Glen St. Mary, FL | 6032 | 220 | 4.85E | 2018
Operates primarily from shotgun with high number of run/pass/option plays. Possesses somewhat of an elongated delivery. Was disappointed with some of his decision-maker as a sixth-year player. Is quick to tuck and run but is not a smart runner; takes unnecessary big hits and lacks the speed required to be an effective scrambler at the next level. Has a history of injuries, including an ACL tear in 2016 and was placed in the concussion protocol after taking an early exit in a loss to West Virginia early in 2017. A transfer from Duke, he has struggled during his transition with the Pirates, which has caused his draft stock to pummel. His four-year experience with Duke head coach and noted quarterback guru David Cutcliffe will likely earn him a UDFA look following the NFL Draft.
2016: Did not see action while recovering from surgery performed on Sept. 2, 2016, to repair a partial tear of his left Achilles tendon … Ruptured his left Achilles tendon on Feb. 9, 2016, and had surgery on it the following day.
2015: Played in and started 12 games … missed the Pittsburgh game due to injury …completed 251-of-427 (.588) pass attempts for 2,625 yards with 16 TDs and eight INTs … recorded a pass efficiency rating of 119.04 … rushed 163 times for 803 yards (4.93) and eight TDs … amassed 3,428 total offensive yards to register the second-highest single-season total in Duke history behind only the 3,713 yards compiled by Anthony Dilweg in 1988.
2014: Played in 12 games, serving as the top reserve behind All-ACC QB Anthony Boone … missed the Miami game due to illness … completed 10-of-14 (.714) passes for 67 yards and three TDs … posted a pass efficiency rating of 182.34 … rushed 47 times for 238 yards (5.06) and eight TDs.
2013: Did not see action while recovering from surgery performed on April 10, 2013, to repair ruptured right Achilles tendon.
2012: Did not see game action … recipient of the Sonny Falcone Iron Duke Award, a team honor presented annually to one offensive player, one defensive player and one player in the developmental program for their year-round commitment to strength and conditioning.
High School: Four-year letterman at Baker County under coach Ryan Sulkowski … helped Baker County to a four-year record of 34-9 … as a senior, completed 141-of-207 (.681) pass attempts for 2,303 yards and 26 TDs while rushing 111 times for 1,018 yards and 17 TDs … became the first player in Baker County history to throw for 2,000+ yards and rush for 1,000+ yards in a season.
Personal: Son of Eddie and Joy Sirk … born September 24, 1993 … graduated from Duke in May, 2016 with a degree in political science while minoring in education … currently pursuing a master’s degree in liberal studies … two-time counselor at the Manning Passing Academy in 2015-16.