16 Brendan Gallagher
16 Brendan Gallagher
Height: 6-1
Weight: 185
Year: 5th/Sr.
Hometown: Aurora, Ohio
High School: Aurora
Position: QB

2012: Played in eight games, starting the final five games of the year at quarterback... led Storm to two victories during that stretch... completed 69-of-120 passes (57.5%) for 894 yards with six touchdowns and four interceptions... also ran for 146 yards and three TD's on 88 attempts... scored two touchdowns running and also threw a pair of scoring passes in the homecoming win over Malone Oct. 13, earning a spot on the GLIAC Weekly Honor Roll... completed 22-of-33 passes for 235 yards - all career highs - and a touchdown in the overtime win at Walsh Oct. 27... threw for 217 yards and two touchdowns vs. Ohio Dominican Nov. 3... ran for a career-high 74 yards on 22 attempts with a touchdown vs. Findlay Oct. 20.

2011: Played in two games as a third-year sophomore, including one start... completed 20-of-28 passes for 199 yards with a touchdown and an interception in his first career start, leading the Storm to a 13-10 win over Gannon in the season opener on 9/1/11... also rushed nine times for 26 yards in that game... finished the year with 10 carries for 28 yards and was 20-of-29 passing... named to GLIAC All-Academic Excellence Team.

2010: Served as the number three quarterback through most of the season before being elevated to the back-up role for the final two games... saw his first varsity action in the season finale at Ashland on 11/13... rushed once for three yards but lone pass attempt was intercepted.

2009: Redshirted his first year on campus. 

PRIOR TO LAKE ERIE: Was a four-year standout at Aurora High School… earned first-team all-conference and all-district honors and was a second-team All-Ohio pick… helped lead Greenmen to 2008 state title and four straight Chagrin Valley Conference crowns.

PERSONAL: Born March 14, 1991… given first name is Neil... majoring in education… parents are Neil and Mary Gallagher.