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1   Xavier Lee
Xavier Lee

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Daytona Beach, FL

High School:
Seabreeze

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 234

Position:
QB


11/04/2006

Florida State 33, Virginia 0 - November 4, 2006

Florida State 33, Virginia 0 - November 4, 2006 (photos courtesy of Associated Press)

At Florida State: Florida State's starting quarterback in three games in 2006, Lee will enter the fall battling Drew Weatherford to take the reins of Jimbo Fisher's new offense...an electrifying player who's size, speed and arm strength make him one of the most multidimensional signal-callers in the conference...named the QB with the strongest arm in the ACC by The Sporting News...played in 15 games in his career and made his first three collegiate starts during the 2006 season...named the most dependable quarterback by the coaching staff following an impressive spring in a new offensive system.

Sophomore Year (2006): Played in eight games including the first three starts of his collegiate career...posted the best pass efficiency rating on the team at 123.50...completed over 51% of his passes and averaged 110 yards per game despite seeing limited action behind Weatherford...connected on seven touchdowns and threw for 885 yards...did not throw an interception in six of the eight games he played and had a TD pass in five of his eight games...threw fewer than 17 passes in six of his eight games....learned during pre-game warmups at Maryland (Game 8) that he would start for an injured Weatherford...had the best game of his career in his first start versus the Terps as he went 22-for-36 for 286 yards, two TDs and no interceptions...set new personal bests for yards, attempts and completions and tied a best with the two touchdown passes in the game...won his first game as a starter the next week as FSU beat Virginia...went 12-of-25 for 185 yards and a TD versus the Cavaliers and did not throw an interception for the second straight game... started his third straight game against Wake Forest but was replaced by Weatherford in the second quarter with the Seminoles trailing 13- 0...played versus Western Michigan and Florida combining to go 11- for-19 for 152 yards with two TDs and no interceptions versus the Broncos and Gators.

Freshman Year (2005): Saw action in seven games as a redshirt freshman behind Weatherford...had the best passing efficiency rating on the team at 129.9 as he was 27-for-57 for 466 yards with three touchdowns on the year...threw just one interception in seven games ...posted a passing efficiency rating over 128 in four straight games versus The Citadel, Syracuse, Wake Forest and Duke...scored the only rushing TD of his career versus The Citadel (24 yards)...recorded the first 100 yard passing game as a Seminole against the Bulldogs throwing for 143 yards as he went 5-for-8...recorded a career best passing efficiency rating of 228.9 versus The Citadel...followed up his game versus The Citadel by going 5-10 for 162 yards against Syracuse ...connected on the longest pass of his career versus the Orange, a 75- yard hook-up with Kenny O'Neal...recorded his third 100-yard passing game of the season as he went 10-for-17 for 100 yards and two TDs against Duke...saw action in two more games versus NC State and Clemson.

2004: A redshirt season.

High School: Graduated from Seabreeze High School in 2004... rated a five-star player by Rivals.com and the No. 1 rated dual threat quarterback in the nation...named to the Superprep Elite 50 ...PrepStar Top 100 Dream Team member...regarded by some as the top quarterback prospect in the country...holds Florida's all-time record for passing yards (9,082), completions (549) and TDs (98)...named Florida's Mr. Football for 2003...earned all-state first-team and 3A Player of the Year honors for the second consecutive season...in 10 games during the 2003 season he rushed for 567 yards on 104 carries with 10 TDs...was 198-for-361 (54 percent) for 3,133 yards, 37 touchdowns and only seven interceptions...was named all-state firstteam as a junior and was named 3A Player of the Year for the first of two times during his career...rushed for 461 yards and 13 TDs and was 188-for-304 (62 percent) passing for 3,075 yards with 33 TDs and 10 interceptions...was a member of the East Squad in the U.S. Army All- American Bowl played on January 3, 2004 in San Antonio, TX.

Personal: Born Jan. 9, 1986...a social science major...brother, Anthony Kelly, is a linebacker for the Seminoles...father, Willie Lee, played in the NFL for the Kansas City Chiefs...first name is pronounced EX-a-vier.

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