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Cory Randolph
Cory  Randolph

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Lake City, FL

High School:
Columbia

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 196

Position:
Quarterback

Birthdate:
09/14/1982

Experience:
3VL

Scouting Report:
An extremely talented and athletic quarterback... will compete with Benjamin Mauk for the starting job this fall... did not have his best spring season in terms of completion percentage... a great system player... will be a senior leader this season... continues to improve his decision-making each year... an extremely dangerous runner when the pocket begins to crumble... a very competitive player... brings a wealth of experience to the lineup... should have a sense of urgency as a senior.

2004:
Started the first eight games at quarterback and appeared in all 11 contests... completed 78-of-147 passes for 972 yards, three touchdowns and four interceptions... led the team with a 109.9 passing efficiency... finished the year as the team's third-leading rusher with 92 carries for 287 yards... became just the third player in ACC history, joining Charlie Ward (FSU) and Woody Dantzler (Clemson), and the 13th player in NCAA history to pass for 300 yards and rush for 100 yards in the same game... he passed for 344 yards at East Carolina and rushed for 107 yards -- both career-highs... his 451 yards of total offense that day rank fourth in Wake Forest history... named ACC Offensive Back of the Week on September 11... a finalist for ABC Sports Player of the Week for his effort at ECU... went 7-for-21 for 55 yards in the season opener at Clemson... carried 15 times for 32 yards against the Tigers... completed 16-of-21 passes for 344 yards at East Carolina with two touchdowns and one interception... rushed for 107 yards on 16 attempts with a touchdown... completed 2-of-4 passes against North Carolina A&T for 19 yards... went 11-for-19 for 141 yards against Boston College with a touchdown and no interceptions... rushed for 56 yards against the Eagles... hit Willie Idlette on a 40-yard game-winning touchdown pass with 1:09 left for a 17-14 win over Boston College... completed 5-of-10 passes at NC State for 30 yards and also rushed for 23 yards... went 14-for-24 against Virginia Tech for 180 yards... completed 12-of-24 passes against Florida State for 91 yards with an interception on a fourth quarter hail mary... started but played sparingly against Duke with a toe injury... went just 1-for-4 for one yard with two interceptions... came off the bench for the remainder of the season beginning against North Carolina when he completed 2-of-4 passes for nine yards... at Miami, passed for 33 yards on 4-of-8 attempts where he directed the Deacons on a 7-minute, 12-second touchdown drive, the longest of the season... sparked the Deacon offense at Maryland, going 4-of-8 for 69 yards in the fourth quarter.

2003:
Started and took nearly all the snaps in all 12 games... gained 1,773 yards through the air, completing 58.5 percent of his passes (144 of 246)... was also intercepted 10 times... season completion percentage ranked seventh all-time at Wake Forest... threw eight touchdown passes... also become more mobile over the course of the season, ending the year as Wake Forest's second-leading rusher with 404 yards on 94 carries (4.3 ypc)... responsible for 13 touchdowns -- eight passing, five rushing... his five rushing scores were the most by a Deacon QB since Ben Sankey had five in 1999... ranked eighth in the ACC in passing yards and total offense, and seventh in pass efficiency... also listed 67th among NCAA leaders in both pass efficiency and total offense... led the Deacs to victory in his first career start at Boston College... completed 13-of-23 passes for 149 yards and two touchdowns... connected on four straight passes in the final drive, including a 43-yarder to Chris Davis for the game-winning TD... named ACC Offensive Back of the Week after completing 8-of-10 passes for 131 yards and no interceptions in the win over NC State... was on the receiving end of a trick play in which he caught a 42-yard pass, setting up a Wake Forest TD... also rushed four times for 39 yards against the Wolfpack, compiling 212 yards of total offense... set new career highs in pass attempts (30), completions (18) and yards (188) versus Purdue... threw for 131 yards, including a 79-yard scoring toss, against East Carolina... went 17-for-31 and recorded 218 passing yards, including a 47-yard TD pass to Jason Anderson, at Virginia... also had a rushing TD of one yard... went 14-for-28 and threw for 132 yards and two interceptions against Georgia Tech... was a perfect 4-for-4 passing for 78 yards while playing just the first half at Duke... went 8-for-14 passing for 96 yards and a TD at Florida State... had a 13-yard TD run against FSU in addition to a 41-yard rush... rushed for 66 yards including a TD and went 6-of-8 for 85 yards passing against Clemson... shattered his previous career-high with 311 yards passing at North Carolina -- the first 300-yard passing game for Wake Forest since 2000... had two long tosses of 52 yards each... threw two TDs and ran for one against the Tar Heels... his 357 yards of total offense against UNC was the ninth-best single-game performance in school history... passed for 146 yards and a TD and rushed for a team-best 93 yards against Connecticut... went 12-of-24 for 108 yards against Maryland, but also had two interceptions... rushed 13 times for 49 yards and a score against the Terps.

2002:
Named the ACC's "Best Option Quarterback" by a preseason publication though he had yet to take a snap in college... saw action in nine games in his first season... finished the year 24-of-48 for 333 yards and two interceptions... made his collegiate debut at NC State, completing 6-of-14 passes for 48 yards and one interception... played a few snaps at Purdue but did not pass... completed 4-of-7 passes at Georgia Tech for 42 yards... went 1-of-2 versus Duke for eight yards... was 2-of-2 for 36 yards against North Carolina... completed 4-of-6 attempts for 57 yards versus Florida State... played over three and a half quarters at Maryland, completing 7-of-16 passes for 142 yards and one INT... threw an 78-yard bomb to Jax Landfried against the Terps, the third-longest pass and longest non-scoring pass in school history... saw brief action in the Seattle Bowl, but did not attempt any passes.

2001:
Redshirted the season as a true freshman.

Background:
Rated the nation's 100th-best quarterback prospect coming out of Columbia HS... coached by Danny Green... helped lead the Tigers to four consecutive district titles... a two-time second-team All-Florida selection... also earned all-district and all-area honors three straight years... completed 75 of 132 pass attempts for 1,570 yards and 18 touchdowns as a senior... compiled 1,300 yards and eight touchdowns as a junior... also earned two letters in baseball.

Personal:
Majoring in history, minoring in politics... born September 14, 1982 in Madison, Wisc.... son of Tommy and Athena Randolph... has two younger siblings, A.D. and Avona.

Career Statistics - Passing

	G-GS	A-C	Pct.	Yds	TD	Int	Lg
2002	9-0	24-48	.500	333	0	2	78
2003	12-12	144-246	.585	1,773	8	10	79
2004	11-8	78-147	.531	472	3	4	63
	32-20	246-441	.558	3,078	11	16	79

Completions: 22 at North Carolina, 11/8/03 Passing Yards: 344 at East Carolina, 9/11/04

Career Statistics - Rushing

	G-GS	Car	Yds	Avg	TD	Lg
2002	9-0	12	7	0.6	0	14
2003	12-12	94	404	4.3	5	41
2004	11-8	92	287	3.1	1	28
	32-20	198	698	3.5	6	41
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