Kyle Shurmur 14
Kyle  Shurmur
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Philadelphia, Pa.

High School:
La Salle College Prep

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 225

Position:
QB

Experience:
3L

 

03/02/2018

Dores on the Web

Latest news, notes on Vanderbilt athletics

02/22/2018

Commodores set to open spring football

Spring Showcase will air on SEC Network March 24

11/28/2017

Shurmur earns statewide honor

State sportwriters recognize Shurmur for stellar effort in win over Tennessee

11/27/2017

Reagan earns SEC OL recognition

Center posts superb performance in Vanderbilt's 42-24 win over Tennessee

11/25/2017

Commodores smash Tennessee in finale

Dores hand Volunteers worst series loss in Knoxville since 1920

03/24/2018

2018 Spring Showcase

Vanderbilt hosted the team's annual Spring Showcase on Saturday afternoon at Vanderbilt Stadium.

11/27/2017

Football at Tennessee | Photos by Joe Howell (11/25/17)

Photos from Vanderbilt's 42-24 victory over Tennessee in Knoxville. Photos by Joe Howell (11/25/17)

11/25/2017

Vanderbilt vs. Tennessee (USATSI)

Photos from Vanderbilt football vs. Tennessee - Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017

11/18/2017

Vanderbilt vs. Missouri (USATSI)

Photos from Vanderbilt football vs. Missouri - Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017

11/11/2017

Salute to Service - Vanderbilt Football

Vanderbilt vs. Kentucky - Nov. 11, 2017 (Photos by Steve Green)

Honors
2016 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2015-16 Freshman SEC Academic Honor Roll

2017
Shurmur produced one of the top seasons ever by a Commodore signal caller in his third year guiding the offense... The junior started every game, running his consecutive starts streak to 28 games... Finished the regular season completing 220-of-380 passes (57.9 percent) for 2,823 yards, 26 touchdowns and just 10 interceptions... Shurmur's touchdown total established a new single-season team record, breaking Whit Taylor's former record of 22 touchdowns set in 1982... Shurmur's passing yardage total ranks as the third highest single-season total in team history... Missouri's Drew Lock was the only Southeastern Conference quarterback to throw for more yards and touchdowns... Opened the season hitting 20-of-28 passes for 296 yards and three touchdowns in victory at Middle Tennessee, then passed for four touchdowns against Alabama A&M... Threw for three touchdowns at Florida... In last five games of the season, averaged 292.5 yards and threw 12 touchdowns... Threw for more than 333 yards and four scores at South Carolina, 308 yards and a score at Kentucky and 348 yards and a score... In season finale, earned helped Commodores to a road victory at Tennessee by throwing for 283 yards and four scores.

2016
Shurmur put together one of the most productive seasons ever by a Commodore quarterback... Showing progress with each game, Shurmur was one of the SEC's top quarterbacks in the final weeks of the season... Starting all 13 games, Shurmur finished the regular season completing 204 of 375 passes (54.4 percent) for 2,409 yards and nine touchdowns... He also did an excellent job limiting turnovers, throwing an interception every 47 passes... His 2,409 passing yards broke the Commodore sophomore passing record previously set by Jay Cutler in 2003 total... Shurmur was superb in the last month of the regular season, combining to complete 79 of 129 passes (61.2%) for 1,162 yards and five touchdowns against SEC foes Auburn, Missouri, Ole Miss and Tennessee... In the win over Tennessee, Shurmur set a career high with 416 passing yards, the fifth highest single-game total in team history... He also threw for 273 yards against Ole Miss and 251 yards at Missouri... Shurmur's campaign also included leading last-minute comeback wins at Western Kentucky and Georgia... Completed 19 of 46 passes for 158 yards against NC State in the Camping World Independence Bowl.

2015
Shurmur ended his true freshman as the Commodores starting quarterback... Shurmur played and started in five games, making his initial Commodore appearance in October against Missouri... Shurmur guided the squad to victories over Missouri and Kentucky in his first two starts against SEC teams... Finished the year completing 44-of-103 passes for 503 yards and five touchdowns... Was a combined 23-of-46 for 255 yards, two TD passes and no interceptions against Missouri and Kentucky... In season finale at Tennessee, set personal highs with 15 completions, 209 passing yards and three touchdowns.

High School
Senior captain... Two-year starting QB for Philadelphia private school, helping Explorers to 16-6 overall record and two Class AAAA runnerup finishes... As senior, completed 180 of 307 passes for 2,472 yards and 25 touchdowns, earning AAAA First Team All-State and All-League honors... Named Maxwell Club's Pennsylvania State Player of the Year as senior... Played in 2014 Semper Fidelis All-American Game... Passed for 4,996 yards and 53 TDs as two-year starter... Standout swimmer, helping team to 2014 state title... Member of state record-setting 200-medley relay... Transferred to La Salle College as junior.

Personal
Kyle Patrick Shurmur... Born Nov. 6, 1996... Son of Pat and Jennifer Shurmur... Has three sisters: Allyson, Erica and Claire... Dad serves as head coach of the New York Giants, is a former head coach of the Cleveland Browns and is a former offensive coordinator with Minnesota and Philadelphia... Dad played football and mom swam at Michigan State... Working toward a degree in cconomics... Represented teammates at 2017 SEC Media Days. 

Career Highs
Completions: 30, vs. Kentucky, 11/11/2017
Pass Attempts: 52, vs. Missouri, 11/18/2017 
Total Passing Yards: 416 yards, vs. Tennessee, 11/26/16 
Longest Pass: 76 yards, vs. Tennessee, 11/26/2016
Touchdown Passes: 4, (3x), last at Tennessee, 11/25/2017 
Longest Rush: 15 yards, at Tennessee, 11/28/2015

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