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#2 Gavin Hoffman
Position: Quarterback
Other Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 245
Year: Senior
High School: Breck

Returning Ivy League Most Valuable Player...Holds program career records for yards, touchdowns, completions and attempts...Second-team preseason All-America selection by the Sports Network...2000: Became the sixth player in Penn history to win the Asa A. Bushnell Cup, as the Ivy League?s Most Valuable Player...Won George A. Munger Award as the Red and Blue?s Offensive Most Valuable Player...Earned first-team All-Ivy and All-ECAC nods...Received honorable mention for All-American from Don Hansen?s National Weekly Football Gazette...Broke Jimmy McGeehan?s (1991-93) program record of 3,954 passing yards... Threw for 300-or-more yards in eight of the Quakers? 10 contests...Set the program single-game passing mark with a 476-yard performance against Brown (Oct. 28)... Orchestrated three late game comebacks against Brown (Oct. 28), Princeton (Nov. 4) and Harvard (Nov. 11)... Finished second in I-AA in passing (27.2 completions per game) ...Finished third in I-AA in passing efficiency (153.7 rating)...Finished fourth in the nation in total offense (314.9 ypg)...Guided a Penn offense that finished first in I-AA in passing (342.7 ypg) and fourth in passing efficiency (152.9 rating) and total offense (474.6 ypg)...Set single-season passing record with 3,214 yards, breaking mark he set last season...Set single-season Red and Blue completion and attempts records... Tied Quakers? single-season touchdown record... Named Ivy League?s Player of the Week twice during the season (Oct. 1 and 28)...Named ECAC Player of the Week and the Teamlink/CFAA I-AA Player of the Week (Oct. 28)...1999: Transferred from Northwestern University...Set single-season school marks with 2,322 passing yards, 200 completions and 336 attempts... Completed 59.5 percent of his passes and tossed 14 touchdowns and 12 interceptions...Had five scoring passes of 40 yards or more and finished the season with a 124.3 rating...Was 25-of-32 for a Penn single-game record 399 yards and four touchdowns against Columbia (Oct. 16)...Set single-game school mark with 29 completions and tied the Penn record with 48 attempts against Harvard (Nov. 13)...NORTHWESTERN: Started all 12 games and was 176-of-323 passing for 2,199 yards in 1998 as a rookie...Completed 54.5 percent of his passes and had 13 touchdown passes, including one for 81 yards...Passing efficiency was 116.29...HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in baseball, football and hockey...Won numerous football awards as a senior, including Gatorade Player of the Year in Minnesota, USA Today All-American honorable mention, SuperPrep All-American, Prep Star All-American, All-State, All-Conference, Conference ?Back? of the Year, and All-Metro by the Minneapolis Star-Tribune and St. Paul Pioneer Press...Team won the Class ?B? state championship...Owns 13 school records ...Completed 169-of-287 passes for 2,506 yards and 25 touchdowns and played in the Minnesota All-Star game as a senior... PERSONAL: Born Dec. 13, 1978 in Minneapolis, Minn. ...Son of G. L. and Susan Hoffman?Enrolled in the Wharton School as a finance major.


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