Before the season, it was assumed a 9-3 record would keep Charlie Weis at Notre Dame and a 7-5 mark or worse would mean Weis would be shown the door. Well, right now 7-5 is looking a lot more likely after a loss to Navy. Is Weis on the hot seat? Mike Huguenin has the scoop on that and more inside...[details]
2005 (FRESHMAN): Did not see action as a rookie quarterback in 2005
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Marshall (Mich.) High School ... as a senior in 2004, he completed 91 of 188 passes for 1,389 yards and 16 touchdowns, rushed for 323 yards and five touchdowns and made four interceptions at free safety ... Michigan Division 4 first-team all-state quarterback by the Detroit Free-Press ... helped lead Marshall to the state playoffs in 2004 before falling in the Region 3, District 1 semifinal ... top performances in 2004 included a 15-for-26 passing outing for 252 yards and four touchdowns versus Stevensville-Lakeshore and a 22-for-37 passing day for 301 yards and four touchdowns ... as a junior in 2003, he connected on 145 of 285 passes for 1,942 yards and 19 touchdowns ... as a sophomore in 2002, he was 126 of 280 passing for 1,840 yards and 26 touchdowns ... a standout in baseball who hopes to play both sports for Irish ... attended Notre Dame football camp in the summer of 2004 ... rated the nation's No. 17 quarterback by Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report ... earned 11 varsity letters at Marshall (four in football, four in baseball and three in basketball) ... was a shooting guard in basketball and a shortstop/pitcher in baseball ... selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American Game (did not participate due to MHSAA rules) ... ranks among all-time MHSAA career passing leaders for pass completions (11th - 372), pass attempts (sixth - 753), passing yards (11th - 5,216) and touchdown passes (fifth - 61) ... only the tenth Michigan high school quarterback to pass for more than 5,000 yards and 50 touchdowns in a career ... coached in football by Rich Hulkow ... also involved in numerous community service activities in the Marshall area ... full name is Evan Thomas Sharpley ... one of three children of Nancy and Tom Sharpley ... born November 4, 1986, in Pontiac, Mich. ... his father Tom played baseball at Spring Arbor University ... a great uncle Jim Ninowski was a quarterback at Michigan State who eventually played in the NFL for Cleveland, Detroit, New Orleans and Washington ... enrolled in First Year of Studies.