Why should this nominee be considered for the Broyles Award?
Casey has done a tremendous job implementing our scheme and leading our offense in our first year. His attention to detail and ability to relate to our players and staff has helped our offensive unit be highly successful. – Head Coach Rhett Lashlee
Coach's Past Performance
Helped lead teams to four conference championships (SEC, Conference USA, Sun Belt).Helped Mizzou to back-to-back bowl appearances… Recruiting classes set back-to-back program highs, with the class of 2022 finishing No. 10 nationally.Helped UAB set 21 school records in 2018… UAB posted an 11-3 record and a Conference USA title in 2018, and went to three straight bowl games from 2017-19… Also helped construct the three highest-ranked recruiting classes in school history in Birmingham.Part of the 2010 National Championship team at Auburn that finished 14-0 and won the BCS Championship Game, as well as the 2013 team which also reached the BCS title game, and won two SEC Championships…. As Director of Player Personnel, he led Auburn to three straight top-10 recruiting classes.Help lead Arkansas State to the 2012 Sun Belt Championship and went 10-3 with a victory over No. 25 Kent State in the GoDaddy.com Bowl.
Team Record and Standings
5-4, 3-2 American Athletic Conference T4th AAC
Offensive single-game records: • SMU/TIES AAC RECORD: 77 points in a game (SMU record was 72 vs Houston in 2012) • SMU RECORD/TIES AAC RECORD: 56 points in the first half • AAC RECORD: Most combined points in a game (was 117) • NCAA FBS RECORD: 140 combined points is an FBS record for points in regulation Total offense – 19th – 479.0 Passing offense – 5th – 331.0 Tight Ends – 37 catches for 404 yards and 8TDs
Individual Player Stats
WR Rashee Rice leads the nation – receiving yards (1068) & receiving yards/game (118.7), 5th in receptions/game (7.9), 10th receiving TDs (10)QB Tanner Mordecai Top-10 nationally – passing TDs (25), passing yards/game (312.5), points responsible for (162) & points responsible for/game (20.2), 11th in total offense (324.9)Offensive single-game records: • AAC/SMU RECORD: Tanner Mordecai 9 TD passes • AAC/SMU RECORD: Tanner Mordecai 10 total TDs responsible for (9 passing, 1 rushing) • NCAA RECORD: Tanner Mordecai tied the NCAA Record with 7 TD passes in the first half • NCAA FBS RECORD: 140 combined points is an FBS record for points in regulation