#17 Nick Starkel

QB | Jr | 6-3 | 214 | Argyle, Texas | Liberty Christian HS / Texas A&M

JUNIOR (2019): Played in eight games in his first year at Arkansas, starting five at quarterback … Team’s leading passer in 2019, throwing for 1,152 yards and seven touchdowns, completing 96-of-179 attempts … Saw action in the season opener against Portland State, going 4-for-5 for 48 yards in relief … Took over after halftime at Ole Miss on Oct. 7, quickly racking up 201 yards on 17-of-24 passing, completing a six-yard touchdown pass to Koilan Jackson late in the fourth quarter … It was the first passing touchdown for the Razorbacks in 2019 … Led the Hogs to a victory over Colorado State behind 305 yards and three passing touchdowns on Sept. 14 after going 20-for-35 through the air … His three TDs were the most by an Arkansas QB since Ty Storey’s three against Eastern Illinois on Sept. 1, 2018 … Helped the team score 55 points and post 520 yards of total offense in the contest against the Rams … The 520 yards were the most since 523 vs. Coastal Carolina on Nov. 4, 2017 … Followed the performance with 356 passing yards and three touchdowns against San Jose State the following week (28-of-50) … It was the most passing yards since Austin Allen’s 371 against Texas A&M on Sept. 24, 2016 … Became the first Razorback QB since Ryan Mallett in 2010 to throw for 300+ yards and three touchdowns in back-to-back games … Threw for 109 yards on 12-of-17 passing vs. the Aggies on Sept. 28 before leaving the game with injury … Returned two weeks later at Kentucky to throw for 41 yards behind a 7-for-19 clip … Also started at Alabama on Oct. 26, going 5-of-19 for 58 yards in the first half … Saw time in relief at LSU, completing three passes for 34 yards.

PRIOR TO ARKANSAS: 2018 (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in four games, completing 15-of-22 passes for 169 yards and a touchdown … completed five passes on eight attempts for 63 yards and a touchdown in the season-opener against Northwestern State … threw for 39 yards on three attempts versus ULM … went 7-for-11 for 67 yards against No. 1 Alabama. 2017 (FRESHMAN): Made seven appearances and started in five games after suffering an injury in the third quarter of the season opener at UCLA … threw for 1,793 yards and 14 TDs on 123-of-205 passing … tossed four touchdown passes and 416 yards against New Mexico … completed 19 passes for 272 yards and a touchdown at Ole Miss … closed out the regular season with 227 yards and two touchdowns at LSU … threw for 184 yards and two touchdowns against Auburn … set the A&M bowl game record throwing for 499 yards against Wake Forest, connected on 42-of-63 passes including four touchdowns, set the freshman record for attempts, completions and passing yards for a single game. 2016: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Barton Hundley at Liberty Christian High School in Argyle, Texas … played for Southlake Carroll High School his freshman year … threw 4,745 yards and 48 touchdowns in three varsity seasons; his senior year at Liberty Christian, threw for 3,091 yards and 29 touchdowns … 2015 TAPPS Division 1 All-District Honorable Mention.