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#19 Conner Kempe
Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 225
Year: Senior
Hometown: Tequesta, Fla.
High School: The Benjamin School
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Begins final season at Dartmouth sixth on the program’s all-time passing chart with a shot at becoming just third Big Green quarterback to throw for 5,000 yards in a career ... also fifth in career completions and attempts.

JUNIOR (2010)
Started every game under center ... his 1,647 passing yards rank 15th at Dartmouth for a single season ... four times threw for over 200 yards, including 211 in the season opener at Bucknell while setting career highs with three touchdown tosses, a 73.9 completion percentage (17-of-23) and a 185.3 efficiency rating ... his performance led the Big Green to a 43-20 win over the Bison, snapping a 17-game road losing streak ... came back the following week to squeak out a home win against Sacred Heart, 21-19, by completing 16-of-30 for 154 yards ... put up some big numbers at eventual conference champion Penn, amassing 239 yards through the air with three more scoring strikes while hitting on 17 of his 32 passes, only to see the Quakers fend off Dartmouth in overtime ... completed a season-best 24 passes at Columbia on 37 attempts for 235 yards and a touchdown, but it was his orchestration of a 14-play, 69-yard drive in the fourth quarter with a pair of third-down completions that led to the game-winning touchdown with just over two minutes to play ... racked up a season-high 242 yards through the air against Harvard ... recorded a touchdown pass in the road victory at Cornell as well ... had a season-long 20-yard run against Brown ... guided the team to a 31-0 blanking of Princeton by completing 11-of-16 passes to send Dartmouth to its first winning campaign in 13 years.

SOPHOMORE (2009)
Played briefly against sixth-ranked New Hampshire before taking over for an injured Alex Jenny at Yale in the fourth game of the season ... completed 6-of-12 passes against the Bulldogs, including a 17-yard touchdown toss for the Green’s lone points of the day ... started the next five games, with the first coming at Holy Cross, throwing for a career-best 312 yards and a pair of touchdowns while connecting on 26-of-45 passes against the 24th-ranked Crusaders ... guided Dartmouth to a 28-6 victory over Columbia to snap a 17-game losing streak ... first two Big Green scores came on his passes ... threw for a touchdown and ran for another at Harvard while amassing 198 passing yards ... threw for 206 more yards in the 20-17 double-overtime win over Cornell, completing 23-of-39 ... came off the bench in the season finale versus Princeton to go 17-for-34 on his passes for 185 yards a touchdown.

FRESHMAN (2008)
Ivy League Rookie of the Week for his performance against the Big Red of Cornell ... got his first varsity snaps in the fifth game against Holy Cross, completing 3-of-5 passes for 40 yards during the game’s final drive ... came off the bench two weeks later versus Harvard, connecting on 7-of-16 for 64 yards and his first touchdown toss — a three-yarder to Will Deevy with less than a minute to play ... started the final three contests, amassing more than 250 yards passing in two ... first start came at Cornell, going 25-of-52 for 256 yards and a season-long 45-yard strike to Tim McManus ... finished off a 71-yard touchdown drive with a one-yard dive into the end zone for his first career touchdown ... followed that game up with season highs in completions (27) and yardage (275) versus Brown ... completed 14-of-17 passes to end the game against the Bears … the final connection was a six-yard touchdown to Phil Galligan ’09 as the clock expired ... also spent time with the jayvee squad, completing 10-of-11 for 136 yards and three touchdowns in the win over Vermont ... also scored on a four-yard keeper against the Harvard jayvee that brought the Big Green within a point in the waning minutes.

HIGH SCHOOL   
Nationally ranked QB by several services ... threw for 2,100 yards and 17 TDs as a junior ... chosen to South Florida Super 11 ... broke all Benjamin School career passing records despite missing much of senior year ... recovered from a devastating kiteboarding injury (shoulder) in November 2006 but came back and played at the end of the 2007 season ... earned three letters in baseball and played lacrosse as a senior ... chess club president.

PERSONAL   
Majoring in economics ... son of Joe and Tami ... born on November 7, 1989 ... highly regarded recruit who chose Dartmouth over Harvard and Penn in the Ivies and scholarship offers from a good number of FBS schools ... father played for Miami Hurricanes from 1975-77.


Complete Career Statistics

PASSING g cmp-att-int yards td long pct avg/p avg/g effic
2008 5 65-121-6 655 2 45 53.7 5.4 131.0 94.7
2009 8 101-196-6 1031 7 43 51.5 5.3 128.9 101.4
2010 10 137-253-12 1647 8 53 54.2 6.5 164.7 109.8
2011 10 119-216-5 1166 9 47 55.1 5.4 116.6 109.6
TOTAL 23 422-786-29 4499 26 47 53.7 5.7 136.3 105.3
 
RUSHING g att yards td long avg/c avg/g
2008 5 11 -14 1 8 -1.3 -2.8
2009 8 14 -68 1 9 -4.9 -8.5
2010 10 41 53 2 20 1.3 5.3
2011 10 17 -35 1 3 -2.1 -3.5
TOTAL 33 83 -64 5 20 -0.8 -1.9
 
TOTAL OFFENSE g rush pass total avg/g
2008 5 -14 655 641 128.2
2009 8 -68 1031 963 120.4
2010 10 53 1647 1700 170.0
2011 10 -35 1166 1131 113.1
TOTAL 33 -64 4499 4435 134.4
 
SCORING g td rush rcv ret pat 2pat fg total avg/g
2008 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 1.2
2009 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.8
2010 10 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 12 1.2
2011 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.6
TOTAL 33 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 30 0.9
 
ALL PURPOSE g rush rcv pr kr ir total avg/g
2008 5 -14 0 0 0 0 -14 -2.8
2009 8 -68 0 0 0 0 -68 -8.5
2010 10 53 0 0 0 0 53 5.3
2011 10 -35 0 0 0 0 -35 -3.5
TOTAL 33 -64 0 0 0 0 -64 -1.9
 
TACKLES g ua a total tfl pd ff fr blk
2008 5 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2009 8 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
2010 10 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
2011 10 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 33 2 0 2 0.0 0 0 1 0


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