Has started 11 games at quarterback over the last two seasons and his experience should be a bonus in 2005 ... Is a big, strong-armed quarterback who began his career at Illinois ... Thanks to his efforts in the weight room, he is much more mobile entering his senior season.
2004: Started the first six games of the season before being forced to the bench in part due to an ankle injury ... Had a big game in the Aztecs' near-upset of No. 17 Michigan when he passed for 277 yards with 26 completions on 42 attempts with a touchdown ... Threw a 14-yard TD pass to Robert Ortiz against the Wolverines ... Had a season-high 281 passing yards at Wyoming when he was 27-of-37 and had a 60-yard TD pass wiped out by penalty against the Cowboys ... Finished the season completing nearly 61 percent of his passes with six touchdowns and eight interceptions ... Averaged 193 passing yards per game ... His 1,349 passing yards led the team ... Season-long completion went to Ortiz and covered 61 yards at Michigan ... Tossed a TD pass in four of the seven games in which he played.
2003: Got starting assignments against Ohio State, Texas-El Paso, Samford, UCLA and Air Force and played most of the game against Eastern Washington and nearly a half against Colorado State ... Completed 57.8 percent of his passes for 1,248 yards and four touchdowns ... Best game of the season was the finale against Air Force when he passed for 226 yards on a 23-of-31 effort without a turnover ... Was 23-of-39 for 189 yards and a touchdown in the near-miss at No. 2 Ohio State (16-13) in his first career start ... Passed for a season-high 234 yards against Samford with three touchdowns ... Longest pass play of the season came from inside his own five in the fourth quarter at UNLV when he found Kyle Conerly for 37 yards on a critical third-down conversion that helped SDSU escape with a 7-0 win ... Played in relief of Adam Hall against the Rebels ... Completed 42 of his last 66 pass attempts (63.6 percent) over the final four games of the season ... Threw just one interception in his last three games.
2002: Spent the year as a redshirt after transferring from Illinois.
High School: Passed for 1,307 yards and 17 touchdowns as a senior at Santa Margarita Catholic ... Was the Sierra League offensive player of the year ... Led his squad to the Sierra League title ... Passed for more than 2,000 yards and 22 touchdowns in his career ... An all-conference quarterback that was also named all-West by PrepStar, "Best of the West" by the Long Beach Press-Telegram and all-region by SuperPrep ... Named an All-American by Student Sports ... Played in the Long Beach East-West game ... Also was a letterwinner in basketball ... Split time at quarterback with Chris Rix (Florida State) at Santa Margarita before taking over the position full-time with the move of Rix to wide receiver.
Personal: Born Dec. 13, 1982, in Mission Viejo ... Son of Thomas and Laurie Dlugolecki ... Cousin of former Notre Dame quarterback Ron Powlus ... Uncle Bobby Glazebrock played for the Atlanta Falcons ... Cousin, Tommy Robsok, played at West Virginia ... Majoring in criminal justice.
Dlugolecki's Career Passing Stats