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RETTIG'S CAREER HIGHS
CAREER: Starting quarterback in each of Boston College's last 44 games over the last four seasons ... has registered 45 career starts ... has thrown for more than 100 yards 36 times, more than 200 yards 15 times, more than 300 yards four times, and more than 400 yards one time - against Miami (Sept. 1, 2012) ... is one of just four quarterbacks in school history who has thrown for more than 7,000 yards... recorded his first collegiate start in the fourth game of the season against Notre Dame (Oct. 2, 2010); suffered a foot injury against the Irish and missed the following week's game at NC State (Oct. 19, 2010), has started each game since.
2013 (SENIOR): Started all 12 games at quarterback ... completed 146 of 237 passing attempts (61.6 completion percentage) for 1804 yards and 17 touchdowns ... threw a touchdown in all but three games ... his passing efficiency of 144.2 ranked fifth among all conference quarterbacks ... threw for a season-high 285 yards and added two touchdowns while completing 23-of-30 passes (76.7 completion percentage) against Villanova (Aug. 31) ... posted 230 passing yards and three touchdowns, including a 69-yard strike to Mike Naples, on 17-of-25 passing at New Mexico State (Nov. 9) ... registered a career-high four passing touchdowns and threw for 197 yards on 18-of-28 passes against Florida State (Sept. 28) ... tallied 120 passing yards on 6-of-14 pass attempts and connected with Alex Amidon on a career-long 74-yard touchdown pass to mount a comeback at Maryland (Nov. 23) ... completed 11-of-19 passes for 168 yards and two touchdowns, and rushed for a career-high 85 yards (including a career-long 54-yard run) at Syracuse (Nov. 30).
2012 (JUNIOR): Started all 12 games at quarterback ... became BC's fourth 3,000-yard passer in program history with 3,065 passing yards on the year; nearly matched his passing total from his first two seasons combined (3,198 passing yards) ... compiled 253 completions on 467 passing attempts (54.2 completion percentage) and 17 passing touchdowns on the year ... tallied a touchdown pass in all but two games ... threw for more yards in a season than any other freshman, sophomore, or junior in school history ... recorded 300 or more passing yards in each of three games and 400 or more yards in one game ... ran the offense for 835 plays on the season; took 75 or more snaps in each of five games ... punted three times for 124 total yards (41.3 yard average) and a long of 57 yards on the year ... passed for a career-high 441 yards against Miami (Sept. 1) - the sixth-highest single-game total in program history; connected on 32-of-51 passes, both career highs, for a 62.7 completion percentage and two touchdowns versus the Hurricanes ... completed 25-of-43 passes (58.1 completion percentage) and matched a career high with three touchdown passes against Clemson (Sept. 29); also punted once for 32 yards, pinning the Tigers inside their 20-yard line ... posted 357 passing yards including a season-long 52-yard strike and a touchdown on 29-of-49 passing at Wake Forest (Nov. 3) ... threw for 287 passing yards on 21-of-39 attempts and two touchdowns in the team's win over Maryland (Oct. 27) ... landed 16-of-32 passes for 224 yards and three touchdowns in BC's win against Maine (Sept. 8) ... earned the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
2011 (SOPHOMORE): Started all 12 games at quarterback ... registered 170 completions on 317 passing attempts (53.6 competition percentage) for 1,960 yards and 12 touchdowns ... saw action on 719 offensive plays ... threw at least one touchdown reception in nine (of 12) games, including a season-high three touchdown passes in the team's 45-17 home victory over Massachusetts (Sept. 24) and two touchdown passes in a 24-17 win at Miami (Nov. 25) in the season finale ... led the team to victories in three of the final five games of the season - at Maryland (Oct. 29), against NC State (Nov. 12) and at Miami (Nov. 25) ... completed 13-of-17 passing attempts (76.5 completion percentage) for 196 yards and two touchdowns in the team's 24-17 win at Miami (Nov. 25) in final game of the season ... connected with Colin Larmond, Jr. for a season-long 57-yard pass in the second quarter against Duke (Sept. 17); finished the game having completed 17-of-33 passing attempts for 247 yards and one touchdown against the Blue Devils ... registered season highs for completions (24) and yards (351) in the team's 24-17 season-opening home loss to Northwestern (Sept. 3) ... attempted a season high 47 passes against Wake Forest (Oct. 1).
2010 (FRESHMAN): Played in and started nine games at quarterback ... made his collegiate debut against Notre Dame (Oct. 2) ... missed one game - against NC State (Oct. 19) - because of injury ... completed 100-of-195 passing attempts for 1,238 yards and six touchdowns ... threw at least one touchdown reception in five (of nine) games, including a season-high two touchdown passes in the team's 21-16 win at Duke (Nov. 13); completed 12-of-24 passes for a season-high 230 yards against the Blue Devils ... recorded his first collegiate start in the fourth game of the season against Notre Dame (Oct. 2); completed five-of-10 passing attempts for 72 yards and one touchdown - a 58-yard strike to Bobby Swigert - before suffering a foot injury against the Fighting Irish ... connected with wide receiver Bobby Swigert for a season-long 63-yard completion in the fourth quarter of the team's 24-21 home loss to Maryland (Oct. 23) ... started each of the team's final eight games of the season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played his senior season at San Clemente High School after previously playing at LaSalle High School in Pasadena, Calif. ... earned All-South Coast League first-team honors as a senior at San Clemente ... also gained Orange County All-Academic first-team accolades ... completed 157 passes for 1,748 yards and 18 touchdowns in 2009; also ran for 349 yards ... threw for 290 yards and four touchdowns in a 34-28 win over Tesoro to qualify for CIF playoffs ... played for Tritons head coach Eric Patton ... threw for 3,800 yards and 40 touchdowns in two years at LaSalle; earned All-Camino Real League first-team honors in 2007 and 2008 ... gained All-State Underclassman first-team honors as a sophomore ... played for LaSalle head coaches Elar Gallagher and Mike Diffiori ... played in the Under Armour All-American Game at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Jan. 2, 2010.
PERSONAL: Chase McDonald Rettig, born September 26, 1991 ... enrolled as a communications major in the College of Arts & Sciences ... is the recipient of The Richard F. Powers, Jr. '40 Quarterback Scholarship Fund ... Chase is the middle of Carol and Mark Rettig's three sons; his younger brother Hayden is a freshman quarterback at Louisiana State University.