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Patrick Ramsey
Patrick Ramsey

Ruston, LA

High School:
Ruston High School

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 234




2001: Totalled 442 yards on 36-of-49 passing with three touchdowns at Navy to record the second-highest totals for yards and completions in Tulane history. Set the record for career touchdown passes and now has 72. Also second all-time in C-USA in TDs and passing yards. Nation-leading streak of 31 consecutive games (in which he had played) throwing a touchdown pass was snapped at Southern Miss. The only QB in school history to pass for 400 yards in a game -- has done it four times. Owns the top five single game passing totals in school history. Also has a school record 16 300-plus yard games. Earlier in the season, became the school's all-time leader in passing yards, completions and attempts. In all, finished his career with 30 Tulane school records. Earned one of the most prestigious awards in the nation when he was named a National Football Foundation/College Football Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete last week. One of 16 players nationwide -- eight in Division I-A to earn the award -- and $18,000 scholarship. Missed the Army game with lacerations on his throwing hand. His 2001 totals for completions (256) and touchdown passes (22) rank second and fifth, respectively, on the TU single season charts. Third on the single season charts with 2,935 passing yards. Now ranks second all-time in TDs responsible for with 76. One of 20 senior quarterbacks nominated for the 2001 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award. Also named to the Watch List for the 2001 Davey O'Brien Quarterback Award. Ranked seventh in the nation in completions per game and 18th in total offense. 62-yard TD pass at Navy was his longest of the year. Hit 21-of-31 passes for 355 yards (15th in TU history) and a season-high four TDs in the win over TCU. Completed 24-of-45 passes for 253 yards and 2 TDs at Cincinnati while playing without three of his starting receivers. Scored a rushing TD vs. Southern on a one-yard sneak. Completed a season-high 30 passes versus UCF, the 10th-highest single game total in TU history. Hit a career-high 10 different receivers. Connected on 25-of-47 passes for 343 yards in the LSU game. His 343 passing yards ranked 18th on the school single-game charts. Completed 20-of-43 passes for 263 yards and three TDs at BYU. Elected a team captain for the second consecutive season.

2000: Trigger man for the No. 3 passing offense and No. 7 total offense in the nation. Earned Second Team All-Conference USA and First Team All-Louisiana honors. The league's leading passer with 283.3 yards per game. Also topped C-USA in total offense while ranking eighth nationally at 288.6 yards per game. Passed for 300 or more yards in six games, including each of the last four, and TU went 5-1 in those contests. Three-time Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week, after the SMU (9/23), Navy (11/11) and Memphis (11/18) games. Completed 58.9% of his passes (229-of-389) for 2,833 yards and 24 TDs. Tied the school record with five touchdown passes versus Navy (11/11) and threw 12 TD passes in Tulane's last three games. Missed the East Carolina (9/16) game and the last quarter of the Louisville (10/28) contest due to injury.

1999: One of four players on offense to start all 11 games. Set 20 Tulane passing marks, including the single-season records for yards (3,410), yards per game (310.0), attempts (513) and completions (310). His 25 TDs ranks second. Became the first quarterback to pass for 400 yards in a single game (accomplished twice) and set single-game records for completions (37), attempts (59), yardage (447) and touchdowns (5). A two-time C-USA Offensive Player of the Week. Threw for at least 300 yards in seven games, including five straight. Tossed at least TD pass in every game.

1998: Saw action in three games, completing 3-of-5 passes for 27 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions. Threw first career touchdown pass, a 14-yarder to Adrian Burnette, against USL.

1997: Redshirted the football season. Competed for the Green Wave track team and posted a Conference USA-best throw of 218 feet in the javelin during the 1998 outdoor season.

HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Ruston High School in Ruston, La. A two-year starter for the football team. Completed 90-of-201 passes for 1,073 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior. Won the state Class 5A championship and prestigious Golden West Invitational in javelin throw as a senior. Ranked as No. 1 prep javelin thrower nationally in 1997. Won a bronze medal at the Pan American Games in Havana, Cuba. An honor student. Coached by Joey Pender.

PERSONAL: Patrick Allen Ramsey. Born February 14, 1979. The son of Charles and Kathy Ramsey. Graduated with a double major in accounting and finance in December. A five-time selection to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for his academic efforts.

Year G-GS C-A Pct. Yards Int TD
1998 3-0 3-5 .600 27 0 1
1999 11-11 310-513 .604 3410 24 25
2000 10-10 229-389 .589 2833 14 24
2001 11-11 256-448 .571 2935 13 22
Career 35-32 798-1355 .589 9205 51 72