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James Kilian
15   James Kilian

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Medford, Okla.

High School:
Medford HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 215

Position:
Quarterback

Experience:
3L



Tulsa: A three-year letterwinner and returning starter . . . has played in 26 career games and has 15 starts . . . has career statistics of 2,618 passing yards and 801 rushing yards . . . also has 11 career rushing touchdowns, and 23 career passing TDs . . . was a three-time all-WAC Academic selection . . . 2003 ?? Was named second-team all-WAC . . . completed 57 percent of his passes for 2,217 yards and 22 touchdowns . . . his passing yardage was the seventh-best single-season passing performance in school history . . . was also the second-leading rusher with 605 yards for a 4.5 average and seven touchdowns . . . ranked third in the WAC and 49th nationally in passing efficiency with a 128.3 rating . . . ranked fifth in the WAC and 47th nationally in total offense . . . had two 100+ rushing games and four 200+ passing games . . . his 22 passing TDs was the most for a Tulsa quarterback since 1989 . . . his 29 total TDs (22 passing, 7 rushing) was the third-most in school history for a Tulsa quarterback . . . was the WAC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance against UTEP, when he passed for 219 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 121 yards and three TDs . . . was Tulsa's leading passer (106 yards), rusher (115 yards) and receiver (35 yards) against Hawaii . . . . accounted for five touchdowns in three of the final six games ?? SMU, UTEP and Louisiana Tech . . . had seven multiple passing TD games, including four games of three TDs or more . . . had a career-best 244 passing yards against Texas State, and also a career-high five touchdown passes against SMU . . . was Tulsa?s recipient of the Humanitarian Award at the Humanitarian Bowl . . . 2002 ?? Played in six games . . . had his second career starting assignment against Fresno State . . . threw for 208 yards and one touchdown while completing 22-of-52 passes on the season . . . completed 2-of-2 passes for 24 yards against Hawaii, and his only carry in that game produced a five-yard touchdown . . . threw for 91 yards and one touchdown against Rice, while rushing for 28 yards and one TD in that same game . . . completed 10 passes for 82 yards and rushed 10 times for 37 yards in his lone start against Fresno State . . . led the Hurricane on a 19-play, 77-yard touchdown drive that took 9:57 to open the second half vs. Fresno State . . . was named to the all-WAC Academic team . . . 2001 ?? Played in seven games . . . made his first collegiate start in the season finale against Louisiana Tech . . . completed 42-percent of his passes for 193 yards . . . ran for 110 yards, a 4.8 average per carry and two touchdowns . . . had five carries for 44 yards and one touchdown against Indiana State . . . against SMU, completed 7-of-11 passes for 72 yards, while rushing for 32 yards on five attempts . . . had a career-long 44-yard pass against Hawaii . . . was an all-WAC Academic selection . . . 2000 ?? Was one of several freshmen to sit out due to redshirt status . . . Overall ?? Has good toughness . . . received a lot of repetitions in the spring . . . showed the ability to move around in the pocket and throw the football . . . needs to develop poise . . . his transition from 8-man football is complete.

High School: Was a four-year letterwinner and starter at Medford High School . . . compiled a mark of 46-8 during his four-year career . . . named to the Tulsa World Blue-Chip list . . . set the national record for eight-man football and Oklahoma all-class records with 8,426 yards and 120 touchdowns over four varsity seasons . . . also rushed for 2,623 yards, scored 45 TDs and set a national eight-man record for total offense with 11,049 yards . . . led his team to a 14-0 record and state title as a senior . . . named to the Oklahoma Associated Press High School Football team as a senior . . . threw for 2,408 yards and 43 touchdowns in leading his team to the Class C Championship as a senior . . . rushed for 662 yards and 12 TDs on 101 carries his senior campaign . . . was a first-team all-state selection by the Daily Oklahoman, and also earned all-state merits by the Tulsa World . . . selected to the Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State team . . . was named the Enid News & Eagle Northwest Oklahoma Player of the Year and the District C-3 MVP as a senior . . . threw for 1,940 yards and 28 touchdowns as a junior, and 2,502 yards and 27 TDs his sophomore season . . . also lettered four years each in baseball, basketball and track . . . was an all-state selection in basketball his senior season . . . high school football coach was Chuck Goodner.

Personal: Favorite TV show is ?The Sopranos? . . . lists the Dallas Cowboys as his favorite NFL team, and former Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman as his favorite NFL player . . . his favorite athlete is Michael Jordan . . . his favorite musical group is the Dave Matthews Band . . . his favorite class at TU is Global Threat & National Security . . . his brother, Justin, played football at Fort Hays State in Kansas and his sister, Jackie, played basketball at Pan American University . . . a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes . . . was selected to the school?s Ultimate Team in 2003-04, which is based on community service, campus involvement, and academic and athletic success . . . parents are Jim and Margaret Kilian . . . majoring in history/education . . . born October 24, 1980 in Caldwell, Kansas.

Career Statistics

PassingGCompAttYdsIntTDPctYpgLong
2000Redshirt
2001 (Fr)716381931042.127.644
2002 (So)622522082142.334.718
2003 (Jr)131883312217112256.8170.580
Totals262264212618142353.7100.788

RushingGAttGainLossNetTDAvgLong
2000Redshirt
2001 (Fr)7231514111024.825
2002 (So)623123378623.725
2003 (Jr)1313380520060574.550
Totals261791079278801114.550