Brendan Nosovitch
Brendan Nosovitch

RS Sophomore

Allentown, Pa.

High School:
Central Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 221




Gamecocks eye ways to utilize Nosovitch's athleticism

By Josh Kendall (The State)

Backup signal-caller who will compete for the No. 2 spot on the depth chart this fall with redshirt freshman Connor Mitch behind senior Dylan Thompson... garnered plenty of reps in the spring... has shown good mobility.

2013: Third-string quarterback... saw his first action in the win at Arkansas... scored the game's final touchdown on a seven-yard run...completed both of his passes against Coastal Carolina... also used briefly on special teams... a member of the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll... named the Most Improved quarterback in the spring.

2012: Redshirted as a true freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL: Won the Maxwell Football Club's first Pennsylvania Player of the Year award and was named to the PARADE All-America football team following his senior season... also named the Maxwell Club's winner of the 27th Jim Henry Award... is the state's career record-holder with 12,877 total yards and second all-time in the state in passing yards (9,249) and touchdown passes (106)... led Central Catholic to a state title as a junior and reached the PIAA Class 3A state semifinals as a senior... threw for 3,809 yards and 39 touchdowns and rushed for 852 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior... rushed for 1,647 yards and 25 touchdowns and threw for 3,112 yards and 43 scores as a junior... was the 2010 Gatorade Player of the Year in the state of Pennsylvania after leading his team to a 16-0 record and the PIAA Class 3A title... coached by Harold Fairclough... selected to play in the Big 33 All-Star Game... was a three-star prospect, the 19th-best player in the state and the 22nd-best dual-threat quarterback in the country according to Rivals.com... rated a three-star prospect and the nation's 44th-best quarterback by Scout.com... a three-star recruit, the 41st-best quarterback and 16th-best player in Pennsylvania according to ESPN.com... a three-star recruit, the eighth-best dual-threat quarterback and the 15th-best player in the state by 247Sports.com... a PrepStar All-East Region pick... had offers from Clemson, Maryland, Georgia Tech, Virginia and Temple among others.

PERSONAL: Brendan Nosovitch was born January 17, 1994... is a finance major.