Colorado School of Mines’ David Pesek has been selected as the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame – Colorado Chapter Player of …
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Colorado School of Mines’ David Pesek has been selected as the
National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame – Colorado
Chapter Player of the Week for games played Oct. 24, as announced
two days later by the NFF Colorado Chapter media relations
Pesek, a 6-foot-3 inch, 210-pound senior quarterback from
Centennial and an Arapahoe High School graduate, completed 29-of-38
passes for 372 yards and two touchdowns, with no interceptions, as
the Orediggers defeated Chadron State College in overtime by the
score of 30-27 at Brooks Field in Golden, to remain undefeated in
Pesek, a 2009 Harlon Hill Trophy candidate (NCAA Division II
College Football Player of the Year), is presently ranked first in
the RMAC and third in the nation (NCAA Division II) in passing
yards with 2,762, first in the RMAC and ninth in the nation in
total offense with 299.3 yards per game, first in the RMAC and 10th
in the country in passing with 306.9 yards per game, first in the
RMAC and 12th in the nation in passing touchdowns with 22 and first
in the conference and 13th in the nation in completion percentage
Pesek is also ranked second in the RMAC and 17th in the country
in passing efficiency with 151.7.
Pesek is now ranked second in the CSM career record book in
passing attempts with 1,164, passing completions with 737, passing
yards with 8,390, completion percentage with 63.5 percent
(737-of-1,164) and touchdown passes with 59.
Prior to the start of the 2009 season, Pesek earned Pre-Season
RMAC Offensive Player of the Year honors and was named Pre-Season
First Team All-RMAC by d2football.com. So far this season,
Pesek has been named to Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, to be
recognized at the 2010 Allstate Sugar Bowl and was featured on the
monthly NCAA on Campus television show on the CBS College Sports
An Honorable Mention All-RMAC pick as a sophomore in 2007, Pesek
was named First Team All-RMAC and First Team NFFCC All-Colorado
following his junior campaign in 2008. A two-time RMAC Offensive
Player of the Week pick in 2008, Pesek is the President of CSM’s
Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Pesek earned his bachelor’s
degree in electrical engineering last May and is presently pursuing
his master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, pre-med.
Pesek has earned multiple Academic Achievement Awards during his
collegiate career and has been listed on the honor roll at
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