12   Drew Hare
Drew  Hare

RS Senior

O'Fallon, Mo.

High School:
Fort Zumwalt West

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 218




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Huskies Finish the Fall Semester with a Cumulative 3.14 Mark


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Huskies by Position: Quarterbacks

The final chapter of the 2014 Huskies by Position previews on the NIU Quarterback position. Sophomores Drew Hare (O'Fallon, Mo./Fort Zumwalt West) and Anthony Maddie (Plainfield, Ill./Aurora Christian) and junior Matt McIntosh (Evansville, Ind./Reitz) are in the race for the starting position.


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Football vs. Miami (Ohio)

Huskies football versus the Miami of Ohio Redhawks on October, 18, 2014

• Started the first nine games for NIU.
• Suffered a season-ending Achilles tear at Toledo (11-3) in the second quarter.
• Was one of the most efficient QBs in the MAC prior to his injury, completing 63.8 percent of his pass attempts with 14 touchdowns and just four interceptions.
• Tallied 1,962 passing yards for an average of 218.0 yards per game.
• Still finished as NIU’s third-leading rusher with 252 toal yards.
• Started the season on fire, passing for 360 yards and two scores against UNLV (9-5) and 358 yards with four TDs versus Murray State (9-12) while completing 50-of-64 pass attempts.
• First NIU quarterback with consecutive 300-yard passing games since 1969.
• Tied his career high with four passing touchdowns against Eastern Michigan (10-24), finishing with 267 yards on 24-of-38 passing.
• Posted career highs in completions (29), passing yards (363) and passing completion percentage (90.6) against Ball State (10-10), earning weekly nods from the Manning and O’Brien Awards.
• His 29-of-32 game passing against the Cardinals also gave Hare the best single-game completion percentage (90.6) in NIU football history for a game with a minimum of 20 completions.
• Also scored his only rushing TD of the year versus Ball State (10-10).
• Named MAC Scholar Athlete of the Week following the Ball State and Eastern Michigan games and selected MAC Male Scholar Athlete of the Week for his performance against UNLV.
• Tossed a season-long 67-yard completion to Tommylee Lewis at Toledo (11-3) before his injury for NIU’s first touchdown of the game.
• Rushed for a season-high 65 yards at Central Michigan (10-3) on a career-high 27 attempts.
• NIU went 6-0 in games which Hare completed greater than 50 percent of his pass attempts.
• Academic All-MAC selection for the second time while also earning MAC Distinguished Scholar Athlete recognition.


• Solidified the NIU starting quarterback role, starting the final 12 games.
• Appeared in all 14 games, finishing with 2,322 passing yards for 18 touchdowns.
• Led NIU to a fifth-straight 11-win season.
• Completed 59.4 percent of his passes.
• Earned the role as starting QB role after entering the Northwestern (9-6) contest in the second half and leading the Huskies to three touchdown drives in a 23-15 win.
• Led the Huskies to a MAC Championship win against Bowling Green (12-5), setting career highs in completions (29) and attempts (49) while throwing for two scores in the 51-17 triumph.
• Threw just two interceptions in 326 attempts and took just 12 sacks.
• Also a threat with his legs, rushing for 900 yards and eight scores.
• Rushed for a career-high 180 yards and two scores vs. Miami (10-18).
• Broke a career-long 78-yard run and had another 100-yard rushing game the following week at Eastern Michigan (10-25).
• Ran for two touchdowns in the fourth quarter at Western Michigan (11-28), helping NIU clinch the MAC West for the fifth consecutive time.
• Accounted for at least one touchdown in 13 different games.
• Selected as MAC Male Scholar Athlete of the Week after his performance at Northwestern and also following the MAC Championship Game win over Bowling Green.
• Named MAC West Offensive Player of the Week after setting passing career highs with 285 yards and three three touchdowns in the victory at UNLV (9-13).
• Phil Steele third team All-MAC and Academic All-MAC Team choice.


• Appeared in three games as the Huskies' third-string quarterback.
• Finished the year five-of-nine passing for 153 yards and two touchdowns.
• Rushed five times for 68 yards and a touchdown.
• Completed his first touchdown pass versus Eastern Michigan (10-26) to Ricky Connors from 11 yards out.
• Went three-for-five for 55 yards and a touchdown in the game.
• Played in his first career game versus Purdue (9-28).
• Completed two-of-four passes for 98 yards at Massachusetts (11-2)
• Threw the team's longest touchdown pass of the season with an 81-yard completion to Chad Beebe at UMass.


High School
• Named to the Missouri Sports Writers Association All-State and St. Louis Post-Dispatch All-Metro teams after accounting for 3,317 yards of total offense (2,677 passing, 640 rushing) and scoring 31 touchdowns in 2011.
• Earned Gateway Athletic Conference South Division Player of the Year and first team all-conference honors as a senior.
• Completed 72.3 percent of his passes (198-of-274) in 2011 with 26 touchdown passes and eight interceptions.
• Named to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Super 30 list of 2012 recruits as the No. 13 prospect.
• Named second team All-Metro by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in 2010.
• Completed 65 percent of his passes (274-of-421) for 3,201 yards with 24 touchdowns and 11 interceptions, and rushed for 1,071 yards and 12 scores as a junior.
• One of 10 2011 Super Juniors by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
• Holds the Missouri state record for career completion percentage (68 percent).

• Born Aug. 1, 1993, in Chapel Hill, N.C.
• Son of Andy and Kim Hare.
• Father played football at Minnesota.
• Majoring in business administration.


Pass Attempts: 49, vs. Bowling Green, MAC Championship Game, 12-5-14
Completions: 29, three times, last vs. Ball State, 10-10-15
Passing Yards: 363, vs. Ball State, 10-10-15
Passing Touchdowns: 4, twice, last vs. Eastern Michigan, 10-24-15
Long Completion: 81, at Massachusetts, 11-2-13
Rush Attempts: 27, at Central Michigan, 10-3-15
Rushing Yards: 180, vs. Miami, 10-18-14
Rushing Touchdowns 2, twice, last vs. Western Michigan, 11-28-14
Long Rush: 78, at Eastern Michigan, 10-25-14

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