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Rewrote USD's record book to finish his career as one of the top quarterbacks in school history...topped USD's all-time charts in passing touchdowns (77), passing yards (8,936) and total offense (11,133)...ranked second all-time in rushing touchdowns (36)...finished sixth all-time in scoring (216)...was eighth all-time in rushing yards (2,197)...only quarterback in USD history with two 400-yard passing games...owned USD's single-season completions record (188) and posted multiple entries in USD's single-season top 10 charts.
All-Great West Conference first-team selection...started all 10 games for USD...finished season with 2,451 yards and 21 touchdowns on 188-of-297 attempts...also rushed for 500 yards and 13 touchdowns on 114 carries...led the conference with 295.1 yards of total offense per game (7th in the nation)...he was responsible for 20.4 points per game (2nd in the nation)....his 149.2 passing efficiency was second in the conference and 16th in the nation...averaged 245.1 passing yards per game, which was third in the conference and 16th in the nation....posted a season-high 413 passing yards and five touchdowns against Cal Poly...also topped 300 passing yards against UC Davis...tied a single-game USD record with five rushing touchdowns against Drake...pass or ran for at least two touchdowns in eight contests...headed a USD offense that averaged 460 yards per game (4th in the nation), 202 rushing yards per game (11th in the nation) and 258 passing yards per game (16th in the nation)...named the Great West Player of the Week three times during the season...also earned College Sporting News National All-Star honors once...named USD's Offensive Player of the Week three times during the season...selected as USD's MVP after the season.
Set career passing yardage record in Coyotes’ win over Southern Utah on 11/15/08...set USD’s career total offense record in win over Southern Oregon on 11/08/08...finished season with going 137-of-234 for 2,000 yards and 15 touchdowns...also rushed for a team-high 13 touchdowns and was second on the team with 645 rushing yards...ranked 14th in FCS with 147.22 rating (espn.com)...his 13 rushing touchdowns tied for 18th nationally...helped Coyote offense to rank in top 10 in scoring (tied for 4th, 37.5 points per game), rushing offense (7th, 240.1 yards per game) and total offense (6th, 461.8)...threw for three touchdowns in a game on three separate occasions in 2008: vs. St. Ambrose (08/30/08), Culver Stockton (09/20/08) and North Greenville (11/01/08)...rushed for a season-high 153 yards and four touchdowns in Coyotes’ first-ever FCS win, a 42-20 victory over Southern Utah (11/15/08)...had a touchdown pass in seven of the Coyotes’ 11 games...averaged 6.6 yards per carry...named Coyotes’ Offensive Player of the Game twice (09/20/08 vs. Culver-Stockton and 11/01/08 vs. North Greenville)...named USD’s Henry Heider Most Valuable Player for the 2008 season.
Started all 11 games... led the nations sixth best total offense... 22nd in pass efficiency in the nation and second in the NCC... threw for 2547 yards and 21 touchdowns for second in USD history in just his sophomore season... his 290.5 yards per game ranked 11th in NCAA Division II in total offense... was eighth in the NCC in rushing... rushed for 649 yards and five touchdowns... was 12th in the nation in total offense... was named all NCC Honorable mention.
Was selected honorable mention on the All-NCC team in 2006...led the Coyotes to the second round of the NCAA DII playoffs...started 7-of-13 games at quarterback...completed 114-of-212 passes for 1,938 yards and 20 TDs...finished 12th in the nation with a pass efficiency ranking of 154.1..... rushed the ball 104 times for 403 yards and five TDs...had a season-long pass of 62 yards vs. Quincy...averaged 149.1 passing yards per game...had eight interceptions...was sacked 16 times...had eight fumbles with two lost...was 5-of-8 for 59 yards and two TDs in 20-10 road win vs. St. Cloud State...was 9-of-13 for 84 yards and a TD in 10-7 win over Central Washington on Dakota Day...led dramatic comeback with five-yard TD pass to Brooks Little with 14.6 seconds left in the game...engineered first-ever game winning drive with 1:36 left to play with three rushes for 44 yards and two completions for 28 yards as USD had an 87-7ard, eight play drive in 1:21...completed 11-of-15 passes for 204 yards and a TD...also rushed 12 times for 59 yards and an eight-yard TD scamper...accounted for a career-high four TDs, including three by pass in 38-14 win over Augustana at the Dome...completed 6-of-12 passes for 121 yards and three TDs...rushed nine times for 78 ards and a TD...had a career-high 304 yards passing by completing 13-of-26 passes and two TDs in completed 16-of-32 passes for 199 yards and four TDs, two intercepted passes, was sacked twice (-21 yards), and ran the ball eight times for one yard in a 31-28 overtime win at Northwood (Nov. 18)...completed 16-of-32 passes for 214 yards with a TD and an interception in second round playoffs loss to Grand Valley State...also rushed for 61 yards and had a one-yard TD run...received the Most Valuable Freshman Award for USD...named Honorable Mention All-NCC.
An all-conference selection…accounted for 1,500 yards and 19 TDs as a senior…led his team to the state semi-finals as a junior…coached by Wayne Voarhees…also a member of the basketball team.
Contemporary media and journalism major...son of Sheri Laster...born on Dec. 31, 1986.
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