Danny Wuerffel

 Quarterback
 Height: 6'1
 Weight: 212
 College: Florida
CAREER STATS:
 Career Stats Regular Season Passing Rushing  
 Year Team G Cmp Att Pct Yds Lng TD Int Rtg Rsh Yds Avg Lng TD
 2031 Minnesota 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0  
 1 Seasons 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0

 Career Stats Playoff Passing Rushing  
 Year Team G Cmp Att Pct Yds Lng TD Int Rtg Rsh Yds Avg Lng TD
 2031 Minnesota 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0  
 1 Season 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0

 Career Stats Starter Record (Reg/Playoffs) Misc Reg Season  
 Year Team G GS W L T GS W L T Sack YdL FM FR TT
 2031 Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
 1 Season 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

PROFILE:

FIFL Experience: Drafted 1st overall in the 2031 FIFL Draft by the Minnesota Fighting Pike.

Professional Experience: The New Orleans Saints selected Wuerffel in the fourth round of the 1997 NFL Draft, and he played for the Saints for three seasons from 1997 to 1999. Wuerffel spent the offseason before the 2000 NFL season with the Rhein Fire in NFL Europa, where he led the team to a league championship and was named MVP of World Bowl 2000. He spent single seasons as a backup with the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears in 2000 and 2001. Wuerffel was drafted by the Houston Texans in the 2002 NFL Expansion Draft, only to be traded to the Washington Redskins a week later, reuniting him with college coach Steve Spurrier. Wuerffel started several games that season, alternating with fellow Florida Gator alumnus Shane Matthews, but was released by the team before the 2003 season, much to the chagrin of Spurrier. After not being signed by another team in 2003, Wuerffel decided to retire from professional football in February 2004.

College: Wuerffel was a first-team All-American in 1995, and a consensus first-team All-American in 1996. He received the Sammy Baugh Trophy in 1995, the Davey O'Brien Award in 1995 and 1996, and the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award in 1996, and was named the Quarterback of the Year by the Touchdown Club of Columbus in 1996. Wuerffel declined to be included on Playboy magazine's All-America team as well as its Scholar-Athlete of the Year award, saying, "That's not the type of person I am or would like to portray myself as." His Gators teammates picked him as the squad's most valuable player in 1995 and 1996; his coaches chose him as one of the Gators' team captains.[6] He was later named to The Gainesville Sun's Florida Gators Team of the Century in 1999, was chosen by the Sun as the number one player in the first 100 years of Gators football, and was listed as a member of the Florida Gators 100th Anniversary Team in 2006. He is one of only two Heisman Trophy winners to also receive the Draddy Trophy, which is presented annually by the National Football Foundation and the College Football Hall of Fame to the nation's top football scholar-athlete. Wuerffel was also a first-team Academic All-American in 1995 and 1996. He finished his Gator career by completing 708 of 1,170 passes for 10,875 yards with 114 touchdown passes, the best in SEC history and second-most in major college history. His career pass efficiency rating of 163.56 was the best in major college history and his percentage of passes which went for a touchdown (9.74) ranked first in collegiate history. In 1995, his efficiency rating of 178.4 set a single-season collegiate record. During his Heisman-winning season of 1996, he completed 207 of 360 passes for 3,625 yards (an SEC record at the time) for 39 touchdowns (leading the nation) and his efficiency rating of 170.6 made him the first quarterback to ever post a rating of 170 or better in back-to-back years.

Personal: Born 5-27-74, from Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Wuerffel began work at Desire Street Ministries, a nonprofit, faith-based organization focusing on spiritual and community development in areas of New Orleans. The All Sports Association of Fort Walton Beach created the Wuerffel Trophy in his honor in 2005. Florida sculptor W. Stanley Proctor created the design which commemorates Danny Wuerffel, "as he prays after a touchdown. It is awarded annually by the All Sports Association of Fort Walton Beach, Florida to the athlete who best exemplifies Wuerffel's character on the field of play and in the classroom.
In June 2011, The Gainesville Sun reported that Wuerffel was suffering from Guillain–Barré syndrome, a disorder of the nervous system, and was undergoing treatment for it. In 2014, Emerald Bay Country Club in Destin, Florida, hosted the 1st Annual Danny Wuerffel Golf Classic, known as the "Danny Cup". A small stretch of road between the Mid-Bay Bridge and Highway 98 in Destin, still his parents' home, has been dedicated as "Danny Wuerffel Way" by the Florida state legislature. Wuerffel is currently a motivational speaker, Executive Director of Desire Street Ministries and maintains a personal website at dannywuerffel.com.