Luke Drone
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-12-18) December 18, 1984 (age 35)
Place of birth: Evansville, Indiana
Career information
College: Illinois State
Undrafted in 2008
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Buffalo Bills ( 2008)*
Career highlights and awards
* First-team All-Gateway (2006)
Passing yards     2,082
TDs-INTs     39–12
QB rating     104.65
Rushing yards     66
Rushing TDs     18
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Luke Drone (born December 18, 1984) is a former American football quarterback. He was signed by the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Illinois State.

Early years[edit | edit source]

Drone attended Mt. Carmel High School, Illinois, and was a four-year starter in baseball and a three-year starter in football and basketball. As a senior, he threw 30 TDs and passed for over 2,000 yards, while rushing for over 1,000 yards with 15 TDs. Drone was a First-team All-State selection and was academic All-State as well. He was voted the conference MVP as his team posted a 25-3 record during his junior and senior years, finishing as the state runner-up both seasons. As a junior, Drone passed for over 1,900 yards and 22 touchdowns. He averaged 17 points per game his senior season in basketball, while hitting .400 at the plate in his final year as a prep.

College career[edit | edit source]

As a senior at Illinois State Drone completed 192 passes for 2,222 yards and 18 touchdowns. In 2006 Drone was a First-team All-Gateway selection after starting every game at quarterback. He completed 203 passes for 2,961 yards and 19 touchdowns. The prior season, 2005, he was an honorable mention All-Gateway selection and started all 11 games at quarterback as a sophomore. He passed for 2,930 yards and 22 touchdown passes In 2004, he played in seven games and completed one pass on two attempts for 10 yards.

Professional career[edit | edit source]

Drone was signed by the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent in 2008 (practice squad). He signed with the Peoria Pirates of the a2f for the 2009 season

Drone now coaches football for the El Paso-Gridley titans in (El Paso, Illinois

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