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Brian Lewerke
Michigan State SpartansNo. 14
Quarterback Template:Redshirt Senior
Major: Economics
Date of birth: (1996-10-24) October 24, 1996 (age 23)
Place of birth: Tacoma, Washington
Career history
High school: Pinnacle (AZ)
 College(s):
* Michigan State (2015–present)
Bowl games
* 2015 Cotton Bowl Classic
Career highlights and awards
* 2017 Holiday Bowl Offensive MVP
Stats at ESPN.com

Brian Lewerke (born October 24, 1996) is an American football quarterback for the Michigan State Spartans.

Early yearsEdit

Lewerke attended Pinnacle High School in Phoenix, Arizona. During his career he had 7,090 yards and 87 touchdowns total. He committed to Michigan State University to play college football.[1]

College careerEdit

After redshirting his first year at Michigan State in 2015, Lewerke appeared in four games and made two starts as a redshirt freshman in 2016. His season ended in October after suffering a broken tibia.[2] He finished the season completing 31 of 57 passes for 381 yards with two touchdowns and an interception.[3] Lewerke entered the 2017 season as the starting quarterback.[4][5] He finished his redshirt sophomore season with 246 completions out of 417 passing attempts, 2793 total yards, and 20 touchdowns. Lewerke and the Spartans also went on to beat Washington State in the 2017 Holiday Bowl and he earned the Offensive MVP award.[6][dead link]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Obert, Richard (April 19, 2014). "Pinnacle QB Brian Lewerke commits to Michigan State". Gannett. http://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/high-school/recruiting/2014/04/19/pinnacle-qb-brian-lewerke-commits-michigan-state/7911137/. Retrieved September 6, 2017.
  2. "Michigan State QB Brian Lewerke out for rest of season with broken leg". October 31, 2016. http://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/17930303/michigan-state-qb-brian-lewerke-breaks-leg-rest-season. Retrieved September 6, 2017.
  3. Wenzel, Matt (July 28, 2017). "Mark Dantonio believes Brian Lewerke is next great Michigan State QB". Advance Publications. http://www.mlive.com/spartans/index.ssf/2017/07/mark_dantonio_believes_brian_l.html. Retrieved September 6, 2017.
  4. Wenzel, Matt (August 2, 2017). "Michigan State all in on Brian Lewerke as starting QB, leader". Advance Publications. http://www.mlive.com/spartans/index.ssf/2017/08/michigan_state_all_in_on_brian.html. Retrieved September 6, 2017.
  5. Niyo, John (September 3, 2017). "Niyo: A healthy Lewerke should put MSU on solid footing". Digital First Media. http://www.detroitnews.com/story/sports/columnists/john-niyo/2017/09/02/niyo-healthy-lewerke-should-put-msu-solid-footing/105242648/. Retrieved September 6, 2017.
  6. Warnemuende, Jeremy (December 29, 2017). "Lewerke, Frey take home Holiday Bowl MVP awards". https://247sports.com/college/michigan-state/Bolt/Michigan-State-Spartans-football-Brian-Lewerke-Chris-Frey-take-home-Holiday-Bowl-MVP-awards-112851925/. Retrieved July 1, 2018.

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