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2008 Football Roster

Dwight Dasher

Class: So.
Position: QB
Height: 5-10
Weight: 202 pounds
Previous School: Charlton Co. HS
Hometown: Folkston, GA

2008: Played in nine games and had one start ... Was the team's third-leading rusher with 192 yards ... Played 140 total snaps with a season-best 44 at FIU ... Earned six winning grades from the coaches ... Voted the team's most improved quarterback during the spring ... Completed 12 of 20 passes for 110 yards in the annual Blue-White Spring Game ... Started as a wide receiver against Troy in the season opener and went on to see nine plays under center ... Did not play in win over Maryland or against Kentucky ... Came off the bench against Arkansas State to throw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Patrick Honeycutt and rush five times for 15 yards ... Hauled in a 10-yard reception from Joe Craddock against FAU ... Threw for 47 yards and rushed for 78 against FIU in the second half while leading the team to scores in three of six drives ... Rushed nine times for 31 yards at Louisville ... Completed 3 of 6 passes for 62 yards and a touchdown in limited action against ULM ... Rushed four times for 35 yards in season finale at Louisiana.

2007: Named an honorable mention freshman all-American by the Sporting News ... Played in 10 games as a true freshman and earned seven starts (one as running back) ... Led all signal-callers with 469 snaps played and had eight winning grades ... Named the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week by Rivals.com and CollegeSportsReport.com on Oct. 15 following the victory at Memphis ... Named the number two quarterback entering the season opener ... Played two snaps at quarterback against FAU and rushed on both attempts for 15 yards ... Entered the game late at LSU and led the team in rushing with 30 yards while completing 2 of 4 passes for 22 yards ... Made his first collegiate start against WKU and completed 14 of 24 passes for 169 yards while leading the team on the ground with 53 yards ... Drove the team 49 yards in six plays with just 39 seconds to play to give them a chance at a game tying field goal that was missed from 34 yards out ... Only played the first half against FIU but completed 10 of 17 passes for 240 yards and three touchdowns while adding 58 rushing yards and two scores ... Accounted for five touchdowns in the first half against FIU ... Completed 17 of 33 passes for 181 yards and two touchdowns against Virginia to go along with a team-best 63 yards rushing ... Was directly responsible for 410 of the team's 490 yards against Memphis including 230 through the air and 180 on the ground ... His 180 rushing yards went down as the most ever by a Blue Raider quarterback ... Led team in rushing with 96 yards against Arkansas State while also throwing a touchdown pass ... Completed 16 of 21 passes for 159 yards and two touchdowns against North Texas before leaving the game in the second quarter with a knee injury ... Did not play at ULM due to is injury ... Came off the bench in the second quarter against ULL but completed just five of 11 passes.

High School: Led Charlton County High School to three straight Georgia Class AA state titles ... Team went 42-2-1 in three years with Dasher as the starting quarterback ... 2006 GSWA AA All-State Honorable Mention QB, 2006 AJC AA All-State Honorable Mention QB, 2006 Region 2-AA First Team QB and Offensive Player of the Year and overall Player of the Year ... 2005 GACA AA First Team All-State QB, 2005 GSWA AA First Team All-State Athlete, 2005 AJC AA First Team All-State QB ... For his career, Dasher completed 471 of 847 passes for 7,655 yards and 87 touchdowns while rushing 376 times for 1,674 yards and 31 touchdowns ... Had a total of 13 200-yard passing games and five 100-yard rushing games ... Also served as the team's placekicker, hitting 8 of 21 career field goals and 104 of 151 extra points ... In the 2005 title game win over Calhoun, Dasher threw for 240 yards and ran for 63 yards ... Threw for a career-best 375 yards in a 2005 game against Fitzgerald and had a personal high of 116 rushing yards against Green County the same season ... Lettered four years in football and basketball and three years in baseball and track ... Was a member of the 4x100 relay team that won the state championship in 2005 and 2006 ... Played for Coach Rich McWhorter.

Full Name: Dwight Andra Dasher ... Parents: Dwight Dasher Sr. and Veronica Dasher Greene ... Born: 8/5/88 ... Major: Undecided.

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