Mississippi State claimed its fifth straight bowl victory Friday night with a 23-17 win over Wake Forest in the Music City Bowl. Following the game BulldogBlitz attended both press conference to get postgame reaction from each team.[details]
2010 (Junior): Earned the starting quarterback job in the offseason and solidified his role with solid performances throughout the season . . . Passed for 1,789 yards, completing 129 of 220 attempts . . . Completion percentage of 58.6 ranks as the third best single-season tally in school history . . . Threw for 13 touchdowns (t5th in MSU history) and only tossed six interceptions . . . Finished the season with a passer rating of 140.99 . . . Rushed for 713 yards on a team-leading 194 carries . . . Added five rushing touchdowns . . . Completed seven-of-nine passes for 116 yards and a touchdown in the season opener to set the tone . . . Rushed for 109 yards on 20 carries in the Bulldogs’ win over Georgia . . . Also completed 9-of-14 passes for 148 and two scores against the other Bulldogs . . . Did not throw an interception during State’s six-game winning streak . . . Rushed for 103 yards on 31 carries in a double-overtime loss to Arkansas . . . Threw for a career-high 224 yards against the Razorbacks . . . Rushed for 60 or more yards six times . . . Named Most Valuable Player at the 2011 Gator Bowl, completing 18-of-23 passes for 281 yards and three scores.
2009 (Sophomore): Played in 10 games and finished the season as the Bulldogs’ second-leading rusher . . . Completed 22-of-41 passes for 283 yards and a team-leading five touchdowns . . . Rushed 76 times for 500 yards and a pair of scores . . . Opened the season with a stellar outing as he completed 7-of-10 passes with three touchdowns and rushed for 82 yards and another score against Jackson State . . . Rushed for 52 yards on just seven carries at Auburn . . . Carried nine times for 44 yards in win at Vanderbilt . . . Saw limited action until rushing for 12 times for 68 yards at Arkansas . . . Also completed four of seven passes against the Razorbacks . . . Emerged again as a playmaker in season finale against Ole Miss . . . Ran 15 times for 131 yards and a score against the Rebels . . . Completed three passes on the day, two of which went for touchdowns.
2008 (Freshman): Played two games as a reserve quarterback during his redshirt freshman season . . . Saw action in the home opener vs. Southeastern Louisiana and the season finale against Ole Miss . . . Completed two-of-nine passes for 13 yards in limited duty . . . Saw his first collegiate action in Mississippi State’s home-opening win over Southeastern Louisiana . . . Rushed once (4 yards) and threw one incomplete pass against the Lions . . . Completed two-of-eight passes for 13 yards in the season finale against Ole Miss.
2007 (Redshirt): Redshirted his true freshman season.
Personal: Born Christopher L. Relf, 5-26-89, in Montgomery, Ala. . . . Son of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Relf . . . His father played football at Miles College and his brother Eric currently plays football at Alcorn (Miss.) State University.