Drew Lock is an American football quarterback for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Missouri Tigers and was drafted by the Broncos in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft.
High school career
Lock attended Lee’s Summit High School in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. As a junior, he passed for 3,060 yards and 35 touchdowns. As a senior in 2014, he was the Kansas City Star’s All-Metro Player of the Year after passing for 2,731 yards, 28 touchdowns. Lock was rated by Rivals as a four-star recruit and was ranked as the sixth-best pro-style quarterback in the 2015 class. Moreover, Lock committed to the University of Missouri to play college football. Moreover, he was also considered a two-star basketball prospect as a shooting guard but retired from basketball after high school.
Lock began his collegiate career by going 6-for-10 for 138 yards and a touchdown in the season-opener against Southeast Missouri State while coming off the bench for two series. Moreover, he then took over as Mizzou’s starting quarterback over the final eight games of 2015. Further, in a win over South Carolina, he became the first Mizzou true freshman to start at QB since Corby Jones in 1995, going 21-for-28 for 136 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Likewise, against BYU at Arrowhead Stadium 19-of-28 for a career-best 244 yards and a touchdown while also setting career-highs in passer rating and passing yards while posting his second-best completion percentage of the season. He finished the season going 129-of-263 for 1,332 and four touchdowns.
Lock was selected by the Denver Broncos in the second round (42nd overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft. He suffered a thumb injury in the preseason and was placed on injured reserve on September 1, 2019. Likewise, he was designated for return from injured reserve on November 12, 2019, and began practising with the team again. On November 30, 2019, the Broncos activated Lock off of injured reserve and named him the starter for their game the next day against the Los Angeles Chargers. Further, he threw for 134 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception, and he moved the Broncos down the field in the last 15 seconds (via a pass interference penalty on the Chargers’ Casey Heyward Jr.) to set up a Brandon McManus 53-yard field goal as the time expired, leading the Broncos to a 23-20 win, his first NFL victory.
- Full Name: Andrew Stephen Lock
- Date of Birth: November 10, 1996
- Age: 23 years
- Birth Place: Columbia, Missouri, United States
- Current team: Denver Broncos (#3 / Quarterback)
- Date joined: April 2019 (Denver Broncos)
- Education: Lee’s Summit High School, University of Missouri
- Position: Quarterback
- Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
- Weight: 228 lb (103 kg)
- Career information
- High school: Lee’s Summit (MO)
- College: Missouri
- NFL Draft: 2019 / Round: 2 / Pick: 42
- Net Worth: N/A
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