QBLuke Falk

Washington State — Pac-12
  • Height: 6036
  • Weight: 211
  • Hometown: Logan, UT
  • Age: 23

Bio

2017 (Redshirt Senior): Named All-Pac-12 Conference honorable mention…won Burlsworth Trophy, given to nation’s top former walk-on…named semifinalist for Davey O’Brien Award…named to Preseason Watch Lists for Walter Camp Player of the Year, Maxwell Award, Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award…named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week twice (Oregon State, Stanford)…set WSU and Pac-12 all-time records for passing touchdowns, passing yards, total offense, completions and attempts…also set WSU record for career wins by a quarterback (27)…started 12 games, missed Holiday Bowl with a wrist injury…went 357-of-534 for 3,593 yards with 30 touchdowns and 13 interceptions…led Pac-12 in touchdown passes (30), second in passing yards-per-game (299.4) and third in passing yards (3,593)…posted seven 300-yard games…had 49 passes of 20+ yards including 12 for touchdowns…opened season completing first 20 passes and posted 311 yards and three touchdowns, breaking WSU career record for passing touchdowns with his second touchdown pass in win over Montana State…in the win over Boise State, set WSU career records for passing yards and total offense…in win over Oregon State, threw for 396 yards and matched a WSU record with six touchdown passes, earning Davey O’Brien Quarterback of the Week and Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week…in win over Nevada, passed for 478 yards and five touchdowns, earning Manning Award Quarterback of the Week accolades…in the win over No. 5 USC, threw for 340 yards and two touchdowns, earning Davey O’Brien Quarterback of the Week honors…in win at Oregon, threw for 282 yards and three touchdowns…threw five interceptions in loss at California…in win over Colorado, threw three touchdowns and rushed for a career-best 41 yards including a career-long 14-yarder, breaking Marcus Mariota’s Pac-12 record for total offense and breaking Jason Gesser’s WSU record for wins by a QB with career win No. 25…threw one touchdown pass at Arizona…in win over No. 18 Stanford, passed for 337 yards and three touchdowns, breaking Sean Mannion’s Pac-12 record passing yards and recorded his seventh career fourth-quarter comeback win, also earned Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week…in win at Utah, threw for 311 yards and three touchdowns, with his 1-yard touchdown pass to Kyle Sweet in the second quarter breaking Matt Barkley’s Pac-12 record for career touchdown passes…threw for 369 yards and one touchdown at No. 15 Washington…did not play in Holiday Bowl due to wrist injury…earned Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.

2016 (Redshirt Junior): Named finalist for Manning Award, Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, Burlsworth Trophy (Top former Walk-on) and semifinalist for Maxwell Award, Davie O’Brien Award and Walter Camp Football Foundation Player of the Year…named to All-Pac-12 Conference Second Team…named to All-Pac-12 Second Team by Phil Steele and Pro Football Focus…started all 13 games…completed 443-of-633 passes…4,468 passing yards were third-most in the country and third-most in WSU single-season history….tossed 38 touchdowns, tying own WSU single-season record…had 11 interceptions…averaged 343.7 passing yards-per-game, good for fourth in the country…completed 70 percent of his passes, second-best percentage in WSU single-season history…recorded nine 300-yard efforts including three 400-yard games…tossed multiple touchdowns nine times and threw four+ touchdowns six times…named a Davey O’Brien “Great 8” Performance of the Week five times…named a Manning Award Star of the Week three times…threw for 418 yards and four touchdowns against Eastern Washington…went 55-of-71 for 480 yards and four touchdowns at Boise State…threw three touchdowns in win over Idaho…went 36-for-48 for 371 yards and one touchdown in win over Oregon…went 30-of-41 for 357 yards and four touchdowns in win at No. 15 Stanford, earning Manning Award National Player of the Week…went 42-for-53 for 398 yards and three touchdowns in win at Arizona State…notched fifth career fourth-quarter comeback win after going 33-for-46 for 415 yards and five touchdowns at Oregon State, also earning Rose Bowl Pac-12 Player of the Week…in win over Arizona, set a Pac-12 and WSU single game record for completion percentage (30+completions) after going 32-for-35 (91.4) for 311 yards and four touchdowns, earning College Football Performance National Player of the Week…threw for 373 yards and five touchdowns in win over California…threw for 325 yards and three touchdowns at No. 12 Colorado…threw for 264 yards and one touchdown against Minnesota in the Holiday Bowl…named Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.

