18 Mark Waid
18 Mark Waid
Height: 6-3
Weight: 215
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Girard, Ohio
High School: Girard
Position: QB
Major: Finance

High School: Winner of the 2018 James A. Rhodes Award presented by the Touchdown Club of Columbus to the Ohio High School Football Player of the Year...finished fourth in Ohio history with 11,658 yards passing for his career...trailed only Maty Mauk (Kenton), Ben Mauk (Kenton) and Parker Carmichael (Wooster Triway) in career passing yardage...threw 117 touchdown passes in his career ranking ninth in state history...as a senior, was a first-team All-Ohio Division IV selection...named the Trumbull County Player of the Year... named the WKBN Big 22 Ohio Player of the Year...named the All American Conference Blue Tier Player of the Year...was a first-team Division IV Northeast Inland District selection...passed for 4,376 yards and 48 touchdowns completing 267-of-409 passes in 15 games...had eight 300-yard passing efforts...had four-or-more passing TDs seven times and had three in four other games...also rushed for 1,776 yards and 26 touchdowns...rushed for more than 100 yards on eight occasions...finished second in the country in total offense (6,152 yards) behind Landry Gilpin of Mission, Texas (6,656)...was 11th in passing yardage...in five playoff games, racked up 2,279 total offensive yards while accounting for 24 touchdowns...helped lead Girard to the Class 4A State Championship in 2018, the first state title game appearance in school history...Indians dropped a 42-14 contest in the state final to Cincinnati Wyoming to finish the season 13-2...in a come-from-behind 53-48 win over Licking Valley, put up 414 passing yards (31-of-45), 162 rushing yards and produced seven touchdowns... rushed for 337 yards and four touchdowns on 27 carries against Hubbard in the quarterfinals...as a junior, completed 214-of-343 passes for 3,506 yards and 37 touchdowns in 12 games...named the WKBN Big 22 Ohio Player of the Year...had a season-best six touchdown passes against Newton Falls...rushed for 1,129 yards on 153 carries and scored 19 touchdowns...had seven 100-yard rushing games...as a sophomore, completed 139-of-151 passes for 2,624 yards and 22 touchdowns in 10 games...rushed for 725 yards on 214 carries and scored 16 touchdowns...as a freshman, completed 95-of-190 passes for 1,152 yards and 10 touchdowns...rushed for 394 yards on 119 attempts and had four scores...threw a touchdown pass in each of his last 31 games...coach was Pat Pearson.