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7   Scott Woodward
Scott Woodward

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Wendell, Mass.

High School:
Mahar Regional H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 225

Position:
QB

Birthdate:
11/02/1986


On Woodward: Senior quarterback, battling for the starting role in fifth year in the program ... Served as Liam Coen's primary back-up each of the last three years performing admirably on various occasions ... Knows the offense very well ... Also served as the starting holder in kicks ... Showed flashes against FBS Boston College in 2007, which garnered attention... Comes from great program ... Has a strong arm and is agile on his feet.

As a redshirt senior in 2009: Game-by-Game Statistics
•Served as back-up quarterback to all-time career passing leader Liam Coen for last three seasons. Holder on kicks.
• Played quarterback in eight games including first-career start in final college game.

  • Completed 50-of-93 for 613 yards with two touchdowns. Rushed 22 times for 62 yards.
    • Holder all kicks this season. Kickers went 20-of-26 on field goals and 33-of-33 on PATs.
  • Held for All-American kicker Armando Cuko on his record-setting 19 made field goals.
  • Made first college start in finale at Hofstra (11/21). Threw for career highs of 277 yards on 19-of-30.
    • Threw for 15 yards on 2-of-3 in win over Northeastern (11/7).
    • Played entire second half at Maine (10/31) and threw for 134 yards on 14-of-27.
    • Threw for career-high 137 yards on 11-of-23 passing at #1 Richmond (10/24) including a 20-yard TD to Victor Cruz.
    • Threw for 50 yards on 4-of-8 including a 20-yard TD at Delaware (10/10). It was the first touchdown pass of his career.
    • Played quarterback late vs. Stony Brook (9/26) and Albany (9/12) game, attempted one pass in each game.

    As a redshirt junior in 2008: Back-up quarterback to Liam Coen and holder on all kicks ... At quarterback, is 9-of-19 for 97 yards. Has led UMass to pair of scoring drives ... Has held on all 45-of-46 PATs and six field goals in 2008 ... Completed 3-of-5 for 45 yards at Rhode Island (11/1) ... In second half action against Bryant (10/25), was 2-of-3 for 31 yards ... Played much of second half against #9 Richmond (10/18) when Coen was injured. Threw four passes without a comp ... Led UMass to a scoring drive for the first time at #11 FBS Texas Tech (9/20). Completed 4-of-6 for 21 yards ... Threw first pass of 2008, for an interception at #7 James Madison (9/13).

    As a redshirt sophomore in 2007: Played four games at quarterback in 2007 in addition to holding every game ... Completed 13 of 25 passes for 143 yards in those four contests ... Held on all kicks by Chris Koepplin (11-15 FG and 48-49 PATs) ... Punted for first time in college in finale at #4 Southern Illinois (12/1) in NCAA Quarterfinal. Kicked five times for 37.0 average including long of 51 yards ... Played entire second half at quarterback against Northeastern (10/20), threw for 57 yards on 7-of-11 ... Saw most playing time in relief of injured Liam Coen at Boston College (9/29), threw for career-best 57 yards on 5-of-11 ... Played most of fourth quarter as QB at Maine (9/23) ... Made season debut at quarterback against #23 Towson (9/15). Completed a pass to Michael Omar, for 29 yards, including 13 yards on a forward fumble.

    As a redshirt freshman in 2006: Back-up quarterback and starting holder for All-Conference kicker Chris Koepplin ... Held on all 16 field goals by Koepplin and on his 51-of-52 extra points ... Koepplin tied school record for field goals in a season and set new record for PATs in a campaign ... At quarterback, played in five games under center ... Completed four-of-six passes for 49 yards ... On his one snap when Liam Coen was banged up, completed a 7-yard pass to J.J. Moore vs. #19 Maine (11/11) ... Completed career-long 43 yard pass to Ke'Mon Bailey in late action vs. William & Mary (10/7) ... Made college debut at quarterback vs. Stony Brook (9/23) and completed both of his passes for minus-one yard.

    As a freshman in 2005: Redshirt season ... Shared Offense's Scout Player of the Year with lineman Biff Gotthrer ... Impressed staff with work on scout team emulating the opponent's quarterback most weeks'... Part of the travel squad for much of the season.

    Before UMass: Three-year starting quarterback for Mahar Regional High School in Orange, Mass. ... left-handed QB led the Senators to back-to-back Division III Super Bowl titles ... honored as a first-team All-State selection as a senior ... threw for more than 4,000 yards in his career and 46 touchdowns passes ... an all-around player, on defensive side of the ball, had 26 career interceptions as a defensive back and a 40-yard punting average ... named All-Western Massachusetts for three years in a row ... All-League three-time selection as a senior, threw for 1,250 yards and 19 touchdowns as well as aiding the defensive to eight shutouts in 11 games ... also starred in basketball and baseball, earning All-Western Mass honors.

    Personal: Scott William Woodward ... Born November 2, 1986 in Greenfield, Mass. ... Son of Katherine and James Woodward ... Brother of Sarah ... Majoring in Psychology.

    Career Statistics (Passing)

    Year	GP/GS	Att. 	Cmp.	Yards	Pct.	TD	Int	Lg.
    2006	8/0	6	4	49	66.7	0	0	43
    2007	10/0	25	13	143	52.0	0	0	21
    2008	12/0	19	9	97	47.4	0	2	31
    2009	11/1	93	50	613	53.8	2	7	48
    Totals	41/1	143	76	902	53.1	2	9	50
    

    Career Statistics (Punting)

    Year	GP/GS	No.	Yds.	Avg.	TB	I20	Lg.
    2007	10/1	5	185	37.0	1	1	51
    

    Career Highs

    Attempts: 30 at Hofstra (11/21/09)
    Completions: 19 at Hofstra (11/21/09)
    Pass Yards: 277 at Hofstra (11/21/09))
    TDs: 1 at Delaware (10/10/09) & at Richmond (10/24/09)
    Long Pass: 48 at Hofstra (11/21/09)
    Long Punt: 51 at Southern Illinois (12/1/07)
    
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