Name: Drew Gunther
Hometown: Chester Springs, Pa.
High School: Malvern Prep
2018 stats: Threw for 2,136 passing yards with 24 touchdowns in an 11-0 season — the second in Inter-Ac League history. Also set the conference single-game record with 386 passing yards.
2019 projections: Redshirt redshirt redshirt. There are a number of guys ahead of Gunther on the depth chart so it’s safe to say we won’t see him suit up this season.
How’d he get here?: Gunther was brought on to the team as a preferred walk-on after backing out of a previous commitment to walk on at Virginia Tech. Gunther also held offers from Albany, Brown, Fordham, Georgetown and Virginia Military Institute.
What’d recruiting sites say?: Unrated by major recruiting publications.
Money Quote: Here’s Gunther’s former head coach, Dave Gueriera, on Gunther’s maturity on the field.
“He really is older than a 17- or 18-year-old kid,” Gueriera told Syracuse.com. “That’s what I’m super impressed with. It’s like having another coach on the field.”
Twitter feed: @drewgunther11
Tweets of wonder: Gunther’s commitment Tweet to Orange Nation.
What movie would Dino recommend for him?: An oldie but a goodie, Drew Barrymore in ‘E.T.’ is a must-watch for all the Drews in the world.
Interesting nugget o’interest: Did Gunther’s high school (Malvern Prep) sound familiar to you? That’s because former Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib played his high school days in the same Pennsylvania stadium.
Let’s get a look at ya: Drew droppin’ dimes his senior season