|12 Drew Mehringer
High School -- 2006 graduate of Mansfield High, southeast of Fort Worth... All-District 4-5A quarterback for coach Kirk Thor, a former Rice graduate assistant coach... Helped the Tigers to a 5-5 record as a senior... Completed 68 of 185 passes for 954 yards and six touchdowns as a senior, and 159 of 389 for 2,416 yards for his career... Rushed a 990 yards during his career... Also competed in baseball and track for Mansfield... Had a 3.97 GPA (4.0 scale)... Member of the National Honor Society, active in his church, and president of Mansfield's chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes... Picked Rice over Colorado State, Georgia Tech, UTEP and SMU.
Personal -- Full Name: Andrew Kyle Mehringer (MAY-rin-jur)... Born: Dec. 10, 1987, at Arlington... Parents: Eric and Suzanne Mehringer, Mansfield (one brother)... Father played basketball at Sul Ross State; grandfather, Bob Westfall, played baseball at Navy... College: Sid Richardson.