2009 – – Saw action in 42-24 win over Indiana as defense allowed just 79 net rushing yards, but had no statistics.
2008 Honors – – Team Leader Award, special teams . . . 2008 – – Not listed on depth chart following spring practice . . . did not see any game action.
2007 Honors – – Team Leader Award, offense . . . 2007 – – Not listed on depth chart following spring practice . . . did not see any game action.
2006 – – Redshirted after joining the team as a walk-on.
High school honors – – Earned first team all-conference honors as a junior and senior . . . team captain as a senior . . . Career – – earned two letters in football as quarterback and defensive back . . . earned four letters in track, competing in 200, 400 and 800 events . . . completed 92-181 passes for 1,112 yards and 14 touchdowns as a junior, setting school records for completions and attempts in a season . . . completed 62-127 attempts as a senior for 886 yards and 16 touchdowns.
Personal – – Born 4/19/87 . . . Interdepartmental Studies (Health Science) major . . . member of National Honor Society and earned academic all-conference honors . . . parents are Jane and Kevin Herbst . . . attended same high school as DB Jayme Murphy . . . high school coach was John Osweiler.