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Matt Flynn  

Capped LSU career by leading the Tigers to the 2007 BCS National Championship with a 38-24 win over Ohio State .

Finished career with a 12-2 mark as LSU’s starting quarterback, which included an 11-2 record as a senior in 2007 ... Despite serving as LSU’s quarterback for one season, still managed to throw for 3,096 yards and 31 TDs ... The 31 career TDs ties for the sixth-highest total in LSU history ... Also ranks ninth in career completion percentage at 56.1 percent ... Finished career with 235 completions on 437 attempts and just 14 interceptions ... Patiently waited his turn to become LSU’s starting quarterback, playing behind a pair of NFL draft picks in Matt Mauck and JaMarcus Russell In just one season as a starter, has still managed to throw for 2,922 yards and 27 touchdowns ... The 27 TDs rank as the ninth-highest total in school history ... Graduated in December of 2007 with a degree in general studies.

Played and started in 12 games ... Missed the Middle Tennessee contest on Sept. 15 with an ankle sprain and the SEC Championship Game against Tennessee with a shoulder injury ... Returned to action against Ohio State in the BCS National Championship Game, tying a school-record with four TD passes in the 38-24 LSU win ... Named Offensive MVP of the BCS Championship Game after connecting on 19 of 27 passes for 174 yards and four scores ... Ranked among LSU’s single-season top 10 in four categories – pass attempts (2nd with 359); TD passes (4th with 21); completions (5th with 202) and passing yards (7th with 2,407) ... Also rushed for 215 yards and four scores and caught one pass for 35 yards ... Engineered four come-from-behind victories for the Tigers in 2007 -- versus Florida, Auburn, Alabama and Ohio State ... Show true grit by playing most of the second half of LSU’s triple-overtime game against Arkansas with a separated right shoulder ... Injury came on a two-point conversion run by Flynn early in the third quarter ... Still managed to keep the Tigers in the game ... Twice had to leave the field and go to the locker room during the game for treatment ... Still finished the contest, throwing a career-high 47 passes ... Completed 22 of those passes against Arkansas for 209 yards and three TDs ... Also ran for a score Returned the Against the Crimson Tide finished with career-high totals in completions (24) and yards (353), while also throwing for then a career-high tying three TDs ... Threw for at least three TDs in five games (4 vs. Ohio State, 3 vs. Auburn, Alabama, La. Tech and Arkansas) ... Joined JaMarcus Russell as the only quarterbacks in school history to throw three TD passes in three straight games ... Flynn did it vs. Auburn, Alabama and Louisiana Tech ... Russell did it in 2006 in successive games against Tennessee, Alabama and Ole Miss ... Became only the seventh quarterback in LSU history to throw for 300 or more yards in two games in the same season with 353 yards against Alabama on Nov. 3 and 319 vs. Auburn on Oct. 20 ... Also, one of just four LSU quarterbacks to do it in back-to-back games joining Rohan Davey (three straight in 2001), Jeff Wickersham (twice in 1983) and Tommy Hodson (twice in 1989) ... Named the SEC’s Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts against Auburn, connecting on 22 of 34 passes for 319 yards in the LSU win ... Connected on 12-of-19 passes for 128 yards and two TDs in the season-opening win over Mississippi State ... His rushing TDs came against Virginia Tech, La. Tech, Ole Miss and Arkansas ... Also serves as the Tigers’ holder on field goals and extra points.


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