Jack Plummer
Plummer at the 2023 Holiday Bowl
Louisville Cardinals – No. 13
PositionQuarterback
ClassGraduate Senior
Personal information
Born: (1999-10-21) October 21, 1999 (age 24)
Dubuque, Iowa[1]
Height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight220 lb (100 kg)
Career history
College
Bowl games
High schoolGilbert (Gilbert, Arizona)
Career highlights and awards

Jack Plummer (born October 21, 1999) is an American football quarterback who currently plays for the Louisville Cardinals.

Early life

Plummer was born on October 21, 1999, in Dubuque, Iowa. He played high school football while attending Gilbert High School in Arizona, where he completed 515 of 888 passes for 6,913 yards and 69 touchdowns to 25 interceptions. He also added 572 yards and nine touchdowns on the ground while also bringing in one reception for 13 yards.[2] Plummer was named an honorable mention All-USA Arizona High School Team in the 2017 season.[3] Plummer committed to play college football at Purdue University over other schools such as Arizona, South Carolina and Oregon State.[4][5]

College career

US college sports recruiting information for 2018 recruits
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Jack Plummer
QB
Gilbert, Arizona Gilbert High School 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 212 lb (96 kg) Jun 8, 2017 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports:3/5 stars    ESPN:4/5 stars

Purdue

Plummer made his first collegiate start at quarterback on September 14, 2019, against TCU, completing 13 of 19 passes for 181 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions in a loss.[6][7] Plummer appeared in seven games on the season, completing 144 out of 241 passes for 1,603 yards, 11 touchdowns and eight interceptions, while also rushing for 62 yards.[8] In 2020, Plummer started in the final three games of the season where he would go 88 out of 124 on his passing attempts for 988 yards and eight touchdowns to two interceptions, while rushing for 16 yards and a touchdown.[9][10] Plummer opened the 2021 season as Purdue's starting quarterback in a week one matchup against Oregon State.[11] However, he was benched four games into the season in favor of Aidan O'Connell.[12] On the season, Plummer completed 87 of 127 passes for 864 yards and seven touchdowns with no interceptions, while adding 27 rushing yards.[13] He entered the transfer portal in November.[14][15]

California

Plummer transferred to California.[16][17] Heading into Cal's week one matchup against UC Davis, Plummer was named the team's starting quarterback.[18] In Plummer's first game with the Golden Bears he completed 23 out of 35 passes for 268 yards and three touchdowns as he helped Cal get a 34–13 win over UC Davis.[19] In the Golden Bears' last game of the season, Plummer had career game throwing for 294 yards and four touchdowns in a narrow loss to the 9–3, #18 UCLA Bruins.[20] Plummer finished the 2022 season going 282 for 451 for a career best 3,095 yards and 21 touchdowns, while only throwing eight interceptions. Plummer also added a rushing touchdown.[21] After only one season with the Golden Bears, Plummer entered his name in the transfer portal.[22][23]

Louisville

Plummer transferred to Louisville for his final year of eligibility.[24][25] Named Louisville's starting quarterback, he led Louisville to a 10–2 record and an appearance in the 2023 ACC Championship Game.[26]

College statistics

Season Games Passing Rushing
GP GS Record Cmp Att Pct Yds Avg TD Int Rtg Att Yds Avg TD
Purdue Boilermakers
2018 Redshirt Redshirted
2019 9 6 2−4 144 241 59.8 1,603 6.7 11 8 124.0 62 56 0.9 0
2020 3 3 0−3 88 124 71.0 938 7.6 8 2 152.6 16 21 1.3 1
2021 9 4 3−1 87 127 68.5 864 6.8 7 0 143.8 27 -3 -0.1 0
California Golden Bears
2022 12 12 4−8 282 451 62.5 3,119 6.9 21 9 132.0 52 -126 -2.4 1
Louisville Cardinals
2023 14 14 10−4 256 395 64.8 3,204 8.1 21 12 144.4 98 34 0.3 1
Career[27] 45 38 19−20 857 1,338 64.1 9,728 7.3 68 31 137.3 255 -18 -0.1 3

Personal life

Plummer is the brother of former University of Arizona quarterback Will Plummer.[28][29]

References

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  29. ^ https://www.azdesertswarm.com/football/2023/2/15/23600685/arizona-wildcats-football-spring-roster-will-plummer-martell-irby-2023-pac12-ucla