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HISTORY — from college profile
Jurkovec announced in December 2022 that he was transferring to the University of Pittsburgh for the 2023 season.
—at Boston College—
2022 (sr): Appeared in eight games ... completed 147-of-247 passes (60 percent) for 1,711 yards and 11 touchdowns (against eight INTs) ... passed for three TDs and 28e yards in season openter against Rutgers ... threw for 304 yards and two TDs (9/17) vs. Maine ... went 18-of-21 and three TDs against Louisville (10/1).
2021 (rs jr): Started the first two games of the season, but suffered a hand injury early in week two at Massachusetts ... returned to start the final four games for a total of six starts and a 4-2 record on the season … threw for 915 yards on 52-for-96 passing with seven touchdowns and four interceptions … added 322 yards on the ground, the fifth most in a season by a BC quarterback, averaging 6.5 yards per carry, and scored five touchdowns … went 16-for-24 with 303 yards in the air and three touchdowns to open the season against Colgate (9/4) ... started 3-for-4 for 22 yards before exiting against UMass (9/11) ... returned to the starting lineup vs. Virginia Tech (11/5) and led BC to a win on 7-for-13 passing and 112 yards with 65 yards rushing and a touchdown run … named the ACC Quarterback of the Week, PFF National QB of the Week and one of eight Manning Award Stars of the Week following a 310-yard performance at Georgia Tech (11/13) on just 13-of-20 passing for two touchdowns to go with 71 rushing yards and three rushing scores … went 10-for-24 for 148 yards and a score against Florida State (11/20), while carrying the ball 17 times for 59 yards and a touchdown … held to 19 yards on 3-of-11 passing against Wake Forest (11/27) with 66 rushing yards on 11 carries.
2020 (rs soph): Transferred from Notre Dame to Boston College before 2020 season ... Starter in all 10 games he played in at quarterback … 2,558 passing yards over his first 10 starts were the most by any BC quarterback in school history … first player in BC history to total four 300-yard passing games in his first five career starts at quarterback and the first BC quarterback with four or more 300-yard games in a season since Matt Ryan (2007) … 26th nationally with 255.8 passing yards per game … ended the season completing 61 percent of his passes and throwing 18 touchdown passes (30th nationally) … second among all Boston College quarterbacks since 1996 with 255.8 yards per game, trailing only Matt Ryan’s 321.9 yards per game in 2007 … 205 completions were the most by any BC sophomore quarterback, passing the previous record held by Chase Rettig in 2011 (170) … tied for 10th in BC single-season history with 17 touchdown passes and eighth in school history with 205 completions in 2020 … threw for 300 yards and two touchdowns (17-of-23) in first career game as an Eagle at Duke (9/19) … against No. 11 North Carolina (10/3), Jurkovec was 37-for-56 for 313 yards and two touchdowns … 37 completions were tied for second in BC single-game history with Frank Harris (37 versus Army in 1968) … 37 completions were an Alumni Stadium record … 56 pass attempts were also the most by a BC quarterback at Alumni Stadium since at least 1996 and was the highest overall total number of attempts since Ryan passed 56 times on Nov. 10, 2007 at Maryland … tied for fourth in BC single-game history with the 56 attempts … career-highs in passing yards (358), touchdowns (3) and longest touchdown pass (77) in the overtime win over Pitt (10/10).
—at Notre Dame—
2019 (redshirt fr): Saw the field in six games during sophomore campaign at Notre Dame … completed 12-of-16 passes for 222 yards and two TDs … rushed 22 times for 130 yards … went 5-for-7 for 79 yards and a TD against Bowling Green … completed 3-of-4 passes for 60 yards and a TD against Michigan.
2018 (fr): Made collegiate debut at Wake Forest in 2018 and redshirted the season.
High School: Attended Pine-Richland High School (Gibsonia, PA) ... Selected to participate in the 2018 U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas … one of four finalists for the Felix “Doc” Blanchard Award, which recognizes a player on the U.S. Army All-American Bowl East roster “who exhibit prowess in the classroom and the field” … Pine-Richland career stats: 11,144 total yards, 8,202 passing yards, 71 TD passes and 68.4 percent completion percentage (523 of 765) … his 11,144 yards, second-best in Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League history, were compiled in only two and a half seasons (missed half of his sophomore year with a thumb injury) … threw for a career-high 3,969 yards in 16 games as a senior in 2017 … his 3,969 passing yards are the third-most in Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League single-season history … recorded 39 TD passes (just six interceptions) while rushing for 1,211 yards on 132 carries and 24 scores … second quarterback in Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League history to throw for 3,000 yards and rush for 1,000 in a season … completed 72.8 percent of his passes (243 of 334) … registered a state single-season record 5,180 total yards … accounted for 63 total TDs … led Pine-Richland High School to a 16-0 record and 2017 Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association 6A state championship … Pine-Richland was ranked No. 12 in the final 2017 MaxPreps Xcellent 25 … 2017 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Player of the Year … No. 66-ranked overall player nationally, No. 5 dual threat quarterback nationally and No. 2 player from Pennsylvania by 247Sports.com … No. 120-ranked overall player nationally, No. 8 pocket passer nationally and No. 3 player from Pennsylvania by ESPN.com … No. 55-ranked overall player nationally, No. 4 dual threat quarterback nationally and No. 2 player from Pennsylvania by Rivals.com … four-star member of the PrepStar Top 300 Dream Team, ranked as the No. 60 player in the class of 2018 and the No. 4 dual threat quarterback … played for coach Eric Kasperowicz at Pine-Richland.
Son of Jim and Sara Jurkovec … pursuing a master’s degree in the Woods College of Advancing Studies … recipient of the Richard F. Powers, Jr. '40 Quarterback Scholarship Fund.
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