With Aaron Rodgers, provides Bears with one of the best passing combos in the nation . started the club's first four games last season before relinquishing the job to Rodgers . connected on 62.6 percent of his passes (62-of-99) for 797 yards, nine touchdowns and three interceptions this season, with his scintillating 154.2 pass efficiency figure ranking second in the Pac-10 between USC's Matt Leinart (164.5) and teammate Rodgers (146.6) . served as Kyle Boller's understudy his first two years . a highly intelligent and athletic QB who saw estimable playing time as a redshirt-freshman in 2001 but appeared in only three games as a sophomore ... a prolific passer in high school, who threw for more than 7,100 yards . 2003 . a cool customer under pressure, he proved his mettle by completing 61.5 percent (48-of-78) of his passes for 647 yards, eight touchdowns and three interceptions in his first three starts . opened the season by hitting on 16-of-29 attempts for 257 yards and three touchdowns in the 42-28 loss to Kansas State, and two weeks later, sliced up Colorado State for 248 yards and three TDs on 23-of-35 passing . yet perhaps his most impressive effort as a Bear came in relief, when he replaced a wobbly Rodgers against USC and proceeded to thread 9-of-12 attempts for 109 yards and one TD in the final 22 minutes of regulation and three overtimes in slamming the lid on Cal's 34-31 upset victory . 2002 ... as Boller's backup, completed 2-of-2 pass attempts for 64 yards and one touchdown in limited action, with his passing statistics coming in the Bears' season-opening 70-22 romp over Baylor ... also appeared in Games 2 (New Mexico State) and 3 (Michigan State) ... connected with LaShaun Ward on a 52-yard scoring strike in the fourth quarter of the Baylor game ... 2001 ... completed 43.1 percent of his passes (28-of-65) for 298 yards, one touchdown and one interception ... also rushed for 49 yards and one TD ... played in four games total, filling in for the injured Boller as the starter against Oregon State and Arizona ... connected on 12-of-32 attempts for 120 yards, no TDs and one interception at Corvallis, while rushing for 27 net yards and one TD on 12 carries (42 yards before sacks) ... passed for 61 yards on 5-of-14 attempts vs. Arizona at Berkeley the following week, before being lifted for Boller late in the first half ... 2000 ... redshirted while working on the scout team.
High School/Personal: Set four city passing records at Sahuaro HS in Tucson, Ariz., including career passing with 7,106 yards (second best in state history) and single-season passing with 2,933 yards as a senior ... also set city records for single-season touchdown passes with 34 and career TD passes with 77 (fourth-best mark in state annals) ... completed 223-of-365 passes (61.1 %) and had just 5 interceptions as a senior ... received first team Best in the West honors as named by the Long Beach Press-Telegram ... earned SuperPrep All-Far West honors as the No. 10 prospect in the state of Arizona ... was 215-of-336 (64.0%) as a junior ... best game as a prep could have been in 1998 game vs. Cactus HS when he hit 29-of-47 passes for 555 yards and 6 TDs without an interception ... spent his childhood in Reseda in southern California before moving to Arizona in 1994 ... was on a national championship Pop Warner team in 1994 ... lettered in basketball and baseball as a prep, picking up all-city honors in baseball ... volunteered time in the Habitat for Humanity program while in high school ... his father, Reggie, played baseball at Tennessee State and two uncles played baseball at Vanderbilt ... mother is Marianne Robertson ... born Jan. 28, 1982 in Nashville, TN . American studies major.
Robertson's Career Statistics Year Att Comp Int Pct Yds TD Long Rtg 2001 65 28 1 43.1 298 1 37 83.59 2002 2 2 0 100.0 64 1 52 533.80 2003 99 62 3 62.6 797 9 65 154.19 Totals 166 92 4 55.4 1159 11 65 131.11