CAREER HIGHS Passing Attempts: 36, vs. South Carolina (Jan. 1, 2013) Completions: 18, twice, last vs. South Carolina (Jan. 1, 2013) Yards: 314, vs. Iowa (Nov. 17, 2012) TDs: 3, two times, last vs. South Carolina (Jan. 1, 2013) Long: 75, at Ohio State (Nov. 24, 2012)
Rushing Attempts: 12, vs. South Carolina (Jan. 1, 2013) Yards: 47, vs. Northwestern (Nov. 10, 2012) TDs: 3, vs. Iowa (Nov. 17, 2012) Long:19, three times, last vs. South Carolina (Jan. 1, 2013)
At Michigan ... has appeared in 25 contests at quarterback and wide receiver, making nine starts.
Junior (2012)... made first career start at quarterback at Minnesota (Nov. 3) ... made first career start at wide receiver vs. Alabama (Sept. 1) ... named Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week vs. Iowa (Nov. 17) and vs. Northwestern (Nov. 10) ... posted at least three touchdowns in first three starts at quarterback ... SOUTH CAROLINA (Jan. 1) ... completed 18-of-34 passes for 214 yards and three touchdowns ... also carried the ball 12 times for 24 yards ... OHIO STATE (Nov. 24) ... completed 11-of-20 passes for 171 yards and a touchdown ... added two-yard rushing touchdown ... threw a career-long 75-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Roy Roundtree ... IOWA (Nov. 17) ... made third consecutive start at quarterback ... completed 18-of-23 passes for a career-best 314 yards and three touchdowns and carried the ball nine times for 37 yards and three scores ... became the first Wolverine to account for six touchdowns since Steve Smith posted six TDs at Minnesota in 1983 ... first U-M player to rush for three touchdowns since Denard Robinson posted three scores against San Diego State in 2011 ... NORTHWESTERN (Nov. 10) ... made second consecutive start at quarterback ... completed 16-of-29 passes for 286 yards and two touchdowns ... rushed nine times for 47 yards and two scores ... first career game accounting for four touchdowns ... threw career-long 53-yard pass to Roy Roundtree in final seconds of regulation to set up game-tying field goal ... MINNESOTA (Nov. 3) ... completed 12-of-18 for 234 yards and two touchdowns ... rushed for 21 yards and one score ... NEBRASKA (Oct. 27) ... tallied one reception for 15 yards ... MICHIGAN STATE (Oct. 20) ... tallied one catch for eight yards ... ILLINOIS (Oct. 13) ... tallied one catch for 17 yards ... PURDUE (Oct. 6) ... caught two passes for 31 yards and a touchdown ... NOTRE DAME (Sept. 22) ... paced team with three catches for 40 yards ... MASSACHUSETTS (Sept. 15) ... hauled in two passes for 48 yards and a touchdown ... AIR FORCE (Sept. 8) ... caught five passes for 63 yards and his second touchdown of the season ... ALABAMA (Sept. 1) ... lone reception was career-best 44-yard score; first career touchdown catch.
Sophomore (2011) ... Sugar Bowl champion ... earned varsity letter ... appeared in nine games at quarterback ... ILLINOIS (Nov. 12) ... completed 2-of-5 passes for 47 yards and a touchdown, while rushing for nine yards ... connected with Martavious Odoms for 27-yard score in the fourth quarter ... NORTHWESTERN (Oct. 8) ... completed both of his passes for 25 yards and earned two carries for four yards and the go-ahead rushing touchdown in the third quarter ... MINNESOTA (Oct. 1) ... set career highs for rushing yards (39) and rushing long (15) on six carries.
Freshman (2010) ... appeared in three contests at quarterback ... made his collegiate debut vs. Connecticut (Sept. 4), taking two snaps at quarterback ... took one snap as a reserve quarterback at Notre Dame (Sept. 11) ... did not see game action vs. Massachusetts (Sept. 18) ... completed 7-of-10 passes for 85 yards and a touchdown as a reserve at quarterback vs. Bowling Green (Sept. 25), scoring his first career touchdown on an 11-yard pass to Jeremy Gallon in the first quarter ... had six carries for 25 yards and a touchdown against the Falcons, scoring on a seven-yard rush in the fourth quarter. Prep ... attended Inkster High School (2009) coached by Greg Carter ... led team to the Division 2 final as a senior ... runner-up for Division 3 state championship as a junior ... Key Statistics ... passed for 1,930 yards and 15 touchdowns as a senior ... added 991 rushing yards and scored 12 TDs senior year ... completed 98-of-170 passes for 1,886 yards and 26 touchdowns as a junior ... rushed 115 times for 1,401 yards and 22 TDs junior year ... passed for 1,000 yards and rushed for nearly 500 yards as a sophomore ... Honors and Rankings ... Parade Magazine All-American ... rated as the nation's top dual-threat quarterback by Rivals.com ... top player in the state of Michigan and the No. 132 prospect in the country according to Rivals.com ... five-star prospect, the No. 2 player in the state of Michigan and the No. 5 quarterback nationally according to scout.com ... attended the Elite 11 quarterback camp ... participated in the Under Armour All-American Game ... listed as the 128th prospect nationally on the ESPNU 150 ... two-time all-state first team selection (junior and senior years) ... No. 2 player on The Detroit News Blue Chip list ... listed as the No. 3 player in the state of Michigan by the Detroit Free Press ... SuperPrep All-American and the No. 9 player in the Midwest ... four-star and the nation's No. 5 quarterback according to Scouts, Inc. ... Prep Star Dream Team member and the 75th overall prospect in the country ... Other Sports ... averaged 12 points and 14 rebounds per game as a junior ... helped lead team to state semifinals and a 25-2 record junior year.
Personal ... Devin Gardner was born Dec. 14, 1991 ... high school teammate of U-M linebacker Cameron Gordon ... appeared in the Faces in the Crowd section of the Nov. 16, 2009, issue of Sports Illustrated ... enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, major undeclared.