All-District 14-4A as a quarterback and as a defensive back in 2000 and 2001. MVP of the Red River Valley his senior season. Named to the Houston Chronicle's Top 100 list of Texas high school recruits. Also on the state Top 100 lists of the Waco Tribune-Herald and the Dallas Morning News. One of the Austin American-Statesman's Top 55 and was number 28 in the Dallas Morning News' Area Top 100. Student Sports listed him as one of the nation's Top 25 senior quarterbacks for 2001. Made the top half of the Texas' Top 112 on the SuperPrep All-Southwest team. Completed a school record 124-of-232 passes for 1,896 yards and 18 touchdowns with eight interceptions as a senior in leading the Red River Valley in passing for the second straight season. Totalled 2,083 all-purpose yards to record his second straight 2,000-yard season. His junior year, totaled 1,649 yards and 15 TDs with seven interceptions. Joins his brother Gary in signing with the Green Wave.