Honors & Awards
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Spring 2017)
Sophomore Andrew Bunch joined the Nebraska program as a walk-on in January after spending the 2016 season at Scottsdale Community College. Bunch is expected to add depth at the quarterback position behind scholarship players Tanner Lee, Patrick O’Brien and Tristan Gebbia.
Before Nebraska (Independence HS/Scottsdale CC)
During his freshman campaign at Scottsdale for Coach Doug Madoski, Bunch threw for 1,331 yards and 13 touchdowns in nine games. He completed 55.7 percent of his passes, third-best among quarterbacks in the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference.
At Independence High School in Tennessee, Bunch was a threat both through the air and on the ground as a three-year starter from 2013 to 2015. He amassed 7,747 passing yards, 79 passing touchdowns, 1,140 rushing yards and 21 rushing touchdowns during his career. He earned all-state honors as both a junior and senior in high school. He was also the Offensive MVP of the state championship game in 2015.
As a senior in 2015, Bunch helped Independence and Coach Scott Blade to a 15-0 record and the Tennessee Division I Class 5A state title. He had 3,405 passing yards, 41 passing touchdowns, 520 rushing yards and nine rushing touchdowns. As a junior in 2014, Bunch threw for 2,802 yards and 24 touchdowns, while rushing for 501 yards and 12 touchdowns.
As a sophomore, he had 1,497 passing yards and 13 touchdowns. Bunch made one varsity appearance as a freshman and had a touchdown pass.
Andrew was born on Oct. 24, 1997, and is the son of David and Dawn Bunch. He is majoring in advertising and public relations and was named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in his first semester on campus.