QB • FR • 6'0" • 216 LBS
Murrieta, Calif./Vista Murrieta HS
Tremendously versatile athlete who was recruited by multiple schools to play numerous positions...enjoyed a standout senior season at quarterback and will begin his Sun Devil career at that position...a true dual-threat quarterback with equal effectiveness throwing and running the ball...a top baseball prospect as well and is expected to play baseball at ASU...would be the first football player since Brandon Magee in 2011 to be on ASU’s baseball roster...listed by ESPN as the No. 41 dual-threat quarterback recruit in the country...rated by Scout.com as the No. 43 quarterback prospect in the nation...also ranked by Scout.com as the No. 108 overall prospect in the west region and the eighth-best quarterback recruit in the region... earned All-West Region honors by PrepStar after his senior season...his older brother, Garth, started 35 career games on the offensive line for the Sun Devils from 2008-11 and earned Second-Team All-Pac-12 honors as a senior...his other brother, Toby, starred at running back for Stanford and was the runner-up for the 2009 Heisman Trophy......nearly amassed 4,500 passing yards and 3,500 rushing yards over three years as a varsity performer...completed 60% of his passes for 1,733 yards with 20 touchdowns and only six interceptions as a senior...added 1,418 rushing yards with 25 scores on 140 carries (10.1 avg.)...averaged 101.3 rushing yards per game...posted 3,151 yards of total offense as a senior... attended Norco (Calif.) High School before transferring prior to his senior year...passed for 1,330 yards with 11 touchdowns and three interceptions while rushing for 1,131 yards with 20 scores as a junior in 2012...threw for 1,429 yards with 13 touchdowns and six interceptions and rushed for 843 yards and six touchdowns as a sophomore on varsity for Norco High in 2011...coached by his father, Todd Gerhart, in high school...Todd Gerhart also coached current and former Sun Devils such as Carl Bradford and Deantre Lewis at the high school level...chose ASU over reported scholarship offers from Boise State, BYU, Duke, Fresno State, Hawaii, Iowa State, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Penn State, Vanderbilt, Wisconsin and multiple Pac-12 programs.