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    Jacob Charest
    12 Jacob Charest
    Hometown:
    Matthews, N.C.

    High School:
    Butler

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 215

    Position:
    QB

    Birthdate:
    09/12/1989

    Experience:
    3-3

    2009: Made his first start against Northwestern and played in four games ... Threw for 145 yards on a career-best 14-of-27 passing with one touchdown against Northwestern ... Passed for a career-high 185 yards, on 10-of-19 passing, and a touchdown in win over Minnesota ... Made debut at Purdue hitting 4-of-8 passes for 52 yards.

    2008: Redshirted the 2008 season.

    High School: Named to the Atlanta Journal Constitution's Super Southern 100, rated the No. 2 quarterback ... Threw for 7,683 yards and 73 touchdowns during his prep career ... Ranked the 20th-best player in the state of North Carolina by Rivals.com ... Passed for 3,100 yards, completed 67 percent of his passes and threw 39 touchdowns as a senior ... Named the Southwestern 4A Conference Player of the Year ... Threw for 392 yards and seven touchdowns vs. Berry Academy to earn WFNZ-AM Athlete of the Week honors ... Earned first-team all-conference ... Ranked No. 23 nationally at quarterback by Scout.com ... Named to the Southeast Hot 100 list by Scout.com ... Rated among the top-30 pro-style quarterbacks by Rivals.com ... Is a state qualifier in wrestling ... Passed for 3,011 yards and 22 touchdowns as a junior ... PrepStar Magazine All-Region ... Chose Illinois over California, Louisville, Iowa, Boston College and Auburn ... High school coach was Mike Newsome.

    Personal: Born Oct. 12, 1989 ... Son of Cindy and Scott Charest ... Majoring in general studies.


    Career Highs:

    Rushes: 4 vs. Northwestern, 11/14/095
    Passing Yds.: 185 at Minnesota, 11/7/09


    Charest's Statistics:

    Season Totals Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Year no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    2008 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2009 5 20 1 12 0 0 0 0 28-56-2 382 2 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20
    TOTALS 5 20 1 12 0 0 0 0 28-56-2 382 2 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20

    Season Totals Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Year solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    2008 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    2009 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6
    TOTALS 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6


    2009 Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    Oct. 24, 2009 at Purdue 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4-8-0 52 0 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
    Nov. 7, 2009 at Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10-19-0 185 1 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov. 14, 2009 NORTHWESTERN 4 19 1 12 0 0 0 0 14-27-2 145 1 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19
    Dec. 5, 2009 FRESNO STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-2-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    Games played: 4
    Avg. per rush: 4.0
    Pass efficiency: 111.94
    All purpose avg./game: 5.0
    Total offense avg./game: 100.5

    2009 Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Date Opponent solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    Oct. 24, 2009 at Purdue 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov. 7, 2009 at Minnesota 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov. 14, 2009 NORTHWESTERN 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6
    Dec. 5, 2009 FRESNO STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0


    updated 5/17/10

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