#15 Sonny Cumbie
QB // 6-4 // 220 // Sr-2L
Snyder, Texas (Snyder)
One of two quarterbacks vying for the starting slot … will battle Robert Johnson when fall drills resume … completed 17-of-20 for 198 yards and two touchdowns in spring game … entered Tech as a walk-on and earned a scholarship following spring practice in 2001.
2003 – Played in five games in relief of record-setting quarterback B.J. Symons ... Baylor – saw most extensive action of the season in some of the third and all of the fourth quarter ... completed 11-of-16 for 146 yards and a touchdown ... scoring pass was first of career and total numbers were career bests ... Missouri – 5-of-11 for 29 yards ... also rushed for three yards ... Iowa State – went 7-of-13 for 48 yards, including a long pass of 16 yards ... Texas A&M – completed 9-of-13 for 100 yards ... SMU – third game action of career ... perfect on three pass attempts for 17 yards.
2002 – Played in two games and was 5-of-6 for 34 yards ... saw action against New Mexico and Baylor ... did not attempt a pass at New Mexico.
2001 – Third-string quarterback behind Kliff Kingsbury and B.J. Symons.
2000 – Redshirted the season after walking-on and earned a scholarship following spring practice in 2001 … has moved into the No. 3 backup spot.
High School – Snyder High School in Snyder, Texas … led team to 8-3 record and District 5-4A Championship as a senior at Snyder High School … perfect 5-0 district record … named first-team all-district quarterback and Offensive MVP for SHS … honorable mention all-South Plains … district MVP in football and baseball … First-Team All-Big Country in basketball and first-team all-district in all three sports … completed 82 passes for 1,675 yards and 17 touchdowns as a senior … threw for 300 yards against Everman … High School Coach: David Baugh.
Personal – Sonny Cumbie… born August 8, 1981, in Abilene, Texas … son of Gwen and Bobby Jack Cumbie … has two brothers, Patrick and Rowdy … brother, Patrick, played baseball at Howard Payne University … majoring in history.