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Wes Lunt
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Wes Lunt

QB

Height
6-5
Weight
215 Lbs

Bio

Wes Lunt is a quarterback for the University of Illinois Fighting Illini of the Big Ten Conference. He announced his transfer from Oklahoma State University to Illinois on June 17, 2013. Lunt’s brother Will was a quarterback at Western Illinois University from 2009-2012.

High School            

Lunt led Rochester High School in the state of Illinois to back-to-back 4A state titles in 2010 and 2011. Rivals ranked Lunt as the number-seven quarterback in the country coming out of high school and ranked him as a four-star recruit. He totaled more than 7,000 passing yards, tossed 65 touchdowns and was picked off only eight times during his two years starting for Rochester.

College

Lunt was an early-enrollee with Oklahoma State in the spring of 2012 and earned the starting job as a true freshman coming out of camp. The 6-5 gunslinger became the first true freshman to start the season opener for the Cowboys since 1950. While injuries slowed him down, he made five starts overall and completed more than 61 percent of his passes while throwing for 1,108 yards and six touchdowns. He was picked off seven times.

Lunt threw for more than 400 yards against Arizona on the road and tossed four touchdowns as well. He sat out the 2013 season after transferring to the University of Illinois. Lunt is the favorite to start at quarterback for the Illini in 2014.

Game Log

Date Opponent Result CMP ATT PCT YDS Y/A TD INT SK RTG ATT YDS TD
11-30-2013 @ Northwestern Wildcats Northwestern Wildcats 34-37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-23-2013 @ Purdue Boilermakers Purdue Boilermakers 16-20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-16-2013 @ Ohio State Buckeyes Ohio State Buckeyes 35-60 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-9-2013 @ Indiana Hoosiers Indiana Hoosiers 52-35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-2-2013 @ Penn State Nittany Lions Penn State Nittany Lions 24-17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

News

Gundy vs. Lunt: Unfair Fight, Easy Fix

Gundy vs. Lunt: Unfair Fight, Easy Fix

by Mike Casazza

We really want to like Mike Gundy. Not root for him. Not hope he helps Oklahoma State win the Big 12 or stalk a national title. Just look at him and the job he does and approve of both... Read more

Illinois' Hunt For Wes Lunt

Illinois' Hunt For Wes Lunt

by Joe Coughlin

The Fighting Illini may not be the most formidable college football program, but a little luck and a little circumstance has made them the front-runner for a formidable offensive weapon... Read more

Quarterback Battles Highlight Big 12 Spring

Quarterback Battles Highlight Big 12 Spring

by Mike Casazza

For a league that lacks a preseason favorite in a way not seen in years, it seems apropos the Big 12 Conference goes through spring football with just one of its 10 teams not worried about who will start at quarterback... Read more