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Bailey Michael Zappe, an American soccer quarterback for the New England Patriots of the Nationwide Soccer League (NFL) carried out his first three seasons of faculty soccer at Houston Baptist and used his final 12 months of eligibility at Western Kentucky, the place he set the FBS season information for passing yards and passing touchdowns.
Zappe began 9 video video video games in his first 12 months at Houston Baptist, passing for 1,548 yards with 5 touchdowns and 10 interceptions whereas dashing for 2 additional touchdowns.
As a junior, he accomplished 357-of-560 passes for 3,811 yards with 35 touchdowns and 15 interceptions.
As a senior, he handed for 1,833 yards and 15 touchdowns in opposition to 1 interception in 4 video video video games in a shortened season after the Southland Convention fall soccer season was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Zappe dedicated to swap to Western Kentucky, following former HBU offensive coordinator Zach Kittley.
Going into the 2021 season, Zappe was the Hilltoppers’ beginning quarterback and in his first begin for Western Kentucky, he handed for 424 yards and 7 touchdowns in a 59–21 win over Tennessee-Martin.
In the course of the 2021 frequent season, Zappe led the Soccer Bowl Subdivision (FBS) passing for five,545 yards and throwing for 56 touchdowns.
Previous to the 2021 Boca Raton Bowl, he had thrown for almost 1,100 yards higher than the second-ranked FBS quarterback (Will Rogers of Mississippi State), and was inside placing distance of the FBS information for passing yardage and touchdowns, set by B. J. Symons of Texas Tech in 2003 and Joe Burrow of LSU in 2019, respectively.
Within the 2021 Boca Raton Bowl in opposition to the Appalachian State Mountaineers, he broke each information, ending the season with 5,967 passing yards and 62 touchdowns.