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HISTORY — from college profile
Posted Fifteen career games with 200+ passing yards, including two 300-yard games and one 400-yard-game…27 career games with 25 starts…Tied for fifth all-time at Utah in starting quarterback wins, sitting at 18-6.
2022: Semifinalist for the Davey O’Brien Award and the Maxwell Award…Started in 13 games, recording 3,034 yards on 249-of-385 passing (8 INT, 26 TD), adding 77 rushes for 465 yards and six touchdowns…Named MVP of the 2022 Pac-12 Championship Game…Pac-12 All-Conference honorable mention…Ranked ninth ESPN’s QBR Rating…Ranked in the top-30 in the FBS in completion percentage (.647), passing touchdowns (26) and points responsible for (196)...Had nine games with 200+ passing yards, including one 400-yard game and a 300-yard game…Completed 60-percent or higher of his passes in 10 games, including four in the 70-percent range…Recorded eight multi-passing touchdown games along with two games where he rushed and passed for touchdowns…40 plays for 20 yards or longer (35 pass, five rush)...Named Davey O’Brien National Co-Quarterback and Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week for his performance against USC, also being named to the Davey O’Brien Great 8 and the Manning Award Stars of the Week…Was 30-of-44 for a career-high 415 yards (2 TDs), adding 11 rushes for 60 yards and a career-best three rushing touchdowns against USC…Threw for 310 yards and three touchdowns (22-of-34 passing) in Utah’s win in the Pac-12 title game against USC to win MVP…Had a career-high 91 rushing yards against Florida on seven carries, also going 22-of-32 for 216 yards and a touchdown…Threw a career-long 72-yard pass at Arizona State, finishing the game 19-of-29 for 260 yards…Completed 89% of his passes at Colorado (17-of-19) for 234 yards and three touchdowns…Recorded a career-high four passing touchdowns vs. San Diego State, going 18-of-30 for 224 yards…Notched 73 rushing yards (1 TD) along with 19-of-25 passing for 199 yards against Oregon State…Also threw for three touchdowns against Southern Utah, Oregon State, and Stanford….Recorded 95 passing yards and 56 rushing yards in the Rose Bowl vs. Penn State before leaving the game with an injury in the third quarter.
2021: Saw action in 13 games, starting the last 11, going 204-of-320 passing (5 INT, 20 TDs) for 2,493 yards, adding 74 carries for 499 rushing yards (6.7 ypc) and six rushing touchdowns…Pac-12 All-Conference first-team selection…Mayo Clinic Comeback Player of the Year semifinalist…Highest rated Pac-12 quarterback on ESPN’s QBR Rating (84.2), ranking sixth overall…Ranked fourth in total offensive TDs (18), third in passing yards per game (214.1), third in passing efficiency (145.74) and second in passing yards per completion (12.76) in Pac-12 games only…Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week and Davey O’Brien Award “Great 8” honors after recording then-career highs in completions (22-of-28), passing yards (306), passing completion (.786) and passing touchdowns (3) at USC…Was 19-of-30 passing (2 TD) for 294 yards against Arizona, also adding four rushes for 22 yards and a rushing score…Threw for 267 yards (22-36-0) and two touchdowns against Oregon State, also rushing for 73 yards on 10 carries (7.3 ypc)...Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week and Manning Award Player of the Week after leading Utah back from a 14-point deficit to beat No. 18 Arizona State…Went 21-of-33 passing (2 INT) for 247 yards against Arizona State, throwing for two touchdowns while also rushing for 59 yards (6 carries) and a touchdown…Was 17-of-22 for 214 yards (2 TDs) and a career-high 92 rushing yards (1 TD) against Ohio State in the Rose Bowl…Scored through the air and on the ground in Utah’s win over UCLA, throwing for 179 yards (17-27-0) and a touchdown, while rushing for 63 yards (6 carries) and a touchdown…Threw for three touchdowns against Colorado, going 14-of-23 passing (1 INT) for 179 yards…Went 10-of-18 passing for 178 yards against No. 3 Oregon, also scoring a rushing touchdown for the second straight game…Was 15-of-24 (2 INT) for 170 yards and a touchdown against Oregon in the Pac-12 Championship Game, adding nine rushes for 61 yards…Was 19-of-32 (0 INT) with 153 passing yards and three passing TDs against San Diego State in the second half when he entered the game with 5:25 to go in the third quarter.
2020: Played in one game, starting against No. 20 USC before suffering a season-ending injury…3-of-6 passing for 45 yards (1 INT) against USC.
—at University of Texas—
2018: Redshirted at Texas
High School: No. 8 pro-style quarterback in the nation by Rivals and four-star recruit by Rivals and 247Sports out of Newbury Park High School (Newbury Park, CA)…Two-time first-team All-CIF (2015, 2017)...2017 All-Camino League Offensive Back of the Year…First-team All-County and all-league….MaxPreps Sophomore All-American and Cal-Hi Sports Sophomore of the Year in 2015…Set a county record for attempts without an interception (324)...123-of-237 passing for 1,689 yards (15 TD, 6 INT) and 62 carries for 496 yards and nine touchdowns rushing as a senior…Played in only five games as a junior due to a season-ending injury, going 88-of-143 passing for 1,349 yards (14 TD, 4 INT) with 47 carries for 390 yards and four touchdowns…Threw for 3,213 yards and 40 touchdowns (191-of-319) with just one interception as a sophomore and rushed for 756 yards (79 carries) and 11 touchdowns…Also competed in track.
Son of Nicko and Eunice Rising … two brothers … full name is Cameron James Rising … Named to the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll in spring 2018.
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