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Tom Savage
QB #3
Height:
6-4
Weight:
228
College:
Pittsburgh
Experience:
R

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TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans with the 35th pick in the fourth round (135th overall) of 2014 NFL Draft.

CAREER:
• Enrolled at three different schools: Rutgers, Arizona and Pittsburgh, appearing in a total of 31 games, earning 28 starts
• Completed 430-of-757 passes (56.8 percent) for 5,690 yards, 37 touchdowns and 19 interceptions
• Scored four times rushing, finishing with 5,371 yards in total offense
• Started 15 of 18 games played at Rutgers and threw for 2,732 yards with 16 touchdowns and 10 interceptions on 192-of-368 attempts (52.2 percent)
• In 13 starts for Pittsburgh, completed 238-of-389 throws (61.2 percent) for 2,958 yards, 21 touchdowns and nine interceptions, and scored three times rushing to record 2,750 yards in total offense

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans with the 35th pick in the fourth round (135th overall) of 2014 NFL Draft.

CAREER:
• Enrolled at three different schools: Rutgers, Arizona and Pittsburgh, appearing in a total of 31 games, earning 28 starts
• Completed 430-of-757 passes (56.8 percent) for 5,690 yards, 37 touchdowns and 19 interceptions
• Scored four times rushing, finishing with 5,371 yards in total offense
• Started 15 of 18 games played at Rutgers and threw for 2,732 yards with 16 touchdowns and 10 interceptions on 192-of-368 attempts (52.2 percent)
• In 13 starts for Pittsburgh, completed 238-of-389 throws (61.2 percent) for 2,958 yards, 21 touchdowns and nine interceptions, and scored three times rushing to record 2,750 yards in total offense

2013 
• Completed 238-of-389 passes (61.2 percent) for 2,958 yards, 21 touchdowns and nine interceptions
• Scored three times rushing and produced 2,750 yards in total offense
• His 21 touchdown passes ranked third in the Atlantic Coast Conference
• His 2,958 passing yards rank fifth on Pitt’s single-season list
• Produced one of the finest single-game passing efforts in school history in Pitt’s 58-55 win at Duke, as he completed 23-of-33 passes for 424 yards and tied an ACC record with six touchdown passes. His yardage total was the most by a Pitt quarterback since 1997 and ranked fourth in school history
• Threw only three interceptions over his final nine games of the season

2011
• Transferred to the University of Arizona and did not play in any games under NCAA guidelines
• Later transferred to Pittsburgh

2010
• Started the team’s first four games and appeared in a total of six contests
• Finished with 43-of-83 passes (51.8 percent) for 521 yards, two touchdowns and three interceptions

2009
• Earned Freshman All-American honors from the Football Writers Association of America and was named the team’s Offensive MVP
• Appeared in the final 12 games, starting 11 contests, as he set Big East Conference freshman season-records with 14 touchdowns and 2,211 yards passing
• Ranked sixth on the school’s single-season passing list
• Threw seven interceptions and completed 149-of-285 chances (52.3 percent) while also rushing for a score
• Longest completion was an 81-yard scoring strike to Tom Brown with 22 seconds left vs. Connecticut, gaining 236 yards on 13-of-24 tosses with three touchdowns, as he became the first true freshman
• quarterback in school history to win a Big East road game

HIGH SCHOOL
• Attended Cardinal O’Hara (Springfield, Pa.) High School, starting his last three seasons at quarterback for head coach Dan Algeo
• Closed out his three-year career as a starter with 190-of-426 passes completed for 2,547 yards and 20 touchdowns
• Played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl and the Big 33 Football Classic
• In his junior season, he threw for more than 803 yards with eight touchdowns on 72-of-136 attempts (52.9 percent) in six games
• As a senior, he passed for 1,355 yards and 10 touchdowns
• Received ESPNU Top 150 as the 10th-best high school quarterback

PERSONAL
• Communications major
• Older brother, Bryan, played quarterback at Wisconsin (2004-05) and Hofstra (2007-08)
• Son of Linda and Tom Savage

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