9 - Tom Schneider
Tom Schneider
Height: 6-0
Weight: 207
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Jerome, Mich.
High School: Addison
Position: QB

Enters fall camp as the starting quarterback . . . Had a good spring . . . Picked up the new offensive system quickly . . . Outstanding leader . . . Has a solid mix of passing and running skills . . . Continues to develop consistency . . . Finds a way to get on the field . . . Played in 10 games and made three starts in 2009 . . . Saw action in several roles due to injury, including fullback, receiver and quarterback . . . Also practiced at defensive back last fall . . . Completed 11 of 27 passes for 86 yards and a score . . . Ran the ball 29 times for 96 yards and one TD . . . Also punted twice for 89 yards (44.5 average) and had a 54-yard punt along with two placed inside the 20-yard line . . . Received the team's Rich Currie EPEP (Every Player, Every Play) Award for his efforts last season . . . Was a GLIAC All-Academic Team selection for the second consecutive year . . . Earned 2009 Crimson & Gold Spring Game Players Award after accounting for four TD’s in spring contest . . . Played in all 11 games and made 10 starts in 2008 after winning job in fall camp . . . Led team with 519 rushing yards and six TD’s . . . Also threw for 884 yards and two scores on 74 of 162 passing . . . GLIAC All-Academic Team pick . . . Named team’s Outstanding Offensive Rookie . . . Ran for 119 yards and two scores vs. Findlay (9/13) . . . Threw for more than 100 yards in four games . . . Also played receiver at times and caught four passes for 32 yards in season finale . . . Punted eight times for 253 yards . . . Received team’s Newcomer Award in spring ball in 2008 . . . Tossed three touchdowns in 2008 Crimson & Gold Spring Game . . . Redshirted during 2007 campaign . . . Chosen as FSU’s 2007 Tomorrow’s Team Offensive Player of the Year for his efforts . . . Graduated from Addison High School in 2007 . . . Prepped by Mark Beougher . . . All-State pick . . . Four-year letterwinner . . . Also took part in wrestling and baseball for the Panthers . . . Father is a retired coach . . . FSU Letters: Two . . . Birthdate: 9/12/88 . . . Major: Recreation Leadership Management.

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