14  Neil Suber
Neil Suber

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Woodstock, GA

High School:
Etowah HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 235

Position:
Quarterback

Experience:
3L


Enters his senior season with 2,363 career yards passing ... Is ranked as the 7th leading passer in Tiger football history ... Completed 19-of-36 pass attempts for 248 yards and two touchdown in the spring scrimmages ...

2000: Played in six games for the Tigers in 2000 ... Was the starter in just two games in 2000 ... Missed five contests after suffering a shoulder separation against Southern Mississippi ... Worked as a backup for Travis Anglin in the season opener against Mississippi State game ... Connected on two-of-seven pass attempts for 15 yards against the Bulldogs ... Came in the Louisiana-Monroe game and hit on two-of-two pass attempts for 18 yards ... Entered the Arkansas State game after Anglin injured his ankle in the second quarter ... Completed eight-of-13 passes for 67 yards in leading Memphis to the come from behind win ... Led the team to a Conference USA win over Army the following week ... Hit on 20-of-31 passes for 187 yards and one touchdown ... Touchdown pass came on 30-yard completion to Jeremiah Bonds ... With his 187 yards passing against Army he went over the 2000 yard mark in career passing ... Despite being injured in the first quarter of the USM game he completed 23-of-38 pass attempts for 161 yards including a season long 33 yard strike ... Was not able to play again until the season finale against Tulane ... Connected on 14-of-31 attempts for 133 yards and one touchdown ... Finished the season with 69 completions in 121 attempts for 581 yards and two touchdowns ... His 23 completions against Southern Mississippi rank as the 6th highest total for a single game in school history ... His 38 attempts against USM ties for the 8th highest single game total in Tiger history ... A starter for seven games of the 1999 season ... Worked as the number one quarterback in the spring ... Completed 19-of-30 pass attempts for 189 yards and one touchdown in the annual Blue-Gray game ... Was named the SAE-Paul Gingold MVP for the second consecutive year ... Finished the spring completing 45-of-78 pass attempts for 478 yards and four touchdowns ... Completed 57.6 of his passes despite having a young receiver corps ...

1999: Lettered for the Tigers after starting seven games during the 1999 season ... Opened the season as the starter against Ole Miss ... Completed 14 passes for 123 yards against the Rebels ... Hit on 13-of-20 pass attempts for 131 yards in leading Memphis to a win over Arkansas State ... Had his best performance of the season against Tennessee ... Hit on just 9-of-23 passes but threw for 222 yards and his first touchdown of the season ... Hit on an 82-yard strike to Ken Coutain against the Vols ... Was the team's longest pass play of the season ... Had one touchdown pass in the Missouri game ... Had a season high 15 completions for 162 yards and one touchdown in the Tigers' win over UAB in a steady rain ... Saw limited duty in the final four games of the season ... Had a one yard run for a touchdown in the Army win ... Came into the season finale against Cincinnati and threw a touchdown pass to Damien Dodson ... Finished the season completing 78-of-164 pass attempts for 852 yards and four touchdowns ... Threw five interceptions and had an efficiency rating of 93.15 ... Moved to 11th place on the school's all-time career passing list during the 1999 season ... Now has 1,782 career yards passing ... Was named the MVP of the 1999 Blue Gray Spring Football Game ... Completed 13-of-26 pass attempts for 101 yards and led Blue team to a 14-6 victory ...

