3,291 yards and 38 touchdowns during senior season ... District 24-4A Most Valuable Player and first-team selection ... calm and patient in the pocket, but has good feet and can take off ... solid clock manager ... three-year starter for the varsity ... threw for more than 4,000 yards and 46 touchdowns during sophomore and junior seasons ... Class 4A Academic All-State honorable mention ... clocked at 4.55 in the 40 ... also received offers from Vanderbilt, Arizona, Houston, Louisville, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Florida and Stanford ... accomplished piano player ... High School Coach: Steve Van Meter.
PERSONAL Jacob Karam ... born January 24, 1991, in Clear Lake, Texas ... son of Jerome and Leslie Karam ... has four siblings... has played piano since kindergarten ... majoring in pre-law.