Walk-on quarterback who has impressed the coaches enough to figure in the mix with Connor Mitch and Michael Scarnecchia for the starting signal-caller duties in 2015... listed on the second-team entering the fall... shared Most Improved Quarterback honors in the spring with Connor Mitch.
2014: Saw action in one game... went 0-for-2 passing against Furman in his second career game... recognized as the Most Improved Quarterback and earned the Big Plays award for the offense during the 2014 spring drills.
2013: Enrolled at Carolina in January and joined the football squad in time for spring practices... saw brief action late in the game against Coastal Carolina, completing his only pass attempt for five yards.
2012: Spent the fall semester at Florida State College, a community college in Jacksonville... did not play football.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Ponte Vedra (Fla.) High School in 2012... coached by Mike Loyd... helped his team to the district title as a senior... set school records for both a season (2011) and career in passing yards, completion percentage and touchdown passes... played in the 2011 Shrine Bowl in Jacksonville... threw for 1,800 yards and a school-record 17 touchdowns in his junior season when he was second-team all-district and all-conference... also played baseball, starting for the varsity team as an eighth grader... hit .475 in 2012 while helping his team to a runnerup finish in the Florida 5A playoffs.
PERSONAL: Perry Orth is a business administration major... father, Rusty, played football at West Virginia... brother, Calvin, played baseball at The Citadel... owns a lawn maintenance business with his brothers.