1998: Lettered as a redshirt freshman and became the Tiger starter by the Arkansas State game ... Saw his first action as a Tiger in the Minnesota game when he came in for Stephen Galbraith late in the fourth quarter ... Completed five-of-eight pass attempts for 95 yards and one touchdown ... His touchdown pass came on a 52-yard strike to Al Sermon ... Completed nine-of-17 attempts for 99 yards the following week against Houston ... Was named as the starter on October 31 for the Arkansas State game ... Hit on 16-of-24 pass attempts for 180 yards in leading the Tigers to their second win of the season ... Completed 17-of-31 attempts against Tulane for 279 yards and two touchdowns ... Threw scoring strikes to tight end Billy Kendall and Richie Floyd in a 31-point effort against the undefeated Green Wave ... In the final game of the season he completed eight-of-21 pass attempts for 226 yards and two touchdowns ... Hit on an 82-yard pass play to flanker Damien Dodson and a 22-yard scoring strike to Darrius Blevins ... His 82-yard pass tied for the fifth longest pass play in school history ... Finished the season completing 61-of-124 pass attempts for 930 yards and five touchdowns ... His 930 yards passing ranked him 21st on the Tiger all-time passing list ... Had an impressive spring practice ...Completed one-of-two pass attempts for 18 yards in the first spring scrimmage ... Was injured prior to the Blue-Gray game and was unable to compete ... Finished the spring connecting on 14-of-37 pass attempts for 144 yards and two touchdowns ...

1997: A quarterback who was redshirted in 1997 ... Spent the fall of 1997 working with the offensive scout team ... Practiced behind Bernard Oden, Stephen Galbraith and Kenton Evans in the fall ...

Prep: A former Memphian who grew up in Germantown, TN ... Completed 107-of-234 attempts in 1996 for Etowah High School ... Passed for 1,438 yards in 1996 with 12 touchdown passes ... Averaged 13.5 yards per completion last season ... Had (13-of-22) 222 yards and three touchdowns against Paulding County ... Completed 10-of-20 for 147 and four touchdowns against Cherokee High ... Had rushing touchdowns of 80 and 64 yards as a senior ... Was named the county offensive player of the year for two years ... Was named to the All-County Team for two years ... Completed 83-of-197 for 1,191 yards and eight touchdowns in 1995 ... Passed for 274 yards against Chattahootchie High School as a junior ... Started as a fullback as a sophomore ... Set Etowah High records for most pass attempts in a season, most attempts in a career, most passing yards in a game, most passing yards in a season, most passing yards in a career, most pass completions in a career, best pass completion percentage in a game, season and career, lowest interception percentage in a season and career and he received the Gold Eagle Award and he set the Fitness Competition record ... Lettered as a forward in basketball and threw shot and discus ... Was rated in the top 20 academically at his school (320 seniors) ... Voted one of the eight Most Outstanding Seniors by the faculty ... Brother Eric is a high jumper for Georgia Tech track team ... Played for coach Rick Swales at Etowah High ...

Born: 11/22/78 ... Is the son of Jim and Suzanne Suber.

Suber' Statistics

Passing G/S Att Comp Yds Int Tds
1998 7/4 124 61 930 4 5
1999 10/7 164 78 852 5 4
2000 6/2 121 69 581 5 2
Totals 23/13 409 208 2,363 14 11
Rushing G No Yds Avg Tds LG
1998 7/4 24 -73 -3.0 0 2
1999 10/7 27 -35 -1.3 1 6
2000 6/2 20 -4 -0.2 0 12
Totals 23/13 71 -112 -1.5 1 12
Total Offense G Rush Pass Plays Yds/G Yds/P
1998 7/4 -73 930 148 122.4 5.8
1999 10/7 -35 852 191 81.7 4.3
2000 6/2 -4 581 141 96.1 4.1
Totals 23/13 -112 2,363 480 97.8 4.7

Suber's Statistics

Most Rushes/Game: 8 vs Houston ('98)
Most Rush Yds/Game: 23 vs Tulane ('00)
Longest Run: 12 vsTulane ('00)
Most Pass Attempts/Game: 38 vs Southern Miss ('00)
Most Completions/Game: 23 vs Southern Miss ('00)
Most Pass Yds/Game: 279 vs Tulane ('98)
Most Touchdown Passes/Game: 2 vs Tulane ('98)
Longest Completion: 82 vs East Carolina ('98) & Tennessee ('99) *

*ties for the sixth longest pass play in Memphis history

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