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#2 Mike Bercovici
Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 204
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Calabasas, Calif.
High School: Taft
Experience: 3 Letters

ASU freshman quarterback Michael Bercovici quick to impress (by Paola Boivin, Arizona Republic/April 25, 2011)

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  • Will compete for the starting job in 2015.
  • Has been a valuable member of the scout team throughout his career.
  • Has a cannon for an arm, sound mechanics, is tremendously accurate and has a very quick release.
  • In first semester on campus, earned Hard Hat player recognition for his work in ASU's offseason strength and conditioning program. 

Redshirt Junior (2014):

  • Started three games while Taylor Kelly was injured.
  • Finished the year throwing for 1, 445 yards and 12 touchdowns.
  • Saw action against Weber State (8/28), finishing 6-for-12 for 65 yards with a touchdown 
  • Made his first career start against UCLA (9/25), setting school records for completions and attempts in going 42-of-68 for 488 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions

  • His 488 yards were the most by a Sun Devil quarterback making his first career start and the fifth-highest total period in program history
  • Became the first player in history to throw for 5 touchdowns against USC (10/4) and his 510 total passing yards in the game were the second-highest total against the Trojans in USC history as well
  • Finished the game against USC 25-of-45 for 510 yards with five touchdowns and no interceptions
  • Preliminary research shows his 998 passing yards in his first two career starts are an NCAA record
  • Completed 23-of-33 passes for 245 yards and a touchdown against Stanford (10/18)
  • Replaced Taylor Kelly in the second half against Arizona and finished 14 of 22 for 123 yards, two touchdowns and an interception (11/28)

Redshirt Sophomore (2013):

  • Saw action in four games this year as QB and as the place-holder on special teams.
  • Set career and season highs in passing and rushing against Colorado, rushing for 39 yards and passing for 23.
  • Ended the season with a Quarterback Efficiency Rating of 112.8.

Sophomore (2012):

  • Redshirted...did not see game action. 
  • Contributed on the Scout Team

Freshman (2011):

  • Saw action in two games as a true freshman.
  • Was 1-of-2 for 8 yards in the opening game win vs UC Davis.
  • Completed his only pass thrown in win vs Colorado.

High School:

  • Completed 240-of-399 passes (60.2 pct.) for 3,755 yards with 37 touchdowns and only nine interceptions as a senior in 2010, added 103 net rushing yards with three scores.

  • Had two 400-yard passing games and six total games with 300 or more yards and a season-high five touchdown passes on two occasions and eight games with three or more touchdown passes.

  • Rated by PrepStar as the No. 91 overall prospect in the nation and the No. 7 quarterback recruit in the country, verbally committed to ASU less than one week after receiving a scholarship offer in June and never considered other schools.

  • Named by as the MVP of the Badger/New Level 7-on-7 Tournament in Las Vegas in which he led team B2G to the championship, was also one of the best passers at the Los Angeles Nike Football Training Camp and the Berkeley Elite-11 camp.

  • Ranked by as the No. 14 pro-style quarterback recruit in the country...also regarded by as having the second-strongest arm among all 2011 quarterback prospects...regarded as the No. 8 senior quarterback in the state of California by as the No. 55 quarterback prospect in the country by by SuperPrep as the No. 80 overall prospect in the state of California.

  • Verbally committed to ASU on June 14, 2010.

Personal: Born Feb. 9, 1993 in Northridge, Calif... Business Management major. Parents are Ben and Susan Bercovici of Calabasas, Calif...sister, Danielle (20), is also student at ASU... a product of the same high school as former Sun Devil and Super Bowl Champion New York Giant Justin Tryon...coached by Matt Kerstetter at Taft High School...loves to golf.

2011 2 2-3-0 15 0 8 66.7 5.0 7.5 108.7
2012 1 0-0-0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 6 3-4-0 18 0 12 75.0 4.5 3.0 112.8
TOTAL 9 5-7-0 33 0 12 71.4 4.7 3.7 111.0


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