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Bo Wallace
Sport(s)Football
Current position
TitleQuarterbacks coach
ConferenceSEC
Biographical details
Born (1992-06-23) June 23, 1992 (age 27)
Pulaski, Tennessee
Playing career
Position(s)Quarterback

William Robert Wallace, Jr. (born June 23, 1992), nicknamed Dr. Bo,[1] is an American football coach and former player. He played college football at Ole Miss and was the Rebels starting quarterback from 2012 to 2014.

College careerEdit

Wallace attended Arkansas State University in 2010 under head coach Steve Roberts. He was redshirted for his first year. In 2011, he transferred to East Mississippi Community College, where he set the NJCAA record for passing touchdowns and total offense.[2] He earned the starting quarterback job and passed for 4,604 yards and 53 touchdowns. In 2012, he transferred to the University of Mississippi to play under head coach Hugh Freeze.[3] On August 30, he was named the Rebels starting quarterback.[4] On November 27, he was awarded the Conerly Trophy, which is given to the best college football player in the state of Mississippi.[5] On January 5, 2013, he was named the BBVA Compass Bowl MVP.[6] On December 30, 2013, he was named the Music City Bowl MVP.[7]

StatisticsEdit

Passing Rushing
Season GP Comp Att Comp % Yds TD INT RAT Att Yds TD
2012 13 235 368 63.9 2,994 22 17 142.7 143 390 8
2013 13 283 437 64.8 3,346 18 10 138.1 131 355 6
2014 13 229 381 60.1 3,194 22 14 142.2 121 199 5
Totals 39 747 1,186 63.0 9,534 62 41 140.8 395 944 19
[8]

Professional career Edit

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 4 in 211 lb 5.09 s 1.77 s 2.89 s 8 ft 8 in

Wallace went undrafted in the 2015 NFL Draft. Wallace was invited to the Kansas City Chiefs rookie minicamp on a tryout basis.[9] He was not signed to a contract at the conclusion of the rookie minicamp.

Post-playing career Edit

In February 2016, Giles County, out of Tennessee, announced that Wallace would be heading to Giles County High School, where his younger brother is the high school quarterback, to help coach the football team.[10]

In January 2017, East Mississippi Community College announced that Wallace was hired to be the team's quarterback coach. Wallace won a national championship at EMCC in 2011 and won NJCAA player of the year. [11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Meet Doctor Bo". https://www.sbnation.com/lookit/2013/10/21/4863446/bo-wallace-dr-bo-nickname.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-04-24. https://web.archive.org/web/20130424103414/http://www.njcaa.org/Record%20Books/Football/Football%20Record%20Book%20%28Postseason%202012%29.pdf. Retrieved 2014-01-11.
  3. "Ole Miss picks up 6–5 JUCO QB Bo Wallace". January 11, 2012. Archived from the original on April 27, 2012. http://aol.sportingnews.com/ncaa-football/feed/2011-05/cfb-recruiting-2012/story/ole-miss-picks-up-6-5-juco-qb-bo-wallace. Retrieved December 18, 2012.
  4. John Taylor (August 30, 2012). "Ole Miss names Bo Wallace starting QB". NBC Sports. Archived from the original on May 9, 2013. http://collegefootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/08/30/ole-miss-names-bo-wallace-starting-qb/. Retrieved December 18, 2012.
  5. "Bo Wallace Wins 2012 Conerly Trophy". November 27, 2012. Archived from the original on November 3, 2013. http://www.olemisssports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/112712aab.html. Retrieved December 18, 2012.
  6. Ron Higgins (January 5, 2013). "BBVA Compass Bowl MVP". Archived from the original on December 12, 2013. http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2013/jan/05/rebels-qb-bo-wallace-earns-mvp-honors-in-bbva/. Retrieved December 18, 2012.
  7. "Music City Bowl MVP". December 30, 2013. Archived from the original on October 10, 2014. http://scores.espn.go.com/ncf/recap?gameId=333640059. Retrieved December 31, 2013.
  8. "Bo Wallace". http://espn.go.com/college-football/player/_/id/500990/bo-wallace.
  9. Kissel, BJ (May 15, 2015). "Chiefs Rookie Minicamp has 69 Players Participating". http://www.kcchiefs.com/news/article-2/Chiefs-Rookie-Minicamp-has-69-Players-Participating/4e3002a3-8d4f-49af-affa-c2f876a032b0. Retrieved July 16, 2015.
  10. "Ex-Ole Miss QB Bo Wallace to join Marshall County staff". http://www.tennessean.com/story/sports/2016/02/10/bo-wallace-set-join/80195854/.
  11. "Former EMCC All-American and Ole Miss Rebel Bo Wallace returns to Scooba campus as assistant football coach". 24 January 2017. http://www.emccathletics.com/sports/fball/2016-17/releases/20170124m8qedx/.

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