Osweiler in the 2013 NFL season.
|No. 17 Denver Broncos|
|Date of birth:||November 22, 1990|
|Place of birth:||Coeur d'Alene, Idaho|
|Height:||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
|Weight:||240 lb (109 kg)|
|High school:||Kalispell (MT) Flathead|
|NFL draft:||2012 / Round: 2 / Pick: 57|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
|Stats at NFL.com|
Brock Alan Osweiler (born November 22, 1990) is an American football quarterback for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Arizona State University. He was selected by the Broncos in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft.
Osweiller attended Flathead High School in Kalispell, Montana. He played both football and basketball. In 2007 he committed to Gonzaga University to play basketball, but decided to focus on playing college football. As a senior he was the 2008–2009 Gatorade Player of the Year in football for Montana after he completed 189 of 303 passes for 2,703 yards and 29 touchdowns; he also rushed for 700 yards on 162 carries with 13 touchdowns.
Osweiler attended Arizona State University. As a true freshman in 2009, Osweiler played in six games with one start. He became the first true freshman to start a game for the Sun Devils since Jake Plummer in 1993. He finished the season completing 24 of 55 passes for 249 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions. As a sophomore in 2010 he again played in six games with one start. For the season he completed 62 of 109 passes for 797 yards, five touchdowns and no interceptions. As a junior in 2011, he took over as the Sun Devils starting quarterback after the retirement of Steven Threet.
Osweiler was selected with the 57th overall pick in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos. He signed a rookie contract for four years and $3,516,000 through the 2015 season. John Elway drafted Osweiler with the plan to let him learn behind Peyton Manning for a few years before taking over as the starter. He made his NFL debut in Week 4 against the Oakland Raiders. The Broncos won the game 37-6. He threw his first pass in a week 17 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs, finishing 2 of 4 for 12 yards. During the Week 12 OT loss in the 2013 season, Osweiler was put into the line in an attempt to block the Patriots game-winning field-goal, as he is the tallest member of the team at 6'8" (203 cm). Brock threw his first career passing touchdown on December 28, 2014 against the Raiders.