Chance Harridge
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    Chance Harridge

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Bonaire, GA

    High School:
    Houston County

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 185

    Position:
    QB

    Major:
    Management

    2002 (Junior) - Led the conference and ranked seventh nationally in scoring with a 10.2 average ... set an NCAA record for rushing touchdowns by a quarterback with 22 ... broke the 1997 record of 20 set by Navy's Chris McCoy ... his 22 scores set new AFA records for rushing touchdowns and total touchdowns ... broke the record of 20 set in 1970 by Brian Bream ... became the fifth Falcon and 16th player in NCAA history to rush and pass for 1,000 yards each in a season ... joins Falcons Bart Weiss (1985), Dee Dowis (1989), Beau Morgan (1995, 1996) and Keith Boyea (2001) ... rushed for 1,229 yards on the season ... hit 64 of 144 passes for 1,062 yards and 10 touchdowns ... his 10 TD passes rank as the third most by a quarterback in the option era ... rushed for 114 yards and two touchdowns at UNLV to become the 11th Falcon to top the 1,000-yard mark in rushing for a season ... hit four of eight passes for 102 yards and matched his career high with two touchdown passes ... rushed for 76 yards and hit five of nine passes for 108 yards and a touchdown at Army ... rushed for 115 yards vs. Colorado State ... became the 29th Falcon in school history to hit the 1,000-yard mark for his career ... rushed for 91 yards at Wyoming ... also hit nine of 19 passes for a career-high 169 yards ... hit Anthony Park for an 80-yard TD pass which is the longest pass of his career and the fifth longest in AFA history ... tied a school record with eight touchdowns in consecutive games with four each vs. Navy and BYU ... third best start in AFA history for a quarterback with six straight wins (Bob Parker eight in 1970, Blane Morgan seven in 1997) ... rushed for 104 yards and four TDs vs. BYU ... also hit four of eight passes for 77 yards ... best game of his career vs. Navy with career highs of 161 yards rushing and four touchdowns ... four rushing TDs tie as the fourth most in school history ... rushed for 75 yards and a touchdown and passed for 99 yards at Utah ... threw for two touchdowns, including the game-winner with 17 seconds left ... rushed for 124 yards on 25 carries at Cal ... scored three touchdowns ... led AFA to touchdowns on all three second half drives ... rushed for 94 yards on 16 carries in his first career start vs. Northwestern ... rushed for two touchdowns and threw his first-career TD pass ... hit five of seven passes for 47 yards ... won the starting quarterback job during spring drills ... organized the team's seven-on-seven passing drill during the off season ... gave up his only leave period to spend at the Academy working out in preparation for the 2002 season.

    2001 (Sophomore) - Played in five games as a backup quarterback ... rushed for 181 yards on 30 carries and scored one touchdown ... averaged 6.0 yards per carry and 36.2 yards per game ... hit seven of 24 passes for 119 yards and three touchdowns ... rushed for a career-high 85 yards on eight carries at Hawaii ... also hit three of 10 passes for 48 yards ... rushed for 44 yards on 10 carries and scored a touchdown against BYU ... also hit two of four passes for 60 yards.

    2000 (Freshman) - Started on the junior varsity at quarterback ... entered the spring fourth on the depth chart at quarterback ... spent a week as the No. 1 quarterback and entered the fall No. 2 ... helped lead the Blue team to victory as the starting quarterback in the spring game ... rushed for 13 yards and a touchdown and hit two of six passes ... engineered a pair of scoring drives.

    High School - Lettered four years in football and baseball ... named the team's offensive most valuable player in football ... was team captain ... named second-team all-Middle Georgia ... head football coach was Doug Johnson.

    Personal - Born Oct. 17, 1980 ... attended the Academy Prep School and played football ... was the team's starting quarterback ... member of squadron 27 ... son of Ross and Linda Harridge ... his parents are both retired school teachers ... has one older brother, David (25) ... wants to attend pilot training after graduation ... would like to come back to the Academy and coach football ... member of the commandant's list for military excellence at the Academy ... his greatest moment in sports is scoring his first collegiate touchdown against BYU ... completed Operation Air Force at Dyess AFB, Texas, in 2002 ... also completed Global Engagement ... completed Combat Survival Training during the summer of 2001 ... also completed a course in engineering mechanics ... worked the Falcon Sports Camps and Basic Cadet Training this past summer ... was the training non-commissioned office in his squadron as a junior ... hobbies include golf, music and video games ... favorite food is ribs... favorite class is law ... favorite book is Friday Night Lights ... favorite TV show is SportsCenter ... favorite musicians are George Strait and Tim McGraw ... famous person he would like to meet is Joe Montana ... favorite movie is Forrest Gump ... advice to young people is to "live for today" ... credits his parents as having the greatest influence on his sports career.

    Harridge's Career Statistics
    Rushing
    YearGAttYdsAvgTDLG
    2002132521,2294.92261 (Navy)
    20015301816.0152 (UH)
    Total182821,4105.02361 (Navy)
    Passing
    YearGC-APctYdsTD-ILG
    20021364-144.4441,06210-780 (Wyo)
    200157-24.2921190-340 (BYU)
    Total1871-168.4231,18110-1080 (Wyo)
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