Cedar Rapids, IA — The Cedar Rapids Titans have signed quarterback Dylan Favre to their 2016 roster. Favre (5'10", 195 lbs.) will begin his professional football career after playing collegiately at the University of Tennessee-Martin.
While at Tennessee-Martin, Favre completed 161 of 247 passes while throwing for 1,7465 yards and 15 touchdowns through 17 games for the Skyhawks. His most productive season came in his junior year, as he completed 101 of 142 passes for 1,081 yards and nine touchdowns.
Prior to his time at UTM, Favre attended Pearl River Community College for a season. Favre completed 59 percent (191/323) of his passes at PRCC, throwing for 2,024 yards (224.9/game) and 16 touchdowns.
Favre played high school football at St. Stanislaus (MS), where he broke virtually every school passing record, in addition to nine state records throughout his time. In 2009, Favre led the Rocks to the 2009 Class 4A State title and was named Mr. Football in Mississippi, Gatorade Player of the Year, the game MVP in the Bernard Blackwell All-Star Classic, and the High School National Player of the Year by O-D Sports. Favre led the nation in passing yards (5,589), touchdown passes (63), and total offense (6,854) his senior season. His single-season total offense mark is the second best mark in high school football history.
Immediately following high school, Favre committed to Mississippi State University, where he appeared in nine games for the Bulldogs.
This past summer, Favre lead Team USA to a gold medal in the International Federation of American Football annual tournament. Favre split time at quarterback for Team USA with Kevin Burke, a former starter for NCAA DIII powerhouse Mount Union. In the four games Team USA played, Favre threw for almost 600 yards and four touchdowns. He ran for a pair of scores as well.
Favre is the nephew of NFL legend Brett Favre, who is currently a finalist for the 2016 Class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility.