Awards and HonorsMaxwell Award Watch List (2006) ... Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll (F05, F06) ... honorable mention all-Big 12 (2005 Coaches) ... 2004 Independence Bowl offensive MVP ... third-team freshman All-America (2004, The Sporting News).
Leads all returning collegiate quarterbacks with 7,979 career yards of total offense ... ranks second nationally to Michigan’s Chad Henne (7,777) in career passing among returning players with 7,348 career yards ... all-time ISU leader with 41 career TD passes ... all-time ISU career leader (6th Big 12) with 7,979 yards of total offense ... one of five active collegiate QBs to throw for 7,000 career yards and rush for 600 yards ... completed 24-of-29 passes for season-high 323 yards and two TDs and interception against Northern Iowa ... his 323 yards passing marked his third-best career single-game effort ... led ISU to victory against Toledo, rushing for three touchdowns and passing for a pair of overtime scores to Todd Blythe.
Charged into ISU’s record books with a highly efficient sophomore campaign ... finished second full season in Cyclone record books second in single-season yards and second in single-season total offense ... additionally, his single-season and career pass efficiency are second and third, respectively, in ISU history ... threw for 300 yards three times ... threw for a career-best 371 yards at Texas A&M, completing 20-of-32 passes and a career-high four touchdowns (all to Todd Blythe) ... completed 20-of-33 passes for 254 yards and three TDs vs. TCU in the EV1.net Houston Bowl ... set a school record with 155 consecutive attempts without an interception in a span of 22 quarters (parts of six games) dating from Oct. 15 to Nov. 26.
Started all season and matured throughout the year ... had a solid 114.41 efficiency rating, tossing 10 TD passes with only six interceptions ... was phenomenal in ISU’s Independence Bowl victory over Miami, running for 122 yards on 23 carries while throwing for 114 yards with no interceptions.
Redshirted initial collegiate season ... offensive scout team MVP four times.
Passed for 2,000 yards and 20 touchdowns his senior season, leading Atlantic to a 13-0 record and a state championship in Class 3A ... named to SuperPrep Midlands Team ... named to Rivals’ Iowa Top 10 and Top 35 dual-threat quarterbacks lists ... first-team all-conference as a junior and senior ... Iowa Newspaper Association all-state selection as a junior and senior ... first-team all-Western Iowa as a junior and senior ... all-class MVP in the state finals as a senior ... teammate of Cyclone Tom Schmeling ... also played basketball, baseball and ran track ... first-team all-conference in basketball three seasons ... two-time first-team all-Western Iowa selection ... all-state honoree as a freshman ... coached by Gaylord Schelling.
Born Feb. 13, 1985, in Chicago ... son of Dan and Beth Meyer ... majoring in communications ... nephew of former Cyclone and NFL All-Pro offensive lineman Keith Sims.