William “Bo” Wallace is a quarterback for the University of Mississippi Rebels of the Southeastern Conference.
The Tennessee native starred at Giles High School where he finished his career with 8,778 yards of total offense and 6,395 passing yards. As a senior in 2009 he led Giles to a Tennessee Class 4A state championship.
In 2010 Wallace attended Arkansas State University where he redshirted. Wallace transferred to East Mississippi and led them to a 2011 NJCAA national championship. He set the all-time NJCAA record for passing yards in a single season with 4,604. He also set a single-season record for touchdown passes with 53.
Wallace transferred to Ole Miss in 2012 where he immediately became the starting quarterback as a sophomore. Wallace completed 63.9 percent of his passes in 2012, second-best in program history. His 3,384 passing yards that season were the second most in Ole Miss’ history as Wallace led the Rebels to an 8-5 record, including a 38-17 win over Pittsburgh in the BBVA Compass Bowl.
In 2013 Wallace began the year on the watch lists for the Maxwell Award, Davey O'Brien Award and Manning Award. Wallace played through the season with a separated shoulder and led the Rebels to another 8-5 record while setting school records for total offense (3,701 yards) and completions (283) in a season. Wallace finished 26th in the nation in total offense. By far his biggest win in 2013 was a 27-24 victory over then #6/#8 LSU in Oxford. Wallace completed 30 of 39 passes for 346 yards and rushed 11 times for 18 yards in the win. Despite a loss to Mississippi State in the Egg Bowl, Wallace was named Music City Bowl MVP in a 25-17 win over Georgia Tech. He completed 22 of 32 passes for 256 yards and a touchdown. Wallace had a game-high 86 rushing yards and two TDs on the ground.
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