2015 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played in 12 games, all as a starter…missed Apple Cup…earned 2015 All-Pac-12 First Team honors…Burlsworth Trophy finalist, signifying the nation’s top player who began career as a walk-on…Dave O’Brian Award semifinalist and one of 15 Walter Camp Players to Watch…completed 448-of-645 passes for 4,566 yards, 38 touchdown and eight interceptions…led the nation in passing average at 380.5 ypg and was third in total offense at 370.9 ypg…completed 69.4 percent of his passes, second nationally… fourth in nation, and second in among all Power 5 schools, in passing touchdowns (38)…FBS active career leader in career passing yards per game (356.9) and second in total offense per game (346.7)…named MVP of Sun Bowl after throwing for 300 yards, two TDs and no interceptions in 20-14 win over Miami…engineered three last-minute drives to produce wins at Rutgers, Oregon and No. 18 UCLA…named Walter Camp National FBS Player of the Week (Oct. 25, 2015) following Arizona win in which he completed 47-of-62 passes for 514 yards and five touchdowns, no interception…also named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week for that performance, one of three times he garnered the award during the season, and Maxwell Award Player of the Week…owns three of the top eight single-game passing marks (514 yards, 505, 497) in 2015 FBS season, all coming in wins…owns four of top five single-game passing performances, and five of the top eight, in the Pac-12 Conference…threw for 505 yards and five touchdown without an interception in win at Oregon and 497 yards and five touchdowns in win against Arizona State…earned Davey O’Brien “Great 8” Performance of the Week after completing 39-of-50 passes for 407 yards and six touchdowns, all in the first half, in victory over Oregon State…named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week after throwing for 478 yards and four touchdowns, including a 10-play, 90-yard drive capped with a TD pass to River Cracraft with :13 second left for a 37-34 win at Rutgers…earned third Pac-12 POW following win at No. 18 UCLA, when he led WSU on a 75-yard drive, capped by a 21-yard TD pass to Gabe Marks with :03 seconds left in a 31-27 win… named 2015 Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.

2014 (Redshirt Freshman): Earned a varsity letter after appearing in six games, starting final three games…completed 156-of-243 pass attempts for 1,859 yards…threw 13 touchdowns and seven interceptions…averaged 309.8 yards-per-game…posted four 300-games including marks for 471 yards and 601 yards…threw multiple touchdowns four times…made collegiate debut for one play at Nevada…second career completion was 84-yard touchdown in win over Portland State…came in for injured Connor Halliday against USC, went 38-for-57 for 346 yards with two touchdowns (9, 12) and one interception…first career start  came in win at Oregon State, went 44-for-61 for 471 yards and five touchdowns, most yards and touchdowns thrown by a Cougar quarterback in first career start…named Pac-12 Conference Player of the Week following win at OSU…in start at No. 13 Arizona State, recorded third-most pass attempts in school history (74), fourth-most completions in school history (45) and second-most yards in school history (601)…threw three touchdowns and four interceptions, also rushed for one-yard touchdown…in first career Apple Cup, went 27-of-49 for 355 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions...in 2015 Crimson & Gray Spring Game, went 26-of-33 for 323 yards with two touchdowns (55,9).

2013 (Freshman): Walked on in Fall, 2013...redshirt season.

High School: Attended Logan High School in Logan, Utah…three-year letterwinner…as a SOPHOMORE, earned first-team All-Region and All-Valley League honors after passing for 1,486 yards and 17 touchdowns…went 132-for-210 and threw just four intercpetions…as a JUNIOR, attended Oaks Christian High School in Westlake Village, Calif.…as a SENIOR, earned first-team All-State and All-Region honors after throwing for 3,618 yards and 36 touchdowns…set Utah high school single-season records for pass attempts (562) and completions (330)…selected to play in the Utah High School All-Star game…three-year letterwinner in basketball, earning first-team All-Region honors as a junior.

Personal: Parents Mike and Analee…older sisters, Alexa and Natalee…uncle, Eric Falk played defensive end at Utah State…uncle, Jeff Anderson, played basketball at Utah State.