Hometown: Audubon, NJ
2007: #5 QB 6-6, 230 lbs. Sr.
Flacco earned All-American, All-East, All-ECAC and All-Colonial Athletic Association honors as a senior in 2007. He added ECAC Player of the Year and CAA Co-Offensive Player of the Year accolades and was also a member of the league's Academic Honor Roll. He set school records completing 331 passes for 4,263 yards on 521 attempts (63.5%) with 23 touchdowns and just five interceptions. He ranked sixth in the nation with an average of 460.6 yards per game in total offense, as he scored four times in 64 carries (0.3-yard average) and fumbled just twice.
Flacco started all 26 games he played in for Delaware. In just two seasons, he holds the school record with 595 pass completions on 938 attempts (63.4%), ranking second all-time with 7,046 aerial yards. He threw for 41 touchdowns and had 15 interceptions, as he was sacked 48 times for minus-311 yards and turned the ball over four times on ten fumbles. He rushed 147 times for 76 yards (9.5-yard average) and nine scores, amassing 7,112 yards in total offense, an average of 273.54 yards per game.
Joe was drafted in the first round (18th overall selection) by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2007 NFL Draft. He is the highest NFL draft pick in Delaware history and the only Delaware player ever drafted in the first round.
2006: #5 QB 6-6, 220 lbs. Jr.
Started all 11 games for the Blue Hens throwing for 264/417 for 2783 yds and 18 TDs. Rushed 83 times for net 54 yards and 5 more TDs. Ranked 2nd in conference in passing avg/game and 3rd in total offense. 3-Time Blue Hen Touchdown Club Offensive Player of the Week (UNH, Towson, Villanova). Wilmington Trust "Best of the Blue Hens" Athlete of the Week (Richmond)
2005: # QB 6-6, 220 lbs. So.
Lost season of eligibility. Not released by Pittsburgh.
2004 (Pittsburgh): #15 QB 6-6, 220 lbs. Fr.r
Participated in 3 games for the Panthers (Ohio, Nebraska, So. Florida) completing 1 pass (4 att) for 11 yds.
2003 (Pittsburgh): #15 QB 6-6, 220 lbs. Fr.
Redshirted his true Freshman year at Pitt.
High School: Audubon 6-5, 200 lbs.
Two-time New Jersey All-Group II selection in football at Audubon High School…two-time All-South Jersey…two time first team All-Colonial Conference…Audobon’s Colonial Conference Athlete of the Year…South Jersey Touchdown Club Offensive Back of the Year…South Jersey Touchdown Club first team All-Academic…Courier Post Scholar Athlete of the Year…Brooks-Irvine Offensive Scholar-Athlete of the year…three-year starter at quarterback for Audubon…threw for 5,137 career yards, including 2,020 as a senior…career passing yardage total ranked fourth in South Jersey history…set a single-game South Jersey record with 471 passing yards in one game…Only the 5th QB in NJ HS history to throw for over 400 yards in a single game...SuperPrep All-Northeast Team…rated the No. 33 prospect in New Jersey by SuperPrep…rated one of the nation’s top 40 “pro-style” quarterbacks by rivals100.com…PrepStar All-East Region…earned three letters in football and baseball, and two in basketball…led baseball team to state title...distinguished honor roll…Principal’s Honor Roll.
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